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TO THE LADIES

New York Times, Sunday, January 13, 1957

Author:
Paula Bauersmith
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 67, Avg Word Len: 5.34, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 515 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 120, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 19, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 17
Paula Bauersmith has 8 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,756
Across
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Astronomer Mitchell, in Hall of Fame. : MARIA
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Uniform décor. : EPAULET
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Pretty girls. : DOLLS
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Saturday: Fr. : SAMEDI
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Crops. : TILLAGE
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Actress Stritch. : ELAINE
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"Alison's House" was about her. : EMILYDICKINSON
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Confused. : ADDLED
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Oslo VIP. : LIE
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A machine. : LATHE
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Obstinate. : ASININE
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A support. : LEG
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First King of Egypt. : MENES
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Common verb. : WERE
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Frigga's spouse. : ODIN
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Bête ___. : NOIRE
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Helper: Abbr. : ASST
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Rachel ___. : CARSON
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Rebecca's son. : ESAU
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Novelist Sarton and others. : MAYS
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Son of Aphrodite. : EROS
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Home of Queen Balkis. : SABA
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"A Rose is a rose . . . " : STEIN
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Plowed field: Poet. : FURROW
52
Excellently: Colloq. : PRIMELY
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Cotton ___. : MATHER
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Term in music. : ATONAL
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Short letters. : LINES
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" . . . bring ___ the water . . . " : AHORSETO
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A type of nose. : ROMAN
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Polyhymnia. : MUSE
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Feminine suffix. : STRESS
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Ad ___. : LIB
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Silica. : OPAL
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Scene of "La Tosca." : ROME
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Passage. : ADIT
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___ club. : GLEE
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German article. : EIN
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Fruits. : MELONS
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An enlisted woman. : SPAR
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Condemns. : DAMNS
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Supplies to excess. : SATIATES
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Sir William of medicine. : OSLER
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Island in lagoon of Venice. : MURANO
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Baffling person. : ENIGMA
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Nematode. : EELWORM
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Gov. Williams' middle name. : MENNEN
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Georgia Neese ___. : CLARK
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Secular. : LAIC
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On earth. : HERE
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Atomic number: Abbr. : ATNO
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Sybil Thorndike. : DAME
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Combining forms meaning "much." : MULTIS
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Saxhorn. : TUBA
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Flag. : DROOP
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A means. : TOOL
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Proper. : MEET
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Madeline ___, in Poe tale. : USHER
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Coin of Bulgaria. : LEV
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Pelagic. : OCEANIC
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Manners of stepping. : GAITS
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Slavic girl's name. : ANA
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Character in "Faerie Queene." : ABESSA
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Its heroine was Kristina. : NOTASASTRANGER
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Treat badly. : ILLUSE
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Word for a blue stocking. : ERUDITE
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Hat ornaments. : EGRETS
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To eat: Ger. : ESSEN
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French express trains. : RAPIDES
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Ellen and Charles of the stage. : KEANS
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First Lady's namesakes. : MAMIES
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Site of a famed Notre Dame cathedral. : AMIENS
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Aunt or niece: Abbr. : REL
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Poems. : IDYLS
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Slave-princess of opera. : AIDA
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An artist. : ETCHER
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Cheapskates. : PIKERS
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___ Pasha. : ALI
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Bone. : ULNA
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Cowgirl's gear. : LASSO
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Conscious criterion toward which one strives. : EGOIDEAL
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___ anyone? : TENNIS
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Bobbysoxers' idol. : DEAN
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Of yore. : OLDEN
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Youth. : LAD
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Adapter of "Candide." : LILLIANHELLMAN
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Disdainful. : SNEERY
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Nobel prize novelist Lagerlöf. : SELMA
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Moves gradually. : EDGES
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"___ a lover and his lass . . . " : ITWAS
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Miss Claire and others. : INAS
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Describing a kind of triangle. : ETERNAL
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Coal-tar product. : EOSINE
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Fails to do. : OMITS
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Star of "Lilac Time." : COWL
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Title. : NAME
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Greatest. : UTMOST
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Horse. : ROAN
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First Lady. : BESS
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Be all ___. : EARS
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Norse dialect. : FAROESE
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Chimerical. : UTOPIAN
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Works of Laura Jean Libbey. : ROMANTICNOVELS
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Feathery. : PLUMOSE
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Up. : RISEN
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Nautical term. : YARDARM
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St. ___ of France. : ETIENNE
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He played Emperor Jones. : ROBESON
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___ apparent. : HEIR
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Breakwater. : MOLE
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Reduce gradually. : TAPER
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Impede. : RETARD
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Gems. : GARNETS
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Most important lady. : MAMA
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Stage direction for an actress. : SOLA
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Fort in New Rochelle. : SLOCUM
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Alice ___ Miller. : DUER
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Type of dwelling. : IGLOO
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In the ___. : SWIM
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The ladies: Abbr. : MMES
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Famous first name in the theatre. : ELEONORA
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___ Douglas Wiggin. : KATE
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___ off. : HITIT
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Biblical name. : ADLAI
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Soprano. : TREBLE
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Complainer. : MOANER
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Envoy. : LEGATE
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Cards, as flax. : TEASES
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Signature of German actress. : UHAGEN
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Writers Laura and Rosemary. : BENETS
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Trees. : ARARS
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___ comitatus. : POSSE
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Became cheerful. : LITUP
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Custom. : USAGE
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Port on the Orne. : CAEN
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Moslem judge. : CADI
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Migration. : TREK
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English county: Abbr. : SUS
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A Caesar. : SID
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Former gov't agency. : NRA

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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