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MISCELLANY

New York Times, Sunday, February 16, 1958

Author:
Arthur Lewis
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 162, Blocks: 87, Avg Word Len: 5.46, Missing: { F J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 602 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 152, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,155
Across
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Unit for speed of sound. : MACH
5
Find fault. : CARP
9
Iberian. : SPANISH
16
Silicas. : OPALS
21
African plant. : ALOE
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Descendant of Esau. : OMAR
23
Adriatic port. : TRIESTE
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Sing low. : CROON
25
___ avis. : RARA
26
Dwarf brother of Alberich. : MIME
27
B.C. Egyptian. : RAMESES
28
Fragmentary piece of statuary. : TORSO
29
Element much like another. : ISOTOPE
31
Adjusts. : TRIMS
33
Last: Abbr. : ULT
34
External. : OUTER
35
Intimate. : NEAR
36
Entrechats. : LEAPS
37
Wan. : PALE
38
Relative of a tuck. : DART
39
Haughty. : ARROGANT
41
Navy rating. : SONARMAN
44
Beaux ___. : ARTS
46
Where Bar-le-Duc is. : MEUSE
47
Commercial: Abbr. : MERC
48
Singer Bob. : EBERLE
52
Year in reign of Claudius. : LII
53
School. : KINDERGARTEN
56
Brought to naught. : DASHED
57
Intends. : PROPOSES
59
Attract. : LURE
60
Heaping up. : AMASSING
62
Gentlemen of Spain. : SENORES
63
Literary weapon. : IRONY
65
Tasteless. : STALE
66
Noah: Fr. : NOE
67
Phrase stamped on certain goods. : MADEINUSA
69
Commercials. : PLUGS
70
Newspaper man: Abbr. : CORR
71
Burdened. : LADEN
74
Stirs up. : ROILS
75
Native of North Island. : MAORI
76
Floribundas. : ROSES
77
Raw materials. : ORES
78
Insect. : MIDGE
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Overcrowded. : CONGESTED
81
Compass point. : NNE
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Opera role. : CANIO
83
English statesmen. : PITTS
84
British bread spread. : TREACLE
88
Amused. : DIVERTED
90
Hardtop. : AUTO
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G.I. term. : BRASSHAT
92
Fur. : OCELOT
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Berlin song. : EASTERPARADE
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Musical direction: Abbr. : RIT
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Of the nostrils. : NARINE
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Wagons-___. : LITS
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Subside. : ABATE
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African gazelle. : CORA
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Sea creatures. : MERMAIDS
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Tropical tree. : DATEPALM
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Spore sacs: Bot. : ASCI
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Weapon: Fr. : ARME
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"Les ___." : GIRLS
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Fee for money exchange. : AGIO
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Dark-blue: Comb. form. : CYANO
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Compass point. : SSE
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Actor Sal. : MINEO
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Godfather. : SPONSOR
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Chord. : TRIAD
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Constrictor muscles. : TENSORS
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Remark. : NOTE
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Comic opera role. : KOKO
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Range of the Rockies. : UINTA
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Agreement. : ENTENTE
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At all. : EVER
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Give out. : EMIT
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Heads. : PATES
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Direct one's aim again. : RESIGHT
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Bribes. : SOPS
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Lively dance. : REEL
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Sea: Comb. form : MARI
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Woe! : ALAS
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Event of 1952. : CORONATION
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Electrical appliances. : HEATERS
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Split the difference. : COMPROMISED
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Friend: Fr. : AMIE
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Tup. : RAM
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Sham. : PRETENSE
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Landing ___. : STRIP
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Hyde Park vehicles. : PRAMS
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Goals. : AIMS
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Born: Fr. : NEE
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Putting forth. : ISSUANCE
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Jonathan Swift's Esther. : STELLA
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Mother of Pearl. : HESTER
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Numerical prefix. : OCTO
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Self-esteem. : PROUDNESS
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Main artery. : AORTA
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Second-best one. : LOSER
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Equine sound. : SNORT
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Paddle. : OAR
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Scolder. : RATER
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Praises. : LAUDS
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___-cochere. : PORTE
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Alkaloid of the Calabar bean. : GENESERINE
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Crowd together, in ranks. : SERRY
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Awards. : MEDALS
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Humble. : ABASE
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Dolomites. : ALPS
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To laugh: Fr. : RIRE
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___ Loa. : MAUNA
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Horned mammals: Colloq. : RHINOS
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Poetic heroine. : LENORE
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Tools for trimming. : EDGERS
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Sacred book. : KORAN
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Superficial show. : GLOSS
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Great outdoors. : NATURE
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Fruits. : POMES
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Civil officer. : MAGISTRATE
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English architect Jones. : INIGO
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Standard. : RULE
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Plods along. : SLOGS
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Chemical compound. : IODIDE
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Puff. : PANT
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Finales: Mus. : CODAS
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Metropolitan baritone. : LONDON
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Sprain remedy. : ARNICA
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Kipling's Danny. : DEEVER
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Source of power. : MOTOR
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Baseball's Peewee. : REESE
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Thing or affair. : MATTER
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Refers to. : CITES
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Special journals. : TRADEPAPERS
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Beldam. : CRONE
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Golf strokes. : PUTTS
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Gene-carrying body: Biol. : CHROMOSOME
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Den. : LAIR
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Girl's name. : ETTA
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Remove. : ELIMINATE
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Notwithstanding. : ASIDE
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Unruly tykes. : BRATS
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Foods. : ALIMENTS
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Spanish priest. : PADRE
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Large snails. : ABALONES
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Furnace impediment. : CLINKER
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Expert. : MASTER
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Leblanc's Lupin. : ARSENE
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Have ___ at. : AGO
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Misbehave. : ACTUP
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Home of the Druses. : SYRIA
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"I ___ Say No." : CAINT
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Circumference. : GIRTH
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Put in. : INSET
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Harem rooms. : ODAS
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Included with: Poet. : MONG
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Ladder rung. : STEP
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Dust bowl fugitive. : OKIE
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Moslem unit of weight. : ROTL
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Six: Ital. : SEI
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Ab ___ (from the egg): Lat. : OVO

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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