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New York Times, Friday, October 11, 1957

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 300 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 3,027
Across
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Where the Fountain of Trevi is. : ROMA
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Ornamental band. : SASH
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Steep slope. : SCARP
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Shunning. : AVOIDANCE
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Vivid quality, as in writing. : COLOR
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Alaska. : TERRITORY
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Capsule wisdom. : ADAGE
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Interruptions in speech. : ERS
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Morning-glory, for example. : VINE
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Camper's stove. : PRIMUS
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Prairie home. : TEPEE
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Miss. : ERR
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Opponents. : FOES
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Clear as day. : LUCID
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Underhanded. : SNEAKY
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___ Liege, Derby winner. : IRON
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Face. : VISAGE
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Greek letter. : TAU
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Australian tennis pro. : SEDGMAN
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Football field sprint. : RUNBACK
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"Peer Gynt" name. : ASE
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Admittance. : ENTREE
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In some day past. : ONCE
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Truly. : INDEED
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Hockey goals. : CAGES
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Musial of St. Louis. : STAN
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Constellation. : ARA
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Stared. : GAZED
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Human being. : MORTAL
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Mollusk. : CLAM
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Newspaperman: Abbr. : REP
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Where Bogota is situated. : ANDES
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Internal border. : STATELINE
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Water bird. : STORK
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Ill-humor. : PETULANCE
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Hunting trophies. : HORNS
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Gulf of the Red Sea. : ADEN
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Work period. : WEEK
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Proportion. : RATE
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Friendly moves. : OVERTURES
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Signaling system. : MORSECODE
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Earth's envelope. : AIR
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Erik ___, French composer. : SATIE
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Soon. : ANON
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Room dividers. : SCREENS
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Exclamation of surprise. : HEY
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Deface. : SCAR
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Make a system of laws : CODIFY
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Crockett was here. : ALAMO
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Bad elephant. : ROGUE
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Free institution in America. : PRESS
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Jackknifed. : DIVED
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Bohemian capital. : PRAGUE
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Table tennis sound effect. : PING
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Brought up. : REARED
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Mona the smiling. : LISA
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Crust formed by mineral springs. : SINTER
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Range of knowledge. : KEN
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Malicious destroyer. : VANDAL
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Orange shade. : TANGERINE
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A giving in. : ACCEDENCE
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Island instruments. : UKES
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Earthlings. : MEN
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Ruth's husband, in the Bible. : BOAZ
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Responded. : REACTED
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Hospital doctor. : INTERN
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Beast of burden. : CAMEL
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Powerful tennis shot. : SMASH
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Faithful Indian companion. : TONTO
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Fire. : ARDOR
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Canal Zone town. : GATUN
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Inquires. : ASKS
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Past bedtime. : LATE
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Steal a look. : PEEK
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Kind of resort. : SPA
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Principle to be observed. : LAW

Answer summary: 6 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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