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New York Times, Wednesday, February 5, 1958

Author:
Walt Clark
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Walt Clark has 16 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,144
Across
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Man with the golden touch. : MIDAS
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Nautical term. : ALOW
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Metal piece fitted over a staple. : HASP
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Island greeting. : ALOHA
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___' Shanter. : TAMO
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Pennsylvania city. : ERIE
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A toast, in Norway. : SKOAL
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Fail to hear the alarm. : OVERSLEEP
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Pungent black liquid. : TAR
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Polish lancer. : UHLAN
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Former coin of Hungary. : PENGO
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Yuccalike plant. : SOTOL
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Edmond, Count of Monte Cristo. : DANTES
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Stringed instrument. : ZITHER
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Look. : STARE
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"___ Rhythm." : IGOT
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Magic lantern plate. : SLIDE
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Pine away. : DIE
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A friendly greeting. : TOPOFTHEMORNING
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Type of storage place: Abbr. : ARS
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Contemporary of Dickens. : READE
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Aware of: Slang. : ONTO
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Commands. : HEADS
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"Saludos ___." : AMIGOS
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Plant of the lily family. : CAMASS
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Rebuke. : SCOLD
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Embellish. : ADORN
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Squash and others. : GAMES
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River into the Volga. : OKA
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Send-off phrase. : BONVOYAGE
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Strength. : SINEW
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Have ___ in one's bonnet. : ABEE
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Useful Latin abbreviation. : ETAL
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English composer. : ELGAR
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Dutch-English painter. : LELY
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Relative of piping. : WELT
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A milksop. : SISSY
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Crane pole. : MAST
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Every: Scot. : ILKA
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Hardware for the household. : DOORSTOPS
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Eureka! : AHA
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Mark of official respect. : SALUTE
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Ring-shaped island with central lagoon. : ATOLL
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Source of pumice. : LAVA
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Augury. : OMEN
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Radio station initials. : WOR
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French girl's name. : HELENE
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Negative verbal contraction. : ARENT
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Long-drawn-out affair. : SIEGE
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Gourd fruits. : PEPOS
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Thinner. : SPARER
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Level: Abbr. : HOR
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"___ be in England . . . " : OHTO
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Pedestal face. : DADO
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Former Empress of Austria. : ZITA
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Russian hero. : IGOR
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Coasters. : SLEDS
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Suitable moment. : TIME
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Food fish. : SHAD
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Sound effects of schooldays. : DINGDONGS
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Preposition. : INTO
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Parts of psyches. : EGOS
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City in California. : FRESNO
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Social doings. : TEAS
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Knot of wool. : NOIL
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Pulitzer Prize play. : HARVEY
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First-rate. : ACE
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Garden growths. : MOSSES
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A junto. : CABAL
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Clay for making brick. : ADOBE
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Nickel alloy. : MONEL
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Food fish. : SMELT
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Postern. : GATE
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Bedouin head cord. : AGAL
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New Zealand parrots. : KEAS
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Askew. : AWRY
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Cone-bearing tree. : YEW
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River in Asia. : ILI

Answer summary: 5 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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