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New York Times, Friday, March 14, 1958

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
David Steinberg notes:

Original 27-Down had no exclamation point after the underscore; added it.

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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,181

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Across
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French chanteuse. : PIAF
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Do a certain dance. : CLOG
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Joins (to). : ADDS
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Site of a famous palace. : AGRA
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Nimbus. : HALO
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Postman's itinerary. : ROUTE
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Political assemblage: Abbr. : CONV
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Kind of public protest. : OPENLETTER
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Nark. : STOOLPIGEON
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___-Magnon. : CRO
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Draw ___ (stop). : REIN
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Converts into money. : CASHES
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"Silent, upon a peak in ___." : DARIEN
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Chinaware. : TEASET
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Mine entrances. : ADITS
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Policeman's itinerary. : BEAT
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Gaelic. : ERSE
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Torrid or temperate. : ZONE
37
Two. : BRACE
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Head: Fr. : TETE
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Contents of one basket. : EGGS
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Word of pain. : OUCH
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Presiding officer. : CHAIR
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Great day in July. : FOURTH
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Words by Wordsworth. : POETRY
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Climb: Colloq. : SHINNY
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Shadow: Slang. : TAIL
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Adjective suffix. : IAN
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S. Legree. : SLAVEDRIVER
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Wille Mays, for sure. : BIGLEAGUER
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River in Arizona. : GILA
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Hiemal hazard. : SLEET
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Different from. : ELSE
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Cordage fiber. : HEMP
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Work units. : ERGS
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Top-kicks: Abbr. : SGTS
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Deuces. : TWOS
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Moccasins. : PACS
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"___ Rhythm." : IGOT
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Cartoonist Peter. : ARNO
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Figure at a political convention. : FAVORITESON
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Composer of nocturnes. : CHOPIN
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Rabbit fur. : LAPIN
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Designer Cassini. : OLEG
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Used up. : GONE
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Cockpits. : ARENAS
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Stipple. : DOT
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Kind of party. : DUTCHTREAT
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Kilolitre. : STERE
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Cupid. : EROS
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Situate. : LOCATE
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Sediment. : LEES
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Understand. : SEETHELIGHT
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Dumbfound. : DAZE
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"'Dies like ___! March on!' he said." : ADOG
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On the left hand. : RINGFINGER
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Instruct. : TEACH
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Apiece. : EACH
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Dry, as champagne. : BRUT
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Provoke (with "up"). : STIR
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Eldritch. : EERY
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Coach of the N. Y. Knicks. : BORYLA
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Coconut fiber. : COIR
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Dislocates. : UNSETS
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Army chaplains. : PADRES
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Kinsmen. : SIBS
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___ Selassie. : HAILE
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Small anvil. : TEEST
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Cycles. : AGES
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St. Jerome's Bible: Abbr. : VULG
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Opinion. : VIEW
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Analyst Roper. : ELMO
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Relatives of brickbats. : RAPS
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Part of a race. : LEG

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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