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New York Times, Tuesday, May 13, 1958

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F J Q U X Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,241

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Across
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Creator of the Yokums. : CAPP
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Wheel-shaped. : ROTATE
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Outdo. : CAP
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Mediterranean port of Spain. : ADRA
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Adept at declamation. : ORATOR
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Finnish seaport. : ABO
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Passage. : DOOR
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Premier of Norway. : GERHARDSEN
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Yeas and nays. : VOTES
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In a secretive manner. : DARKLY
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Candidate for "What's My Line?" : TAILOR
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___ la vista (goodbye): Span. : HASTA
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Passover feast. : SEDER
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A large sum of money: Colloq. : POT
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Bogota's surroundings. : ANDES
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Previous to. : ERE
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Magna ___. : CHARTA
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Retained. : KEPT
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Container. : TIN
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Product of any exertion. : HARVEST
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Equivocate. : LIE
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City in Maine. : SACO
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Verdant. : GRASSY
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Wrath. : IRE
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Pick. : ELECT
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Former Giant. : OTT
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Secy. Mitchell's concern. : LABOR
51
Mercury, Venus, ___, etc. : EARTH
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Relatives of the beanie. : BERETS
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Wild sheep of Asia. : ARGALI
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Inaccuracy. : ERROR
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Legislator from Eugene. : WAYNEMORSE
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Cover. : MASK
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Design. : AIM
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Nephew. : NEPOTE
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Aleutian island. : ATKA
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Draper's measures: Abbr. : YDS
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Had dealings (with). : TRADED
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German negative. : NEIN
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Ungentlemanly one. : CAD
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Pother. : ADO
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Thrift. : PROVIDENCE
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Word of honor. : PAROLE
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I understand: Radio and Signaling term. : ROGER
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Metallurgists' concern. : ORES
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Peat product. : TAR
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Belgian commune. : ATH
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Amphibians. : TOADS
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Linotyper's concern. : ERRATA
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Barrel-shaped vessel. : CASK
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Dutch mariner Tasman. : ABEL
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Cayuse. : PONY
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Quaffed. : DRANK
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Small flashlight. : TORCH
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Muscid fly. : TSETSE
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Lofty. : AERIAL
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19th cen. Hungarian statesman. : HORVATH
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Bear witness. : ATTEST
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Lorikeet. : PARROT
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Take counsel. : DELIBERATE
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Native of ancient Greece. : EPIROT
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Longhorns. : STEERS
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Harridan. : HAG
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Beast of burden. : ASS
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One of the eight Virginia Presidents. : TYLER
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Pacific. : OCEAN
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Ancient weight and money unit. : TALENT
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"Butcher'd to make ___ holiday." : AROMAN
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Versifier. : RIMER
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Propagate. : BREED
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One in ___ (occasionally). : AWAY
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Foray. : RAID
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Training places for boxers: Colloq. : GYMS
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Villa d'___, at Tivoli. : ESTE
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Wartime agency. : OPA
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Wand. : ROD
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___ jump. : SKI
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Gov. Docking's state: Abbr. : KAN

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

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