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New York Times, Monday, February 3, 1958

Author:
H. L. Risteen
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.34, Missing: { F J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,142
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Meal. : LUNCH
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Light carriage. : CHAISE
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Relative of lukewarm. : SEMIHOT
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Shouts. : HALLOOS
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More wobbly. : TIPPIER
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Spinning motion given to a billiard ball. : ENGLISH
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"Do ___ I say ... " : ASI
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In proportion. : PRORATA
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Estuary: Span. : RIA
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Walls: Fr. : MURS
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Fats. : SUETS
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State: Abbr. : TENN
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Hector's father. : PRIAM
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Step, in dancing. : PAS
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Heraldic device. : CREST
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Entwines. : ENLACES
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Ovine sound. : BAA
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Of eating. : GASTRONOMIC
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Two: Span. : DOS
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Puzzle. : NONPLUS
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A second time. : AGAIN
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Pronoun. : HER
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Partitions, in anatomy. : SEPTA
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Repair. : DARN
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Beginning. : BIRTH
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To laugh: Fr. : RIRE
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Postman's foe. : DOG
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Range of a weapon. : GUNSHOT
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Carried out. : DID
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Slurring over. : ELIDING
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Disintegrating. : EROSIVE
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Vindictive spirit. : REVENGE
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Recounts. : RELATES
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Gather again. : REMASS
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Channel markers. : BUOYS
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Time for recreation. : LEISURE
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Acting as an arbiter. : UMPIRING
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Bite. : NIP
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Counter, often blue. : CHIP
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Garden workers. : HOERS
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Foils. : CHEATS
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English maritime county, for short. : HANTS
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Water growth. : ALGA
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Harshly. : ILL
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Evening gathering. : SOIREE
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Rose-colored dyes. : EOSINS
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Character. : STAMP
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Thespian. : TROUPER
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Negative verbal contraction. : SHANT
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Logicians. : REASONERS
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Moslem warrior of 12th century. : SALADIN
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Short film used for advertising. : TRAILER
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Lodge man. : MASON
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Vacation places. : CAMPS
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Coins: Abbr. : CTS
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Frenchman's "all right." : BON
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Storm or strong wind. : NORTHER
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Greed. : CUPIDITY
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Contends. : STRIVES
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Snake. : ADDER
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Official at Dartmoor. : GAOLER
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Greek. : ARGIVE
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Depends (on). : HINGES
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Yellow fever mosquito. : AEDES
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Stoppers. : BUNGS
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Biblical name of Mt. Sinai. : HOREB
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Miss Lollobrigida. : GINA
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Fragrant balsam. : TOLU
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Opposite of Rep. : DEM
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Saint: Portuguese. : SAO

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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