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New York Times, Monday, April 14, 1958

Author:
Madeline Corse
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,212
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Congressional attendant. : PAGE
5
Scenic place in the hills. : VALE
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House in New Mexico. : ADOBE
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Parrots. : ARAS
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"Hired man" of Bacheller novel. : EBEN
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Part of a piano. : PEDAL
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Repeating. : REITERANT
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Dress up. : PRINK
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Slogan for our time. : ATOMSFORPEACE
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Sulky expression. : POUT
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Jai ___. : ALAI
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Votes to accept. : ADOPTS
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Speaking harshly, as in anger. : SNARLING
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Free-for-all. : MELEE
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Ancient people of Great Britain. : PICTS
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And not. : NOR
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Made angry. : IRED
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Marbles and others. : GAMES
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___ vale (farewell): Lat. : BENE
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Rialto sign. : SRO
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Selects and gathers. : CULLS
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Legendary enchantress. : CIRCE
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Outburst of uncontrolled feeling. : HYSTERIA
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Assuage. : SOFTEN
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Leaf cutters. : ANTS
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Interoffice note. : MEMO
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Latin. : SOUTHAMERICAN
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Malice. : SPITE
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Set apart formally to a definite use. : DEDICATED
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Palliative. : EASER
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Lake port SW of Buffalo. : ERIE
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Equivocator. : LIAR
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British Navy personal. : WRENS
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Red and Black. : SEAS
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Nimble. : SPRY
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___ excellence. : PAR
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Open space in a building. : AREA
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Way of running. : GAIT
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Prevented by law. : ESTOPPED
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Against, in law and sport. : VERSUS
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Toward the stern. : ABAFT
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Soft, light fabric. : LENO
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Fascinates. : ENTRANCES
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Looks. : APPEARS
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Cause to go off the track. : DERAIL
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Pertaining to an alleged force. : ODIC
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Cause of harm. : BANE
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Antlered animal. : ELK
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Overact: Colloq. : EMOTE
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Small pieces of ground. : PLATS
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Sect in "Plain and Fancy." : AMISH
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Refrain word in old songs. : DERRY
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Bread spreads. : OLEOS
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City of India, in the Himalayas. : SIMLA
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Motionless. : INERT
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For the ___ (temporarily). : NONCE
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Area of smooth turf. : GREEN
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Natural grandeur on the Hudson. : PALISADES
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Swineherd in "Ivanhoe." : GURTH
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A type of eyeglasses. : BIFOCALS
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Basketball players. : CENTERS
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Pre-Western type of TV performer. : COMIC
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Take up the slack. : TAUTEN
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Chain. : SERIES
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Agencies. : MEDIA
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Boom. : SPAR
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Tributary of the Seine. : OISE
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Nothing more than. : MERE
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Off balance. : ATIP
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Approach. : NEAR
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Do needlework. : SEW
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Matter-of-fact. : DRY

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

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