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New York Times, Monday, March 10, 1958

Author:
Joseph LaFauci
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.37, Missing: { H J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Joseph LaFauci has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,177
Across
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Dissertation. : ESSAY
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Abrogations. : REPEALS
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Tubelike part. : SLEEVE
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Flower for a corsage. : CAMELLIA
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Submarine: Slang. : TINCAN
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By ground route. : OVERLAND
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Hebrew month. : ADAR
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Strip of wood. : SPLINT
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Stratum. : BED
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Solemnity. : RITE
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Capital city: Abbr. : LOND
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British title. : DAME
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Cluster. : KNOT
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Decline. : WANE
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Salesman of drama. : LOMAN
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Terrestrial force. : GRAVITY
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Stately dance tune. : PAVAN
30
Postern. : GATE
31
Set oneself up. : POSE
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Compel. : PRESS
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Come to an end. : PASSOFF
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Beldam. : CRONE
38
Supermarket vehicle. : CART
39
Conflict. : FRAY
41
Tranquillity. : REST
42
Made a rent. : TORE
43
Small coin of India. : PICE
44
Particle. : ACE
45
Hollywood name. : LAMARR
47
Suffix used with girls' names. : ETTA
48
Spoiled. : VITIATED
50
Webster or Bryan. : ORATOR
52
Military dike of stakes in water. : ESTACADE
53
Alfalfa. : LUCERN
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Residence of a college official. : DEANERY
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Abrasive. : EMERY
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Passing over in silence. : ELIDING
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H.S.T. 1935–45. : SENATOR
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Member of G-2. : SECRETAGENT
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One of the Gardners. : AVA
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Desires: Colloq. : YENS
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Gorge. : RAVINE
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Revise. : EMEND
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Lively: :Dial. : PERT
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Old measure of length. : ELL
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One of the Gulf States. : ALABAMA
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Inspector of railroad tracks. : LINEMAN
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Depress. : SADDEN
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Downright. : STARK
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Kenya, for example. : COLONY
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Hot ___. : PLATE
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Symbol in political cartoons. : DOVEOFPEACE
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Power of thinking and reasoning. : WITS
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Sweetheart. : LASS
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Piece of majolica. : VASE
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Mail. : POST
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Kitchen gadget. : PARER
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Punctilious. : PRECISE
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___ Stone, find of 1799. : ROSETTA
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Display. : PARADE
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Small cake of fried batter. : FRITTER
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Plant. : FACTORY
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Besought. : CRAVED
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Broadway offering. : COMEDY
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Long (for). : YEARN
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Member of the Golden Horde. : TATAR
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Bobbinet. : LACE
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Characterization. : ROLE
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One of the Hunters. : IAN
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Demon ___. : RUM

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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