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New York Times, Thursday, July 24, 1958

Author:
Lois Hillis
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 4.75, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Lois Hillis has 19 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,313
Across
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Ball park event. : HOMERUN
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Single spot on a card. : ACE
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She's been to the moon and back. : COW
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Tending to wear away. : EROSIVE
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City in S Spain. : CORDOVA
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Large or important church. : MINSTER
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Teacher. : TRAINER
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Fit of peevishness. : PET
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Projecting edge of a roof. : EAVE
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Starting to be: Adj. suffix. : ESCENT
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Large number: Colloq. : SLEW
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Young hare. : LEVERET
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Maltese. : CAT
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Observe. : SEE
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Concerning. : ASTO
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Like the Milky Way. : STARRY
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Moved smoothly. : SLID
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Help. : AID
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___ another color (an entirely different matter). : HORSEOF
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One of the pins in ninepins. : SKITTLE
45
Fuel. : OIL
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Give utterance to. : EMIT
48
Birds with beautiful plumage. : EGRETS
49
Intrigue. : PLOT
51
Fuel. : GAS
53
Singer-actor Mineo. : SAL
54
Corpulence. : OBESITY
58
Sound of a flat dive. : PLOP
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Constant. : STABLE
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Dregs. : LEES
66
Tending to: Suffix. : IVE
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Sympathizers. : PITIERS
69
Rope for making a boat fast. : PAINTER
71
Tall marsh plant. : CATTAIL
72
Earnest requests. : PRAYERS
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Burro. : ASS
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Typewriter part. : KEY
75
In a body. : ENMASSE
Down
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Asiatic herbs with tough fibers. : HEMPS
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Large bay window. : ORIEL
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Commune on the Riviera. : MONTECARLO
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Feminine suffix. : ESS
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Ceremonial act. : RITE
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Of a part of the iris. : UVEAL
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Gives courage to. : NERVES
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Vaudeville routine. : ACT
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Kitchen implement. : CORER
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Rub out. : ERASE
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Strobile. : CONE
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Companion of a broiler. : OVEN
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Skin excresence. : WART
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Sayings. : DICTA
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Times of day: Poet. : EVES
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___ of the Roses. : WARS
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Elongated fishes. : EELS
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Sequoia. : TREE
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States dominated by powerful neighbors. : SATELLITES
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Awning. : TILT
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Pindaric works. : ODES
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Market. : SHOP
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Labor. : TOIL
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Day: Hebrew. : YOM
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Dwight David. : IKE
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Excavates. : DIGS
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Fruits. : FIGS
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One-horse carriage. : TRAP
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Beaver's useful appendage. : TAIL
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Book of the Apocrypha. : TOBIT
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Vast tract of land. : STEPPE
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Swept by cold winds. : BLEAK
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Ghostly. : EERIE
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Be filled with longing. : YEARN
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Shots beyond the target. : OVERS
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By itself: Lat. : PERSE
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Humane society. : SPCA
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Aunts: Span. : TIAS
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Lawyers: Abbr. : ATTS
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Country of Anna's adventure. : SIAM
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Foxy. : SLY
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Youth group: Abbr. : NYA

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

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