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New York Times, Tuesday, May 6, 1958

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 30, Avg Word Len: 5.42, Missing: { F J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 86, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,234
Across
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Tennis strokes. : SMASHES
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Pinto horse. : PIEBALD
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Mailable item. : PACKAGE
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Not in cipher. : UNCODED
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Determine. : ARRANGE
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Trusting. : RELIANT
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Russian negative. : NYET
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Sound of escaping steam. : HISS
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Namesakes of soprano Gluck. : ALMAS
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Come to pass. : EVENTUATE
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Allow to pass. : LET
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Type of sleeve. : RAGLAN
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Dandy. : DUDE
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Incursion. : INROAD
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Sang a song of country. : ANTHEMED
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New Zealand tribesman. : MAORI
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Wheel track. : RUT
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Maturing. : AGING
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Assailant. : ATTACKER
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Wrinkled. : RUGATE
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Warm little home. : NEST
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Coffee-break time. : ELEVEN
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A Jackie Coogan role. : KID
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Church musicians. : ORGANISTS
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Mother-of-pearl. : NACRE
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Egyptian god. : PTAH
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Go out after game. : HUNT
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Lustrous satins from France. : ETOILES
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Wife of Aeneas. : LAVINIA
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Fancy cupboard. : ARMOIRE
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Swordsman. : EPEEIST
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Turkish coin. : PIASTER
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F. O. B. city. : DETROIT
Down
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Bridge. : SPAN
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One of the Tudors. : MARY
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Land area. : ACRE
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U. S. atomic submarine. : SKATE
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River into the Yangtze. : HAN
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The new highbrow: Slang. : EGGHEAD
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Enjoying TV. : SEEING
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Following. : PURSUANT
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Suffix forming feminine nouns. : INE
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Brilliance. : ECLAT
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A three-minute dish. : BOILEDEGG
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The first exile. : ADAM
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River of Siberia. : LENA
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Insecticides. : DDTS
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Retired P. M. of Canada. : STLAURENT
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Seaweed for fertilizer. : VRAIC
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Insect. : ANT
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Native of Peru's capital. : LIMAN
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Of the same mother. : ENATE
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Easy gaits. : TROTS
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Eskimo woman's boat. : UMIAK
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Tooth: Comb. form. : DENTI
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Sharp. : EDGED
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Works like "The Messiah." : ORATORIOS
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Frequent. : HAUNT
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Backslider. : RELAPSER
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Barrel. : KEG
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Give a new form. : RESHAPE
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Put in a small bottle. : VIALED
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Kindled again. : RELIT
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More bashful. : SHIER
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Low tide. : NEAP
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Italian town in Longfellow work. : ATRI
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Cluster of bracts on a pineapple. : COMA
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Fresh-water mussel. : UNIO
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Unless: Lat. : NISI
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Gunny cloth: Var. : TATT
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Sooner than. : ERE
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Old hand. : VET

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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