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New York Times, Monday, July 28, 1958

Author:
Thomas Meekin
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 85, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
Thomas Meekin has 202 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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Swaying. : AROCK
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Arcturus or Regulus. : STAR
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Tall spar. : MAST
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Moors (the people). : MAURI
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Devil-may-care. : RASH
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Early Peruvian ruler. : INCA
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Repeatedly. : OFTEN
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Not in accord. : OUTOFSTEP
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Heavily built. : STODGY
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Football field marking. : SIDELINE
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Letter cabinets. : FILES
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Intertwined again. : RELACED
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Radiance. : LAMBENCY
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Foxy. : SLY
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Slantingly raised. : ATILT
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Desert water spot. : OASIS
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___ Ridge, Tennessee. : OAK
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Burgundy. : WINE
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Short surplice. : COTTA
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Artifice. : RUSE
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Degree in science. : SCD
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Mother: Brit. colloq. : MATER
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Mediterranean sharp-prowed vessel. : SETEE
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Descendant. : SON
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Fuel. : SOFTCOAL
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Artist's mixing board. : PALETTE
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Printer's galley. : PROOF
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Pahlevi's people. : IRANIANS
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Papal collars. : ORALES
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Old-fashioned. : OUTOFDATE
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Many ___ (frequently). : ATIME
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Over: Ger. : UBER
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Port of Algeria. : ORAN
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Servant of Aladdin's lamp. : GENIE
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Girl's name meaning princess. : SARA
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Tear. : REND
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Pleasant gardens. : EDENS
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One of a famous comedy team. : AMOS
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Float. : RAFT
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"Out of sight, ___." : OUTOFMIND
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Worthy of belief. : CREDIBLE
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Small crested bird. : KINGLET
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Theatrical notice: Abbr. : SRO
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Greek letters. : TAUS
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On the move. : ASTIR
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Region in South Africa. : RHODESIA
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Lose. : MISLAY
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Caper. : ANTIC
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Picture. : SCENE
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Secured by adhesive strip. : TAPED
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Strikes down. : FELLS
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Money in Tokio. : YEN
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Go swiftly: Colloq. : SCOOT
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Statutes. : LAWS
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Of the kind of: Suffix. : ATIC
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County in Finger Lakes region, N. Y. : YATES
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Razor sharpener. : STROP
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Not in agreement. : OUTOFLINE
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Beyond the three-mile limit. : ASEA
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Ship's main timber. : KEEL
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Spanish singer of folk songs. : CANTADOR
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Applied paint again. : RECOATED
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Theme in art. : MOTIF
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___ battery. : STORAGE
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Lady in Spain. : SENORA
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To and ___. : FRO
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Devout. : PIOUS
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Island off Venezuela. : ARUBA
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Subsequently. : LATER
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Lake in Finland. : ENARE
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Musial of St. Louis. : STAN
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___ Pasha, 19th cen. African explorer. : EMIN
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Views. : SEES
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Finish. : END

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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