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New York Times, Monday, January 7, 1957

Author:
Joseph LaFauci
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.49, Missing: { F J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 90, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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San ___, part of Los Angeles. : PEDRO
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Wall. : PARAPET
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Famous newscaster. : MURROW
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Transmit images. : TELEVISE
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Become successful. : ARRIVE
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Joining of interests. : ALLIANCE
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Permission. : LEAVE
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Worked busily. : PLIED
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Highest part. : CAP
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Head: Fr. : TETE
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Machetes. : BOLOS
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Waxlike membrane of a bird's beak. : CERE
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Jewish month. : ADAR
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Well versed in: Colloq. : UPON
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Dugout. : CANOE
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Propeller. : SCREW
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Gazelles of Asia and Africa. : ARIELS
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Brooms of twigs. : BESOMS
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Reddish-brown. : BRONZE
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Private office of a judge. : CAMERA
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Seaport in Florida. : TAMPA
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Native of China. : ASIAN
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Sheet of glass. : PANE
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Points of stories. : NUBS
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Torn place. : RENT
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Birthplace of H. S. T. : LAMAR
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Trickle. : DRIP
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Suffix in chemistry. : OLE
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Grand ___. : HOTEL
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Hollywood star. : GABLE
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Certain photographs. : TINTYPES
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A mystical belief. : CABALA
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Episode. : INCIDENT
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Kitchen gadget. : OPENER
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Most abstruse. : DEEPEST
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Took out, in printing. : DELED
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Sieved. : PUREED
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Printing term. : ERRATA
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In the ___ (in complete control). : DRIVERSSEAT
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Stroll. : ROVE
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Have an obligation to. : OWE
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Mountain in Greece. : PELION
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"Das ist ___." : ALLES
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American journalist-diplomat. : REID
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Miss Gardner. : AVA
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Eyeglasses. : PINCENEZ
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Vegetable. : ESCAROLE
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Homes of the bison hunters. : TEEPEES
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Where Valletta is. : MALTA
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Fat. : TALLOW
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Alexander and others. : POPES
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Where Mandalay is. : BURMA
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Original sons. : CAINANDABEL
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Short haircut. : CROP
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Vegetable. : CORN
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Supplier of guns. : ARMER
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Part of a diamond. : BASELINE
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Renown. : EMINENCE
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Commonplace. : BANAL
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Large artery. : CAROTID
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Most docile. : TAMEST
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Obvious. : PATENT
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Courteous. : URBANE
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Invoiced. : BILLED
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Assagai. : SPEAR
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Long, swinging strides. : LOPES
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R. L. S. character. : HYDE
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Yawn. : GAPE
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Extremity. : TIP
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Fish. : COD

Answer summary: 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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