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New York Times, Wednesday, March 26, 1958

Author:
Walter H. Blum
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Walter H. Blum has 2 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

Original 7-Across clue had "100b"; corrected it to "1006."

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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,193
Across
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Buggy driver's command. : GIDDAP
7
1006. : MVI
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Wife of Boaz. : RUTH
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Site of Humboldt State College, California. : ARCATA
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Help. : AID
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Hebrew dry measure, ten omers. : EPHA
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House: Fr. : MAISON
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Hot day: Colloq. : SCORCHER
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Slide on snow. : SKI
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My goodness!: Fr. : MAFOI
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Expiate. : ATONE
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Peruvian. : LIMAN
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G.I. offense. : AWOL
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Professionally right. : ETHICAL
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Superintended. : OVERSAW
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Member of the family: Colloq. : GRAN
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Kind of prisoner: Slang. : LIFER
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British custom. : TEA
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Peel. : RIND
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Dawdles. : LOAFS
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Forward. : PERT
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Finish. : END
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Rural deities. : FAUNS
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Sandusky's waterfront. : ERIE
42
1611 theatre production (with "The"). : TEMPEST
44
Maker of buhl furniture. : INLAYER
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Morays. : EELS
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Perfect example. : IDEAL
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Argentina's Aramburu. : PEDRO
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Scoff. : SNEER
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___ alone (not to mention). : LET
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Was plentiful. : ABOUNDED
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Discoverer of the Mississippi. : DESOTO
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Lines. : ROWS
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Anger. : IRE
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Newspaper VIP. : EDITOR
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___ Frank. : ANNE
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Number of Woman Suffrage Amendment. : XIX
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Negative verbal contraction. : DOESNT
Down
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Schools of whales. : GAMS
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Turkey's neighbor: Var. : IRAK
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602. : DCII
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"___ Kapital." : DAS
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Part of A. E. C. : ATOMIC
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Type of hat. : PANAMA
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Stonecutter. : MASON
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Caesar's "I conquered." : VICI
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Form of Esperanto. : IDO
10
Church official. : RECTOR
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Cushions, curtains, coverings, etc. : UPHOLSTERY
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In that case. : THEN
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Ingredient of Hasenpfeffer. : HARE
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Bleaker. : RAWER
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Problem for the A. E. C. : FALLOUT
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Barnum's protégée. : LIND
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Prayers. : AVES
26
Heron. : EGRET
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Threefold. : TRINE
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Second-born's heritage. : HANDMEDOWN
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Football offense. : OFFSIDE
30
High home. : AERIE
31
___ polo. : WATER
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Scottish name. : IAN
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Sweetheart for 34 Down. : LASS
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Chime. : PEAL
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Bill Sikes, for example. : FELON
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Read carefully. : PERUSE
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Required. : NEEDED
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City SW of San Antonio. : LAREDO
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Sine qua non for a textbook. : INDEX
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Alongside of: Prefix. : PARA
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Black. : EBON
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Silk: Comb. form. : SERI
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Land parcels. : LOTS
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School allied with King's College. : ETON
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Basis of a damage suit: Law. : TORT
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Ten: Fr. : DIX
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She: Ger. : SIE

Answer summary: 6 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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