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New York Times, Thursday, September 25, 1958

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { F J Q X }, Scrabble score: 302 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,376
Across
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Part of the U. S.: Abbr. : ALAS
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Spanish linen. : CREA
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Han Cities of China. : WUHAN
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Mediterranean coastal region. : GAZA
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Worker. : HAND
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Aromatic herb. : ANISE
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Branch of biology: Abbr. : ECOL
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Correct. : INTHERIGHT
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Take in eagerly. : DEVOUR
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European apple tree. : SORB
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Small cabin. : HUT
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People eater of former days. : OGRE
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Western Canadian city. : CALGARY
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Brimstones. : SULPHURS
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Province of NW Spain. : LEON
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Mouths: Anat. : ORA
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Points of land. : SPITS
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Artifice. : DODGE
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Star in Draco. : ADIB
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Eastern inn. : SERAI
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Border state: Abbr. : NDAK
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Glory: Colloq. : KUDOS
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Varying measure of Italy. : SALMA
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Map abbreviation. : RTE
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The makings of a spread. : EATS
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Spread out, as troops. : DEPLOYED
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Expends. : PAYSOUT
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Harvest ___. : MOON
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Suitable for: Suffix. : ILE
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New Zealand parrots. : KEAS
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Extirpate. : UPROOT
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Makes a profit from. : CASHESINON
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Solve. : UNDO
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___ propre. : AMOUR
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L' Amerique du ___. : NORD
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Ragout. : STEW
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Madrigals. : SONGS
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Cards. : TWOS
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Puller of the "shay." : HOSS
Down
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Having lived. : AGED
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Bobbinet. : LACE
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Arm of the Black Sea. : AZOV
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Hot drink made from sassafras. : SALOOP
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Bird sounds. : CHIRRUPS
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___ across (met). : RAN
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Noun suffixes. : ENTS
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For this case alone: Lat. : ADHOC
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Sang with trills. : WARBLED
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Numerical prefix. : UNI
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Stranded. : HIGHANDDRY
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Assyrian deity. : ASHUR
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Like gauze. : NETTY
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Of a certain time. : ERAL
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Exclamations of annoyance. : UGHS
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Enemies of the Iroquois. : ERIES
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Continue. : GOON
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Saturate. : SOAK
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Hindustani. : URDU
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Looked at. : LAIDEYESON
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Valuable violin: Colloq. : STRAD
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Oregon's capital. : SALEM
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Mountain gap. : GATE
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___ out (supplemented). : EKED
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Neckwear. : BOAS
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Takes into legal custody. : IMPOUNDS
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Firemen. : STOKERS
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Hanging unevenly. : ALOP
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Petitions. : SUES
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Forward movement. : ONRUSH
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Measures on a printer's ruler. : PICAS
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Franciscan mission in Texas. : ALAMO
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Corrupt. : TAINT
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Weather forecast. : SNOW
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Aware of: Slang. : ONTO
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Poems. : ODES
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Harbor craft. : TOWS
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Keep close to. : HUG
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Gold: Span. : ORO

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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