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WORDSMANSHIP

New York Times, Sunday, May 18, 1958

43-Across : Organ stop.

Author:
A. H. Drummond Jr.
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 132, Blocks: 66, Avg Word Len: 5.68, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 531 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 139, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 21
A. H. Drummond Jr. has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,246
Across
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Very rich man. : NABOB
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Fortune. : FATE
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French composer. : LALO
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Yearned-for destination. : MECCA
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Proverbial equivalent of a miss. : AMILE
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Epithet for Cromwell. : IRONSIDES
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In the least. : ATALL
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Something done and best forgotten. : WATEROVERTHEDAM
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Adjust again. : RESET
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Had a bite. : ATE
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Cruising. : ASEA
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Homer's epithet for the sea. : WINEDARK
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Gen. Vogel heads it. : TVA
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Type of headgear. : BIRETTA
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Connected, as a mobile. : WIRED
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Young bird. : NESTLER
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Mood. : VEIN
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___ omnia (first of all): Lat. : ANTE
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Power to entice. : ALLURE
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One way to ride a horse. : SIDESADDLE
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Organ stop. : DIAPASON
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Rubber trees. : ULES
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Small child. : TAD
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Large merchant vessel. : ARGOSY
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Lively: Span. : VIVO
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Part of a building. : ELL
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Measure of volume. : STERE
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Inadequate. : POOR
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Fruits of the cycads, club mosses, etc. : CONES
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Benedict Arnold's Peggy. : SHIPPEN
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Vex. : NETTLE
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___ d'hôtel, a kind of sauce. : MAITRE
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W. W. I. menace. : UBOAT
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Propagates. : SPREADS
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Irish interjection of surprise. : MUSHA
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Fine. : AMERCE
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Raucous. : COARSE
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Implore. : BESEECH
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Opposite to sur, in Spain. : NORTE
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Handle: Lat. : ANSA
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Hubbub. : NOISE
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___ standstill. : ATA
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Evangelist Roberts. : ORAL
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Refrain of a song. : BURDEN
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___ Blas. : GIL
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Vietnam President. : DIEM
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Element No. 85. : ASTATINE
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Places for notices backstage. : CALLBOARDS
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Matriculates. : ENROLS
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Attempt. : SHOT
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Slangy agreements. : YEPS
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Err chronologically. : MISDATE
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In agreement. : ATONE
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Infers. : GATHERS
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Prankish child. : IMP
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Poet Laureate after Jonson. : DAVENANT
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Alone: Comb. form. : SOLI
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Novel of 1887. : SHE
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___ Perilous. : SIEGE
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Mendelssohn's contribution to a "Midsummer Night's Dream." : INCIDENTALMUSIC
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Villain's trademark. : SNEER
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Ricardo or Keynes. : ECONOMIST
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Negative verbal contraction: Colloq. : USENT
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Deadly mosquito. : AEDES
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Rooms. : DENS
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Fabrics. : NETS
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Trapeze, sack, etc. : MODES
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Title for a Moslem prince. : NAWAB
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Andrea or Niccolo. : AMATI
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Bait taker. : BITER
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Suffix in chemistry. : OLE
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Rebukes. : BERATES
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Main Street store. : FIVEANDTEN
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Vicinity. : AREA
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"High ___." : TOR
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Weave together. : ENTWINE
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Man with a mortgage. : LIENEE
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Extra. : ADDED
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Clue. : LEAD
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Turks of the 15th century. : OSMANLIS
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Covers with signs, lines, etc. : MARKSUP
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Season on the Seine. : ETE
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Daydreams. : CASTLESINTHEAIR
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Familiar colloquialism in Ohio. : CLEVE
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Southern constellation. : ALTAR
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Garment. : SHIRT
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Ancient city on the Tiber. : OSTIA
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Kind of race. : RELAY
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Nights before. : EVES
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Where Thoreau meditated. : WALDENPOND
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Indian sledge. : TRAVOISE
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Is very fond of. : ADORES
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Urges. : SUES
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Cross moods. : ILLHUMORS
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Key words in Supreme Court desegregation decision. : DELIBERATESPEED
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Patriotic group. : DAR
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Exaggerated, on stage. : OVERACTED
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Spout. : NOSE
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Wingless: Zool. : APTERAN
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Church courts. : ROTAS
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San Francisco's glory. : GOLDENGATE
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Man's newest frontier. : SPACE
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Coup de ___ (rash action): Fr. : TETE
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Matter or question to be decided. : CAUSE
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City on the Willamette. : PORTLAND
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Remove. : ERASE
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The ladies: Abbr. : MMES
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Apportions. : SCARES
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Ox. : ANOA
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Animals in a children's tale. : BILLYGOATS
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Meats. : HAMS
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Wildcatter's cry. : OIL
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Plant and animal life of a region. : BIOTA
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Not yet imposed, as a tax. : UNLEVIED
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Vigor. : DASH
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Merchants. : TRADERS
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Scorn. : CONTEMN
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Senator from Maryland. : BEALL
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The best degree. : OPTIMUM
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Besmirches. : STAINS
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Largest island of Japan: Var. : HONDO
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"___ Solemnis." : MISSA
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Chemical compound. : IMINE
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Panama Canal Zone town. : ANCON
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Ancient chariot. : ESSED
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Worms' river. : RHINE
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Followings. : SECTS
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Noun suffix. : ENCE
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Double exclamation meaning "quiet." : STST
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Command to a horse. : GEE
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Never: Ger. : NIE
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Entertainment group. : USO

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 14 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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