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AUGUST TOPICS

New York Times, Sunday, August 24, 1958

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 134, Blocks: 66, Avg Word Len: 5.60, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 567 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 138, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 23
Jack Luzzatto has 292 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,344
Across
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Luffed. : CAMETO
7
Up. : ARISEN
13
Cavalryman. : HUSSAR
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Where Corvallis is. : OREGON
20
Fabulous city, now dust. : NINEVEH
22
Stir to action. : AROUSE
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Performed by one person. : SINGLE
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Italian resort. : SANREMO
25
Prowls after prey. : RAVENS
26
Quotable witticisms. : MOTS
27
Divisions of a county. : TOWNS
29
Modern poet. : AUDEN
31
Fawn's mother. : DOE
32
Equal: Comb. form. : ISO
33
Modern poet. : BENET
34
Like Swedish furniture, mobiles, etc. : ULTRAMODERN
37
Forgiver of faults. : CONDONER
39
Like a moss: Bot. : MNIOID
40
Skirt insert to make a flare: Fr. : GODET
41
Dines. : EATS
42
Presaged. : BODED
43
Deserve. : EARN
45
Grind the teeth. : GNASH
47
City S. of the Caspian. : TEHERAN
49
False gods. : BAALIM
53
A trip for pleasure. : JAUNT
54
Clayey. : BOLAR
55
Resort near Mexico City. : ACAPULCO
57
Dolomites. : ALPS
58
Goes away: Slang. : HOPSIT
59
A verse or line. : STICH
60
Air: Comb.form. : AER
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Aglow. : LIT
62
Welcome annual event. : SUMMERHOLIDAY
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Corporal. : NCO
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Common Moslem name. : ALI
66
Pope who launched First Crusade. : URBAN
67
Pupils: Fr. : ELEVES
68
Fiesta lover. : PEON
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Gardener's purchase. : PEATMOSS
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Stitcher. : SEWER
72
Casts down. : HURLS
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Deeply earnest. : SOLEMN
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Wet fiber screens for air-cooling, in India. : TATTIES
77
Roman king of Judaea. : HEROD
78
Diminutive of a girl's name. : TESS
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Partially burned stick. : BRAND
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Father of Romulus and Remus. : MARS
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Better qualified. : ABLER
85
City of the Shalamar gardens. : LAHORE
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Cook in a certain way. : BARBECUE
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Golfers' wives. : GRASSWIDOWS
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Bay noted for its high tides. : FUNDY
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Roman citadel. : ARX
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Novelist Rand. : AYN
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Siberian native. : TATAR
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Left Bank millinery. : BERET
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City in Tuscany. : PISA
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Savile Row business man. : TAILOR
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Put in a claim (with "to"). : PRETEND
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Tiny. : ATOMIC
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Attract. : ENTICE
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Row of houses on raised ground. : TERRACE
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Noted Harvard president. : CONANT
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Minute ___. : STEAKS
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Contemporary of Pepys. : DRYDEN
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English economist (1883–1946). : KEYNES
Down
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Of the universe. : COSMIC
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Melodious. : ARIOSO
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Resort on the Côte d'Azur. : MENTON
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___ Benedict. : EGGS
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Sanskrit school: India. : TOL
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Tithe. : ONETENTH
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Be adequate. : ANSWER
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Laughing. : RIANT
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Resort establishments. : INNS
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Sunday talk: Abbr. : SER
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Original woman. : EVE
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Class of worms. : NEMATODA
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Symbol of polygamy. : HAREM
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Branch of astronomy. : URANOGRAPHY
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English coin: Slang. : SOV
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Gave a nap to a fabric. : SUEDED
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Sleeping noisily. : ASNORE
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Take offense at. : RESENT
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Nymph of Paradise. : HOURI
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Unnamed persons. : ONES
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Miami's county. : DADE
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Proud remark. : BOAST
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Where Tanglewood audiences gather. : UNDERTHESTARS
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Recliner. : LIER
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The German Danube. : DONAU
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Cathedral officials. : DEANS
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Angora fabric. : MOHAIR
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Notorious. : BELSEN
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Manila hemps. : ABACAS
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Pioneer in experimental science. : GALILEO
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Of a wedding. : NUPTIAL
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High spar. : TOPMAST
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Greeters of summer visitors. : NATIVES
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Plainsman of South America. : LLANERO
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Frosty. : ICECOLD
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Dodo's relatives. : MORONS
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Mexican plants. : JALAPS
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Fort McHenry projectiles, 1814. : BOMBS
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Bucolic drink. : CIDER
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Lake Indians. : HURONS
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Swung around. : SLEWED
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The rural theatre. : SUMMERSTOCK
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Liquid part of fat. : OLEINE
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Treasury. : PURSE
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Heads: Fr. : TETES
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Greasy. : HERBY
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Detested. : ABHORRED
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Suppose: Archaic. : TROW
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Unleavened bread. : HARDTACK
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Cleave. : SLIT
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Bison's shag. : MANE
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Certain marbles. : AGATES
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19th century poet. : BRYANT
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P. I. timber tree: Var. : LANITE
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Change to suit. : ADAPT
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Refrain of a song. : BURDEN
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Alligator: Var. : CAIMAN
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Bearlike. : URSINE
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Calls for. : EXACTS
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Things for sale. : WARES
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Evade. : FENCE
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Trinket. : BEAD
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Shetland. : PONY
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___ Fail, Irish Coronation Stone. : LIA
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Make mistakes. : ERR
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Effort. : TRY
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Ballet point. : TOE

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 16 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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