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CROSS CURRENTS

New York Times, Sunday, May 4, 1958

Author:
W. E. Jones
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 134, Blocks: 73, Avg Word Len: 5.49, Missing: { F J Q X }, Scrabble score: 500 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 146, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 18
W. E. Jones has 95 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,232
Across
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Refection. : REPAST
7
Composer of "Lakmé." : DELIBES
14
Reddish brown. : COPPER
20
Click beetle. : ELATER
21
Snow-capped peak, highest in Mexico. : ORIZABA
22
Attain fame. : ARRIVE
23
Home of Proteus and Valentine. : VERONA
24
Helen Hayes' play. : TIMEREMEMBERED
26
Welshman's name. : EVAN
27
Spenser's name for Ireland. : IRENA
29
Wear away. : ERODE
30
Yemen's capital. : SANA
31
City of Dante's tomb. : RAVENNA
33
Companionway. : STAIRS
35
Playing card. : TEN
36
Greek letter. : ETA
37
Regard. : ESTEEM
41
Shadowers. : TAILERS
43
For the ___. : NONCE
45
Prickly pear. : TUNA
46
Italian poet. : ARIOSTO
49
Fear. : DREAD
50
Poet Seeger. : ALAN
51
Heath. : MOOR
52
Indian state. : ASSAM
56
Complete. : PLENARY
58
Thinner. : BONIER
60
Agency of ration-book days. : OPA
61
Hatters' molds. : SHAPES
64
Heavy wave. : SEA
65
Ermine. : STOAT
66
Deer track. : SLOT
67
Resort near Newport, R. I. : TIVERTON
69
Dilatory one. : SLOWPOKE
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Breslau's river. : ODER
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Uneven, as if worn away. : EROSE
75
One of the top brass. : VIP
77
Gives vigor to. : NERVES
78
By. : PER
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Accessory for 14 Down. : TRIPOD
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"Marry ___ . . . " : INHASTE
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Up and doing. : ASTIR
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Frozen: Fr. : GELE
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___ in the wood. : AGED
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___ academy. : NAVAL
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Japanese banjo. : SAMISEN
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Learning. : LORE
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Official of Caesar's day. : EDILE
94
Teamster. : CARTMAN
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Ancient pillars. : STELES
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Sloths. : AIS
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Mother bear: Span. : OSA
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Covered with metal. : PLATED
105
Parts within. : INSIDES
107
Practices. : USES
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"There is ___ in the affairs of men . . . " : ATIDE
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Conger fisher. : EELER
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Sandy tract. : DUNE
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Museum treasure from 15th century. : GUTENBERGBIBLE
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The Tin Woodman's aid. : OILCAN
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Girl's name, from Greek goddess. : ARIANA
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Money to bind a bargain. : EARNEST
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Character in "Swann's Way." : ODETTE
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Hole-enlarger. : REAMER
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Police maneuver. : DRAGNET
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Buffeted. : TOSSED
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Clerical title. : REVEREND
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Ascenseur or lift. : ELEVATOR
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Navy device for detecting mines. : PARAVANE
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Make amends. : ATONE
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Tokyo coin. : SEN
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Expresses. : TRAINS
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Be overfond. : DOTE
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Land of Finn MacCool. : ERIN
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City founded in 1535. : LIMA
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Verbal suffix. : IZE
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Unmasks. : BARES
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President of Germany, 1919–25. : EBERT
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Last home of R. L. S. : SAMOA
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TV devices. : CAMERAS
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Eye: Poet. : ORB
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Company chief: Abbr. : PRES
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Freebooter. : PIRATE
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Equalizer. : EVENER
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Military fieldworks. : REDANS
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Press feature. : EDITORIAL
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Palm. : RATTAN
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One who heckles. : NEEDLER
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Hindu guitar. : SITAR
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Member of Faulkner's fictional family. : EULASNOPES
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Lake of Finland. : ENARE
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___ time (often). : MANYA
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___ Alamos. : LOS
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Former Senator from Kansas. : CAPPER
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Certain envoys: Abbr. : AMBS
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Source. : ROOT
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Part of the earth's atomosphere. : IONOSPHERE
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Met's choreographer. : SOLOV
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Buy a pig in ___. : APOKE
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Starbuck and Stubbs, for example. : MATES
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Laboratory compound. : ESTER
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Short jackets. : ETONS
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___ gap (repair a defect). : STOPA
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Cloaks. : HIDES
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Ward off. : AVERT
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Advertiser's spectacular. : SPREAD
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Begin. : ORIGINATE
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Humidity. : WETNESS
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Fish. : SOLE
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Famous garden. : EDEN
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Small bottles. : VIALS
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Fort Knox garden. : INGOT
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March. : TRAMP
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Small Antarctic penguin. : ADELIE
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Noun suffix. : IST
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Arched bridges. : VIADUCTS
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Estrange. : ALIENATE
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Decreased. : LESSENED
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Coast of India. : MALABAR
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One of the Felidae. : COUGAR
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Confirm. : ASSURE
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Province of ancient Rome. : RAETIA
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Implant deeply. : ENROOT
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Fatigued. : TIRED
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Hoover's middle name. : EDGAR
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Actress Paget. : DEBRA
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Loafs. : IDLES
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Groove. : SEAM
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Man's name. : EBEN
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Other. : ELSE
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Latvian. : LETT
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Compass point. : NNE
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Participial suffix. : ING
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Form of Esperanto : IDO

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 11 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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