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New York Times, Monday, January 28, 1957

Author:
Sidney Lambert
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,771
Across
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Large leaflike part of a flower. : SPATHE
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Sides of doorways. : JAMBS
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Enthusiastic embraces: Colloq. : BEARHUGS
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On every side. : AROUND
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Retaliation. : REPRISAL
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Old Glory. : BANNER
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Surface extents. : AREAS
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Costa Rican port. : LIMON
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Letter. : GEE
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In a high degree. : VERY
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Ornamental loop. : PICOT
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Type of India rubber from South America. : PARA
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Army togs. : ODS
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Alaskan naval base. : SITKA
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City on the Willamette River. : SALEM
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Historic atoll. : WAKE
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Makes clothes. : TAILORS
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Vibrate. : SHAKE
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Slackens. : SLOWS
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Veteran troupers (with "old"). : STAGERS
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Health centers. : SPAS
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Loud shouts. : CRIES
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Election name. : ESTES
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City in Italy. : BRA
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___ de combat. : HORS
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Any Western hero. : HEMAN
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Understands. : SEES
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Not in the pink. : ILL
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Shade of blue: Colloq. : COPEN
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Like some coats. : FURRY
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Treat as unimportant. : SLIGHT
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Corresponding factor. : ANALOGUE
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Lackey. : MENIAL
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First principle. : RUDIMENT
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Thin and piping. : REEDY
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Morning prayers. : MATINS
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Get angry: Colloq. : SEERED
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Themes. : PAPERS
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Marshal. : ARRAY
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The thing mentioned. : THIS
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Historic Czech reformer, Jan ___. : HUS
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Liberté, ___, fraternité. : EGALITE
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Ruffled lace trimming. : JABOT
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Island off Ireland. : ARAN
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Harry Lauder, for one. : MON
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Resort abode. : BUNGALOW
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Gibers. : SNEERERS
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Cheer at the curtain call. : BRAVO
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Glossy. : SLICK
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Fond hopes. : DREAMS
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Ditch. : MOAT
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Tightwad. : PIKER
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Columbus sailed from here. : PALOS
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Oriental beverages. : SAKES
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Companion of Paul. : SILAS
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Pay. : WAGES
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Colorado resort city. : ASPEN
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Baby carriage. : STROLLER
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Very slender margin. : HAIRLINE
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Rift. : SCHISM
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Percolate. : SEEP
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Tin. : STANNUM
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Blotch. : SMEAR
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Miss Clinker's voice. : BERGEN
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Most TV films. : RERUNS
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Up to now. : ASYET
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Violently. : HOTLY
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Finland, to the Finns. : SUOMI
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Lake in Africa. : CHAD
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Flutter. : FLIT
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Verb for Robert Burns. : GIE
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Political group. : ADA

Answer summary: 7 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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