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New York Times, Tuesday, September 2, 1958

Author:
Jan and Mike Dubin
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 303 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Jan and Mike Dubin have 12 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,353
Across
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Cruiser. : SHIP
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Unadorned. : STARK
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Main point. : GIST
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Engage in. : HAVE
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Compare. : LIKEN
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Hep. : ONTO
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Enterprise. : INITIATIVE
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Elevator man. : OTIS
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Caviar. : ROE
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Overwhelm. : STUN
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Grandparents. : ELDERS
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Perforates. : RIDDLES
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Sedan. : CHAIR
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In medias ___. : RES
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Ecstatic. : BLISSFUL
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Heraldic device. : CREST
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He "would awooing go." : FROG
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Goddess. : HERA
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King: Lat. : REX
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Dexterity. : SLEIGHT
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Abbreviation in baseball. : RBI
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Fabre's subject. : ANTS
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Is beholden to. : OWES
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That is: Lat. : IDEST
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Besides. : MOREOVER
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Fuss. : ADO
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Senior. : OLDER
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Roy Rogers' horse. : TRIGGER
54
Embankments. : LEVEES
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A few. : SOME
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German exclamation. : ACH
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With: Fr. : AVEC
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Relentless. : INEXORABLE
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Wine. : PORT
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Interrupt. : CUTIN
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Piece of scenery. : FLAT
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Cliques. : SETS
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Flair. : KNACK
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Baltic native. : LETT
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Bake (eggs) with cream or crumbs. : SHIRR
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City of Tonkin. : HANOI
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Covered with vines. : IVIED
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Term of endearment. : PET
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Blackboards. : SLATES
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Shakespeare's Andronicus. : TITUS
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Similar. : AKIN
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Gun a motor. : REV
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Very short, in colloquial expressions. : KNEEHIGH
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Fairly well-behaved. : GOODISH
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Clash. : INTERFERE
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Rouse. : STIR
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Buffet. : TOSS
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Aits. : ISLETS
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___ Vegas. : LAS
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Ph. D.'s. : DRS
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Shoes for dancing. : CLOGS
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Wild rose. : BRIER
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City: Lat. : URBS
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Café au ___. : LAIT
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Stuff. : CRAM
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City N of Carson City. : RENO
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Outgoing person. : EXTROVERT
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Less. : FEWER
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Languishing, like the maidens in "Patience." : LOVESICK
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More orderly. : TIDIER
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Makes a choice. : SELECTS
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Hound. : DOG
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"Commemoration ___." : ODE
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Westchester town : ARMONK
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Poisonous. : TOXIC
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Architectural feature. : GABLE
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Brilliant success. : ECLAT
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"Gone With the Wind" hero. : RHETT
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Circuits. : LAPS
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Bacchanal cry. : EVOE
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Prickle: Bot. : SETA
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Audrey Hepburn role. : NUN
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Labor group. : AFL

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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