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New York Times, Friday, April 4, 1958

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.71, Missing: { F H J X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 90, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,202
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Papoose carriers. : SQUAWS
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Philippine plants yielding hemp. : ABACAS
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Gun tower. : TURRET
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Legal infancies. : NONAGES
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Hoi polloi. : RABBLE
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Of the body. : ANATOMIC
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Being of help. : AVAILING
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Marched briskly. : STRODE
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Tepee. : TENT
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The typical or average. : NORM
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Eli and family. : YALES
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Staggering. : AREEL
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Operates. : MANS
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Admiral of W. W. I. : SIMS
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Reduce to strict uniformity. : REGIMENT
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Born: Fr. : NEE
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Grand house. : MANSION
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Strong, light trotting horses. : MORGANS
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Took food. : ATE
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Naval strength. : SEAPOWER
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Partly fermented grape juice. : STUM
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Daze. : STUN
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Diamond weight: Var. : KARAT
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Alpine resort region. : TIROL
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Finn MacCool's land. : ERIN
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New star. : NOVA
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Eats away. : ERODES
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Hot weather necessities. : ICECUBES
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Separates again. : RESEVERS
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Exercising volition. : VOLENT
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Another name for Utah. : DESERET
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Appear. : EMERGE
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Mounts. : STEEDS
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TV line pattern. : RASTER
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Layers. : STRATA
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Tremulous sound. : QUAVER
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Courteous and affable. : URBANE
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Judges. : ARBITERS
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Exclamation of surprise. : WELL
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Beer glass. : STEIN
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Word puzzle. : ANAGRAM
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___ mot. : BON
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Duck genus. : ANAS
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Subtly malicious. : CATTY
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Greek market places. : AGORAS
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Wheat for macaroni. : SEMOLINA
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Jazz musicians: Colloq. : SIDEMEN
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Taxes: Dial. : CESSES
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Propose for office. : NOMINATE
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Of memory. : MNEMONIC
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Wreaths. : LEIS
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Whiteness: Poet. : SNOW
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Passes, as time. : GOES
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Long journey. : TREK
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An accomplished performer. : MASTER
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Dressed. : ATTIRED
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Anxieties and their retinues. : NEUROSES
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Bits of sugar. : GRANULES
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Advocates of precise usage in language. : PURISTS
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Unassuming. : MODEST
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Bob. : ROBERT
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Take satisfaction for. : AVENGE
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Worker with teas, wines, etc. : TASTER
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Quay, in southern U.S. : LEVEE
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At no time. : NEVER
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Dry and yellow. : SERE
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Torpor: Colloq. : COMA
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Ruddy. : RED

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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