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GEOGRAPHIC

New York Times, Sunday, March 30, 1958

Author:
H. L. Risteen
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 164, Blocks: 89, Avg Word Len: 5.37, Missing: { J Q Y }, Scrabble score: 604 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 154, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,197
Across
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Protected. : SECURED
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Postpones. : DEFERS
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Sharpest. : TARTEST
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Natural adjunct: Var. : APANAGE
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Eating place. : AUTOMAT
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Recipient of property. : ALIENEE
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Matches. : MATINGS
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New Mexican tourist attraction. : CARLSBADCAVERNS
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Golf stroke. : PUTT
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Of old age. : SENILE
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Vigorously: Poet. : AMAIN
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Castle defense. : MOAT
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Eastern name. : ALI
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Curtain holders. : RODS
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Motor sound. : PUTPUT
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Rocky Mountain tribesman. : UTE
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Poetic contraction. : NEER
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Marie and Thérèse: Abbr. : STES
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Affect with pain. : AIL
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Check suddenly. : SNUB
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One who: Suffix. : STER
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Stanzas. : STROPHES
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Chemise. : DRESS
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Describing the steppes. : TREELESS
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Tennyson poem. : MAUD
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The "Music Man." : PRESTON
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Epithet. : NAME
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Most dishonorable. : BASEST
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And ___ (et cetera). : SOON
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Vigor. : ELAN
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Rewards for achievement. : MEDALS
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Hebrew measures. : OMERS
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Entrance courts: Arch. : ATRIA
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Hair spray ingredient. : RESIN
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Beauteous bird. : EGRET
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Octavia's spouse. : NERO
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Groups of trucks, buses, etc. : FLEETS
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Historic waterway. : STLAWRENCE
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Son of Ikkesh. : IRA
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Ineffectual. : VAIN
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Bestows: Scot. : GIES
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Give ___ try. : ITA
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Indiana river. : TIPPECANOE
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Put in a bundle. : SHEAVE
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Layer on liquid. : SCUM
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Vast quantity. : OCEAN
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Ancestors. : SIRES
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Bird's abode. : AERIE
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Enjoy together. : SHARE
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Is impertinent to: Slang. : SASSES
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Room: Span. : SALA
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Site of Kit Carson's house. : TAOS
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Ship's officer. : PURSER
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Letters. : CEES
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Roundabout ways. : DETOURS
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Dear: Ital. : CARO
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Checked. : RETARDED
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Puts up. : REARS
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Where the Mosquito Coast is. : HONDURAS
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Violinist Gilels. : EMIL
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Thun's river. : AARE
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Sea bird. : ERN
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Group of children. : GANG
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Runner Sime : DAVE
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Apply. : PUT
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Mason and ___ Line. : DIXONS
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Secular. : LAIC
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Balmoral Castle's river. : DEE
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Kirghiz range. : ALAI
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Eastern state capital. : DOVER
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Epithet for Dempsey. : MAULER
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Humboldt ___. : SINK
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Section of Canada. : VANCOUVERISLAND
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Tear. : RAMPAGE
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St. ___, capital of Loire. : ETIENNE
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Gems. : TOPAZES
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Generous fellow. : TREATER
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Things settled and unchangeable. : DECREES
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Trapping gear. : SNARES
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Canines. : SETTERS
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Oriental watercraft. : SAMPANS
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Mark of rank. : EPAULET
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More spiteful. : CATTIER
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Military group. : UNIT
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Extended. : RAN
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Kitchen staple. : EGGS
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Forsook. : DESERTED
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Chess problems with two solutions. : DUALS
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Raison d'___. : ETRE
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Big Book: Abbr. : FOL
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River in NW Germany. : EMS
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Atlantic port of Africa. : RABAT
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Dies. : STAMPS
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Close-mouthed. : TACITURN
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Sen. Bible. : ALAN
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Abbreviation for 71 Across. : RIV
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Abound. : TEEM
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Travel term. : ENROUTE
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Relatives of diets. : SENATES
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Canopies. : TESTERS
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Amino ___. : ACIDS
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Frighten. : DAUNT
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Expressions of opinion. : NOES
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Baked dishes. : PIES
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Where Tyrone is. : ULSTER
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Hollywood Cesar. : ROMERO
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Bar. : SHUT
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Sport locales. : ARENAS
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Part of a plow. : BEAM
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Heavy hammer. : SLEDGE
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Lunge, in fencing. : PASS
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Legal right. : DROIT
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Does shoe factory work. : SOLES
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Oriental titles. : EMEERS
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Meditate (on). : PORE
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Celebrated cartoonist. : NAST
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Skipjacks. : BONITOS
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World power. : AMERICA
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Guanajuato garb. : SERAPES
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Dixie Senator. : STENNIS
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Slate-blue antelopes. : NILGAIS
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Plants with yellow flowers. : ARNICAS
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College teaching technique. : LECTURE
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Side-wheeler. : STEAMER
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Otherwise named. : ALIAS
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Artless. : NAIVE
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Copy: Abbr. : FAC
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Diminutive. : WEE
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Furniture factory material. : VENEER
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French philosopher. : PASCAL
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Toward the mouth. : ORAD
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Fisherman. : EELER
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Harvest god. : SATURN
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Takes notice of. : HEARS
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Son of Aphrodite. : EROS
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Conceal. : SHROUD
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Fabric. : SATEEN
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Irrational number. : SURD
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Silk: Span. : SEDA
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Nostalgic feeling. : PANG
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Black guillemots : SEADOVES
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Galley items. : OARS
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Type of entertainment. : CONCERTS
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Surfaced again. : REPAVED
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Try to excel. : EMULATE
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Brobdingnagian. : TITANIC
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Energy. : DRIVE
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Cheer. : HAIL
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Send forth. : RADIATE
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Nemesis. : AVENGER
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Explorers. : SEEKERS
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Puts into action. : EXERTS
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Trinkets. : GAUDS
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Equatorial star group. : ORION
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Narrow streets. : LANES
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Refrigerator. : ICER
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Low hill. : DUNE
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State of confusion. : MAZE
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Excellent. : RARE
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Minor disagreement. : SPAT
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United. : ONE
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Belgian city. : SPA
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Malay gibbon. : LAR
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Opposed. : MET

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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