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New York Times, Thursday, August 14, 1958

Author:
Cora Goodman
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { F J Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,334
Across
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Vacation spot. : CAMP
5
Early invader of England. : PICT
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Yarn for the warp. : ABB
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Mixture. : OLIO
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___ ben Adhem. : ABOU
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Dry up. : SEAR
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Likening. : COMPARING
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Device for numbering serially. : PAGER
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Hematite. : ORE
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Impudence: Colloq. : SASS
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Blanket-garment. : SERAPE
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Resources. : ASSETS
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Dweller in Valhalla. : ODIN
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Surpass. : TOP
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Questioned mercilessly. : GRILLED
30
At this point. : HERE
31
Philanthropic organizations. : CHARITIES
34
Mediterranean island. : MALTA
35
Ebbs. : RECEDES
36
Shoulder ornament. : EPAULET
38
Ridge like a hogback. : ARETE
39
Exciting movies. : THRILLERS
41
Cockchafers. : DORS
42
Headquarters of the "mosquito fleet." : SEATTLE
43
Ad ___. : LIB
44
Yeast. : BARM
45
Coniferous trees. : CEDARS
49
Lustrous paint. : ENAMEL
51
Ferry. : BOAT
53
Me: Fr. : MOI
54
Incite. : SETON
55
Science of moving troops. : LOGISTICS
57
Playwright O'Casey. : SEAN
58
Heavy blow: Slang. : ONER
59
Writing fluids. : INKS
60
Pen. : STY
61
Common past participle. : BEEN
62
Flower. : POSY
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Reddish-yellow brown. : COCOA
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Then: Fr. : ALORS
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Entertainers. : MIMES
4
Summer drink. : POP
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The mistletoe, for instance. : PARASITE
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Sacred bird. : IBIS
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Comfort. : CONSOLE
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Harbor boat. : TUG
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Resort city of Colorado. : ASPEN
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Bruin. : BEAR
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Trifle. : BAGATELLE
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Correspondent. : REPORTER
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Straddling. : ASTRIDE
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Summer TV fare. : REPEATS
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___ Caesar. : SID
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White herons. : EGRETS
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The Negeb or the Nafud. : DESERT
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Pioneer in antisepsis. : LISTER
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Pulled. : HAULED
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Early bassinets. : CRADLES
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Protagonists of novels. : HEROINES
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Embitters. : ACERBATES
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Gavels. : MALLETS
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Island refuge of the Bounty's crew. : PITCAIRN
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Seasoning item in soup. : HAMBONE
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Actor Mineo. : SAL
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TV veteran. : BENNY
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Kind of acids valuable in nutrition. : AMINO
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Subject of petrology. : ROCKS
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Lord Fauntleroy. : SISSY
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Ancient castle's defense. : MOAT
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S-shaped molding. : OGEE
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Tennis stroke. : LOB
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Apex. : TIP

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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