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New York Times, Monday, March 31, 1958

62-Across : Lockjaw.

Author:
S. A. Kay
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
S. A. Kay has 118 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,198
Across
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Napped. : SLEPT
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High, steep rock. : CLIFF
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Ali Baba's brother. : CASSIM
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Little satellite. : MOONLET
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Hunnish king. : ATTILA
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Aida's father. : AMONASRO
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Zodiac sign. : LEO
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Make joyful. : ELATE
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Become suddenly alert: Colloq. : SITUP
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Small yards for animals. : PENS
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Claim of right. : TITLE
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Frosty coating. : RIME
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Long-billed, wading bird. : SNIPE
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Philippine island. : LEYTE
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Vincent ___ Gogh. : VAN
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Rushed out. : SALLIED
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Port. : HAVEN
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"___ Lang Syne." : AULD
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Blue-white star in Lyra. : VEGA
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Famous coloratura. : PATTI
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Grows less severe. : RELENTS
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Be folded. : LAP
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Corroded. : EATEN
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Be affected by some influence, event, etc. : REACT
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Spoken. : ORAL
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Creator of D'Artagnan. : DUMAS
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Salad dish. : SLAW
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Killer whales. : ORCAS
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Little brooks. : RILLS
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Exist. : ARE
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Chingachgook's tribe. : MOHICANS
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Punish by fining. : AMERCE
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Lockjaw. : TETANUS
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___ the hatchet (made peace). : BURIED
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Sweet stuff. : SYRUP
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Toothed wheels. : GEARS
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Indian trophies. : SCALPS
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Vessels with triangular sails. : LATEENS
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Baltic state. : ESTONIA
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Greek letter. : PSI
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Piece of glazed clay. : TILE
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Seemly. : COMELY
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Card game. : LOO
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Taverns. : INNS
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Aptitude. : FLAIR
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Full of gaiety. : FESTIVE
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Brewer's material. : MALT
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Entangled. : MATTED
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Well-known Missourian. : TRUMAN
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Candid. : OPEN
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Was the trouble with. : AILED
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Back piece of chair. : SPLAT
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Lucy's friend and neighbor. : ETHEL
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Wash out: Rare. : ELUTE
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Ardent. : EAGER
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Epic from the 9th century B. C. : ILIAD
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Parts of a windmill. : VANES
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Mercenary. : VENAL
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Repeat by rote. : PARROT
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Geronimo's warriors. : APACHES
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Irresponsible. : REMISS
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Hermes' winged shoes. : TALARIA
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Harder to find. : SCARCER
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Come into sight. : LOOM
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Happen unexpectedly. : TURNUP
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Suitings. : TWEEDS
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Nonprofessional people. : LAITY
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Chunk. : SLAB
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Blemish. : SCAR
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Complacent. : SMUG
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Sky god of Babylon. : ANU
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Before. : ERE

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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