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New York Times, Saturday, August 9, 1958

Author:
Sidney Lambert
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 303 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,329
Across
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Spots on playing cards. : PIPS
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Suffers distress. : ACHES
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Horse-drawn vehicle: Colloq. : SHAY
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Together: Mus. : ADUE
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Meat stock. : BROTH
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Stone Age dwelling place. : CAVE
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Accepted something without reservation: Slang. : WENTTHEWHOLEHOG
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"'Tis the ___ of summer ... " : LASTROSE
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Island of Malaya. : PENANG
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___ Porsena, Etruscan king. : LARS
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Law: Abbr. : STAT
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Not lower in dignity (than). : NOLESS
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Highlander. : CLANSMAN
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Copycats. : APERS
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Moves with difficulty. : TOILS
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Mouths: Lat. : ORA
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Fishing gear. : NETS
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Rut. : TRACK
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Garment. : WRAP
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African antelope. : GNU
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Vegetables. : PEASE
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George Gordon ___, Civil War general. : MEADE
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Ambitious one. : ASPIRANT
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Maria Meneghini-___. : CALLAS
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Holiday drinks. : NOGS
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Umpire's decision. : BALL
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Jinx. : HOODOO
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Shakespearean hero. : PERICLES
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Entirely fabricated. : OUTOFWHOLECLOTH
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Spanish eight. : OCHO
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Cancels. : NULLS
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Commune in Piedmont. : ASTI
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Son of Odin. : THOR
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Pintails. : SMEES
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Strongly felt. : DEEP
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Ratchet. : PAWL
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Opinion. : IDEA
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Plays on words. : PUNS
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Covered wagon people. : SETTLERS
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Execrates. : ABHORS
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Salad garnish. : CRESS
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American inventor. : HOWE
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Numerical suffix. : ETH
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Madison Avenue conversation. : SHOPTALK
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Odors. : SCENTS
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Guffaw. : HAHA
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Bard's river. : AVON
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Burglar: Slang. : YEGG
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Volcanic tuff. : TRASS
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Inclines. : LEANS
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Golfer's bugbear. : SLICE
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___ Parbat, high peak of Kashmir. : NANGA
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Begins. : OPENS
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Relax. : LETUP
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Littoral. : COAST
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Right and proper. : MORAL
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Plowed land: Span. : ARADA
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Scruffs. : NAPES
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Over: Prefix. : TRANS
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Garments for milady. : TEAGOWNS
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Wearing one's best. : WELLCLAD
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Demonstration. : PROOF
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Kind of acid in fruits. : MALIC
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___ sports. : INDOOR
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Pet. : CARESS
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Reigning beauty. : BELLE
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Sound of scorn. : HOOT
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Vocal reaction to pain. : OUCH
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Roman emperor. : OTHO
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Vaulter's aid. : POLE
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Miss. : LOSE
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Diminutive suffix. : ETTE
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The Pinafore, for one. : SHIP
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Buzz. : HUM

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

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