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New York Times, Tuesday, April 8, 1958

Author:
H. L. Risteen
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,206
Across
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Edible fish. : MULLET
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Caribbean capital. : HAVANA
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New York Indians. : ONEIDAS
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Metal urn for tea making. : SAMOVAR
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Command expressly. : DICTATE
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Complete. : PLENARY
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Small lizard. : EFT
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Cetaceans, for example. : MAMMALS
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Man's name meaning watchful. : IRA
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We: Fr. : NOUS
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Tumults. : RIOTS
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Social group. : CLAN
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City famed for tapestry. : ARRAS
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___ dancer. : TOE
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Mandolin parts. : FRETS
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Spirit. : METTLE
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Open space in a forest. : GLADE
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Bird sounds. : COOS
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Invent, as a phrase. : COIN
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Supposedly extinct bird, recently found in Bermuda. : CAHOW
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Eyes: Colloq. : OPTICS
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Designating certain floors, roofs, etc. : TILED
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Exclamation of scorn. : BAH
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More confident. : SURER
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Slanting type: Abbr. : ITAL
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French name for region of North Africa. : MAROC
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Chess play. : MOVE
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Reckoning: Colloq. : TAB
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Rodent catcher. : RATTRAP
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Maker of epigrams. : WIT
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Human being. : ADAMITE
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Quake. : TREMBLE
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Just punishments. : NEMESES
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Informal parties. : SOCIALS
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Roofing tiles. : SLATES
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Small cap, like a biretta. : BARRET
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City of northern Italy. : MODENA
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Even. : UNIFORM
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Scold at length. : LECTURE
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Illuminated. : LIT
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Dutch cheese. : EDAM
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Siberian tribesman. : TATAR
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College buildings. : HALLS
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Iowa college town. : AMES
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___ Bismarck. : VON
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Was of help. : AVAILED
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Recount. : NARRATE
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Indo-Europeans. : ARYANS
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Arabs, Syrians, et al. : SEMITES
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A rush, as of words. : SPATE
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Barnyard sound. : MOO
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Small bag. : SATCHEL
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Skull. : CRANIUM
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Remained in an upright position. : STOOD
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Moves lightly. : FLITS
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Deep in pitch. : LOW
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Party monogram. : GOP
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Roman military units. : COHORTS
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Stronghold. : CITADEL
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Senator Hill's state. : ALABAMA
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Pry. : CROWBAR
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City of opera fame. : SEVILLE
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Giant deities of Greek myth. : TITANS
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Author of "America the Beautiful." : BATES
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Skill. : ART
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Analyze again. : RETEST
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Spouses. : MATES
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Evergreen tree of Mediterranean area. : CAROB
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Stand. : RISE
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Old Portuguese coin, the johannes. : PECA
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Encountered. : MET
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"Bei ___ Bist Du Schön." : MIR

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

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