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Jack Luzzatto
Jack Luzzatto

New York Times, Friday, May 16, 1958

6-Down : Bookish folk.

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.51, Missing: { J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,244
Across
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Fireplace shelf. : MANTEL
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"To point ___, or adorn a tale." : AMORAL
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Military class in feudal Japan. : SAMURAI
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Misanthropic. : CYNICAL
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Believing. : CREDENT
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Scalloped, as leaves. : CRENATE
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Buenos ___. : AIRES
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Jugs. : EWERS
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De Valera's nickname. : DEV
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Les Etats ___. : UNIS
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Impudent: Colloq. : BRASH
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At this point. : HERE
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Disk: Abbr. : REC
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Exploits. : FEATS
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TV jungle hero. : RAMAR
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Beam out. : RADIATE
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Fiction. : NOVELS
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Root out. : EXTIRPATE
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Fall-blooming flower. : COSMOS
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Layered. : LAMINAR
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Negative ion. : ANION
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Blandishments. : WILES
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Bill. : NEB
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Centipede's specialty. : LEGS
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"As ___ the hart for cooling streams ... " : PANTS
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Thatching palm. : NIPA
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Scottish name. : IAN
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Soup. : PUREE
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Harbor guide. : PILOT
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Obstinately willful. : FROWARD
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Of a German region. : RHENISH
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Street: Ger. : STRASSE
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O'Neill and Onegin. : EUGENES
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Put on speed. : HASTEN
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Applied again. : REUSED
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He told his tale to a wedding guest. : MARINER
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Columbia. : AMERICA
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Pictures at an exhibition. : NUDES
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Three, in Spain. : TRES
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Yean: Var. : EAN
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Bookish folk. : LITERATI
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Means of approach. : ACCESS
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Aromatic gum resin. : MYRRH
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Any persons. : ONES
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___ Tin-Tin. : RIN
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Plato's school: Poet. : ACADEME
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Of the side. : LATERAL
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Crag: Scot. : SCAUR
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Means of prying. : LEVERS
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Plimsoll mark. : WATERLINE
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Overcomes. : BEATS
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Safe harbor. : HAVEN
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Choose. : FIXON
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French roasts. : ROTIS
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The people: Root of "democracy." : DEMOS
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Appoints. : NAMES
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Trifling haggler. : PALTERER
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Titles in old Baghdad: Var. : CALIFS
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"And ___ peace ... " : ONEARTH
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Woman of Rome. : SIGNORA
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Kind of dye. : ANILINE
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Tranquil. : REPOSED
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Official with supervisory duties. : WARDEN
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Tubs. : BATHS
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Money offered as a prize. : PURSE
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Orioles and Cardinals. : NINES
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Yesteryear. : PAST
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City near Rangoon. : PEGU
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Had been. : WAS
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Color. : HUE

Answer summary: 9 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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