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New York Times, Thursday, July 10, 1958

Author:
Thomas Meekin
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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Across
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"Mary ___ little lamb." : HADA
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Shattered. : BROKE
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Part of a canal. : LOCK
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12th Jewish month. : ELUL
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Overalls. : LEVIS
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"I met ___ with seven wives." : AMAN
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Coarse file. : RASP
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Magical key. : OPENSESAME
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Flying. : ONTHEWING
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Scatter. : STREW
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Claw. : TALON
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Decriers of kettles. : POTS
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In the past. : AGO
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Sweet girl in song. : SUE
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Refrigerator adjunct. : ICETRAY
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Contrivances: Slang. : GADGETS
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Tell a story. : NARRATE
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Water: Span. : AGUA
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Deeds: Lat. : ACTA
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Airships. : VESSELS
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Last longer. : OUTWEAR
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Country S. of Finland. : ESTONIA
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One: Lat. : UNA
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Notation on a time sheet. : HRS
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Soothe. : LULL
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Too much, in musical directions. : TANTO
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Way upward. : STAIR
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Term in immunology. : ANTISERUM
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Strip protecting plastered angle. : CORNERBEAD
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Wine center in Italy. : ASTI
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Status quo ___. : ANTE
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Snow crystal. : FLAKE
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Dinner. : MEAL
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Dolls. : TOYS
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Removed, in printing. : DELED
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Hushing sounds. : SSHS
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Leading role. : HERO
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Sen. Bible. : ALAN
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Companion of "ashes to ashes." : DUSTTODUST
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The beginning. : ALPHA
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Tire trouble. : BLOWOUT
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Feels discontent. : REPINES
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Roasting place. : OVEN
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Chief person in a group: Colloq. : KINGPIN
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Letter. : ESS
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It breaks the camel's back. : LASTSTRAW
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Persian poet. : OMAR
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Arrived. : CAME
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Recognized. : KNEW
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Girl's name: Span. : ESTER
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Otherwise. : ELSE
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Wood sorrel. : OCA
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Fiber plant. : AGAVE
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Golden-green plums. : GAGES
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Tim Tam and others. : RACEHORSES
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Rose oil. : ATTAR
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A long time. : YEARS
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Motor fuels. : GASOLINES
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Habituate: Var. : ENURE
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"Sweetest ___ feller . . . " : LIL
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Marketable. : SALABLE
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Vent for carrying off air. : OUTTAKE
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Without help. : UNAIDED
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Yellowish browns. : TANS
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Yankees and others. : TEAMS
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Begone! : SCAT
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___ purpose (with little effect). : TONO
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Overornate. : ARTY
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Actress Patricia ___. : NEAL
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State of the sego lily. : UTAH
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Wire measures. : MILS
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Country mail service. : RFD

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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