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AIR-CONDITIONED

New York Times, Sunday, July 6, 1958

Author:
Jules Arensberg
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 176, Blocks: 83, Avg Word Len: 5.07, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 721 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 122, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 15, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 24
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,295
Across
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Sundae ingredient. : SIRUP
6
Wild plum. : SLOE
10
Acquire. : MAKE
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Type of handwriting. : SCRAWL
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"___ in sheep's clothing." : AWOLF
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City in Michigan. : COLDWATER
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Vehicle on the Via Appia. : CHARIOT
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Mistress of Manderley. : REBECCADEWINTER
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Story of chivalry. : ROMANCE
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Very: Fr. : TRES
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Where Crater Lake is: Abbr. : OREG
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Indicator. : DIAL
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Mere handful. : WISP
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Leader: Lat. : DUX
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Poetic contraction. : OER
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French noblemen. : DUCS
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"___ Brutus." : DEAR
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Inside info. : DOPE
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Subordinate: Abbr. : ASST
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Unwordy. : TERSE
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Greenbacks. : TENS
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Encircled. : GIRT
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Royal title: Abbr. : HRH
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Provide for expenses. : DEFRAY
45
Weeding tools. : HOES
46
Famous anthropologist. : BOAS
47
A musician. : LUTIST
50
___ corn. : EAROF
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Hamlet. : DORP
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Wealth of a sort. : FROZENASSETS
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Site of a Southern cannery center. : FROSTPROOFFLA
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Intensified exclamation. : OOH
58
Mauna ___. : LOA
59
Harvest goddess. : OPS
60
Nogs. : ALES
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Downspouts. : RAINPIPES
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Jewish month. : ADAR
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Military dike. : ESTACADE
68
Adjective suffix. : ENT
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Of speech. : ORAL
70
Nuns: Abbr. : SISTS
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Piggery. : STY
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Leaves. : GOES
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Type of dive. : SWAN
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Lugubrious. : SAD
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Canal gates. : LOCKS
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Polish city. : LODZ
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Letter. : CEE
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Capable of being flustered. : AGITABLE
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Exclamations of aversion. : UGHS
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Truman, for one. : NEWDEALER
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Sheepfold. : COTE
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Selassie's title. : RAS
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Gilbertian princess. : IDA
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Dress in. : DON
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Snubs. : COLDSHOULDERS
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Molly. : GERTRUDEBERG
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Grass. : REED
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Permission. : LEAVE
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Buhlwork. : INLAYS
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Thaumaturge. : MAGE
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Estuaries: Span. : RIAS
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Mattock. : PICKAX
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Sounds of indecision. : ERS
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Chinese dynasty. : MING
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Tiller. : HELM
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Find out. : GETAT
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Detriment. : COST
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Pitcher's miscue. : BALK
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Part of Webster's signature. : DANL
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Sea: Lat. : MARE
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Folsom's domain: Abbr. : HEW
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Jan ___ of Bohemia. : HUS
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Other. : ELSE
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See 20 Across. : LOBO
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Levantine ketch. : SAIC
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Evening, in Rome. : SERA
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Slights. : IGNORES
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Phenomenon of 1936. : GONEWITHTHEWIND
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Attraction for a stage door Johnny. : CHORINE
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City N. of San Diego, Calif. : OCEANSIDE
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Prima ___. : FACIE
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Describing a well-dressed sportsman. : TWEEDY
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Stepped-on things. : TOES
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Dry as dust. : ARID
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Bucephalus. : STEED
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Andrea del ___. : SARTO
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"If ___ King." : IWERE
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He wrote "Good-bye and Keep Cold." : ROBERTFROST
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Rubber trees. : ULES
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Army man. : PFC
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Uncommon. : SCARCE
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Mineral veins. : LODES
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A Cassini. : OLEG
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Man's name: Abbr. : EDW
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Crazes. : MANIAS
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Rose essence. : ATTAR
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Ship: Poet. : KEEL
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Misplay. : ERR
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Scenario. : SCRIPT
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Picked. : CHOSE
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Garage approach. : RAMP
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Macaw. : ARA
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Protection for drivers. : WINDSHIELDS
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Path of a point: Math. : LOCUS
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Extends. : WIDENS
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Book. : TEXT
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Boston cager Bob. : COUSY
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Inferior. : WORSE
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Selective Service legislation. : DRAFTACTS
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Operation ___. : DEEPFREEZE
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Voyager of 1488. : DIAZ
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Crafts. : ARTS
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Greek god. : EROS
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Matador's adversary. : TORO
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Stickum. : GOO
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Soothe. : HUSH
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Author of "Moll Flanders." : DEFOE
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Wyatt's family. : EARPS
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"Cooler." : HOOSEGOW
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Cereal dish. : BRAN
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Asian land. : LAOS
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Ermine. : STOAT
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Kings. : TSARS
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___ Scott. : DRED
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Rove on the wing. : FLIT
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Winter song. : NOEL
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"The Iceman Cometh." : PLAY
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Cooling devices. : FANS
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Boring device. : POWERDRILL
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Man's name. : IRA
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Helmet plumes. : PANACHES
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Milanov role. : AIDA
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Invites. : ASKS
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Man-made moon. : SATELLITE
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Bizarre. : ODD
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Blind, in falconry. : SEEL
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In ___. : SITU
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Author Pirandello. : LUIGI
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City in Utah. : OGDEN
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Contemporary English novelist. : CHARLESSNOW
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Impart. : LEND
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Kind of dance. : CLOG
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___ humor. : GOOD
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Get the party going. : BREAKTHEICE
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Insect stage. : LARVA
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County on the Thames. : ESSEX
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French pronoun. : NOUS
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Farm division. : ACRE
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Prohibitionists. : DRYS
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Groove. : SEAM
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Ten: Prefix. : DECA
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Pielet. : TART
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Roussellian hero. : EMILE
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Repository. : BANK
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Chap: Slang. : EGG
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Distinction. : RENOWN
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Food fish. : PERCH
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Portrayer of Lincoln. : MASSEY
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___ corpus. : HABEAS
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Trained to trot, pace, etc. : GAITED
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Stylish. : CHIC
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Zero. : OUGHT
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Mixture. : BLEND
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Recipient. : DONEE
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Mohammedan messiah. : MAHDI
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Bilko. : ERNIE
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Paddled. : WADED
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Indian. : ERIE
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In ___ parentis. : LOCO
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Another "cooler." : STIR
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Clout. : SWAT
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Limonite. : ORE
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Caught. : GOT
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"A rose ___ rose . . . " : ISA
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Letters. : EFS

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 13 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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