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New York Times, Friday, September 12, 1958

Author:
Lucy H. Creedon
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 309 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Lucy H. Creedon has 1 pre-Shortz puzzle in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,363
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Port of Hawaii. : HILO
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"'Tis a folly to cry for ___ milk." : SPILT
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Vaulted recess. : APSE
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Seed covering. : ARIL
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Vegetable preparation. : PUREE
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Deal in. : SELL
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Garment of a sort. : HANDMEDOWN
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Demure. : PRIM
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Winter sport. : SKATING
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Triflers in love. : FLIRTS
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Vincent d'___, composer. : INDY
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Gray. : HOARY
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Topics. : THEMES
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Traveler's bête noire. : MALDEMER
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Star of "Time Remembered." : HAYES
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Pro-Nazi groups. : BUNDS
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Tool. : AXE
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Assert. : AVER
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Academic degree: Abbr. : LLD
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Global area. : ASIA
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Broken fibers of hemp, flax, etc. : TOW
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Piquant. : SPICY
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Cousin of a shrew. : SCOLD
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Final analysis. : ACIDTEST
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Sycamore trees. : PLANES
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Ringlet. : TRESS
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Encumber. : LOAD
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Gingerbready. : ORNATE
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Spoke. : UTTERED
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A thing of beauty. : POEM
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Outgoing fashion. : THECHEMISE
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Gottfried's sister. : ELSA
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Brood of eagles. : AERIE
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Mischievous: Rare. : IMPY
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Mare's ___. : NEST
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Vow. : SWEAR
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West Indies islets. : CAYS
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Interjections. : HAHS
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Neighbor of Saudi Arabia. : IRAK
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Former diva Cavalieri. : LINA
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Veteran's cousin. : OLDTIMER
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Passes, as time. : SPENDS
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Short and fat. : PUDGY
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Organization aiding refugees. : IRO
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Pitcher Burdette. : LEW
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Decuple. : TENFOLD
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Seek ambitiously. : ASPIRE
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TV role. : PERRYMASON
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Narrow opening. : SLIT
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City of ___, New Haven, Conn. : ELMS
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Sources of supply. : MINES
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Young'uns. : LADS
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Composer of "St. Louis Blues." : HANDY
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"He went ___ way." : THATA
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Ruin. : HAVOC
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Find for 11 Down. : EYEWITNESS
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Deprive of by trickery. : MULCT
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A "Man without a Country." : EXILE
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Deciphers. : READS
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Ecstasy. : BLISS
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Theoretical. : ACADEMIC
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Let it stand. : STET
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Money in Madrid. : PESETAS
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List of candidates. : SLATE
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Campus activity: Colloq. : DRAMAT
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Bustle. : POTHER
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Donizetti heroine. : LUCIA
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Initiate. : OPEN
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45 Down, for example. : ROLE
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Breadfruit of P.I. : RIMA
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Discern. : ESPY
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Pashas of the 16th century. : DEYS
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Cut down. : HEW
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Before. : ERE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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