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New York Times, Friday, July 25, 1958

Author:
Herbert Ettenson
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 342 (avg 1.77)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Herbert Ettenson has 87 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,314
Across
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Basil. : HERB
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Uses a springboard. : DIVES
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Carpenter's tool. : ADZE
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Mingle-mangle. : OLIO
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Wringing wet. : ASOAK
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Become known (with "out"). : LEAK
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Ireland, for one. : OLDCOUNTRY
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Unaspirated, as a consonant. : LENE
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One way to entertain the kiddies. : PEEKABOO
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Did aerial stunts. : LOOPED
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Author Harte. : BRET
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Canadian resort. : BANFF
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Saw eye to eye. : AGREED
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Happy-go-lucky. : CAREFREE
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Whispered sweet nothings. : COOED
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Old, dismantled ships. : HULKS
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Village street name. : ELM
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___ de force. : TOUR
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Stoppers. : CORKS
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Cupbearer of the gods. : HEBE
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Branch of McElroy's domain: Abbr. : USN
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Circumspect. : CHARY
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Instrument for tonsuring. : RAZOR
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Hawking. : PEDDLERY
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Muscular. : SINEWY
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Commodious. : ROOMY
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Remained steadfast. : HELD
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Malenkov. : GEORGI
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Certain harbor vessel. : FIREBOAT
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Dawn: Lat. : ALBA
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Part of an Indian ceremony. : SNAKEDANCE
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Damsel. : MAID
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Consumed. : EATEN
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Dell. : GLEN
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Part of A. D. : ANNO
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Black suit. : SPADE
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Organization: Abbr. : SYST
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Circle. : HOOP
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French pronoun. : ELLE
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Be a passenger. : RIDE
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Spring brew. : BOCKBEER
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Smeared. : DAUBED
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"He that ___ with me is against me." : ISNOT
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Bernard de ___. : VOTO
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Attention. : EAR
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Frolics boisterously. : SKYLARKS
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Conductor's call. : ALLOFF
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Place for food storage. : DEEPFREEZE
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Author Grey. : ZANE
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Made additions to (with "out"). : EKED
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Paddled. : OARED
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Singles. : ONES
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Mulish. : BALKY
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Misbehave: Colloq. : ACTUP
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Brant. : GOOSE
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Kind of tournament, as in tennis, chess, etc. : ROUNDROBIN
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Seasoning made from turmeric. : CURRY
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Jostle. : ELBOW
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Abrasive. : EMERY
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Venerable. : HOARY
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Latest styles from Paris. : CHEMISES
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Relatives of porte-monnaies. : HANDBAGS
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Clumsy shoe. : CLOG
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Nettled: Colloq. : RILED
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El ___. : DORADO
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Unruffled. : SERENE
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Tramped. : HIKED
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Vasco da ___. : GAMA
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Spirit: Fr. : ELAN
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___ morgana (a mirage). : FATA
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Exclusively. : ONLY
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Gonzales' specialties. : ACES
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Portable lodge. : TENT
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Forty winks. : NAP

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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