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New York Times, Friday, March 7, 1958

Author:
Melville Liverance
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { F J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,174
Across
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Primitive plant. : ALGA
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European ermine. : STOAT
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Born's companion. : BRED
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Kind of magazine: Slang. : PULP
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Eagle's abode. : AERIE
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Make a formal decision. : RULE
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Aspersion. : SLUR
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Discover. : LEARN
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___ quid (being thus): Lat. : ESSE
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Part of the Mass, "Kyrie ___." : ELEISON
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Cops' target. : MOBSTER
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Cape in the news. : CANAVERAL
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Stem. : SHOOT
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Officer: Abbr. : GEN
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Actor Fernando. : LAMAS
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New Jersey community. : CARTERET
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Channel. : SLUICE
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Arithmetical mean: Abbr. : AVG
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Part for Channing or Monroe. : LORELEI
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Organized group: Abbr. : SOC
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Descriptive of certain gates. : PEARLY
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Declare again. : REASSERT
45
Tedium. : ENNUI
46
One of the British Isles. : MAN
47
Web-footed birds. : TERNS
48
Neckware for Claghorn or Phogbound. : STRINGTIE
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Pretentiously polite. : GENTEEL
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Tried to do, as something difficult. : TACKLED
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Angle between leaf and stem. : AXIL
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Speed at the sound barrier. : MACHI
61
Continent: Comb. form. : EURO
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Pig's milieu. : POKE
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Man's name. : ANSEL
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Shower. : RAIN
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River into the Fulder. : EDER
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East Indian trees. : POONS
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Chinese dynasty 960–1280. : SUNG
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Cathedral feature. : APSE
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Soothe. : LULL
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Adhesive. : GLUE
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Tree of the peach family. : APRICOT
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Where artists exhibit. : SALON
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Presley enthusiast, for example. : TEENAGER
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Pray: Lat. : ORA
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S. A. C. members. : AIRMEN
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Singer of arias. : TENOR
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Polish city. : BRESLAU
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Grow stale. : RUST
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Otherwise. : ELSE
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Bambi's relatives. : DEER
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Moon. : SATELLITE
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Adjective presently associated with Thor and Jupiter. : BALLISTIC
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Ex-G. I. : VETERAN
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Shaft of a feather. : SCAPE
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Shelter. : HAVEN
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Heart or brain. : ORGAN
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Scrooge. : MISER
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Kind of squash. : ACORN
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Schools or followings. : SECTS
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Campy. : ROY
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Barents or Bering. : SEA
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Extend. : LENGTHEN
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Posse's quarry. : RUSTLER
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Hunters. : SEEKERS
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Home of the Sforzas. : MILANO
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Chart again. : REMAP
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Full dress. : TAILS
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Yawn. : GAPE
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After Genesis: Abbr. : EXOD
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Goddess of Victory. : NIKE
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Waikiki feast. : LUAU
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___ go bragh. : ERIN
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Tolling sound. : DONG
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Officer heading a staff: Abbr. : CSO

Answer summary: 10 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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