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New York Times, Thursday, May 15, 1958

Author:
Geraldine W. King
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,243

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Across
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Speaker's nickname. : TRIS
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Puerto ___. : RICO
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Refrain syllables. : LALAS
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Puny animal. : RUNT
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Aroma. : ODOR
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Behind: Naut. : ABAFT
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Senator, singer, novelist, playwright, etc. : ANDERSONS
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Strait off Wales, channel of Irish Sea. : MENAI
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One's family. : PEOPLE
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Cape Canaveral expert. : VONBRAUN
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Numbers: Abbr. : NOS
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Sound. : SANE
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Force. : DINT
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Valley. : GLEN
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Advice to workers from the Seven Dwarfs. : WHISTLE
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In medias ___. : RES
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Son of Odin. : THOR
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Sad. : WOEFUL
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Flavoring agent. : ANISEED
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N. Y. city famous for glass industry. : CORNING
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Straw hat, on the Thames. : BOATER
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Attract. : LURE
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Slower: Mus. abbr. : RIT
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Seven days. : ONEWEEK
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Baltic native. : ESTH
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Young fish. : PARR
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Exclamations of pleasure. : AHAS
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Porkpie. : HAT
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See you soon!: Fr. : ABIENTOT
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Where Sappho lived. : LESBOS
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Censure. : BLAME
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Musical made from Guinness movie. : OHCAPTAIN
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"___, c'est moi." : LETAT
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Summit. : PEAK
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Mountain of Greece. : OSSA
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Praying: Lat. : ORANS
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Girl of Madrid: Abbr. : SRTA
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Tips. : FEES
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Light carriage. : TRAP
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Teutonic alphabet character. : RUNE
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Island republic of Asia. : INDONESIA
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___ it (hurry): Colloq. : STEPON
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Sweetbrier. : ROSE
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Form of Esperanto. : IDO
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Important name in missiles. : CONVAIR
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Welles and Bean. : ORSONS
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Gentle person. : LAMB
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Site of Proving Ground of U. S. : ABERDEEN
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Porch in Hawaii. : LANAI
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"Afternoon of ___." : AFAUN
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Task assigned. : STINT
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Scottish author. : RLS
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Radio chain. : NETWORK
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Booted. : SHOD
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Snatch. : GRAB
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Soft, light fabric. : LENO
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Upon which. : WHEREAT
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Knowledge. : LORE
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Ten and: Suffix. : TEEN
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Position of Hodges or Skowron. : FIRSTBASE
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One. : UNIT
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A measurement: Abbr. : LGTH
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Shopkeeper. : STOREMAN
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Intimations. : CUES
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Morocco. : LEATHER
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Slangy exclamation, as on recovering one's composure. : WHOOPS
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"___ Eden." : EASTOF
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First name of great cellist. : PABLO
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More skillful. : ABLER
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Lariat. : RIATA
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Informed: Slang. : HEP
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Gains as a clear profit. : NETS
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"Mighty ___ rose." : LAKA
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Seine tributary. : OISE
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Snows: Scot. : SNAS
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Lynx. : CAT

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 12 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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