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New York Times, Monday, April 7, 1958

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { H K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 299 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,205

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Unadulterated. : PURE
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Small fish of the herring family. : SPRAT
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Bellow. : BAWL
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Highest point. : APEX
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Genus of heath plants. : ERICA
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Plural suffix in botanical terms. : ARIA
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Gradation. : STEP
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Goblet. : WATERGLASS
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Fee-paying station. : TOLLGATE
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Pill. : PELLET
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Heraldic border. : ORLE
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Bundle. : BALE
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Coiling in one plane. : SPIRAL
28
Launcher of 1958 Gamma. : JUPITERC
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Hit Parade singer. : COREY
33
Preserved, as meat. : CURED
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Sound to startle. : BOO
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Like a wing. : ALAR
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Father: Ger. : VATER
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Evening ___. : GOWN
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Doily. : MAT
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Sign of omission. : CARET
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American poet-novelist. : BENET
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Displays. : PRESENTS
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Caress. : FONDLE
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Brink. : EDGE
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Calcium oxide. : LIME
46
Dreaded name in Kenya. : MAUMAU
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Big name in missiles. : VONBRAUN
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Absolutely necessary. : IMPERATIVE
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Talented. : ABLE
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Baffle. : FOIL
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The Kwai, for one. : RIVER
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Game fish. : TUNA
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Above the average. : FINE
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Familiar form of address. : DEARY
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Tiers ___ (third estate): Fr. : ETAT
Down
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By. : PAST
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___ snuff. : UPTO
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Lively dance. : REEL
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1958 Alpha. : EXPLORER
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Salem witchcraft judge, 1692. : SEWALL
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Babble. : PRATE
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Liturgy. : RITE
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Expert combat flier. : ACE
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Roofing material. : TARPAPER
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Markova's field. : BALLET
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Asian island sea. : ARAL
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Judicious. : WISE
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Newest. : LAST
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Icy. : GELID
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Squirrel color. : GRAY
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Chemist's glass tube: Var. : BURET
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Rogue. : SCAMP
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___ bear. : POLAR
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Incensed. : IRATE
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Early invaders of England. : JUTES
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Patriotic investment. : EBOND
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Wheel on a spur. : ROWEL
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Short story. : CONTE
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___ blanche (full authority). : CARTE
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1958 Beta. : VANGUARD
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Engender. : GENERATE
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Juniper. : CEDAR
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Blockbuster. : BOMB
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Mother of Dionysus. : SEMELE
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Gay clothes. : FINERY
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Gallant. : LOVER
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Offend: Colloq. : MIFF
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To me: Fr. : AMOI
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___ arms (ready to fight). : UPIN
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Italians' "hail!" : VIVA
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Touch at one end. : ABUT
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Forearm bone. : ULNA
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Clean-cut. : NEAT
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Stalemate. : TIE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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