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New York Times, Tuesday, June 10, 1958

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.43, Missing: { J Q X Y }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
David Steinberg notes:

Original 52-Across had "mikado"; changed it to "Mikado."

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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,269
Across
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Rough-looking hickory. : SHAGBARK
9
Symbol on back of a dime. : FASCES
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Lords of the land. : NOBLEMEN
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Musical span. : OCTAVE
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Bind by a contract promise, etc. : OBLIGATE
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Begin again. : REOPEN
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Plenty of trouble. : WOES
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Family of a famous Dreyfusard. : ZOLAS
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Time to fast. : LENT
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Radio for overseas. : SHORTWAVE
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Display boldly. : FLAUNT
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On fire. : AKINDLE
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Lumps of earth. : CLODS
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To know: Scot. : KEN
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To help. : AID
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Pharaoh's name. : RAMESES
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A combine among nations. : ENTENTE
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Constellation. : ARA
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Ragweed genus. : IVA
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Goose gens. : ANSER
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Of heredity. : GENETIC
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Dawdler. : LAGGER
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Enlister of new members. : RECRUITER
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Away off. : AFAR
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Heavenly Sovereign: Mikado's title. : TENNO
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Culture medium. : AGAR
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City NE of Torino. : MILANO
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Make changes (in). : INNOVATE
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Periodical employe. : EDITOR
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Seesawed. : TEETERED
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"Friends, ___, countrymen . . . " : ROMANS
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Accents. : STRESSES
Down
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Winter's traces. : SNOW
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Road man of a sort. : HOBO
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Efficient. : ABLE
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Intentional slide in snow, in climbing. : GLISSADE
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Beseech. : BEG
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Warrior woman. : AMAZON
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Cutting reply. : RETORT
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Bent to pray. : KNELT
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Lovelorn. : FORSAKEN
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Particle. : ACE
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Filched. : STOLEN
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Headland. : CAPE
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Parallel. : EVEN
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Forced to depart. : SENT
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Vigilant. : AWAKE
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Follower of a Bohemian reformer. : HUSSITE
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Wine. : VINTAGE
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Signal fire. : FLARE
27
Arthur Miller's Willy. : LOMAN
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Debussy opus. : DANSE
30
Foreign quart. : LITER
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German dam. : EDER
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Rough, broken cliff. : CRAG
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Removers of tenants. : EVICTORS
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Holy: Fr. : SACRE
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Impresses deeply. : ENGRAVES
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Mistakes in printing. : ERRATA
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Small finch. : LINNET
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One who makes amends. : ATONER
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Standard amounts. : UNITS
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Native of U. S.: Abbr. : AMER
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Popular name for a dog. : FIDO
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Moslem religious teacher. : ALIM
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Food fish. : GARS
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To ___ (exactly). : ATEE
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Sunset colors. : REDS
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Negative prefix. : NON
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Native of: Suffix. : OTE

Answer summary: 7 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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