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New York Times, Monday, August 25, 1958

Author:
Roberta Morse
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { F J Q X }, Scrabble score: 305 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Roberta H. Morse has 64 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,345

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Across
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Humane organization, founded 1874. : SPCC
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Swagger. : SWASH
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Former Hungarian leader. : NAGY
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Emphatic cry of surprise. : HOHO
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Nest. : AERIE
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Melville novel. : OMOO
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Barren island group in Galway Bay. : ARAN
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Lauded pianist. : VANCLIBURN
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See. : PERCEIVE
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Holed up. : LAIRED
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Girl's name meaning "star." : ESTELLE
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World War I admiral. : SIMS
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19th cen. Scottish explorer. : RAE
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Small viscid drop. : BLOB
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Central part of a wheel. : HUB
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Strips of leather. : BELTS
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Change keys, in music. : TRANSPOSE
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First name of former basso. : EZIO
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Facial expressions. : GRINS
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Jane Austen novel. : EMMA
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The man with the trumpet. : ARMSTRONG
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Utter. : SPEAK
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Type of dance. : TAP
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Sway. : RULE
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Hiatus. : GAP
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Scot. : GAEL
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Shipworms. : TEREDOS
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Disturbances. : STORMS
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One of a Biblical trio. : SHADRACH
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American composer. : COLEPORTER
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Appeal. : PLEA
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"Un bel di," for example. : ARIA
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Timid soul. : MOUSE
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King of Norway. : OLAV
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Horn sound. : TOOT
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Ran out. : EBBED
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Newcastle's river. : TYNE
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Condition: Colloq. : SHAPE
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Studies minutely (with "over"). : PORES
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Table. : CHART
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Specialties of 18 Across. : CONCERTOS
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___ Row, in London. : SAVILE
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Mesh. : WEAVE
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Composer of "Rule, Britannia." : ARNE
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Thus: Lat. : SIC
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Imps of Satan. : HELLIONS
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"Ora pro ___." : NOBIS
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Manchurian border river. : AMUR
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Senator from Tennessee. : GORE
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Over there: Poet. : YOND
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Two-syllable feet, in verse. : IAMBS
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High notes. : ELAS
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Language of a sort. : SLANG
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Sea water. : BRINE
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Rooftree. : HOME
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West Point. : USMA
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Bill. : BEAK
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Musical rhythm. : BEAT
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Book of the Old Testament. : EZRA
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Flexible. : LIMP
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Sing in a full voice. : TROLL
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Kind of soup or stew. : PEPPERPOT
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Grisly. : GRUESOME
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Man on the road. : TRAMP
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Carnelian. : SARD
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Equipped. : GEARED
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Excellent. : GREAT
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Demonstrative. : THESE
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Waste time. : DALLY
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"How deep is the ___ . . . " : OCEAN
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Barber. : SHAVE
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Out! : SCAT
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Corrida animal. : TORO
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Medley. : OLIO
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Rain check. : STUB
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Defraud. : ROB

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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