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New York Times, Tuesday, August 26, 1958

Author:
S. A. Kay
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Z }, Scrabble score: 299 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
S. A. Kay has 118 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,346
Across
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Part of a fishhook. : BARB
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"There is so much good in the worst ___ . . . " : OFUS
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Baahling. : LAMB
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Part of the eye. : UVEA
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Hollow part of a tube. : BORE
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Wall painting. : MURAL
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Hat material. : FELT
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Symbol of the idealistic but unpractical man. : DONQUIXOTE
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Peevish. : FRETFUL
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Deposes. : UNSEATS
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Cogwheel. : GEAR
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Solid food. : MEAT
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Common carriers: Abbr. : RYS
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Magna ___, 1215. : CHARTA
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Relative of an atoll. : ISLET
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Small cabin. : HUT
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Long-legged bird. : STILT
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One of the Nelsons. : RICKY
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Hebrew measure. : OMER
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Senior. : ELDER
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Corn bread. : PONE
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Defeat unexpectedly. : UPSET
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Dormouse. : LEROT
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Act. : LAW
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Ships of the Indian Ocean. : DHOWS
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Particular tastes. : SAVORS
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Golfers' association: Abbr. : PGA
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Give forth. : EMIT
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See 27 Across. : ILES
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Apollo's twin. : ARTEMIS
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Israel's parliament. : KNESSET
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Entrance to Wonderland. : RABBITHOLE
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Lachrymal drop. : TEAR
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Double-talkers. : LIARS
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Times. : ERAS
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Combining form for a continent. : EURO
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Inner: Comb. form. : ENTO
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Also ___. : RANS
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"Little" Dickens character. : EMLY
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Brownish yellow. : BUFF
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Assert. : AVER
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Banishes (to) : RELEGATES
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Waffle mixture. : BATTER
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Hardhearted. : OBDURATE
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Stewed fruit with cream. : FOOL
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Decorative vessel. : URN
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Set apart. : SEQUESTER
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De ___ (sumptuous). : LUXE
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Bellowing. : AROAR
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Little Martha. : MATTY
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Make happy. : BLESS
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Title of address. : MISTER
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Not dual. : UNAL
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Certain foods. : FATS
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Most soothing. : MILDEST
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___ En-lai. : CHOU
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Camel's ___. : HUMP
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Cant. : TIP
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Enemy. : ILLWISHER
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Famous Flavian structure. : COLOSSEUM
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Burr in wood. : KNAR
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Evergreen trees. : YEWS
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Claret. : RED
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Cheerful quality. : ROSINESS
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Greek Titaness of justice. : THEMIS
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Yarn. : TALE
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Neglect. : OMIT
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Garment related to a dickey. : VESTEE
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Speak in French. : PARLE
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Tiny bit. : GRAIN
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Up, on the diamond. : ATBAT
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Tortosa's river. : EBRO
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Ku-Klux. : KLAN
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Peer. : EARL
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Ancient city of Asia Minor. : TROY
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Pray: Lat. : ORA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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