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New York Times, Friday, April 18, 1958

Author:
Herman Keld
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 328 (avg 1.73)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,216
Across
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Protective curtain of gunfire. : BARRAGE
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Las Vegas payoff. : JACKPOT
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Time when sun's center crosses equator. : EQUINOX
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Annul. : ABOLISH
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Baggage or personal effects. : DUNNAGE
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Mother of Esau and Jacob. : REBECCA
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Province of Canada: Abbr. : SASK
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Place to eat in a hotel or clubhouse. : GRILL
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Good: Scot. : BRAW
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Singer in a quartet. : ALTO
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Toilers south of the border. : PEONS
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Flu's former name. : GRIPPE
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Snap. : WAFER
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Upright part of a step. : RISER
33
Prance. : CAPER
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Where Clearwater is: Abbr. : FLA
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Simple wind instrument. : OCARINA
39
Book of the Old Testament. : EZEKIEL
41
Exclamation of surprise. : WHY
42
Green spot in a waste. : OASIS
44
Antiseptic. : IODOL
45
Figure in the Scopes trial. : BRYAN
46
Golf club: Var. : BRASSY
47
Ben Gurion's party. : MAPAI
50
Mrs. Helmer. : NORA
52
Drying chamber. : OVEN
53
Moisten, as with drippings. : BASTE
55
Exile from Eden. : CAIN
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Disconcerted: Colloq. : RATTLED
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Capable of being appraised. : RATABLE
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Locate. : SITUATE
64
1604 tragedy. : OTHELLO
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___ fields. : ELYSIAN
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Reserve. : SHYNESS
Down
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Plats for plants. : BEDS
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Decorator's color. : AQUA
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Steals off. : RUNS
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Extent of ice marked for curling. : RINK
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Collection of items of information. : ANA
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Stare. : GOGGLE
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Put forth, as strength. : EXERT
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Norse chieftain. : JARL
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Victim of 55 Across. : ABEL
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Short-legged, stocky horse. : COB
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General under Napoleon. : KLEBER
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Bitter: Comb. form. : PICRO
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Ancient Italian. : OSCAN
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Unbends. : THAWS
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One of the Big Ten. : IOWA
23
Deductive, in logic. : APRIORI
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Bark of Brazilian tree, used as a tonic. : PEREIRA
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Thrive. : GROW
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Sumptuous. : RICH
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Phrase meaning "Here's a surprise!" : ISAY
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Through. : PER
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Gibbons. : APES
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A form of cap. : FEZ
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House, in Cadiz. : CASA
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Pins used in rope splicing: Naut. : FIDS
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People born between July 23 and Aug. 23. : LEOS
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Associate. : ALLY
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To say ___ (to refuse). : NAY
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Hawaiian timber tree. : KOA
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Taverns. : INNS
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African tribesmen. : BANTUS
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Very slight breeze. : BREATH
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Senator from Oregon. : MORSE
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Profit. : AVAIL
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Trivial. : PETTY
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Others: Span. : OTROS
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Greek letter. : BETA
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Gulf of the Arabian Ocean. : ADEN
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City in Normandy. : CAEN
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Clever. : ABLE
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Misfortunes. : ILLS
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New: Greek. : NEOS
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Chou-en-___. : LAI
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Poetic pronoun. : THY

Answer summary: 5 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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