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New York Times, Friday, September 19, 1958

Author:
Sidney Lambert
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 304 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Sidney Lambert has 114 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,370

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Students & seniors
Across
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Metal beam of a certain shape. : TBAR
5
Newest. : LAST
9
In ___ (because). : THAT
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Half: Prefix. : HEMI
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Quechuan Indian. : INCA
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Hindu title of respect. : SWAMI
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"Sleep like ___." : ALOG
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Corner. : NOOK
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Malarky. : HOKUM
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The latest in clothing. : WASHANDWEAR
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Honshu bay. : ISE
23
Tupelo. : TREE
24
Fearful. : ALARMED
26
License. : PERMIT
29
Club steak. : TBONE
30
Seething. : ABOIL
31
Practical joker: Colloq. : PRANKSTER
35
One of the triplets. : TRIN
36
___ blue. : ALICE
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But: Span. : PERO
38
Restrains. : HOLDSBACK
40
___ House in Washington. : BLAIR
41
Overact. : EMOTE
42
Elegant: Colloq. : DRESSY
43
Novel of 1759. : CANDIDE
46
Irish man's name. : SEAN
47
Brew. : ALE
48
Certain pitchers. : LEFTHANDERS
53
D. D. Emmett's song. : DIXIE
55
___-Altaic languages. : URAL
56
Depart. : EXIT
57
Trinkets. : GAUDS
58
Vein of ore. : LODE
59
Deerlike animal of Asia. : NAPU
60
In ___ (existing). : ESSE
61
Of silver: Abbr. : STER
62
Federal agents. : TMEN
Down
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Unbend. : THAW
2
Early king of Hungary. : BELA
3
Hebrew prophet. : AMOS
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Purposing well.. : RIGHTMINDED
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Small finch. : LINNET
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Positive terminal. : ANODE
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Flat-bottomed boat. : SCOW
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___ seat (retire in favor of another): Colloq. : TAKEABACK
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Deuce. : TWO
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Moslem judge. : HAKIM
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Divert. : AMUSE
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Clocked. : TIMED
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Contradicted. : SHRANK
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Seed covering. : ARIL
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Let ___ (not to mention). : ALONE
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Lustrous. : RESPLENDENT
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Footway. : PATH
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Saragossa's river. : EBRO
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Vex. : ROIL
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Moment. : TRICE
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Generous servings. : PLATEFULS
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Afternoon affairs. : TEAS
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Greek goddess. : ERIS
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Hero of old ballad. : RORY
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House. : ABODE
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Is propitious. : SMILES
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Type of cereal. : BRAN
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Buyer and seller. : DEALER
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Beg: Colloq. : CADGE
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Otherwise named. : ALIAS
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Link. : NEXUS
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Comparative obscurity. : SHADE
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Jogging pace. : TROT
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School event. : EXAM
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Consummate. : RIPE
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Daze. : STUN
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Suffix for chemical compound. : IDE

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

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