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New York Times, Monday, May 5, 1958

Author:
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Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q V W X }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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Atmospheric problem. : SMOG
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Fish related to the carp. : CHUB
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Reduce drastically, as prices. : SLASH
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Gain information. : HEAR
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Its capital is Beauvais. : OISE
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Remarque's middle name. : MARIA
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___ meridiem. : ANTE
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Star's aide. : PRESSAGENT
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Goldsmith's poem, "The ___ Village." : DESERTED
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Stood. : AROSE
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Bonds. : TIES
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Head of Yugoslavia. : TITO
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Be published. : APPEAR
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First day of each month, in ancient Rome. : CALENDS
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Nearly neutral gray color. : PEARL
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Wilson's Secretary of War. : BAKER
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Exclamation. : AHA
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Colonial orator. : OTIS
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Animated. : FIRED
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A cutting for grafting. : SLIP
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Cavern. : DEN
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Building locations. : SITES
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___ Khan (Sir Tiger). : SHERE
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Feasts. : REGALES
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Bureaus. : CHESTS
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Evils. : ILLS
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Yucca's relative. : ALOE
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Fur. : SABLE
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Turtles. : SNAPPERS
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Winner of a 1958 Oscar. : REDBUTTONS
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Decrease. : DROP
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Labyrinths. : MAZES
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Word of lamentation. : ALAS
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Make eyes (at). : OGLE
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Wide awake. : ALERT
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Favorable. : ROSY
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Bright yellow. : GOLD
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Edible fish. : SHAD
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First word on the wall. : MENE
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Cereal. : OATS
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Reception committee. : GREETERS
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Short for a type of plane. : COPTER
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Takes on. : HIRES
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Not new. : USED
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Egyptian god of pleasure. : BES
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More capable. : SMARTER
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Part of the Gulf of Venice. : LAGOON
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Son of Zeus. : ARES
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___ die (for an indefinite period). : SINE
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Sailor. : HAT
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Put to sea. : SAILED
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Iranian coin. : RIAL
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Secures. : TAKES
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Footless creature. : APOD
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Piper of rhyme. : PETER
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Biographer of Mark Twain. : PAINE
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Worries. : CARES
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Small valleys. : DALES
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Garment. : SHIRT
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Is caught as by a trick. : BITES
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Anthropoids. : APES
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Narrow band worn around the head. : FILLET
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Collie. : SHEEPDOG
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Roman historian 86–34 B. C. : SALLUST
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Window-___. : SHOP
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Talk incoherently. : GIBBER
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Stylish: Slang. : CLASSY
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Indian currency. : ANNAS
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Close. : SEAL
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Cutting tool. : ADZE
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Pas seul, for example. : SOLO
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Therefore. : ERGO
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Heavy, reverbatory sound. : ROLL
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Hastened. : SPED
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Britain's military academy, Woolwich: Abbr. : RMA
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Sailor. : TAR

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

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