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New York Times, Tuesday, August 12, 1958

Author:
H. L. Risteen
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { F Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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Across
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Vegetable. : CHARD
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Chimney swift. : MARTIN
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Noted actor. : OLIVIER
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Sea nymph. : OCEANID
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Taxable. : RATABLE
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___ wine. : VINTAGE
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Illuminated. : LIT
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Vacation spot. : SEASIDE
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New: Comb. form. : NEO
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Overlook. : OMIT
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Gains sight of. : SPIES
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Flock. : HERD
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Minor, in legal usage. : PETIT
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Printer's measures. : ENS
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Caesar's daughter, Pompey's wife. : JULIA
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Roundabout ways. : DETOURS
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Hungarian. : MAGYAR
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Capsizes. : TIPS
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British C. I. C., 1915. : HAIG
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Bactrian ___. : CAMELS
38
Large, deep-sea fish. : MARLINS
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Affirms. : AVERS
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Chignon. : BUN
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Meddlesome person: Colloq. : SNOOP
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Young men. : LADS
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Addresses. : TALKS
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Kittiwake. : GULL
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Early in the 11th century. : MII
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Pads. : TABLETS
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Merry: Fr. : GAI
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Ancient Iranian. : ELAMITE
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Mad scramble: Slang. : RATRACE
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Of a part of the eye. : RETINAL
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Showered with frozen rain. : SLEETED
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Discourages. : DETERS
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___ Kringle. : KRISS
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Called for. : CLAIMED
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Uriah was one. : HITTITE
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Of all: Scot. : AVA
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Arches in a vault. : RIBS
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Crosses out. : DELES
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Hollywood products. : MOVIES
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Laboratory substances. : ACIDS
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M. Coty. : RENE
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Make lace. : TAT
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Foolishly. : INANELY
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Where Lagos is. : NIGERIA
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Ship's deck. : ORLOP
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Farm workers. : REAPERS
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East Indian tree. : DEODAR
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Wrongdoings. : SINS
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Giggles. : TITTERS
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Keeping close to. : HUGGING
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Labors. : TOILS
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Confines. : JAILS
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High points. : UPS
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Damage. : MAR
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Longs (for). : HANKERS
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Less excited. : CALMER
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Helped. : AVAILED
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Settle by friendly intervention. : MEDIATE
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Ponder (with "over"): Colloq. : MULL
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Candies. : NOUGATS
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Comforts. : SOLACES
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Scenes of confusion. : BABELS
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Worked busily . : PLIED
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Siberian tribesman. : TATAR
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Haughty gait. : STALK
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Prong. : TINE
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One who: Suffix. : STER
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With: Ger. : MIT
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___ publicae (in matters of state): Lat. : REI

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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