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PHRASEOLOGY

New York Times, Sunday, June 15, 1958

Author:
Sidney Lambert
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 72, Avg Word Len: 5.35, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 560 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 132, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 13, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 16
Sidney Lambert has 114 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,274
Across
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Sets the speed of. : PACES
6
Elman. : MISCHA
12
Take a dip. : BATHE
17
Generally. : ASARULE
19
___ a while. : ONCEIN
20
Capital of Somme. : AMIENS
22
Eternally. : FOREVERANDADAY
24
Name on the Met roster. : RENATA
25
Calendar abbreviation. : FRI
26
Disasters. : EVILS
27
Said over. : RETOLD
29
Correct copy. : EDIT
30
Cascade, for example. : RANGE
32
Spells. : FITS
34
Cape Cod terrain. : DUNES
35
Coins of Norway and Denmark. : ORE
36
Greek craft. : ARGO
37
Fragrance. : SMELL
39
___ Islands. : SEA
40
Relatively wealthy ones. : HAVES
42
Compliant one. : YESMAN
45
Con ___ (spiritedly). : BRIO
46
Product akin to Sèvres. : SPODE
48
Term in biology. : ECAD
50
Murky atmospheres. : SMOGS
53
Knightly mantles. : TABARDS
56
Very hot day: Slang. : SCORCHER
60
Danish toast. : SKOAL
62
Hell-like place. : TOPHET
63
River into the Yangtze. : HAN
64
Honeyed words. : SUGAR
66
Fronts toward. : FACES
68
Ancient stone pillar. : STELA
69
Bow-shaped things. : ARCS
71
Deem unimportant (with "of"). : MAKENOTHING
74
Celtic name. : SEAN
75
Pilfer. : STEAL
77
Title. : SENOR
78
Round ___. : STEAK
80
Relative of cie. and inc. : LTD
81
Every one. : TOAMAN
83
Popular dishes. : STEWS
85
Wearies by importunities. : HARASSES
87
___ Lee. : ANNABEL
89
Flaps violently. : SLATS
91
Direction to a printer. : DELE
92
Animals en masse. : DROVE
93
French meat dish. : ROTI
95
Archaic term of address. : SIRRAH
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To that extent. : SOFAR
101
Canticle. : ODE
104
Adjective for Marcel Marceau: Fr. : DROLE
106
One of Lesage's names. : RENE
107
Volcano of Mindanao. : APO
108
Play. : ENACT
110
Glacier in Alaska. : MUIR
111
Pie. : PIZZA
112
Grouper. : MERO
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Xenophobiac's favorite word. : DEPORT
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Port of Estonia. : TARTU
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___ grass. : OAT
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Cavort. : PRANCE
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Tickled. : PLEASEDASPUNCH
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California sea. : SALTON
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___ season. : LENTEN
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Threadbare. : NAPLESS
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Delays. : SLOWS
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Chemist's concern. : ESTERS
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___ dust. : DRYAS
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Potato leftovers. : PARINGS
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Metric measure. : ARE
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Vintage: Fr. : CUVEE
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Height: Abbr. : ELEV
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Cross strokes on type. : SERIFS
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Chimera, centaur, griffin, etc. : MONSTERS
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State: Abbr. : IND
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Blemish. : SCAR
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Granted. : CEDED
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Opening. : HIATUS
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Pronoun. : ANYONE
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Celtic poets. : BARDS
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Soul: Fr. : AME
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Part of a runcible spoon. : TINE
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Rashly. : HEADOVERHEELS
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Undivided. : ENTIRE
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Brawl. : AFFRAY
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Describing Lowell's day in June. : SORARE
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Gratifies fully. : SATES
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Out on ___. : ALIMB
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Slightest. : LEAST
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Wife of Hosea. : GOMER
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Reduces. : SLIMS
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Anticipate (with "to"). : LOOKFORWARD
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Relatives of roustabouts. : HOBOS
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Fits. : ADAPTS
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Bookkeeping items: Abbr. : ACCS
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Hebrew prophet. : NAHUM
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Opportune. : PAT
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Artist in the Louvre. : DEGAS
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Kid. : GOAT
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Role in "Die Meistersinger." : SACHS
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Make public. : DELATE
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Small tables. : STANDS
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Peak of 30 Across. : SHASTA
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Dickens character. : CARTON
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Finally. : ONCEANDFORALL
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"The ___ Progress." : RAKES
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Edinburgh's seaport. : LEITH
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Schisms. : RENTS
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Slammin' Sam. : SNEAD
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River into the Volga. : SAMARA
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Christmas refrain. : NOEL
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French depots. : GARES
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Cabinet post. : LABOR
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Persian carpet. : KALI
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Where Pyramid Lake is: Abbr. : NEV
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Upheaval. : STORM
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A saw: Comb. form. : SERRI
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Monte ___, peak of Lepontine Alps. : LEONE
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Opposite of 33 Down. : STOUTENS
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Classic for college study. : ILIAD
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Alters a city plan. : REZONES
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World War II soldiers. : ANZACS
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Waste lands. : HEATHS
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Hominies. : SAMPS
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"Norma" and "Louise." : OPERAS
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Sancho Panza's ass. : DAPPLE
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Counterparts of gymnasia. : ECOLES
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___ boy. : ERRAND
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Famous family of County Durham, Eng. : EDENS
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Canadian canal. : TRENT
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Young animal. : PUPPY
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Hep. : ONTO
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London art gallery. : TATE
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Ruler. : TSAR
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___ Palace, in San Francisco. : COW
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1/40 of a maund. : SER
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Diminutive suffix. : ULA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 14 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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