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New York Times, Tuesday, October 15, 1957

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 3,031

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Dam of the Sacramento River. : SHASTA
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Clergymen. : PASTORS
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Depredator. : SPOILER
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Toronto's waterfront. : ONTARIO
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Cloakroom accessory. : HATRACK
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Clumsy. : INADEPT
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First-rate: Colloq. : ACE
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Cabinet of an earlier day. : WHATNOT
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Zodiac sign. : LEO
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Unite, as metal. : WELD
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___, but soon. : NOTYET
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Wipes clean. : ERASES
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Wild party. : ORGY
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Pretty good. : NOTSOBAD
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Apathetic. : SUPINE
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Comes to hand. : ARRIVES
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Start of a counting-out rhyme. : RICHMAN
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Made notches, lines, etc. : SCORED
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Survives. : OUTLASTS
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Antipathy. : HATE
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End of a measure in music. : UPBEAT
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Basked. : SUNNED
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Submerged. : SANK
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A continent: Abbr. : SAM
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Carriage with its horses. : TURNOUT
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White ___. : LIE
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Demand for passage through a crowd. : ONESIDE
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Important profession. : WRITING
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Parts of shoes. : INSOLES
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Hoosiers, Sooners, etc. : NATIVES
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Most meager. : LEANEST
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Hillsides. : SLOPES
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Reserved accommodations. : SPACE
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Type of residence. : HOTEL
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Breeze. : AIR
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Type of salad. : SLAW
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Georgia ___. : TECH
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Its motto is "Let the People Rule." : ARKANSAS
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Promontories. : POINTS
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Badger. : ANNOY
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Condition. : STATE
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Little one. : TAD
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City in Russia. : OREL
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Edible. : RIPE
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"And ___ bed."—Pepys. : SOTO
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Famous playwright. : SHAW
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Pigeon-___. : TOED
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Asks for. : DESIRES
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Beavers. : TOPHATS
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Wander. : ROVE
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Retired. : ABED
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Eyeglass holders. : RIMS
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Plaguing insect. : GNAT
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Nostalgic longings: Colloq. : YENS
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Pioneer automobile man. : NASH
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Killer whale. : ORCA
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Gait. : TROT
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Location. : SITE
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Home of the Bruins. : UCLA
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Athletes' refreshers. : RUBDOWNS
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Unsealed. : OPEN
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Agitation. : UNREST
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Practical: Obs. : UTILE
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Art subjects. : NUDES
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Full of pep. : ALIVE
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Ball teams. : NINES
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Powder containers. : KEGS
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Earth. : SOIL
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Daughter of Elizabeth II. : ANNE
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Enchanted ___, near Acoma, N. M. : MESA
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River into the Caspian. : URAL
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Balkan figure. : TITO
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Boy. : SON
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Fishing rod part. : TIP

Answer summary: 5 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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