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New York Times, Monday, June 30, 1958

Author:
Sidney Lambert
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Sidney Lambert has 114 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,289
Across
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Festivities. : GALAS
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Smug person. : PRIG
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Modern overcast. : SMOG
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Put up. : ERECT
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Tramp. : HOBO
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Commotion: Colloq. : TODO
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Apt. : TOTHEPOINT
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Willow shrub. : ITEA
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Indo-Chinese language. : TAI
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Kindergartners. : TOTS
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Considering everything: Colloq. : ATTHAT
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Bird: Comb. form. : ORNITHO
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Short street. : PLACE
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Twice, in music. : BIS
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Boastful talker: Slang. : BLOWHARD
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New ___. : HAVEN
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Wearers of tartans. : CLANS
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In addition. : TOO
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Culmination. : APEX
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Departure. : GOING
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Worker on a rancho. : PEON
39
___ Winston. : SIR
40
Gambol. : FRISK
41
Places to sleep. : BUNKS
42
Things that have had their day: Colloq. : HASBEENS
44
Tin. : CAN
45
Inclines. : LEANS
46
Seaport and resort in Kent. : MARGATE
50
Japanese ethnic cult. : SHINTO
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Balkan native. : SERB
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Indian of a Mayan tribe. : MAM
54
Bathes. : TUBS
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Racket used in an old game. : BATTLEDORE
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Field: Comb. form. : AGRO
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Misinformer. : LIAR
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Sudden thrust. : LUNGE
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Common verb form. : BEEN
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Hence: Lat. : ERGO
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Light: Fr. : LEGER
Down
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Arrive at. : GETTO
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Riotous. : AROAR
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Admit. : LETIN
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German "alas!" : ACH
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Major Baltic port. : STETTIN
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Snapshot. : PHOTO
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Louis, Henri, etc. : ROIS
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Son of, in Arabic names. : IBN
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Made progress. : GOTALONG
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Sew. : STITCH
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Descriptive of some woolens. : MOTHEATEN
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Theatres of ancient times. : ODEA
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Hollow-horned mammal. : GOAT
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Exclamations of contempt. : POHS
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Marbles. : TAWS
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See 13 Down. : IBEX
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Walk the ___. : PLANK
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Felicity. : BLISS
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Corvine bird. : ROOK
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Grandees. : DONS
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Mixture. : HASH
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Samoan port. : APIA
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Category of Symbolist poetry. : VERSLIBRE
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Quarters, for example. : COINS
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Capital of Isère. : GRENOBLE
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Sleigh of "Jingle Bells" days. : PUNG
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Exploit. : FEAT
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Gymnasium item. : BARBELL
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Cabinet member. : BENSON
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Sandburg. : CARL
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European underground. : METRO
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Included with. : AMONG
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Old-time shield. : TARGE
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Eastern noble. : EMEER
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Make a ___ at (try). : STAB
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Colossal. : HUGE
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Bachelor party. : STAG
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Light breeze. : AIR
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Proper. : DUE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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