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New York Times, Thursday, May 29, 1958

Author:
Joseph LaFauci
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.49, Missing: { F J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 90, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Joseph LaFauci has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,257
Across
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Listen: Var. : HARKEN
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Vestiges. : TRACES
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Not lubricated. : UNOILED
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Province of Belgium. : BRABANT
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Letter. : MISSIVE
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Henley-on-Thames event. : REGATTA
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Beside the mark. : AMISS
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Its capital is Augusta. : MAINE
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Of a certain religion: Abbr. : CHR
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Novel of 1880. : NANA
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Covered with hoarfrost. : RIMED
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Close. : SHUT
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Relative of joie de vivre. : ELAN
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Prince of opera. : IGOR
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Stage of development. : PHASE
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English maritime county. : DEVON
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Became less ardent. : COOLED
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Animus. : HATRED
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Boors. : CHURLS
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Amen. : SOBEIT
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Palace assemblge. : COURT
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Easy gait. : AMBLE
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"___ Fence Me In." : DONT
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Applaud. : CLAP
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Meat. : VEAL
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Health, in a French toast. : SANTE
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On earth. : HERE
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Metallic rock. : ORE
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Chekhov character. : VANYA
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Burdened. : LADEN
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Erases. : RUBSOUT
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Harsh sound. : CLANGOR
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Early native of Susa. : ELAMITE
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Hybrid fruit. : TANGELO
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Strip. : DENUDE
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Become angry: Colloq. : SEERED
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Merciful. : HUMANE
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Quadruped, for example. : ANIMAL
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Character in "The Barber of Seville." : ROSINA
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Act the cad. : KISSANDTELL
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Ancient division of Greece. : ELIS
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Sagebrush State: Abbr. : NEV
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Drift. : TREND
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Prevail without restraint. : RAGE
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Arabian garment. : ABA
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Receptacle for odds and ends. : CATCHALL
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Shows ardent interest: Colloq. : ENTHUSES
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Initiated. : STARTED
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Hero. : DEMIGOD
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Pipe. : BRIER
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Idolatrous king of Judah. : AMON
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Fasten firmly. : RIVET
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Cheat: Colloq. : SHORTCHANGE
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A heavy rain. : POUR
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Pennsylvania city. : ERIE
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Paratrooper's gear. : CHUTE
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Local self-government. : HOMERULE
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Israeli statesman. : ABBAEBAN
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Touch. : CONTACT
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Tasted with relish. : SAVORED
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Rabbit fur. : CONY
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He loved Beatrice. : DANTE
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Book of accounts. : LEDGER
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Small interstice. : AREOLE
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Sam Williams' friend. : PENROD
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Fried. : SAUTE
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Empty space. : VOID
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Narrow road. : LANE
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School of the Mustangs: Abbr. : SMU
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Spanish article. : LAS

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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