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New York Times, Saturday, February 22, 1958

Author:
S. A. Kay
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 319 (avg 1.71)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
S. A. Kay has 118 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,161
Across
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"See ___, pick it up . . . " : APIN
5
Hansom. : CAB
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Urbane. : SUAVE
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Pome's center. : CORE
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Snug. : COZY
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Annulled. : UNDID
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Complicated. : ELABORATE
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Spot. : PLACE
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Flowed. : RAN
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Laughter: Fr. : RIRE
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Grade book. : PRIMER
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Estate in Virginia, later Wakefield, Washington's birthplace. : BRIDGESCREEK
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Seldom found. : RARE
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Instrument for measuring eggs. : OOMETER
30
Cousins of skimmers and scoops. : SPOONS
33
Fido's cache. : BONE
34
A bit of sunshine. : RAY
35
Orchestral instrument. : HARP
36
Final figure. : SUM
37
Item for a fireplug. : HOSE
38
Whatever it may be. : ANY
39
Traveler's bundle, in Australia. : SWAG
41
Site of the Colossus. : RHODES
43
___ hairless. : MEXICAN
45
Close. : SEAL
46
Object of a famous quest. : GOLDENFLEECE
51
"I ___ tell a lie." : CANNOT
54
Tumultuous crowd. : ROUT
55
Faux ___. : PAS
56
Ancestor of the Nautilus. : UBOAT
57
Type of stem. : ROOTSTOCK
59
He plays Al Smith. : BUNCE
60
Cutting tool. : ADZE
61
Entr'___. : ACTE
62
Guide. : STEER
63
Very small. : WEE
64
Buzzing sound. : WHIR
Down
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Sharp and harsh. : ACERB
2
Arctic. : POLAR
3
Native of Tabriz. : IRANI
4
State: Abbr. : NEB
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Unpolished. : COARSE
6
Indian of Mexico. : AZTEC
7
Goal at football. : BYE
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Utmost. : SUPREME
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Diverse. : UNLIKE
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Early man. : ADAM
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In the place of. : VICE
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German river into the Fulda. : EDER
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Proclaimers of oyez. : CRIERS
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Musical instrument. : ORGAN
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Laborer. : PEON
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Discontinue. : DROP
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Study, for one. : ROOM
27
Walked. : TROD
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Quiet. : EASE
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Loaves of a kind. : RYES
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Delusion. : SHAM
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One side of a bolthead. : PANE
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African antelope. : ORYX
33
Mantis. : BUG
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Makings of a dune. : SAND
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Burrow. : HOLE
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Small boy's vehicle. : SCOOTER
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Namesake of the "Good Gray Poet." : WALT
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Show to be invalid. : REFUTE
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Ceases. : HALTS
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Paderewski. : IGNACE
45
Nap. : SNOOZE
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Wear away. : ERODE
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Date. : EPOCH
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Saguaros. : CACTI
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Glacial ridge. : ESKER
51
Ball team. : CUBS
52
Touch (on). : ABUT
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Nothing. : NONE
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Relative of 5 Down. : RAW
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Marble. : TAW

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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