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WHAT'S MY LINE?

New York Times, Sunday, September 7, 1958

Author:
Jules Arensberg
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 148, Blocks: 68, Avg Word Len: 5.04, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 589 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 117, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 13, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 17
Jules Arensberg has 95 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,358
Across
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Hard lacquer. : JAPAN
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Fragrant odor. : SPICE
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Run swiftly. : SCUD
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Boodle. : SWAG
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Swiftly. : APACE
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Clementine's dad. : MINER
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First word of Garter motto. : HONI
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European weight. : KILO
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Joad. : FRUITPICKER
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Toreador. : ESCAMILLO
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Dumas ___. : FILS
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Prohibition product: Slang. : ALKY
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Dramatist-novelist-humorist. : AAMILNE
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Stripling. : LAD
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Capital city: Abbr. : ALB
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Low shoes. : TIES
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Ship: Abbr. : STR
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Ancient. : EARLY
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___-coming. : UPAND
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Homeric. : EPICAL
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Dick Deadeye. : SAILOR
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Paderewski. : IGNACE
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Barrie's butler. : CRICHTON
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Norwegian coin. : KRONE
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"___ with music." : SAYIT
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___ yourself. : DOIT
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Noun suffix. : ITION
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Sobeit. : AMEN
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Land of oil. : IRAN
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Where Beethoven studied. : BONN
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Was frugal. : STINTED
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Dined. : ATE
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Returned. : SENTBACK
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Smuts' countrymen. : BOERS
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Fan. : WINNOW
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Grain spikes. : EARS
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"___ et decorum est . . . " : DULCE
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Appellative. : NAME
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"Ay, there's ___." : THERUB
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Adjust, as a clock. : RESET
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Former transportation. : HORSECAR
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Nonactive: Abbr. : RET
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Queries. : DEMANDS
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Biochemist who discovered vitamins. : FUNK
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Be old-fashioned. : DATE
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More than a twinge. : ACHE
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Whirlybird blade. : ROTOR
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Worker of treachery. : IAGO
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Material for rope workers. : SISAL
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Grade. : CLASS
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Gilbertian milkmaid. : PATIENCE
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One of the Seven Dwarfs. : SLEEPY
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Aunts: Fr. : TANTES
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Part of the East. : LEVANT
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Like O'Neill's ape. : HAIRY
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In order to. : FORTO
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Letter. : ESS
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Auctioneer's term. : SOLD
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Raft companion of Huck Finn. : JIM
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Scottish city. : AYR
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Breathe. : RESPIRE
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Pipe. : FLUE
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___ Raton, Florida. : BOCA
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Shavian dustman. : DOOLITTLE
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Fictional weaver. : SILASMARNER
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Bounce. : JUMP
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Be informed. : HEAR
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"Workers of the world, ___!" : UNITE
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Indolent. : INERT
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Three: Span. : TRES
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Slangy cry of dismay. : OOPS
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Concerns of 56 Down. : PATES
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Lichenose. : MOSSY
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Israeli port. : JAFFA
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Blossom time. : APRIL
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Lumberjack. : PAULBUNYAN
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Beloved of Galatea. : ACIS
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Bookkeeper's figure. : NET
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Was propitious. : SMILED
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Two-headed tools. : PICKS
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Atramentous. : INKY
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Letter. : CEE
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Wandering. : ERRATIC
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Son of Noah. : SHEM
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"___ fan Tutte." : COSI
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Tom or Sam. : UNCLE
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Namesakes of a goddess. : DIANAS
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Glide over snow or water. : SKI
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Salesman : WILLYLOMAN
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To the: Ital. : ALLA
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Exclamation of satisfaction. : GOOD
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Pamphleteer. : PAINE
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Star in Ursa Major. : MERAK
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Edward D. Stone, apropos Fair pavilion. : ARCHITECT
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Social asset. : TACT
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Roasting stick. : SPIT
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Turkish coin. : LIRA
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Maugham's Charles Strickland. : PAINTER
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Fingal's land. : ERIN
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Adorn. : ATTIRE
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Cuts of meat. : LOINS
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"___ watch . . . " : ONETO
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Begin again. : RENEW
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Moon goddess. : ISIS
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Depot: Fr. : GARE
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Head: Slang. : CONK
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Negative. : NOT
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Medicos. : DOCS
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Site of first great airport in U.S. : NEWARK
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Figaro. : BARBER
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Cobbler's concern. : SOLES
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Fades. : DIMS
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Commune in France. : BAUD
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Ralph Kramden, on TV. : BUSDRIVER
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More in want. : NEEDIER
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Signify. : DENOTE
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"___ Nanette." : NONO
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Leaflet. : TRACT
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Volcano in Iceland: Var. : HECLA
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Farmer of fiction. : ETHANFROME
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Amount of assessment. : RATAL
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Mammoth. : HUGE
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Railroad engineer. : CASEYJONES
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Nipa palm. : ATAP
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Bank (on). : RELY
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Char's equipment. : MOP
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Reality. : FACT
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This: Span. : ESTO
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Eating places. : INNS
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Skidded. : SLID
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A saw: Comb. form. : SERRI
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Relaxes. : EASESUP
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Western capital. : SALEM
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Chest: Comb. form. : STETHO
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Business firms. : HOUSES
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Bone: Comb. form. : OSTEO
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Blackboard. : SLATE
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Refrigerators. : ICERS
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Chayefsky's butcher. : MARTY
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Staff officer: Abbr. : ADJT
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___ Grace. : YOUR
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Flat sound. : PLAP
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Noun endings. : IERS
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Dart. : FLIT
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Capital of Moravia. : BRNO
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Records: Colloq. : LPS
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One ___ million. : INA
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Draw a bead on. : AIM

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 12 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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