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New York Times, Tuesday, October 1, 1957

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 3,017
Across
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Type of mountain ridge. : SPUR
5
Soft, in music. : PIANO
10
Construction beam. : IBAR
14
Type of recording. : TAPE
15
Work of a firebug. : ARSON
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Former Hungarian Premier. : NAGY
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Heroic. : EPIC
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Little old man of folklore. : LEPRECHAUN
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Yankee from Oklahoma. : MANTLE
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Full of zeal: Colloq. : ENTHUSED
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Made of cereal grass. : OATEN
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"Unaccustomed as ___ . . . " : IAM
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Frame of mind. : SPIRITS
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Cul-de-sac. : IMPASSE
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Chinese name. : MAO
34
"First catch your hare," etc. : RECIPE
36
Certain ballplayers. : NATS
37
Joined (to). : ADDED
39
Pay dirt. : ORE
40
Short notes. : MEMOS
41
Spoil. : RUIN
42
Name of N.Y.C. Mayor's Mansion. : GRACIE
44
Wassail. : ALE
45
Touching. : TANGENT
47
Election loser. : ALSORAN
49
Where Pocatello is: Abbr. : IDA
50
Brilliance. : ECLAT
51
Symbol of a hearty welcome. : OPENARMS
55
Beneficial. : USEFUL
59
Plimsoll marks. : WATERLINES
61
Money in the Corso Umberto. : LIRE
62
Early guitar. : LUTE
63
Schoolgoer, in France. : ELEVE
64
Mythical queen. : LEDA
65
Disparaging remark. : SLUR
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Gave medication. : DOSED
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All ___ (everybody). : OFUS
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Prow. : STEM
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Family member. : PAPA
3
___ arms (ready to fight). : UPIN
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Clergyman. : RECTOR
5
Art shop purchase. : PALETTE
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Fury. : IRE
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Poplar tree. : ASPEN
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Norse goddess. : NORN
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Former. : ONETIME
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Hard-hearted. : INHUMANE
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Pastoral sounds. : BAAS
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Marsh fever. : AGUE
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Millstone support. : RYND
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Guy. : CHAP
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Scottish landowner. : LAIRD
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Armed guard. : ESCORT
26
Sophisticated. : SMART
27
Home of Katharina the "Shrew." : PADUA
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Seaweed product. : IODIN
29
Medicinal plant. : IPECAC
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Island NE of Leyte. : SAMAR
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Roman matron's robe. : STOLA
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Ruhr city. : ESSEN
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Refrain of a French song, "ça ___." : IRA
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Manage skillfully. : ENGINEER
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Scenic hills of the West. : MESAS
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Knotty. : GNARLED
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Treated unkindly. : ILLUSED
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Former state of Bombay: Var. : EDAR
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Verdi opera. : OTELLO
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Feudal servitors. : ESNES
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Birds having a weird cry. : OWLS
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King of Greece. : PAUL
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Caesar's "You, too!" : ETTU
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Italian name of Greek island. : MILO
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Heritable land, in the feudal system. : FIEF
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Language of Pakistan. : URDU
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Grasslands. : LEAS
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"The stag at ___ . . . " : EVE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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