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New York Times, Monday, September 22, 1958

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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Across
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Barbed spear. : GAFF
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Elwood P. ___, in "Harvey." : DOWD
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Architectural feature. : GABLE
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Unfounded. : IDLE
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Concept. : IDEA
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Missile weapon. : ARROW
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Deceptive ore. : FOOLSGOLD
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Look with amusement. : SMILE
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Certain racehorses. : TROTTERS
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Novelist Glyn. : ELINOR
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Jewish services. : SEDERS
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Farmer's job. : HAYING
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Things known or assumed. : DATA
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Sample again. : RETASTE
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Counter. : BAR
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Key. : ISLAND
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Ruffle. : ROIL
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Bring into agreement. : ALIGN
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Article. : THE
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Honored name in South Africa. : SMUTS
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Cupid in art. : AMOR
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Dance step. : CHASSE
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___ tee. : TOA
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Receiver of a bequest. : LEGATEE
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Short way. : STEP
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Lariats. : RIATAS
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Grown-ups. : ADULTS
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Golfer's position. : STANCE
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Fade away. : PETEROUT
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Whether ___ (in either case). : ORNOT
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Smoke. : CIGARETTE
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Of the sound phase, in TV. : AUDIO
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Related. : AKIN
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Pack away. : STOW
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Poet of the Elizabethan period. : PEELE
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Utmost. : BEST
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Conservative. : TORY
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Donations. : GIFTS
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Worship. : ADORE
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Deluge. : FLOOD
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Covered with fibrous cloth. : FELTED
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Briefs. : DIGESTS
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Fragrance. : ODOR
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People of Swansea. : WELSH
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VIP in June. : DAD
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Illuminated in a certain way. : GASLIT
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Phrase for togetherness. : ARMINARM
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Makes clear. : BRINGSOUT
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Native of Yunnan, China. : LOLO
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Pitcher. : EWER
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Melody. : STRAIN
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Examined. : EYED
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Dillon of "Gunsmoke." : ARNESS
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Gibson girl. : ALTHEA
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European president. : TITO
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Mme. Schiaparelli. : ELSA
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Semitic sun god. : BAAL
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Egyptian dancing girl. : ALME
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Brownsville's river. : RIOGRANDE
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Cry of triumph. : AHA
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What fusel is. : GRAINOIL
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Sowing machine. : SEEDER
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A whale. : CETE
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In heraldry, standing. : STATANT
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Tic-___. : TACTOE
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Clearest. : PUREST
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Long flower cluster. : SPIKE
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Game of chance. : LOTTO
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Teacher. : TUTOR
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Steamy; hot. : STEWY
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Shampoo. : SOAP
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Right. : TRUE
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Shield: Var. : EGIS
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Hansom. : CAB

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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