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New York Times, Wednesday, April 9, 1958

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 302 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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Novelist Seton. : ANYA
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Eurasian range. : URAL
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Cubes. : DICE
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TV daytime fare. : SOAPOPERA
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Yellow pigment. : OCHRE
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Book. : PAPERBACK
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Kind of farm. : DAIRY
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Hushing sounds. : SHS
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Carrottop. : REDHEAD
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Singer Denise. : LOR
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Hyson and souchong. : TEAS
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Parish officer. : BEADLE
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Stroller. : GOCART
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Spins. : TWIRLS
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Land of the sheiks. : ARABY
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Football field: Colloq. : GRID
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Bishop's seat, in ancient churches. : APSE
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Clay. : MARL
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Overly proper person. : PRUDE
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Salad. : SLAW
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Hamburg's river. : ELBE
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Abominate. : HATE
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New atomic submarine. : SKATE
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Like Mortimer Snerd. : OAFISH
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Assassin. : SLAYER
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Yearbook. : ANNUAL
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Conduit. : MAIN
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Fabulous bird of prey. : ROC
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Cyrano's creator. : ROSTAND
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First-rate: Colloq. : ACE
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Fish with a moving line. : TROLL
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Spitfire. : TINDERBOX
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As easy ___. : ASPIE
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Among other things. : INTERALIA
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Having holes, as cheese. : EYEY
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Bring up. : REAR
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Steersman's post. : HELM
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Uraeuses. : ASPS
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First name in lexicography. : NOAH
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Shrill barks. : YAPS
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Imitator. : APE
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Musical accent. : UPBEAT
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Cons. : READS
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Chief. : ARCH
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Tahoe or Tanganyika. : LAKE
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Parasitic plant. : DODDER
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Peruvian city. : ICA
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Any very simple task. : CHILDSPLAY
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Actor Flynn. : ERROL
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Planetarium. : ORRERY
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Mrs. Rochester, nee ___. : EYRE
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Dwell. : ABIDE
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Striking scene. : TABLEAU
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Native of Juneau. : ALASKAN
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Having a resolute, unyielding spirit. : GAME
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Verbal. : ORAL
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Duplicate. : CARBONCOPY
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Beauty, to Keats. : TRUTH
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Ample. : WIDE
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Mardi ___. : GRAS
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Fill to the brim. : SATE
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Pitcher. : EWER
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Sleuth Vance. : PHILO
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Kind of pitch. : SLIDER
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Actor Granger. : FARLEY
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Floor scraper. : SANDER
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Gulf of Greece. : ARTA
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Scandinavian. : NORSE
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Horse blanket. : MANTA
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To-do. : STIR
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Prong. : TINE
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Qualified. : ABLE
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Helix. : COIL
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School event. : EXAM
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Stretch out. : LIE
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Short cheer. : RAH

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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