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New York Times, Monday, February 24, 1958

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,163

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Across
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Where heather grows. : MOOR
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Planetarium structure. : DOME
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Canadian province: Abbr. : ALBA
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Highest point. : ACME
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Resolves firmly. : WILLS
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Favor sought: Archaic. : BOON
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One of the giveaways. : THEPRICEISRIGHT
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Seaport of southwest Italy. : SORRENTO
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Duck. : EIDER
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"___ Dinka Doo." : INKA
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At any time. : ONCE
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Sweet young things. : LASSES
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Giving consent. : ACCEDING
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Friends in Amiens. : AMIES
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More appealing. : CUTER
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Source of the word "robot." : RUR
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Different spellings: Abbr. : VARS
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Systematic bodies of law. : CODES
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See 46 Across. : MEDE
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Had a bite. : ATE
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March–April in the Hindu calendar. : CHAIT
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Kitchen appliance. : RANGE
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Polyglot. : LINGUIST
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Tilt. : CAREEN
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Acceptable contraction for "am not." : AINT
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Resting place. : LAIR
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Four: Comb. form. : TETRA
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People of Asia. : PERSIANS
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Conductor. : ORCHESTRALEADER
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Export of Brussels. : LACE
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Having notched edges, as leaves. : EROSE
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A large part of Mongolia. : GOBI
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Worker with clothing. : DYER
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Nursemaid in India. : AYAH
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Selves. : EGOS
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Photographers' supplies. : MATS
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Eight: Span. : OCHO
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About a bushel, in Biblical days. : OMER
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Songs repeated in musicals. : REPRISES
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Sayings. : DICTA
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Kind of oil. : OLEO
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Middle of the 11th century. : MLI
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Perfumes. : ESSENCES
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Remained true to (with "by"). : ABIDED
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Opera house box. : LOGE
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Danish physicist, Nobel Prize winner, 1922. : BOHR
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Pismire. : ANT
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Forty ___. : WINKS
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Coty and Clair. : RENES
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Handy device in the kitchen. : RICER
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Singing group. : OCTET
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Pierre of France (1883–1945). : LAVAL
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Valuable instrument. : AMATI
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Delilah. : SIREN
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Final statement of account. : AUDIT
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Daughter of Zeus and Themis. : IRENE
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Slight jog. : NUDGE
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Snowless. : GREEN
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Slide or ride. : COAST
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Part of the Pacific. : CHINASEA
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Inspiration for an epithalamium. : MARRIAGE
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To cook: Fr. : CUIRE
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___ Cain. : RAISE
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Learn or infer from observation. : GATHER
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Singing star. : CARLE
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Pet shop purchase. : LEASH
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Part of a steamer trunk. : TRAY
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Behold: Lat. : ECCE
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Sailing boat with outrigger. : PROA
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"I had rather be ___, and bay the moon . . . " : ADOG
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Summit of Mount Pisgah. : NEBO
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Hindu titles. : SRIS
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Time-honored. : OLD
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Effort: Colloq. : TRY

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

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