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New York Times, Saturday, June 14, 1958

Author:
Herman Keld
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 331 (avg 1.75)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,273
Across
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___ Society. : CAFE
5
Was ahead. : LED
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Competitors in the Mille Miglia. : RACERS
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Associate. : ALLY
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Outside: Prefix. : EXO
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Flowering shrub. : AZALEA
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Top quality: Slang. : BLUECHIP
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English gentlewoman. : MILADY
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Inventor of a wind instrument. : SAX
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Compelled to go along. : HALED
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Minotaur's owner. : MINOS
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Father: Fr. : PERE
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Cooked mixture of flour and butter for sauces. : ROUX
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Accumulate. : STORE
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Long-legged bird. : STILT
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Chinese name. : MAO
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British actor-playwright. : COWARD
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Subjects of famed Sherlock Holmes story. : REDHEADS
39
Wagon train animals. : OXEN
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Ignore. : ELIDE
42
Exclamation of sorrow. : ALAS
43
Employment termination notice: Colloq. : PINKSLIP
45
Havoc. : RAVAGE
47
Being, in the most abstract sense. : ENS
48
Vary. : ALTER
50
Small Old World mammal. : GENET
51
Hillside: Dial. : BRAE
52
College town in Iowa. : AMES
54
Port of Iraq. : BASRA
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Boca ___, Florida. : RATON
59
Chemin de ___ (railroad): Fr. : FER
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Ardent. : ABLAZE
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Fib. : WHITELIE
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Broadening experience. : TRAVEL
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Poetic "ever." : EER
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Latin-American measure, 32 to 43 inches. : VARA
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Traffic in that which is sacred. : SIMONY
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Señora: Abbr. : SRA
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Author Munthe. : AXEL
Down
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Means of transportation. : CABS
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___ breve, in music. : ALLA
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Stream. : FLUX
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Observe. : EYE
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Hungarian composer. : LEHAR
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Expatriates. : EXILES
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Inside information: Colloq. : DOPE
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Zodiac sign, Aries. : RAM
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Arc of the horizon, in astronomy. : AZIMUTH
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Cup or chalice. : CALIX
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Spirit: Fr. : ELAN
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Fix again. : REDO
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Recites. : SAYS
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Enliven. : CHEER
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Dehydrated. : DRIED
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Frolic. : PRANK
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Not so young. : OLDER
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Extent. : SCOPE
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Poison. : TOXIN
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Hero of 1936 Olympics. : OWENS
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Rubbish: Slang. : TRIPE
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South-African Premier, 1948–1954. : MALAN
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Maxim. : ADAGE
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Native of Central Caucasus. : OSSET
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___ Street. : DELLA
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Edges of a roof. : EAVES
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Unit of capacity in metric system. : LITER
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Gene of double-eagle fame. : SARAZEN
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Representative. : AGENT
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To the contrary. : RATHER
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A daring villain. : BRAVO
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Shearer of the ballet. : MOIRA
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Cave dwellers. : BATS
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Shelter, as a dugout: Fr. : ABRI
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Heavy impact. : SLAM
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Fills with reverence. : AWES
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Source of linen. : FLAX
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Name on Irish stamps. : EIRE
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Having actuality. : REAL
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City in E. England. : ELY
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Little ___. : EVA

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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