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New York Times, Wednesday, June 18, 1958

Author:
Herman Keld
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.40, Missing: { V }, Scrabble score: 317 (avg 1.68)
Open Squares: 91, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,277

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Across
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One of two books of the Apocrypha: Abbr. : MACC
5
___ California. : BAJA
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Yellow pigment. : OCHER
14
Six-shooter, à la the adult Western. : EQUALIZER
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Wading bird. : CRANE
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Reach the highest point. : CULMINATE
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D'Oyly ___. : CARTE
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Slave in "The Tempest." : CALIBAN
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Visited run-down areas. : SLUMMED
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Classify. : ASSORT
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Mail. : ARMOR
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Born: Fr. : NEE
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Gives approval. : CONSENTS
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Short-lived fancies. : FADS
31
Bifurcation. : FORK
32
Indicator. : DIAL
33
Timberjack's tool. : AXE
34
Sheik's land. : ARABY
35
Part of Meany's organization. : CIO
36
Small bundle. : WISP
38
Receives. : GETS
39
Archbishop of Canterbury, 1928–1942. : LANG
40
Public officers. : NOTARIES
42
Book of the Bible: Abbr. : PSA
44
Track man. : MILER
45
Place. : LOCALE
49
Inevitably. : FATALLY
51
Site of 200-inch telescope. : PALOMAR
52
Piece for practice, in music. : ETUDE
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A green semiprecious stone. : AMAZONITE
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Attend, as a meeting. : SITIN
56
Sycophantic. : PARASITIC
57
Fragrance. : SCENT
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Poses. : SITS
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Argot. : CANT
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Holy city. : MECCA
2
Shades of blue green. : AQUAS
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Chooses and gathers. : CULLS
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Trucks used to carry cannon. : CAMIONS
5
Double, in botany. : BINATE
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Mohammedan call to prayer. : AZAN
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Modern passenger plane. : JET
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God of war. : ARES
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Happens. : OCCURS
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Stuffed. : CRAMMED
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Small wind instrument. : HARMONICA
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Amuse. : ENTERTAIN
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Part of 11 Down. : REED
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Vers ___. : LIBRE
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Tall and spare. : LANKY
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Lumberjacks. : COATS
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Spherical bodies. : ORBS
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Hard blow. : SLOG
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A yearling. : FAWN
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Self-evident. : AXIOMATIC
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Lacking (with "of"). : DESTITUTE
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Manumit. : FREE
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"It's ___!" : AGIRL
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Richard Boone's TV role. : PALADIN
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Concise. : LACONIC
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Become less severe. : RELENT
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Public squares in a city. : PLAZAS
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Musical parts. : SOLOS
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Buddha of a Japanese sect. : AMITA
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___ America. : LATIN
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Build. : ERECT
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Band across an escutcheon. : FESS
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Canine sound effects. : YAPS
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Share. : PART
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Avril, ___, Juin. : MAI

Answer summary: 10 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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