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New York Times, Wednesday, July 30, 1958

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { G Q W X }, Scrabble score: 321 (avg 1.68)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Jack Luzzatto has 292 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,319
Across
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Frontier weapon. : RIFLE
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Brace. : PAIR
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Small piece of candy. : DROP
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Giant in the sky. : ORION
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Deeds: Lat. : ACTA
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Comfort. : EASE
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Type of good old harmony. : BARBERSHOP
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Four-minute phenomenon. : MILE
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Possessive pronoun. : ITS
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Speck. : MOTE
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Man of cloth. : TAILOR
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Meshy. : NETLIKE
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Kind of moon. : FULL
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Nyets. : NOES
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Daughter of Aphrodite and Ares. : HARMONIA
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City on the Rhone. : LYONS
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Laughing matters. : JOKES
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___ Paul Kruger. : OOM
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Roof ledge. : EAVE
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Author of "Daisy Miller." : JAMES
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Competent. : ABLE
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Brew. : ALE
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Light Brigade weapon. : SABER
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Range animal. : STEER
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Literary prize. : PULITZER
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The cash drawer. : TILL
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Deride: Slang. : RAZZ
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Florentine painter, Fra ___ Lippi. : FILIPPO
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Engross. : ABSORB
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Turkish regiment. : ALAI
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Adverse criticism: Slang. : RAP
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Check. : REIN
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Continent for scientific study. : ANTARCTICA
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International aid organization. : CARE
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Not ever: Poet. : NEER
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Thrush. : OUZEL
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Tinged. : HUED
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Complete. : DONE
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Of necessity (with "must"). : NEEDS
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Large thrush. : ROBIN
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In a temper. : IRATE
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Project for an author. : FIRSTNOVEL
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Tennis shot. : LOB
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Opponents. : ENEMIES
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Fake jewelry. : PASTE
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Message from a nerve. : ACHE
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Japanese admiral of Russo-Japanese War. : ITO
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Transports. : RAPTURES
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Venus ___. : DEMILO
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Small wading bird. : RAIL
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Norse capital. : OSLO
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Equal. : PEER
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Korean soldiers. : ROKS
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Charity. : ALMS
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By oneself. : LONE
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Poseur. : FAKER
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Greek with a lyre. : HOMER
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Accolade for physics, chemistry, etc. : NOBELPRIZE
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One of Hercules' loves. : IOLE
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One of the Leagues: Abbr. : AMER
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Giant step. : LEAP
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River of battle fame. : YALU
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A man of Judah, in I Chronicles. : JABEZ
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Hot combo. : JAZZBAND
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Gudrun's husband: Norse myth. : ATLI
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Radiating crack in safety glass. : STAR
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Abundant element. : SILICON
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Pressed. : IRONED
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Jeweled crown: Var. : TIAR
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Signal fire. : FLARE
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Gaited. : PACED
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Gems. : OPALS
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Gaily mischievous. : ARCH
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Suitor. : BEAU
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Father. : SIRE
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Egyptian sun. : ATEN
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New: Comb. form. : NEO
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Calendar abbreviation. : TUE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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