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Herb L. Risteen
Herb L. Risteen

New York Times, Friday, June 27, 1958

1-Down : North African state.

Author:
H. L. Risteen
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { F K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,286
Across
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Founder of a new library. : TRUMAN
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President of the Senate. : NIXON
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Childish. : PUERILE
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Metallic salts. : SALINES
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Having no limit. : UNDATED
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Supporting frame. : TRESTLE
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Prominent playwright. : MILLER
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Grand ___. : PRIX
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Snake. : ASP
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Suffix in chemistry. : ASE
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Novel by Anatole France. : THAIS
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Gait. : TROT
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Bridge of ___. : SIGHS
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Mountain. : ALP
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Le Havre's river. : SEINE
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Silly. : ASININE
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Well-nigh. : ALMOST
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Sweet-smelling ointment. : NARD
33
Crisp cookie. : SNAP
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Arctic transportation. : SLEDGE
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Tropical regions. : JUNGLES
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Roman emperor. : TITUS
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___ masque. : BAL
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Disunite. : SEVER
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Arab attire. : ABAS
45
Nobel prize author. : CAMUS
47
Once ___ blue moon. : INA
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Prized possession. : GEM
49
Children. : SONS
50
Ambush. : WAYLAY
53
Pertaining to disputation. : ERISTIC
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Port town of Tahiti. : PAPEETE
56
In-laws of 1 Across. : DANIELS
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Clothed. : ARRAYED
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People of the Baltic regions. : LETTS
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Is very conspicuous. : STARES
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North African state. : TUNISIA
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Cincinnati baseballers. : REDLEGS
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River into the Caspian. : URAL
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Tiny insect. : MITE
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Warning. : ALERT
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Man's nickname. : NED
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Nostril. : NARIS
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Holm oak. : ILEX
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Greek letters. : XIS
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Toronto's lake. : ONTARIO
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TV family. : NELSONS
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Cougars. : PUMAS
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Gaza ___. : STRIP
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Musical composition. : SEPTET
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Picket. : PALE
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The cards held. : HAND
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Former juvenile star. : TEMPLE
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People of India. : HINDUS
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Obstacles. : SNAGS
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Smeltery by-products. : SLAGS
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A country: Abbr. : IRE
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Massachusetts cape. : ANN
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Sea, arm of the Pacific. : SULU
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Planned, arranged and carried out. : STAGED
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Broad-minded. : LIBERAL
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Fine bunting. : ETAMINE
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Bread spreads. : JAMS
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Symbol of ancient superstition. : EVILEYE
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Legislative bodies. : SENATES
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Char-à ___ (vehicles). : BANCS
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Having beams of light. : RAYED
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Spirals. : COILS
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Dark-complexioned. : SWART
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Note on a galley proof. : STET
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Port of Guam. : APRA
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Part of a decade. : YEAR
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Perch. : SIT
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___ de Calais. : PAS

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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