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New York Times, Thursday, September 4, 1958

Author:
Herbert Ettenson
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 355 (avg 1.90)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 0, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Herbert Ettenson has 87 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,355

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Across
1
Float. : WAFT
5
Pilgrimage to Mecca. : HADJ
9
Beg. : CRAVE
14
He: Ital. : EGLI
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Samoan port. : APIA
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Spiral. : HELIX
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Novelist Stoker of "Dracula" fame. : BRAM
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City SW of Warsaw. : LODZ
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Venerate. : ADORE
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Thirteen. : BAKERSDOZEN
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Charioteer Ben. : HUR
24
Affirmatives. : AYES
25
Showing sudden dismay. : AGHAST
27
Mr. Baruch, to his friends. : BARNEY
30
64 Across borders this country. : KOREA
32
Quarter acres. : ROODS
33
Poster. : BILL
34
City SE of Warsaw. : LWOW
38
Biology course: Abbr. : ANAT
39
Companionable: Colloq. : MATEY
40
African nut tree. : COLA
41
Half: Prefix. : DEMI
42
High: Span. : ALTO
43
Pessimist's pal. : CYNIC
44
In a tedious manner. : DULLY
46
Extreme: Slang. : TOOTOO
47
Agree to. : ACCEPT
50
Mended place. : DARN
51
Huzza. : RAH
52
Golden mean. : HAPPYMEDIUM
58
Gentleman from Cremona. : AMATI
60
Native dance. : HULA
61
Jason's ship. : ARGO
62
Aquamarine. : BERYL
63
Single. : UNAL
64
Asian river. : YALU
65
Swiss falsetto. : YODEL
66
English river. : TYNE
67
Terrier from the Hebrides. : SKYE
Down
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"Dragnet" star. : WEBB
2
Historic Indian city. : AGRA
3
Anti-aircraft fire. : FLAK
4
Subject of an ancient adage. : TIMEANDTIDE
5
W. W. II. admiral. : HALSEY
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Footless creatures. : APODS
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Prank: Colloq. : DIDO
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Ragtime's successor. : JAZZ
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Coins. : CHANGE
10
Carnation. : RED
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Hawaiian salutation. : ALOHA
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Evil influence. : VIRUS
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Make an effort. : EXERT
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Breads. : RYES
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Ahead of time. : EARLY
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Tranquil times. : HALCYONDAYS
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Thin nail. : BRAD
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Superfine: Colloq. : AONE
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Vagabondize. : ROAM
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Pool in a card game. : KITTY
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Butterine. : OLEO
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Dance. : BALL
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Usage. : WONT
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Melange. : OLIO
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Where Baylor U. is. : WACO
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British bastion. : MALTA
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Kernel. : CORE
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Laborious. : UPHILL
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Mexican specialty. : TAMALE
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Land of sheikhs. : ARABY
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Carved stone. : CAMEO
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Swiss vegetable. : CHARD
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Poet Thomas. : DYLAN
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Sound of a bullet on target. : PHUT
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Insignificant. : PUNY
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Modern Mesopotamia. : IRAK
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Grotesque. : UGLY
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Grimace. : MOUE
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Nautical chain. : TYE

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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