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New York Times, Thursday, May 1, 1958

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { F J Q V }, Scrabble score: 302 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Jack Luzzatto has 292 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,229
Across
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Unshaped mass. : BLOB
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Coolidge's running mate. : DAWES
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Shipping centers: Abbr. : SPTS
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Vivacious. : AIRY
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Character in "South Pacific." : EMILE
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Jewish month. : ELUL
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Harvest. : REAP
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Where the swallows return every March 19th. : CAPISTRANO
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Browbeats. : BULLDOZES
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German novelist, Nobel Prize, 1910. : HEYSE
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Supplier of weapons. : ARMER
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Spasm of distress. : PANG
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See the late show. : STAYUP
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Blood vessel: Lat. : ARTERIA
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Diminutive of Henry. : HAL
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Ravel air. : BOLERO
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Air. : SONG
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"___ well," watchman's cry. : ALLS
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Desert mirage, in Arabia. : SERAB
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Equivalent of sahib, in Malaysia. : TUAN
40
British general in Revolution. : HOWE
41
Powerless. : UNABLE
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Compass point. : NNE
44
Sound sleepers. : SNORERS
46
Gives out. : EXUDES
48
John Gilpin took one. : RIDE
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P. T. A. members. : MAMAS
51
Kind of old bucket. : OAKEN
53
Boys in a summer group. : CAMPMATES
57
Like a play. : DRAMATICAL
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Fun. : GAME
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Grandma Moses. : ANNA
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Rooms in Roman houses. : ATRIA
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Door. : EXIT
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Puts down turf. : SODS
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Flower. : PEONY
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Holds a pose. : SITS
Down
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Shaft of wit. : BARB
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Stead. : LIEU
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Spoken. : ORAL
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Certain action on the stage. : BYPLAY
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Agitation. : DECOMPOSURE
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Astound. : AMAZE
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Towel. : WIPER
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Crimson foes. : ELIS
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His: Fr. : SES
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Calmest. : SERENEST
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Schoolyard. : PLAYGROUND
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Large casks. : TUNS
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Wild plum. : SLOE
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Clause introducer. : THAT
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Beat roundly. : DRUB
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Serious theatre. : PROBLEMPLAY
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Persian potentates. : SHAHS
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Eagle's claw. : TALON
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"___ no play . . . " : ALLWORKAND
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Bedouin. : ARAB
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Senseless. : INANE
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Actress Morehead. : AGNES
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Optic glass. : LENS
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Years of portent. : ERA
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Crested, leggy birds of Brazil. : SERIEMAS
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School trial. : EXAM
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Actress Best. : EDNA
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Customary actions. : USAGES
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Large: Comb. form. : MACRO
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With might. : AMAIN
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Harem quarters. : ODAS
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High-life satirist in cartoons. : ARNO
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Adduce. : CITE
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Vehicle. : TAXI
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Let out. : EMIT
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Units at Wimbledon. : SETS
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Partial sole on a shoe. : TAP

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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