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New York Times, Saturday, July 12, 1958

Author:
Roberta Morse
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 2, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Roberta H. Morse has 64 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,301
Across
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Varied: Abbr. : MISC
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Mogul ruler. : NAWAB
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Kerouac's ___ generation. : BEAT
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Greenland settlement. : ETAH
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White poplar. : ABELE
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Exchange premium. : AGIO
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Familiar farewell. : TATA
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Fractions. : PARTS
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Sharp flavor. : TANG
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Danger signals. : ALERTS
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U.S. atomic submarine. : NAUTILUS
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52. : LII
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English counties. : SHIRES
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Change abodes. : RELOCATE
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Bars legally. : ESTOPS
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Skip. : OMIT
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Damage. : HARM
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Bull: Comb. form. : TAURO
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Voter: Abbr. : CIT
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See 3 Down. : MARVELS
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Pro ___. : TEM
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Professed opinion. : CREDO
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Bay on which Murmansk is. : KOLA
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Consider. : DEEM
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___ oneself (demand recognition). : ASSERT
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Chopin specialty. : NOCTURNE
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Something for the birds. : CRUMBS
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Equine. : ASS
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1958 Alpha. : EXPLORER
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"To market, to market to buy a ___." : FATPIG
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Vega's constellation. : LYRA
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Two of a kind. : BRACE
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Fade. : PALE
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Swan genus. : OLOR
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Sharp. : ACUTE
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Tennis shots. : ACES
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Province of modern Greece. : NOME
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Spanish children. : NINOS
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On the first occasion to come. : NEXT
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Transposed: Prefix. : META
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Type of type: Abbr. : ITAL
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Newcomers in 30 Down. : SATELLITES
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Transportation for Caesar. : CHARIOT
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Siestas. : NAPS
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Garment akin to a burnoose. : ABA
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Missile expert. : WERNHERVONBRAUN
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Asian mountain range. : ALTAI
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To ___ (certainly!). : BESURE
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Castro's foe. : BATISTA
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Equal: Fr. : EGAL
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Hokkaido inhabitant. : AINU
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Clothes: Colloq. : TOGS
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Twitch. : TIC
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Decisive trials. : TESTS
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Bare. : STARK
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Fortress: Ital. : ROCCA
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Middle Eastern chiefs. : EMIRS
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Well, well! : AHA
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New frontier. : OUTERSPACE
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Smooth (oneself) up. : PREEN
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Amiens' river. : SOMME
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Where famous Venus was discovered. : MELOS
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___ Castle in Havana. : MORRO
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Ingredient of varnish. : LAC
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Proclaim. : DECLARE
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Cleaner's adjunct. : DUSTPAN
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Hat. : TURBAN
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Chinese pagoda. : TAA
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Thanks: Fr. : MERCI
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Esau's father-in-law. : ELON
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Wood: Comb. form. : XYLO
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Junior ___. : PROM
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Tips. : FEES
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Holly tree. : ILEX
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Exploit. : GEST
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Concerto: Abbr. : CTO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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