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New York Times, Tuesday, January 1, 1957

23-Down : Marian Ann MacKnight.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 305 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,744
Across
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The Marines, for example. : CORPS
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River in Wales and England. : USK
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Above. : ATOP
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Author of "A Family Affair." : OHARA
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Ibsen heroine. : NORA
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Burn partially. : CHAR
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The Deity, in a current title. : SOMEBODYUPTHERE
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He put Tupelo, Miss., on the map. : ELVISPRESLEY
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Film actor. : TOMNEAL
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Pole on the links. : PIN
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Relatives of egos. : IDS
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Les Etats ___. : UNIS
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Annoyed exclamation. : TUT
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Como or Averno. : LAGO
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Poetic contraction. : TIS
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___ point, a type of stitch. : PETIT
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Caprice. : FANCY
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Puccini opera. : TOSCA
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Ike's one-time command. : ETO
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Sturdy thread. : LISLE
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" ... the bombs bursting ___ ... " : INAIR
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Bridge hand. : DUMMY
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Where Dover is: Abbr. : DEL
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One way to prepare potatoes. : MASH
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Branch of learning: Abbr. : SCI
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One of three per day. : MEAL
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Fearsome respect. : AWE
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Our: Fr. : NOS
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Gets one's bearings. : ORIENTS
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With great tenacity. : PERSISTENTLY
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Highway sign. : SLIPPERYWHENWET
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Behold! Lat. : ECCE
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Name meaning princess. : SARA
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Rio ___, part of Spanish West Africa. : DEORO
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Major Barbara's creator. : SHAW
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Former title in Tunis. : DEY
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German man's name. : ERNST
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Abbreviation used in mathematics. : COS
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Triumphant cry. : OHO
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Plunger of a force pump. : RAM
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Adorns (oneself). : PREENS
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Fur-bearing animal. : SABLE
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Pure. : UNDILUTED
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Beans used in industry. : SOYS
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The "cannon king." : KRUPP
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German exclamations. : ACHS
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Scene in a Biblical drama. : THELIONSDEN
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Rowed. : OARED
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Weighs heavily (with "on"). : PREYS
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Springtime. : APRIL
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Egg-shaped. : OVATE
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New Jersey borough. : TENAFLY
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Part of an ice cream flavor. : TUTTI
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Allium cepa. : ONION
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Marian Ann MacKnight. : MISSAMERICA
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A disciple of the Apostle Paul. : TITUS
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Light-hearted: Fr. : GAI
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Herb with edible root. : PARSNIP
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"The Saint" on TV. : TOMCONWAY
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Part of a shoe. : CLEAT
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Cheers. : YELLS
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Allen Dulles' agency. : CIA
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Merriment. : MIRTH
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Gardeners' gear. : HOSES
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Helen Stevenson's fiancé. : MEYNER
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Church sections. : APSES
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Prominent Boston lawyer. : WELCH
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Valuable violin: Colloq. : STRAD
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___ France. : ILEDE
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Eject. : SPEW
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Jane ___. : EYRE
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Conquered. : WON
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Common suffixes. : ERS
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Little one. : TOT

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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