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New York Times, Thursday, August 21, 1958

Author:
H. L. Risteen
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,341

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Across
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Singing star. : CROSBY
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Contradicts. : REBUTS
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Upbraid. : REVILE
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Affirmation. : AVERRAL
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Frets. : REPINES
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Saltonstall's colleague. : KENNEDY
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Positive poles in vacuum tubes. : ANODES
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Light upon accidentally. : FIND
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Title. : SIR
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___ de deux (dance for two): Fr. : PAS
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Dwarf. : STUNT
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Raison d'___. : ETRE
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News briefs. : ITEMS
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Shred. : RAG
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Light rings. : HALOS
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Took away. : DEDUCTED
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German name of Polish city. : POSEN
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Sheltered place. : NOOK
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Place of trade. : MART
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Out of practice. : RUSTY
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Encumbered. : BURDENED
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Crisp, edible pastry shells. : CONES
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Anthropologist's concern. : MAN
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Irregular. : EROSE
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___ fellow well met. : HAIL
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Mme. Curie. : MARIE
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Native of: Suffix. : ITE
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Leaf cutter. : ANT
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You: Fr. : VOUS
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Rented. : LEASED
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Balancing. : POISING
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Friendly relations. : AMITIES
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Child's word for an insect. : SKEETER
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River between Manhattan and Bronx. : HARLEM
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Property. : ESTATE
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Shows scorn. : SNEERS
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Having a scalloped edge. : CRENATE
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Rested. : REPOSED
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Roman writer. : OVID
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Mathematical ratio. : SINE
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Make happy. : BLESS
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Affirmative. : YES
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Scraping together. : RAKING
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Consequence. : EVENT
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Curve. : BEND
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Coffee container. : URN
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Supporting frame. : TRESTLE
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Pressing device. : SADIRON
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Stringed instruments. : LYRES
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Speedy. : RAPID
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Former King of Egypt. : FUAD
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Migration. : TREK
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Church festival. : EASTER
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Singing star. : MUNSEL
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Wallace's warriors. : SCOTS
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Swarm. : HORDE
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Bauble. : TOY
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Expert score in golf. : PAR
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Veteran actor. : MUNI
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City in Virginia. : ROANOKE
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Principles in dramatic structure. : UNITIES
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Army insignia. : BARS
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More uproarious. : NOISIER
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Prizes. : ESTEEMS
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Legal documents. : DEEDS
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Cowboy's garb. : CHAPS
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In spite of: Archaic. : MAUGRE
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French landscapist. : MONET
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Noted violinist. : ELMAN
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Brief autobiographical sketch. : VITA
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Where Limerick is. : EIRE
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Tamarisk salt tree. : ATLE
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Part of the scenery. : SET
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Exclamations. : AHS

Answer summary: 5 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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