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New York Times, Friday, February 7, 1958

Author:
A. H. Drummond, Jr.
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,146
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Recover one's spirits (with "up"). : PERK
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Electrical device. : PLUG
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Figuratively, a grudge. : SCORE
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Enemy of the Iroquois. : ERIE
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Lasso. : ROPE
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Heroine of 1833 novel. : LELIA
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Fixed period. : TIMELIMIT
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One of the Bergens. : EDGAR
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Florida scene of scientific feats. : CAPECANAVERAL
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Viewed. : SEEN
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Southwest Indian. : HOPI
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Norse home of the gods. : ASGARD
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Stud poker factor. : HOLECARD
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Glances. : PEEKS
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Drilling tool. : BORER
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Golfer's goal. : PAR
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Tear down. : RASE
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Obtuse. : CRASS
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Like certain chair seats. : CANY
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Pronoun. : ITS
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Part of a plow. : SHARE
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Harbor vessel. : BARGE
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Resemble. : LOOKLIKE
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O. Henry. : PORTER
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Historic river. : NILE
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Downpour. : RAIN
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Sidewinder or Bomarc. : GUIDEDMISSILE
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Arc. : CURVE
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Campobello resident. : ROOSEVELT
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Well-known Horatio. : ALGER
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"___ us a child . . . " : UNTO
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Confess. : AVOW
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Favor (with). : BLESS
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Bryophyte. : MOSS
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Prefix used with type and typist. : LINO
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Especially liked. : PET
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Called "the Red." : ERIC
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Terza ___, Dante's verse form. : RIMA
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Memento. : KEEPSAKE
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Inquired the cost of: Colloq. : PRICED
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Fictional salesman. : LOMAN
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"___ Central Park." : UPIN
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Old-time advice to a motorist. : GETAHORSE
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Unexpectedly successful movie. : SLEEPER
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Actor Hardwicke. : CEDRIC
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Girl's name meaning holy. : OLGA
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Teheran silver. : RIAL
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Facial appendage. : EAR
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Nasty grins. : LEERS
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Meadow mice. : VOLES
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Calendar time. : APRIL
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Asian alliance. : SEATO
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Plaster used for bas-reliefs. : GESSO
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British Foreign Secretary before Eden. : HOARE
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Separate. : APART
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Roam about. : RANGE
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Laundry necessity. : DRYER
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Wheel cylinder. : BRAKEDRUM
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Where Valparaiso is. : CHILE
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Mardi Gras. : CARNIVAL
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Certain pitches. : SLIDERS
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Capital of the 43d state. : BOISE
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Cutlery. : KNIVES
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John Dos ___. : PASSOS
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Melees. : RIOTS
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Sea bird. : GULL
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Press. : URGE
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Single: Prefix. : MONO
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Simeon's brother. : LEVI
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Esau's father-in-law. : ELON
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Part of an engine. : CAB
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"___ for the show." : TWO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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