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TIMELY TOPICS

New York Times, Sunday, September 21, 1958

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 134, Blocks: 60, Avg Word Len: 5.69, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 543 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 146, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 20
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,372
Across
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Home sites of the Hopi. : MESAS
6
Shoos. : SCATS
11
Achieving success. : SCORING
18
Cause continual resentment. : RANKLE
19
___ de terre (potato): Fr. : POMME
20
Hercules or Orpheus. : ARGONAUT
22
October weather. : INDIANSUMMER
24
Light-hearted. : VOLATILE
25
Intercept. : STOP
26
Specialty of John Wesley. : SERMON
27
Defenseless. : NAKED
28
___ rouge. : VIN
29
Mischievous child. : ELF
30
Banner. : PENNON
31
Carpenter's tool. : AUGER
32
Catfish Row character. : BESS
33
Like a veil. : NETTY
35
Relative of a burrow. : DEN
36
Abalone. : ORMER
37
Ancient people of Hittite region: Var. : HATTI
38
Arduous. : HARD
40
Picks up again. : RESUMES
42
Like a flower. : ROSEAL
43
The unfriendly. : ENEMIES
46
Scolder. : RATER
47
Province. : DEMESNE
48
Loose overcoats. : PALETOTS
50
Impelled. : MOTIVATED
52
Cat-quick. : AGILE
53
Reserved. : ALOOF
55
Perfecto. : CIGAR
56
___ Paulo. : SAO
59
Rabbit fur. : CONY
60
Metropolitan heyday. : OPERASEASON
62
Fallfish or squawfish. : CHUB
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Town, in Cornish names. : TRE
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Lost color. : PALED
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Mrs. Irving Berlin. : ELLIN
66
Earl's domain in early England. : SHIRE
67
Unorthodox, at least. : HERETICAL
69
Paints used in a certain process. : TEMPERAS
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Self-confident. : ASSURED
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Count ___. : NOSES
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Supporting framework. : TRESTLE
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Phlegmatic. : STOLID
78
Obedient to church law. : CANONIC
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Regulates. : SETS
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One-picture cartoon. : PANEL
82
School subject. : LATIN
83
Downy surface on a fabric. : NAP
85
Poet Thomas. : DYLAN
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Greenland outpost. : ETAH
89
Ancestor of the viol. : REBEC
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Not more than. : MERELY
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Swift-running bird. : EMU
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Fashion. : CUT
94
Contemporary of Gauguin. : DEGAS
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Of the dean's side of the choir . : DECANI
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Fortune's child. : HEIR
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Three-legged. : TRIPODAL
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New England specialty. : AUTUMNLEAVES
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Girl at a bullfight. : SENORITA
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___ Haute. : TERRE
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"What's My Line?" name. : ARLENE
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Certain payment, in law. : DAMAGES
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___ wool. : STEEL
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Not parallel. : CROSS
Down
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Blush. : MANTLE
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Last stop. : ENDOFTHELINE
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Light leap or bound. : SKIP
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After the (style of). : ALA
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Touch, for instance. : SENSE
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Jilter. : SPURNER
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A citizen. : COMMONER
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Son of Lot. : AMMON
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Nemeses of counterfeiters. : TMEN
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Old Italian title. : SER
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Wild Indians. : SAVAGES
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Tammany boss, 1886–1902. : CROKER
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Eager looker. : OGLER
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Turnpike. : ROAD
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Banking abbreviation. : INT
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Artless qualities. : NAIVETES
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Work by the Persian poet Saadi. : GULISTAN
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Up. : RISEN
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Ductile. : TENSILE
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Drive. : SEND
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Of figures. : NUMERICAL
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Fool's gold. : PYRITE
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Medieval helmet. : ARMET
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Founded. : BASED
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Without resistance. : TAMELY
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Like strawberries in winter. : OUTOFSEASON
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Poet of genius. : HOMER
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___ volente. : DEO
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Polynesian island group. : SAMOA
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Treat hide again. : RETAN
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Moon's age, on New Year's day. : EPACT
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West African reedbuck. : NAGOR
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Metal-bound. : STAPLED
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King Arthur's fool. : DAGONET
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Sign of winter. : SLEET
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Chat: Colloq. : VISIT
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Appoints. : ORDINATES
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Symbol of informality. : SHIRTSLEEVES
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Of hearing. : AURAL
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Plump plus. : OBESE
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Rowed. : OARED
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The "lost bride of Netherby." : ELLEN
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Cocky: Slang. : CHESTY
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Hazard. : PERIL
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Precipitate. : SPEEDY
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Israel's marshy area. : HULEH
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Tapering. : CONIC
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The little woman. : MRS
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Views. : ASPECTS
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Of a given size. : STATURED
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Short classical composition. : SONATINA
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Rare job. : SINECURE
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Esoteric doctrines. : CABALAS
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Candy filling. : CARAMEL
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Envoy. : LEGATE
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English leader of Society of Friends. : PENN
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Site of Notre Dame cathedral. : AMIENS
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Take care of. : NURSE
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Do more spadework. : REDIG
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Poetic measure: Var. : METRE
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New Hampshire symbol. : LILAC
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One of the Spenlows. : DORA
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Piece of music. : DUET
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Saintly symbol. : HALO
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Lap dog: Colloq. : POM
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Transport service: Abbr. : ATS
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Blunder. : ERR

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 13 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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