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New York Times, Wednesday, April 16, 1958

Author:
Helen Bernard
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 30, Avg Word Len: 5.57, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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Across
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Juvenile TV character. : BEAVER
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Domiciles. : ABODES
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Heartfelt. : SINCERE
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Variety of rummy. : CANASTA
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Intellectual: Slang. : EGGHEAD
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Campus trim. : CREWCUT
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Pens. : STIES
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Sounds from 2 Down. : CHUGS
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Poetic form. : ODE
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Containers. : TINS
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"Only ___." : AROSE
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Odin's wife: Var. : FRIA
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Uncle: Dial. : EME
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Soap plant. : AMOLE
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Bird calls. : NOTES
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Precedent-setting proceeding. : TESTCASE
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Switzerland to the French. : SUISSE
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Nonmembers. : OUTSIDERS
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Elk. : WAPITI
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Novae. : NEWSTARS
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Mentally quick. : AGILE
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" . . . ___ a lamb in school." : TOSEE
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Tennis term. : LET
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Evergreens. : FIRS
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Sapped. : MINED
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Da ___ (from the beginning): Mus. : CAPO
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Greek letter. : ETA
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Straightedge. : RULER
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Prototype of friendship. : DAMON
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Figuratively, a squalid hovel. : RATHOLE
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Garden flower. : TEAROSE
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The Clermont, for example. : STEAMER
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Put into a cipher. : ENCODED
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Elianic works. : ESSAYS
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Wound upon a bobbin. : REELED
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Major-league baseball: Slang. : BIGTIME
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Diesels. : ENGINES
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Painful symptoms. : ACHES
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Five-dollar bills. : VEES
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Historical period. : ERA
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Organization of mercy. : REDCROSS
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Blame. : ACCUSE
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Houseboat. : BARGE
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Unspecified persons or things. : ONES
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Black bird. : DAW
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Boy friends. : ESCORTS
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Dens. : STUDIES
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Six poetic lines. : SESTET
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Military command. : ATEASE
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Ace. : HOLEINONE
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Stradivari's teacher. : AMATI
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Palm off. : FOIST
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Sharp. : ACUTE
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Give curative care to. : NURSE
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Snare. : TOILS
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Hemmed. : SEWED
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Turncoat. : DESERTER
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Thin biscuits. : WAFERS
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Stir up. : AGITATE
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Lafitte and Morgan. : PIRATES
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In fashion. : ALAMODE
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Rested. : REPOSED
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Pelted. : STONED
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Layers of floors. : TILERS
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Child's word for a cow. : MULEY
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Celebrate in song. : CAROL
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City in Italia. : ROMA
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Freshwater fish. : DACE
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Is under necessity (to). : HAS
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Chemical suffix. : ENE

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