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New York Times, Wednesday, June 25, 1958

Author:
Thomas Meekin
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
Thomas Meekin has 202 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,284
Across
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Bryn ___. : MAWR
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Kind of building. : FRAME
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Sea food dish. : CRAB
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Nurse in India. : AYAH
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Within the law. : LEGAL
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Easy gait. : LOPE
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Walt Kelly's 'possum. : POGO
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Theatre. : OPERAHOUSE
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Kind of masonry. : STONEWORK
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Part of a sonnet. : OCTET
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"Well I ___!" : NEVER
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Submerged. : SANK
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A case in Latin grammar: Abbr. : DAT
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College course. : ARTS
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Robin Hood. : BOWMAN
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Plant with fragrant root. : ORRIS
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Enrage. : INFURIATE
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Member of the family: Colloq. : GRAN
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Nose: Slang. : SNOOT
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White flakes. : SNOW
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Rob Roy's name. : MACGREGOR
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Brown tincture. : TENNE
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Sock. : ANKLET
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Precursor of bingo. : KENO
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Elver. : EEL
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Operatic bride. : ELSA
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Yam or potato. : TUBER
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Former Chief Justice. : CHASE
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Auto accessory. : SPARETIRE
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Courtesy. : POLITENESS
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Former ruler. : TSAR
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Exclaimed in surprise. : AHED
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That: Fr. : CETTE
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Satan's aides. : IMPS
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More than a little. : SOME
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Wool cloth. : TWEED
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Commune in Italy. : ESTE
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Guides to treasure-trove. : MAPS
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___ St. Lawrence, Shaw's home. : AYOT
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What Broadway once was. : WAGONTRACK
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River through Lake Geneva. : RHONE
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Time of freshness and bloom. : FLOWER
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Newspaper work. : REPORTING
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Maturing agent. : AGER
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Student's concern. : MARKS
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Guido's note. : ELA
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Rotating to the right. : CLOCKWISE
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Defeat. : ROUT
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Part of a basilica. : APSE
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Edible root. : BEET
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High trump. : HONOR
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Actress Saint and namesakes. : EVAS
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Be adjacent to. : ABUT
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Church doctrine. : DOGMA
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Island in the Firth of Clyde. : ARRAN
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Valuable food fish, the robalo. : SNOOK
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Affectations. : MANNERISMS
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Expiate. : ATONE
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Stair rail part. : NEWEL
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Place near the hearth: Scot. : INGLESIDE
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Anticipation. : FORETASTE
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TV or radio assemblies. : SETS
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Lease again. : RELET
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___ sure. : TOBE
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Cherished. : NURSED
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Good ___. : ASNEW
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Diminutive of a girl's name. : ETTIE
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Workers with figures: Colloq. : CPAS
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"Yo ___ and a bottle of rum!" : HOHO
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Turkish standard. : ALEM
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Man's name in an expression. : PETE
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Absorbed. : RAPT
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Gaelic. : ERSE
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Outside: Comb. form. : ECT

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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