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New York Times, Friday, February 14, 1958

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,153
Across
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Long, capelike vestment. : COPE
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Make music. : STRUM
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Nymph who loved and lost. : ECHO
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What some Valentines are: Abbr. : ANON
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Resulted (from). : AROSE
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Anchor. : MOOR
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Role for Shirley Booth. : MISSISOBEL
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Political group. : BLOC
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Greek goddess of dawn. : EOS
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Space ___. : SHOE
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Man's name meaning noble wolf. : ADOLPH
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Ballroom dance. : ONESTEP
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Herb of the carrot family. : ANISE
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Capp and others. : ALS
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Sliding descent of a snow slope. : GLISSADE
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Frozen dessert, on a French menu. : BOMBE
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Damask or dimity. : CLOTH
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Mucilaginous stuff. : GOO
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Wood-wind instrument. : OBOE
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Sound: Comb. form. : PHONE
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___ the tables. : TURN
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Exclamation of scorn. : FOH
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Obliterate. : ERASE
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Substances in cheese-making. : WHEYS
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Senator from Vermont. : FLANDERS
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Nehru's title. : SRI
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Humid. : MOIST
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Accept responsibility for. : SPONSOR
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Heavy silk fabric of the Middle Ages. : SAMITE
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Woven. : SPUN
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Common prefix. : PRE
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Tavern sign. : ALES
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Locale of "A Long Day's Journey." : NEWENGLAND
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Assistant. : AIDE
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Dull, ringing sound. : CLANK
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___ the boards. : TROD
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Clergymen: Abbr. : REVS
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Inane. : EMPTY
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Places. : SETS
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Gem. : CAMEO
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Ingredient of soubise sauce. : ONION
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Armed band. : POSSE
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Naval officer: Abbr. : ENS
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Window parts. : SASHES
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Company. : TROOP
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Domino. : ROBE
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Advantage. : USE
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Black garnet. : MELANITE
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Adorn. : EMBOSS
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Associate in office. : COLLEAGUE
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Ring. : HOOP
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Musical group: Abbr. : ORCH
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Basket fiber. : ISTLE
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Vessel. : DISH
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Know: Span. : SABE
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Solitary. : ALONE
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Luster. : GLOSS
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Fishing boat. : DORY
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Time out of mind. : EONS
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Box office, à la Variety. : BOFF
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Ancient Greek coin. : OBOL
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Recent royal visitor to the U. S. : MOHAMMEDV
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Map. : CHART
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Mien. : PRESENCE
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Flimsy. : THIN
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Revise. : EDIT
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Not appropriate. : WRONG
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Clamors. : NOISES
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Spirited: Colloq. : SPUNKY
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Exhausted. : SPENT
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Surplus. : SPARE
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"To be ___ to be . . . " : ORNOT
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Makes tidy: Dial. : REDDS
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River of NE France. : SAAR
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"I cannot tell ___." : ALIE
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Barter: Colloq. : SWAP
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Large graceful tree. : ELM
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Army officers: Abbr. : LTS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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