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New York Times, Thursday, February 27, 1958

Author:
Herbert Ettenson
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 302 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Herbert Ettenson has 87 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,166
Across
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Almost: Dial. : NIGH
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Snippet, as of parsley. : SPRIG
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Field of floating ice. : FLOE
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Melange. : OLIO
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88 keys. : PIANO
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First name on the Supreme Court. : EARL
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Miniature. : VESTPOCKET
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Brain child. : IDEA
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Ghastly. : ASHWHITE
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County of Scotland. : ARGYLL
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Afflicts. : AILS
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Sound of a fire bell. : CLANG
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Church surplices. : COTTAS
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Dog-tired. : FOOTSORE
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Prospero's servant. : ARIEL
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Pickle. : BRINE
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Ten: Fr. : DIX
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Over: Ger. : UBER
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Person. : BEING
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Miss Steber, for example. : DIVA
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Rest. : SIT
38
Sound effects on shipboard. : BELLS
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Carpenter's instrument. : BEVEL
40
Spiritlike. : ETHEREAL
42
Stroller. : GOCART
43
Miss Dickinson. : EMILY
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Gloriole. : AURA
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Kind of bathing suit. : BIKINI
47
College courses. : SCIENCES
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Reverberated. : RANG
52
Billy. : NIGHTSTICK
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Stravinsky. : IGOR
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Stage direction. : ENTER
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Revolver holster: Fr. : ETUI
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Particle. : MOTE
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Flip. : SASSY
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Breather. : REST
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___ Scotia. : NOVA
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Martinique and others. : ILES
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Famous theatrical name. : GISH
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Trouble, figuratively. : HOTWATER
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Booty. : SPOILS
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Early Britons. : PICTS
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Lothario. : RAKE
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Chemical suffix. : INE
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Fared well. : GOTALONG
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Dissembles. : FEIGNS
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Whom Peeping Tom saw. : LADYGODIVA
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Russian city. : OREL
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Israel's airline. : ELAL
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Medicine bottle. : PHIAL
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Chide. : RATE
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Quarters. : COINS
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Bring about. : CAUSE
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Explorer's route. : ORBIT
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Wed: Colloq. : TIETHEKNOT
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Furbelow. : FRILL
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The Red or the Yellow. : RIVER
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Put on a pedestal. : EXALT
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Secure with rope: Naut. : BELAY
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Direct routes. : BEELINES
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Carafe. : DECANTER
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Stick or plate of a fan. : BRIN
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Drills. : BORES
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Fugitive from a country. : EMIGRE
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French actor. : GUITRY
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Yearns (for). : ACHES
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Snap ___. : BRIM
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Man of perfidy. : IAGO
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Non-coms. : SGTS
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Mention. : CITE
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Old French coins. : ECUS
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Vaudeville act. : SKIT
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One ___ million. : INA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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