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New York Times, Tuesday, May 27, 1958

Author:
S. A. Kay
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { G J Q U V X Z }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
S. A. Kay has 118 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,255
Across
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River of the movies. : KWAI
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Bird sound. : CAW
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Symbol of laziness. : SLOTH
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Waterfall, in Scotland. : LINN
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Card. : ACE
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Volcanic cinder. : SCORIA
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___ hills. : OLDASTHE
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Alpine cottage. : CHALET
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Become stone. : PETRIFY
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Avow. : PROFESS
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All: Comb. form. : OMNI
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Thin leaf of metal. : FOIL
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Springes. : NOOSES
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Driven firmly in. : IMPACTED
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Exclusively. : ALL
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Sharpen. : HONE
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Neither ___ nor reason. : RHYME
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Signified. : MEANT
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Pertinent: Abbr. : REL
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Sea nymph, part bird and part woman. : SIREN
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Be admitted. : ENTER
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Dripping. : ASOP
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Knack. : ART
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Hollywood's James and family. : STEWARTS
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One of the Greek Furies. : ERINYS
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Delighted exclamation. : WHEE
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Gov. Clement's state: Abbr. : TENN
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Places adjoining the paddock. : STABLES
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Likes. : FANCIES
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Bed of straw. : PALLET
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Iota. : PARTICLE
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Signification. : IMPORT
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Subjoin. : ADD
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Occupy. : TAKE
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Laboratory procedures. : TESTS
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What is more. : YES
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Biblical village. : ELON
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Sound like a hoofbeat: Var. : KLOP
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Trick. : WILE
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"Too little ___." : ANDTOOLATE
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Companion-___ (fellow soldier). : INARMS
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Bullhead. : CATFISH
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Having pains. : ACHY
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Little. : WEE
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Rhodes ___. : SCHOLARS
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Dish baked in a certain form. : LOAF
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Heraldic bearing. : ORLE
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Secures. : TIES
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Sombreros. : HATS
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"Shinplaster." : SCRIP
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___ die (without appointing a day for reassembling). : SINE
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Grapefruit. : POMELO
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Delicate skill. : FINESSE
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Noted individuals. : NAMES
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Sweet-smelling. : OLENT
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Greek letter. : CHI
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Befitting a Nero. : TYRANNICAL
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Substance for grinding. : EMERY
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Notches. : DENTS
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Speaks pompously. : ORATES
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Unfamiliar. : NEW
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Fishing vessels. : TRAWLERS
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Firecrackers of a sort. : PETARDS
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Scarlett's Butler. : RHETT
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Tear. : RENT
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Move to action. : INCITE
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Small point of land. : SPIT
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Harmless. : TAME
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Home of the ibex. : ALPS
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Mar. : BLOT
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Turn sere. : FADE
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City on the Humboldt River. : ELKO
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Beheld. : SEEN
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Be worth the effort. : PAY

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

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