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WEDDING PRESENTS

New York Times, Sunday, June 8, 1958

Author:
Jules Arensberg
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 166, Blocks: 84, Avg Word Len: 5.36, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 668 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 151, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 15, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 24
Jules Arensberg has 95 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,267
Across
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Helper: Abbr. : ASST
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Nautical monogram. : USSS
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"Wedding ___." : DANCE
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Good-natured. : AMIABLE
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Gleason and Meadows. : THEHONEYMOONERS
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Part of the Bastille. : DUNGEON
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Possible original title of "Taming of the Shrew." : LOVESLABOURSWON
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Require. : INVOLVE
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Previous to. : ERE
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Dravidians. : TAMILS
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Term of endearment: Colloq. : SWEETIE
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"___ Girls." : LES
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Italian town. : ATRI
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Prehistoric ax. : CELT
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Mother superior. : ABBESS
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Miss Dartle. : ROSA
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Strip of wood. : SLAT
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Navy man: Abbr. : ENS
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Freshet. : FLOOD
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Caledonia. : SCOTLAND
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Whig winner in 1840. : TYLER
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Score. : TALLY
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Elected: Fr. : ELU
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Wagnerian goddess. : ERDA
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Greek letters. : MUS
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All better. : CURED
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Gen. Doubleday. : ABNER
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Half: Prefix. : SEMI
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Silvery. : ARGENT
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Bovines. : OXEN
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An adept at jibes. : SARCAST
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Short-napped fabric. : RAS
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Flicker, for one. : BIRD
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Debussy opus. : LAMER
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"Silent, upon a peak in ___." : DARIEN
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Eastern prince. : EMIR
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Echo: Span. : ECO
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Mooed. : LOWED
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King of Judea. : HEROD
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M. Bergson. : HENRI
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The others. : THOSE
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Motorist's concern. : STOPSIGNALS
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___ Marbles. : ELGIN
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Land of the breadfruit. : SAMOA
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Actress Janis. : PAIGE
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Contract. : LEASE
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Adjective suffix. : IAN
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Letters on a wedding invitation. : RSVP
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Fashioned: Archaic. : SHAPEN
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Egg-shaped. : OVATE
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Broadway name. : INGE
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Hitler's first name: Abbr. : ADF
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Tuareg. : SAHARAN
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___ Fox. : BRER
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Guardian of the forests. : RANGER
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Aperture. : SLOT
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Nancy ___. : HANKS
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___ the moon. : MANIN
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Root-and-branch. : ALL
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Law of Moses. : TORA
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Electrocardiogram: Abbr. : EKG
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Eloise's milieu. : HOTEL
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Mexican coins. : PESOS
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Alligator pears. : AVOCADOS
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Radishes or radices. : ROOTS
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Listen! : PST
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Dial ___. : TONE
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Salamanders. : EFTS
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Fruitfulness. : UBERTY
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Place for a big wedding: Abbr. : CATH
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Sprigtail. : SMEW
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___ Landon. : ALF
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Lummoxes. : STUPIDS
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Misanthropy. : HATRED
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Mount ___, Australia. : EBA
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Oxeyes. : DAISIES
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Part of a Poe title. : THEHOUSEOFUSHER
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Greets. : ACCOSTS
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Novel by Mary Johnston. : TOHAVEANDTOHOLD
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Make a second appearance. : REENTER
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Ancient pillar. : STELA
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Holy women: Abbr. : STES
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Sewing tools. : AWLS
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In any case. : ATLEAST
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Soon. : SHORTLY
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Diverse. : SEVERAL
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Article. : THE
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Loosen. : UNLACE
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Mate's concern. : SEAMEN
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Namesakes of actress Thorndike. : SYBILS
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Young salmon. : SMOLT
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"Le Coq ___." : DOR
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Suburb of Liège. : ANS
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Horatio Alger hero. : NEWSBOY
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Spoke thrasonically. : CROWED
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Helots. : ESNES
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Mine tunnel. : ADIT
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Veteran actor. : MUNI
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Turn upside down. : INVERT
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Past. : AGO
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Holliday vehicle. : BELLSARERINGING
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Song made popular on TV. : LOVEANDMARRIAGE
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Chemical suffixes. : ENES
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East: Ger. : OST
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Adjective suffix. : OUS
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Perfume. : ESSENCE
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Paragraphized. : ITEMED
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Ethan or Ira. : ALLEN
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Intrepid. : BOLD
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Spanish huzzas. : OLES
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Traveler. : FARER
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Fresh. : CLEAN
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Pronoun. : OURS
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Rostrum. : DAIS
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A series. : RUN
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Exclusive colony in N. Y. : TUXEDOPARK
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Normandy town. : STLO
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Cupid's companion. : COMET
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Miriam's brother. : AARON
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Waterfall in Yosemite. : BRIDALVEIL
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Encourages. : ABETS
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A Cavalier poet. : RICHARDLOVELACE
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Prepares for candidacy. : GROOMSFOROFFICE
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Top-kick. : SARGE
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Titter. : TEHEE
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Sounds of protest. : AWS
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Condescend. : DEIGN
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Actor Ferrer. : MEL
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Entrechats. : LEAPS
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Chinese district. : HSIEN
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___ man. : INNER
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British coin, for short. : SOV
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Dads. : PAPAS
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Hear of. : LEARN
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Rested. : SAT
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Evening, in Italy. : SERA
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Relative of bearskin. : SHAKO
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Concludes a phone call. : HANGSUP
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Village in Norway. : ORNES
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Fjords. : INLETS
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Movie dog. : ASTA
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Exclaimed. : AHED
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Silly: Slang. : BATTY
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Tirolese sight. : ALP
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Delicate perception. : TACT
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Debatable. : MOOT
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"Give a man a ___ can ride . . . " : HORSEHE
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By hook or by crook. : SOMEHOW
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A time on shipboard. : ONEBELL
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___ Folly (Alaska). : SEWARDS
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Baseball play. : ASSIST
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Very fresh or new. : REDHOT
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Open to view. : PATENT
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Took long steps. : STRODE
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Peculations. : THEFTS
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Devices for a ship's cables. : BITTS
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Señoras' homes. : CASAS
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Jewish month. : ADAR
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Head: Fr. : TETE
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Sputnik's birthplace. : USSR
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Cry's companion. : HUE
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Piano and violin. : DUO
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Fils. : SON
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Prince ___. : HAL
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Eggs. : OVA
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Indian sheep. : SHA

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 14 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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