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New York Times, Saturday, August 16, 1958

9-Down : Artisan.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 30, Avg Word Len: 5.27, Missing: { J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 326 (avg 1.67)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,336
Across
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Hit flies. : SWAT
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Eastern religion. : ISLAM
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Santa ___, California. : CRUZ
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Shelve, as legislation. : PIGEONHOLE
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Go by plane. : AERO
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Univac. : ELECTRONICBRAIN
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Letter of the alphabet. : WYE
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Chinese society. : TONG
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"___ down my walking cane ... " : HANDME
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Same: Fr. : MEME
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Manager of the world champs. : HANEY
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On land. : ASHORE
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Emmett Kelly, for example. : FUNNYMAN
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Scorches. : CHARS
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Namesakes of singer Benzell. : MIMIS
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Epithalamium. : ODE
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Biblical weed. : TARE
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Carthaginian. : PUNIC
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Brumal crystals. : SNOW
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Outlandish. : ODD
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Compatible. : MATED
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West Pointer. : PLEBE
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Drew back. : RECOILED
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Litany. : PRAYER
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___ to the teeth. : ARMED
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___ accompli. : FAIT
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Roast beef, on some French menus. : ROSBIF
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Ointment. : BALM
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Relative: Abbr. : BRO
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Fata morgana. : OPTICALILLUSION
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Source of chlorine. : SALT
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Narrow escape. : CLOSESHAVE
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Beverages. : ALES
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Sharp. : EDGED
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Nieuport's river. : YSER
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Pour forth. : SPEW
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Crafty. : WILY
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Pulitzer prize author. : AGEE
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Private eye. : TEC
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"When ___ ... " : INROME
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Performed outstandingly. : SHONE
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Extended. : LONG
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Oriental name. : ALI
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Artisan. : MECHANIC
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Former Navy chief of staff. : CARNEY
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Spot cash. : READYMONEY
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Biblical religious articles. : URIM
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Land belt. : ZONE
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Aquatic mammals. : OTTERS
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Notice of marriage. : BANNS
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Author of "Utopia." : MORE
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Sultry. : HUMID
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Equity member. : ACTOR
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Nuance. : SHADE
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Squire in "She Stoops to Conquer." : HARDCASTLE
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Assessed, as a penalty. : FINED
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Bricks of clay. : ADOBE
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More recent. : NEWER
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Silenced. : MUTED
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Indian's nemesis, in Westerns. : PALEFACE
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Strip of wood. : SLAT
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Pantomimist. : MIMIC
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First: Lat. : PRIMUS
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Celestial paths. : ORBITS
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Became vapid. : PALLED
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Perfidious. : FALSE
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Miss Dartle. : ROSA
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Milky gem. : OPAL
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Life story: Abbr. : BIOG
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Slant. : BIAS
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Gad. : ROVE
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Unicum: Slang. : ONER
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Academic degree. : LLD
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Lacking. : SHY

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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