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New York Times, Wednesday, September 24, 1958

Author:
S. A. Kay
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
S. A. Kay has 118 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,375
Across
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Strongboxes. : SAFES
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Mantle. : CAPE
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Elliptical figure. : OVAL
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Be very fond of. : ADORE
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Heroine of "The Good Earth." : OLAN
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Refrain syllables. : LALA
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___ Loa. : MAUNA
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Don Quixote's "giants." : WINDMILLS
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Unit of light intensity. : PYR
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Tree trunk. : BOLE
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___ Union. : SOVIET
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Kind of triangle. : SCALENE
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Broods of pheasants. : NIDES
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Settled: Colloq. : LOCATED
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Famous art gallery in London. : TATE
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Own frankly. : AVOW
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Convert into steel. : ACIERATE
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___ capita. : PER
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Mountains. : HEIGHTS
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Sequence. : RUN
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Bearing. : PRESENCE
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European capital. : BERN
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Press forward. : URGE
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Atoll lakes. : LAGOONS
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Launcelot ___, Shakespearean clown. : GOBBO
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Relative of the oyster. : SCALLOP
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A Musketeer. : ARAMIS
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Global land mass. : ASIA
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___ rule. : ASA
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Members of a combo. : MUSICIANS
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Spiced wine beverage. : NEGUS
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Quod ___ demonstrandum. : ERAT
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Canary note. : TWEE
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Quell. : CRUSH
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Money in Lima. : SOLS
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Avenue shaders. : ELMS
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Tract. : ESSAY
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Corn meal. : SAMP
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Forever and ___. : ADAY
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Eighty. : FOURSCORE
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Osprey. : ERN
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Devilfish. : SEABAT
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Wearing an almuce. : COWLED
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Belonging to another country. : ALIEN
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Goat god. : PAN
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Closes. : ENDS
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Alias Henry V. : OLIVIER
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Well grounded. : VALID
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Formal avenue: Fr. : ALLEE
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Cobbler's wooden blocks. : LASTS
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Carlo and Cassino. : MONTES
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Aficionado's cheer. : OLE
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Bird cry. : CAW
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Engrave. : ETCH
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Native of Arctic region. : LAPP
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Superior. : OVER
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River island. : AIT
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Generation. : AGE
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Highest court of ancient Athens. : AREOPAGUS
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Nervous start: Colloq. : TURN
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River into the Danube. : ENNS
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Splendid. : HEROIC
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A language: Abbr. : ENG
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Cools. : ICES
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Offers as an opinion. : SUBMITS
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Shout from the bleachers. : BOO
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Colleens. : LASSES
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Oriental name. : ALI
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Momentary view. : GLANCE
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Hurling and curling. : GAMES
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Former capital of Bolivia. : ORURO
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Fundamental. : BASAL
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Cave ___ (beware the dog): Lat. : CANEM
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Local position. : SITE
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Capital of Elam. : SUSA
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Gray. : ASHY
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Saddler's tool. : AWL
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Hesitant sounds. : ERS

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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