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New York Times, Saturday, August 30, 1958

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F J K Z }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,350
Across
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Prize-winning French author. : CAMUS
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Man of war. : MARS
10
Witty allusion. : QUIP
14
So. American prairie. : LLANO
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Dill: Obs. : ANET
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Loosen a knot. : UNDO
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Sandalwood tree of the Bible. : ALGUM
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Deprived of commendation. : UNPRAISED
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Human being. : MAN
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Poe. : EDGAR
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Dwarfish sprite. : GNOME
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Orchestra on a recent 48 Across. : PHILHARMONIC
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Maiden in "Last Days of Pompeii." : IONE
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Chemical combining power. : VALENCE
32
Downstairs, nautically. : BELOW
35
Mr. Le Moko. : PEPE
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Land of cotton: Abbr. : ALA
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Exeter man. : EXON
38
Ground of action. : CAUSE
40
A decided leaning. : BIAS
41
Metal coating. : TIN
42
Signal from a radar screen. : BLIP
43
Mild as June. : BALMY
44
Larcenist on base. : STEALER
46
Take wing. : SOAR
48
Venture in neighborliness. : GOODWILLTOUR
53
Consumed. : EATEN
56
Pickled parts of watermelon. : RINDS
57
Merkel of the movies. : UNA
58
Affectedly splendid. : GRANDIOSE
60
Room. : ATTIC
62
Paint golden. : GILD
63
Sea duck. : SMEW
64
"Le ___ d'Arthur." : MORTE
65
A room in Madrid. : SALA
66
Muddle. : MESS
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Momentum. : SPEED
Down
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Fastening device. : CLAMP
2
Arabic Supreme Being. : ALLAH
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Large: Comb. form. : MAGNI
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Burmese statesman. : UNU
5
In a way not stated. : SOMEHOW
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Notwithstanding: Archaic. : MAUGRE
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Indochinese state. : ANNAM
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Censures. : REPROVES
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Ship: Abbr. : STR
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Tart applelike fruit. : QUINCE
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Not like that at all. : UNSO
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Same. : IDEM
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Foot: Comb. form. : PODE
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Nimble. : AGILE
22
Son of Jacob. : DAN
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Celebrity. : LION
26
Scruff. : NAPE
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Fastener. : NAIL
30
Quahog. : CLAM
31
Comfortable. : EASY
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Plays for money. : BETS
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Theatre door. : EXIT
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Solitary. : LONE
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Young seal. : PUP
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Disney goldfish. : CLEO
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Flying field. : AIRDROME
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Knight's title: Abbr. : BART
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Flaxen-haired. : BLOND
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Evergreens. : BALSAMS
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Program before the committee. : AGENDA
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Muscles. : SINEWS
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Past the prime. : OLD
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Informs (with "up"): Slang. : WISES
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Bizarre, to say the least. : OUTRE
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Bind together. : UNITE
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Sped. : RACED
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Shirred ___. : EGGS
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Opera gem. : ARIA
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___ in the saddle. : TALL
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Doctrine. : ISM
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Outdo. : TOP

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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