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New York Times, Thursday, October 17, 1957

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { B G J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 3,033
Across
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Resin used in chewing gum. : MASTIC
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View. : ASPECT
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Containing data. : FACTUAL
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Tar. : SAILOR
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Radio wire. : ANTENNA
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Astral. : STELLAR
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The B's or the R's. : THREE
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Beseech. : PRAY
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Sailors' saint. : ELMO
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Worked in the garden. : HOED
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Companionway. : STAIRS
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Upon: Prefix. : EPI
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City railways. : ELS
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Month. : APRIL
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Basket. : CREEL
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Left over. : RESIDUAL
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Chasers in a game. : HOUNDS
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Dutch village. : DORP
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Ogier the ___. : DANE
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Classify. : ASSORT
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Fondles. : CARESSES
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Fine-grained rock. : SHALE
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Mythological trio. : FATES
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Explosive. : TNT
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Advanced. : FAR
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Symbol of justice. : SCALES
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Chide. : RATE
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Of rounded shape. : OVAL
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Short period of quiet. : LULL
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Rhythm. : METRE
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Musical performance. : RECITAL
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First. : INITIAL
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Go back to a former state. : REVERT
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Small merchandise. : NOTIONS
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Untrustworthy persons. : SNEAKS
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Range. : EXTENT
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Part of the street scene. : MANHOLE
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Helen Hayes. : ACTRESS
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Charger. : STEED
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Air. : TUNE
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Scottish name. : IAN
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Twaddle. : CLAPTRAP
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Beset. : ASSAIL
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Faun's relative. : SATYR
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Patsy. : PIE
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French pronoun. : ELLE
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Irish maid. : COLLEEN
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Hiked. : TRAMPED
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Pop. : FATHER
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Makes turbid. : ROILS
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Bird. : RAIL
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Gush. : SPURT
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Dainties for the tea table. : SCONES
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Worships. : ADORES
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Streets of Paris. : RUES
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Baal. : IDOL
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See 32 Across. : HARES
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Time boundary. : DATELINE
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With reference to. : ASFOR
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Boys: Colloq. : SHAVERS
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Early nomad of Syria. : SARACEN
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Announce. : CALL
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Position. : STATION
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Race contestant. : ENTRANT
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Makes unfeeling. : STEELS
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Imperfections. : FAULTS
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World War II Fifth Army commander. : CLARK
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Knot again. : RETIE
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Type of TV program. : LIVE
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Glove. : MITT
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Camomile ___. : TEA
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Goddess of night. : NOX

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 1 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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