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New York Times, Saturday, May 24, 1958

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,252
Across
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Tosca's beloved. : MARIO
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Greek goddess. : ERIS
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Trochees or spondees. : FEET
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Oxlike antelope. : ELAND
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Hero of "Some Came Running." : DAVEHIRSH
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Existent. : ALIVE
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New Ferber novel. : ICEPALACE
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Men of letters. : LITERATI
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Loser to Hayes, 1876. : TILDEN
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Square dance groups. : SETS
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Not one. : NONE
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Rumanian coins. : LEI
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Member of the cat family. : TIGRESS
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Cicatrice. : SCAR
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Egyptian monarch. : RAMESES
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Plug. : PEG
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Hail! : AVE
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Moroccan seaport. : AGADIR
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Fruit containers. : CRATES
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Forefront. : VAN
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Bering or Barents. : SEA
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Divide into three parts. : TRISECT
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Character in Wagner's "Ring." : ERDA
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Salutation for a love letter. : DEAREST
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Experienced. : OLD
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Disturbance of the peace. : RIOT
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Heroic in scale. : EPIC
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James Polk's V. P. : DALLAS
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Guidance. : STEERAGE
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Mohammedans, for instance. : ORIENTALS
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"___ merry madrigal." : SINGA
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Rookie in 1957 world series. : TONYKUBEK
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Weights of Asia. : TAELS
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Garden vegetables: Dial. : SASS
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Telephone signal. : BUSY
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Path: Fr. : ALLEE
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Repasts. : MEALS
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Famous pitcher Reynolds. : ALLIE
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Star of "Pajama Game." : RAITT
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Installed ceremoniously. : INVESTED
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Stettin's river. : ODER
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Writers of leaders. : EDITORS
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Lake Michigan port. : RACINE
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"___ Got a Secret." : IVE
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Social group. : SEPT
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Mademoiselles. : FILLES
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Extirpate. : ERADICATE
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Verb suffix. : ESCE
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Accordingly. : THEN
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Call loudly to. : HAIL
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Enraged. : ANGERED
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Mainly: Abbr. : ESP
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Cow-headed goddess. : ISIS
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Hide. : SECRETE
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With: Fr. : AVEC
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Place of shelter and lodging. : REST
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Storm. : RAVE
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Culture medium from seaweed. : AGAR
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Instruments of the lute kind. : MANDOLINS
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Gray: Fr. : GRIS
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Starlike. : ASTERIAL
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Air: Comb. form. : AER
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Well-known anti-Stalinist (1879–1940). : TROTSKY
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Bowling ___. : ALLEYS
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Stadium passages. : AISLES
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Wet. : DANK
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Lengthwise strip in a dress. : PANEL
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Capp's Bald ___. : IGGLE
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End. : CEASE
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Part of the Morse code. : DOTS
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Copper mining town near Caracas. : AROA
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Kind of pen. : STUB
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This: Span. : ESTA
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___ Hassan, of "Arabian Nights." : ABU

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

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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