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New York Times, Thursday, June 5, 1958

Author:
Peter Allen
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J P Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Peter Allen has 2 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

Original 11-Down had "Massachuetts"; corrected it to "Massachusetts."

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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,264
Across
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Fanatical. : RABID
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Pro ___ publico. : BONO
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Fundamentals. : ABCS
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Subside. : ABATE
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St. Laurent of the fashion world. : YVES
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Afrikaans. : TAAL
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Cave ___ (beware the dog). : CANEM
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Wash: Poet. : LAVE
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Auld lang ___. : SYNE
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Former Marshall Plan agency: Abbr. : ECA
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Wrathful. : IRATE
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Replace turf. : RESOD
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Kansas. : SUNFLOWERSTATE
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___ Sainte Marie. : SAULT
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College degrees. : MAS
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Melodic part. : AIR
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Crawfish, bêche-de-mer, etc. : SEAFOOD
34
Laboratory vaporizer. : ETNA
35
Powdery residue. : ASHES
38
Roman ancestral god. : LAR
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Pitman's rival. : GREGG
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___-deep. : KNEE
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Animal member. : FORELEG
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Magna ___ laude. : CUM
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Baby's syllable. : GOO
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Does a household chore. : IRONS
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Kentucky. : BLUEGRASSSTATE
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Nasal sound. : SNORT
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Metalworker. : SMITH
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Lady of Madrid: Abbr. : SRA
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Places. : LOCI
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Thump. : THUD
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Of superior sagacity. : WISER
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"___ foolish question ... " : ASKA
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State flower of New York. : ROSE
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Standard of perfection. : IDEAL
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Network. : MESH
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Struck with reverence. : AWED
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Standards. : NORMS
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Indianapolis attraction. : RACES
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Calculating device. : ABACUS
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Tropical fruit. : BANANA
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Inhabitant of: Suffix. : ITE
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Cecil and Agnes. : DEMILLES
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Regulation. : BYLAW
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Egg-shaped. : OVATE
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Word from a literary raven. : NEVERMORE
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Full of: Suffix. : OSE
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Lost, figuratively. : ATSEA
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Massachusetts. : BAYSTATE
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Water recreation. : CANOEING
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Coasting vehicle. : SLED
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Ecclesiastical tribunal. : ROTA
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Privileges, in finance: Abbr. : RTS
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Railroad flare. : FUSEE
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Dolorous. : SAD
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Type of doll. : RAG
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Type of entertainment. : FLOORSHOW
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Paddle. : OAR
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Rye fungus. : ERGOT
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Doggy society: Abbr. : AKC
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Facial feature. : SNUBNOSE
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State trees of Pennsylvania. : HEMLOCKS
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"Of Thee I Sing" composer. : GERSHWIN
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State of confusion. : FOG
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Catalogue. : LIST
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Reach. : GET
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African President. : NASSER
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Brook. : STREAM
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Bathsheba's husband. : URIAH
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Divert. : AMUSE
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___ with (supported one faction). : SIDED
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Nobles. : EARLS
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Bridge term. : SLAM
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Refrain syllable. : TRA
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Swearing-in phrase. : IDO

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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