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New York Times, Monday, August 18, 1958

Author:
Madeline Corse
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Madeline Corse has 39 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,338
Across
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Platform. : DAIS
5
Popular garment. : JEANS
10
Lake in foothills of the Alps. : COMO
14
Former ruler of Peru. : INCA
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Farewell. : ADIEU
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Admit frankly. : AVOW
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Camera device. : VIEWFINDER
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Secretary McElroy. : NEIL
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White linen vestment. : ALB
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Word of regret. : ALAS
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Not quite. : NEARLY
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Artificial channels. : RACES
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Group of people. : BAND
27
Contemporary soprano. : STEBER
29
Circus performers. : GYMNASTS
33
Personality factor. : TRAIT
34
Customs: Lat. : MORES
35
Labor group. : CIO
36
Funnel's slope. : RAKE
37
Migrant workers. : HOBOS
38
Anglo-Irish exclamation. : ARRA
39
Beverage. : ALE
40
Number. : SEVEN
41
Unreasonably high: Colloq. : STEEP
42
Counterpart. : PARALLEL
44
Urgency. : STRESS
45
Pacifiers. : SOPS
46
Canary's relative. : SERIN
47
Regular method. : SYSTEM
50
Atomic number: Abbr. : ATNO
51
Fox: Scot. : TOD
54
Openwork fabric. : LACE
55
Pervading influence. : ATMOSPHERE
58
Winglike. : ALAR
59
Sheer linen cloth. : TOILE
60
Jersey or Guernsey. : ISLE
61
Famous colonizer. : PENN
62
Concluded. : ENDED
63
Origin of a word: Abbr. : ETYM
Down
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Operatic star. : DIVA
2
Indigo. : ANIL
3
U. S. S. Glacier, for example. : ICEBREAKER
4
Maxim. : SAW
5
Turnkey. : JAILER
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Miss Millay and namesakes. : EDNAS
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Furthers. : AIDS
8
Word introducing maiden name. : NEE
9
Patronymics. : SURNAMES
10
Where the Plains of Abraham are. : CANADA
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Throughout. : OVER
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Work very hard. : MOIL
13
Like a wise bird. : OWLY
18
Plane surface of a gem. : FACET
23
River into the Danube. : ENNS
25
Hero of long-run play. : ABIE
26
He wrote "Childe Harold." : BYRON
27
Subway grip. : STRAP
28
Refrain of Nanki Poo-Ko Ko song. : TRALA
29
TV comedian. : GOBEL
30
Hollywood opportunity. : SCREENTEST
31
Car appurtenances. : TIRES
32
Makes a lather. : SOAPS
34
Chess players' concerns. : MOVES
37
Husband or wife. : HELPMATE
38
"The Bell of ___." : ATRI
40
Fruit of the blackthorn. : SLOE
41
Razor sharpener. : STROP
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Aft. : ASTERN
44
Perceived. : SENSED
46
Moved quietly. : STOLE
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Suddenly: Colloq. : SLAP
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___-in-China, educational institution at Changsha. : YALE
49
Scrutinize. : SCAN
50
In the center of. : AMID
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Airport near Paris. : ORLY
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Regard. : DEEM
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Weight. : TON
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Hasten. : HIE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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