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New York Times, Friday, August 8, 1958

Author:
S. A. Kay
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 310 (avg 1.64)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, 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. 3,328
Across
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Passport matter. : VISA
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Excited. : AGOG
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Part of a landing field. : STRIP
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Oxfordshire. : OXON
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Fruit center. : CORE
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Sign. : TRACE
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Air in motion. : WIND
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Sect. : CULT
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St. Lawrence. : RIVER
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Indian tribal chief. : SAGAMORE
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Of the best. : FINEST
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Noisy. : LOUD
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Decayed wood. : PUNK
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Island of Celtic myth. : AVALON
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Cyrano de ___. : BERGERAC
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Where Oshkosh is: Abbr. : WIS
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Kipling's "___ & Co." : STALKY
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Sousaphone. : TUBA
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___ Dame. : NOTRE
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Mound on the links. : TEE
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English poet. : BYRON
40
"Essays of ___." : ELIA
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Not ornate. : CHASTE
43
Harriman. : AVE
44
Famous English prison. : DARTMOOR
46
Poplar trees. : ABELES
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Heavy weights. : TONS
49
Jog. : TROT
50
Cotton fabric. : MUSLIN
53
Wife of Ananias. : SAPPHIRA
57
One of the Oakleys. : ANNIE
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Man: Lat. : HOMO
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Object of devotion. : IDOL
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Trapeze act, for example. : STUNT
61
"Adeste Fideles." : HYMN
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___ sandwich. : CLUB
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Wet. : SOGGY
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Times. : DAYS
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Six: Comb. form. : SEXT
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Promises of fidelity. : VOWS
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Plant of the iris family. : IXIA
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Roundelay. : SONG
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One ___ (everybody). : ANDALL
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Financial statement. : ACCOUNT
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Calabash. : GOURD
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Heraldic bearing. : ORLE
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Acquire. : GET
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Cord. : STRING
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Trivial. : TRINKETY
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Talk wildly. : RAVE
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Desserts. : ICES
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Bold. : PERT
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Hunter's big game. : MOOSE
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Storm of anger. : FURY
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Lapdogs: Colloq. : PEKES
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Bearded, like oats. : AWNED
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Sebastian's twin sister. : VIOLA
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On the move. : ASTIR
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Misty or dim. : BLEAR
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Not urban. : RURAL
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Superior to. : ABOVE
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Bamboo stems. : CANES
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One of D'Artagnan's friends. : ATHOS
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Lively. : RATTLING
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Jitterbug's favorite. : BEBOP
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Where New London is: Abbr. : CONN
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Florida coast fish. : TARPONS
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About a half. : MOIETY
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Moral philosophy. : ETHICS
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Debbie Reynolds' favorite song. : TAMMY
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___ meeting. : MASS
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Poetic preposition. : UNTO
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Cozy. : SNUG
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Useful bean. : SOYA
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Doing nothing. : IDLE
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Mixture for thickening gravy, soup, etc. : ROUX
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City in S France. : ALBT
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Hogshead: Abbr. : HHD

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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