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New York Times, Wednesday, May 28, 1958

Author:
Herbert Ettenson
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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Across
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The style or cut of type. : FACE
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Modern artist. : DALI
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Ipso ___. : FACTO
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Manchurian river. : AMUR
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Land of Tralee. : ERIN
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___ all (as a whole). : ALLIN
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Actress Kirk. : LISA
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Teller's milieu. : BANK
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Quench. : SLAKE
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Wartime craft. : LST
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Equal. : SAME
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Summer rain. : SHOWER
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Cause of power failure. : SHORTCIRCUIT
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Board. : MEALS
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Flourish. : PROSPER
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Arab. : SEMITE
33
City on the Orne River. : CAEN
34
Wartime agency. : OPA
35
Native of Meshed. : IRANI
36
Holders of academic titles: Abbr. : DRS
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Trojan prince. : PARIS
39
Movable cover. : LID
40
Execute, as an order. : OBEY
42
Side of bacon. : FLITCH
43
South Sea Islands. : OCEANIA
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Steinbeck's Okies. : JOADS
46
Large butterflies. : SWALLOWTAILS
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Lizards. : AGAMAS
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Qualified. : ABLE
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Slope. : DIP
55
Novel by Edna Ferber. : SOBIG
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Yardstick. : RULE
57
Gauzy fabric. : LENO
58
Picasso. : PABLO
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Perfume. : ODOR
60
Therefore: Lat. : ERGO
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Dutch genre painter. : STEEN
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Calls for silence. : TSTS
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"The bird ___ the wing." : ISON
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Cascade. : FALLS
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Followers of Jacob Amen. : AMISH
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Specially manufactured. : CUSTOMMADE
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Significant date. : ERA
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Violent disruption. : DEBACLE
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Musketeer. : ARAMIS
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Relative of a fly. : LINER
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Product of nut-gall. : INK
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George Bryan Brummell, for one. : FASHIONPLATE
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Distributes in portions. : ALLOTS
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Forked end of a hammer. : CLAW
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Small child: Colloq. : TIKE
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Unicum. : ONER
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Suburban vehicle. : STATIONWAGON
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Indisputable. : SURE
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Curb. : REIN
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Tax experts: Colloq. : CPAS
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Southpaws. : PORTSIDERS
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"Beowulf," for example. : EPIC
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Imprudent. : RASH
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Fodder holder. : SILO
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Actor Portman. : ERIC
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"Eureka!" for one. : CRY
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Big ___. : DEAL
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Role for Zinka Milanov. : AIDA
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Inclination. : BIAS
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___ "Modern English Usage." : FOWLERS
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"With ___ and a Song." : ASMILE
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Goods for sale as one quantity. : JOBLOT
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Extols. : LAUDS
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Dialect. : LINGO
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Golf club. : SPOON
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Vipers. : ASPS
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Pan's prototype. : GOAT
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Mrs. Cugat. : ABBE
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Nonsense! : ROT
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Garland. : LEI

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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