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New York Times, Saturday, January 19, 1957

40-Down : Roof parts.

Author:
A. H. Drummond, Jr.
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { J K Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
A. H. Drummond, Jr. has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,762
Across
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Patriarchs. : PAPAS
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Despairing cry. : ALAS
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Talk out of turn. : BLAB
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Roman rooms or courts. : ATRIA
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Runlet. : RILL
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Unfrequented. : LONE
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Symbol on 8c stamp. : STATUEOFLIBERTY
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Burden. : TAX
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Designate. : NAME
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S. A. C. components. : PLANES
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Kind of song. : ARIETTA
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"Beowulf," for example. : EPIC
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Spanish "three." : TRES
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Howdah carrier. : ELEPHANT
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Pronoun. : THEIR
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Landing places. : PIERS
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Common alias. : DOE
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Robust. : HALE
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Pleasingly plump. : PUDGY
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Picket. : PALE
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Raw material. : ORE
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Stengel's Andy. : CAREY
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Type of type. : ROMAN
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Museum employe. : RESTORER
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___ Rosada, in Buenos Aires. : CASA
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Spanish "craft." : ARTE
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Cabinet Department. : DEFENSE
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Greece. : HELLAS
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Trading center. : MART
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New Jersey fort. : DIX
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Famous marble statue in the Vatican. : APOLLOBELVEDERE
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Granular snow. : NEVE
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One of the Cowards. : NOEL
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Missouri or Ohio. : RIVER
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Wapiti. : DEER
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Indiana city. : GARY
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All worn out. : SPENT
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Ravioli relative. : PASTA
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Rose product. : ATTAR
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Most famous Attic sculptor. : PRAXITELES
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River island. : AIT
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Careless, slow gait. : SAUNTER
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Cooking by-product. : AROMA
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Biography. : LIFE
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Nothing but. : ALL
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Not reliable. : SLIPPERY
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Decolorize. : BLEACH
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Bereft. : LORN
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Stake. : ANTE
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Tunisian titles. : BEYS
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Breakfasts. : EATS
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Radar signals. : BLIPS
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Indian. : ERIE
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"Lycidas," for example. : ELEGY
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Sea bird. : EIDER
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A kind of orchid. : ADAMANDEVE
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Girl in a song. : NOLA
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Numerical suffix. : TEEN
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Scandinavian name. : THOR
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Rodent. : HARE
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Menu item. : PUREE
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"Sweet Adeline." : PARTSONG
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Set one's self up. : POSE
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Color. : CORAL
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Roof parts. : RAFTERS
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More lofty. : TALLER
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Outfielder Bob. : CERV
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Waste time. : DALLY
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Sea nymph. : SIREN
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Use strength. : EXERT
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Banana cluster. : HAND
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Sword. : EPEE
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Term of endearment. : LOVE
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Sea: Ger. : MEER
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Long scarf. : BOA
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Slight hollow. : DIP

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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