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New York Times, Thursday, January 17, 1957

Author:
H. L. Risteen
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,760
Across
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Seaport in western Israel. : ACRE
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Large, brown sea bird. : SKUA
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British dramatist. : SHAW
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Best-selling nonfiction writer. : CHURCHILL
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Empty. : INANE
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Certain currents of water. : MILLRACES
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Without decoration. : NAKED
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Compass point. : ENE
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Bear State: Abbr. : ARK
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"My Fair Lady" star. : ANDREWS
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Republican Senator. : IVES
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___ lamp. : TAIL
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English poet and novelist. : GRAVES
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Bridge stratagem. : FINESSE
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Lear's most evil daughter. : REGAN
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Diagrams. : PLANS
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Game animal. : ELK
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Spirit. : ELAN
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Labor leader. : MEANY
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Erudite individual. : SAGE
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Canine sound. : YAP
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Rejoices. : SINGS
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Fabric. : SATIN
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___ service (loyal support). : YEOMANS
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Grasping hands. : TALONS
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Partly: Prefix. : SEMI
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Uncompleted pitch, in baseball. : BALK
45
Marsh plant. : CATTAIL
48
Quantity: Abbr. : AMT
49
Part of D. V. : DEO
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Employer. : HIRER
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Symbol of a certain season. : EASTEREGG
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Recent Downing Streeters. : EDENS
57
Infernal. : SATANICAL
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Wild carrot. : WEED
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Noisy impact. : SLAM
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Large package. : BALE
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Top. : ACME
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Do a gymnastic stunt. : CHIN
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Criterion. : RULE
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___king. : ERL
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Investor's holdings. : SHARES
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Recoils, as a gun. : KICKS
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Diminutive suffix. : ULE
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Police dogs. : ALSATIANS
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Tangles. : SNARLS
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Fish allied to cod. : HAKE
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Again. : ANEW
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Unites. : WEDS
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Mean-spirited. : CRAVEN
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North Atlantic archipelago. : INDIES
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Family retainer, in Great Britain. : NANNY
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Dmitri's brother. : IVAN
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American novelist. : GREY
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Track meet event. : RELAY
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Showing great wonder. : AGAPE
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Blue peters. : FLAGS
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Asiatic bulwark. : SEATO
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City in N. E. Illinois. : ELGIN
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Impecunious. : PENNILESS
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Understands: Scot. : KENS
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Dixie metropolis. : MIAMI
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Famous researcher. : SALK
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Maligns. : SMEARS
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He wrote "Bambi." : SALTEN
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Belgian city. : OSTEND
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Large, disk-shaped gong. : TAMTAM
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Queen of spades in solo. : BASTA
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Ruminate. : CHEW
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Helper. : AIDE
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Tupelo. : TREE
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Numerical combining form. : DECA
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Equal: Fr. : EGAL
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Make eyes (at). : OGLE
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Eel: Ger. : AAL
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Ridge in cloth. : RIB

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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