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New York Times, Tuesday, January 8, 1957

Author:
S. A. Kay
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 310 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
S. A. Kay has 118 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,751
Across
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Chief. : BOSS
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Dressed greens. : SALAD
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Ornamental ribbon. : SASH
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Of top quality. : AONE
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Copy. : IMAGE
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Yum-Yum and friends. : TRIO
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Statesman Elihu. : ROOT
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The Congress did Jan. 3. : RECONVENED
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Songbird. : BOBOLINK
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Nonsymmetrical things: Abbr. : IRREGS
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Deadly quarrel. : FEUD
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Jelly ___. : BEAN
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Javelins. : SHAFTS
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West Pacific islands. : MARIANAS
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Novelist Fannie. : HURST
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Quip. : JOKE
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Like a hermit. : LONE
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In the last month: Abbr. : ULT
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Chilling. : SHIVERY
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Fifty-four. : LIV
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Coaster. : SLED
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Assert. : AVER
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In a huff. : IRATE
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Domestic. : HOMEBRED
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Actor Wynn. : KEENAN
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Swards. : SODS
49
Handle of Excalibur. : HILT
50
Symbol of good luck. : MASCOT
53
Early Chaplin film (with "The"). : GOLDRUSH
57
Henry VIII's second wife. : ANNEBOLEYN
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Eastern title. : AGHA
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Glance at quickly. : SCAN
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Clergyman and author. : PEALE
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Type of dance. : CLOG
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Guarded. : KEPT
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Repaired brogues. : SOLED
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Nautical ropes. : TYES
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Part of a harpoon. : BARB
2
Football score. : OOOO
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Uppish one. : SNOB
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Counterbalances. : SETOFFS
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Brightest star in the heavens. : SIRIUS
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Improve. : AMEND
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Be missing. : LACK
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Have ___ at (try). : AGO
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One who tests silk threads. : DENIERER
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Of the breastbone. : STERNAL
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Scandinavian name. : ARNE
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Victory: Ger. : SIEG
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Coal scuttles. : HODS
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True: Fr. : VRAI
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Balts. : LETTS
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Columbia's Field. : BAKER
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Quiet! : SHUSH
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Exclamation of greeting. : HULLO
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Secundum ___ (according to rule): Lat. : ARTEM
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Pulled up stakes. : MOVED
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Actor Lloyd. : NOLAN
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Novelist Loos. : ANITA
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"Morning's at ___ . . . " : SEVEN
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Dances to swing music. : JIVES
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Features of some automobiles. : HARDTOPS
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Knuckle under. : YIELD
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Fall. : DESCENT
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Draw back. : RETRACT
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Lummox. : BOOB
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Baked, as pottery. : KILNED
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According to ___. : HOYLE
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Mummer's item. : MASK
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Noun suffix. : ANCE
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Vigor: Colloq. : SNAP
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Pertaining to the earth. : GEAL
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Threatening. : UGLY
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Step-in. : SHOE
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Witches. : HAGS
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Zodiac sign. : LEO

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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