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TREASURE HUNT

New York Times, Sunday, October 13, 1957

Author:
Hume R. Craft
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 86, Avg Word Len: 5.21, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 663 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 130, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 25
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 3,029
Across
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Flower. : POPPY
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Burn up. : CHAR
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Sewed together. : DARNED
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Wee: Scot. : SMA
19
Fisherman's verb. : UNREEL
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Scottish philosopher. : HUME
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Tubular part. : SLEEVE
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Social VIP. : LION
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Popular singer. : PEARLBAILEY
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Steerforth's friend. : COPPERFIELD
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Song mill. : TINPANALLEY
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Type of British merchant. : IRONMONGER
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Army men. : GIS
32
Colleen's land. : ERIN
33
Honshu bay. : ISE
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Limehouse bunk. : DOSS
35
Poet Lizette. : REESE
36
Satisfaction given for injury. : AMENDS
38
Refrain syllable. : TRA
40
Spring. : LEAP
42
Delights of Epicurus. : FEASTS
43
Coin of the Philippines. : PESO
44
Variety of coffee. : RIO
45
Run. : FLEE
46
Talk: Slang. : SPIEL
48
Fish like the carp. : DACE
51
Wise man. : SOLON
53
Put ___ to. : ANEND
54
Protection. : LEE
57
Tedious talkers. : PROSERS
60
In a rank. : AROW
61
Printer's abbreviation. : ITAL
62
Heaven. : GLORY
64
Ribbed silk. : REP
65
Provide with material. : FEED
67
Dishearten. : DEJECT
69
Swifter. : FLEETER
71
Greek letters. : ETAS
73
Girl's name. : ELISA
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Obtained from oil. : OLEIC
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Chronic disorder. : ASTHMA
78
Diminutive suffix. : ULE
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Disappearing color. : PLATINUMBLOND
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Cheerful: Fr. : GAI
83
Country of Paul I. : GREECE
85
Solitary one: Slang. : LONER
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Caused to slow down. : EASED
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Correct: Comb. form. : ORTH
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To be expected. : INSTORE
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More enthusiastic. : KEENER
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Rhodesian journey. : TREK
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Noun suffix. : IER
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French schoolboy's concern. : LECON
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Not new. : USED
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Mythical ship. : ARGO
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Disease of grape vines. : ERINOSE
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Fruit drink. : ADE
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Minds. : CARES
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Swampy area covered with brush. : SLASH
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Annapolis. : USNA
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Make merry. : REVEL
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Silvers. : PHIL
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Doctors. : MDS
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Nautical term. : TACK
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Fathers. : PATERS
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Coral reefs. : CAYS
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Full of: Suffix. : OSE
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Market places. : AGORAE
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Constellation. : ORION
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He said, "Plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose." : KARR
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Numerical prefix. : TRI
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Written reminder. : MEMO
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"___ dealer in magic and spells." : IMA
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Nails. : TENPENNIES
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Fictional horse. : SILVERBLAZE
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Newsworthy jewel. : HOPEDIAMOND
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Famous speech of 1896. : CROSSOFGOLD
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Esau's father-in-law. : ELON
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Introductory: Slang. : PRELIM
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Exile from Eden. : CAIN
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"Eyes they have but they ___" : SEENOT
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Rodent. : RAT
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Last word of first verse, "Sweet and Low." : SLEEPS
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Fairy tale character. : OGRE
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___ Valley. : DEATH
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Young animal. : PUP
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Quondam. : ONETIME
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Panegyrics. : PRAISES
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Honey buzzard. : PERN
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Cried out. : YELPED
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Red wine. : CHIANTI
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Secy. of State, 1933–44. : HULL
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Fielding novel, 1751. : AMELIA
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Kings: Span. : REYES
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Medal. : DSC
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Mythical giants of Ossa-Pelion tale: Var. : ALOIDAE
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Shore up again. : REPROP
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Historian of Cicero's time. : NEPOS
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Ties. : EVENS
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Skin: Suffix. : DERM
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Wearying times: Colloq. : SIEGES
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Bother. : MOLEST
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Gide et al. : ANDRES
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Angle irons. : LBARS
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Hereditary. : LINEAL
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Bird. : ANI
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Book parts. : FOREEDGES
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Jingoistic writers of the 1900's. : YELLOWJOURNALISTS
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Lacuna. : GAP
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Drowses. : NODS
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Peak in Pennine Alps. : ROSA
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Poetic word. : EEN
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Airfoil. : FIN
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Trade again, as a car. : RESELL
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Sea ice. : FLOE
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Indian sheep. : SNA
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Lucre. : PELF
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1917 headline. : AEF
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Plant. : CREEPER
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Instituted. : ORDAINED
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Early ruler in Central Europe. : ATTILA
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Character in "The Fair Penitent." : LOTHARIO
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Sequestered people. : EREMITES
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Wild cat of Mexico. : EYRA
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Before: Prefix. : PRE
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Yielded. : RETURNED
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Exhibit delicate colors. : OPALESCE
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Glacial phenomena. : ICEBERGS
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Turn loose. : LETGO
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Tune in. : DIAL
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Tree. : ELM
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Companions of hooks. : LADDERS
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Look after. : SEETO
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Fires. : STOKES
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Detriment. : COST
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Born: Fr. : NEE
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Sea god. : NEREUS
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River into the Colorado. : GILA
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Interested. : CONCERNED
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Charlemagne's realm: Abbr. : HRE
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River into the Seine. : EURE
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Of an age. : ERAL
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Brothers, for instance, : KIN
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Recital item: Abbr. : SEL
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___ law, in electricity. : OHMS
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Norstad's concern. : NATO
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City ways: Abbr. : AVS
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Reluctant. : SHY
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Start over. : REOPEN
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Plant with edible root. : PARSNIP
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Realm of activity. : DEMESNE
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Where Flagstaff is. : ARIZONA
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Legendary spot. : CAMELOT
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Parrot. : KEA
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Much ado. : POTHER
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Interstice. : AREOLA
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Vessel for molten metal. : TINPOT
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Louisiana patois. : CREOLE
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Garage appurtenance. : OILRAG
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Pulpits. : AMBOS
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Played a game. : GOLFED
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Contort: Var. : KNARL
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Girl's name. : AIMEE
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Wealthy: Ital. : RICCO
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Common suffixes. : ERS
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Checks the growth of. : NIPS
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To see: Fr. : VOIR
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Awry: Dial. : AGEE
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Degrees in music. : DMS
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Clergyman's degree. : DTH

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 17 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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