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New York Times, Friday, September 5, 1958

Author:
Jules Arensberg
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 307 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Jules Arensberg has 95 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,356
Across
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Jokesters. : WAGS
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Gimlets. : AWLS
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Renown. : ECLAT
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"Like a bump on ___." : ALOG
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Put to flight. : ROUT
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Watered silk. : MOIRE
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A present, in a common proverb. : GIFTHORSE
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Not suitable. : UNFIT
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Echo: Span. : ECO
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Surpassed in batting. : OUTHIT
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Give up. : CEDE
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Member of a Moslem order. : DERVISH
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Wine beverage. : NEGUS
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Summer: Fr. : ETE
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Intractable. : OBDURATE
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Obscure. : MISTY
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Coasters. : SLEDS
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Energy. : VIM
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Concerning. : ASTO
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Aromatic. : SPICY
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Appear. : SEEM
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Minute. : WEE
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Halloween apparition. : SPOOK
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Tallowish. : LARDY
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Coastal cities. : SEAPORTS
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Virginia river into the Roanoke. : DAN
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Physician. : MEDIC
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Snuggled. : CUDDLED
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Anapaests. : FEET
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Bondsman. : THRALL
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Trouble. : ADO
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Extra. : ADDED
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Sharp-sighted. : EAGLEEYED
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Habituate. : INURE
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Indian. : CREE
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Part of a chair. : RUNG
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Slight error. : LAPSE
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Levers on a musical instrument. : KEYS
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Part of a basilica. : APSE
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Fought. : WAGED
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Miss Toklas. : ALICE
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Be attracted by: Slang. : GOFOR
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Army man: Abbr. : SGT
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Activate. : AROUSE
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Merit. : WORTH
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Lavish. : LUSH
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American author. : STEINBECK
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Rhea's cousin. : EMU
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Be at one. : CONCUR
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Member of a beach patrol. : LIFESAVER
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Unimaginative. : ARID
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Head: Fr. : TETE
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Half of a compound word meaning "flighty." : HOITY
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Presidential nickname. : TEDDY
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I forbid: Lat. : VETO
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Outfielder Zernial. : GUS
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Salmagundis. : OLIOS
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Bound. : TIED
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Oscar's relative. : EMMY
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Gullets. : MAWS
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Phrase to keep the conversation going. : ISEE
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Hot under the collar. : STEAMEDUP
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Make a ___ (test at random). : SPOTCHECK
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Spar. : SPRIT
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What "arena" means. : SAND
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Turf. : SOD
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Dipper. : LADLE
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Dwindles (with "out"). : PETERS
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Head of C.I.A. : DULLES
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Wary: Slang. : CAGEY
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Basketball shot. : LAYUP
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Famous English family. : EDENS
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Artful device. : DODGE
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Flunk. : FAIL
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Mrs. Boissevain. : EDNA
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Underdone. : RARE
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River past Balmoral Castle. : DEE
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Epoch. : ERA

Answer summary: 8 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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