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New York Times, Friday, October 18, 1957

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.51, Min Word Len: 4, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 85, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
David Steinberg notes:

Original 27-Across had "of" twice in succession; deleted one.

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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 3,034

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Across
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Oklahoma Senator. : KERR
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Bow: Comb. form. : ARCO
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Acclaim. : ECLAT
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Suffix in zoology. : IDAE
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Large-scale melee. : RIOT
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Hard look. : GLARE
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Stinging insect. : WASP
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Provoker. : INSTIGATOR
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Describing a school of painting. : IMPRESSIONISTIC
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Sword. : EPEE
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Close to. : BESIDE
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Range riders' equipment. : LASSOS
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Conqueror of Rome, 410 A.D. : ALARIC
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"___ Irish Rose." : ABIES
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Form of energy: Abbr. : ELEC
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Carnival. : FETE
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Delineate in drawing. : LIMN
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Mischievous trick. : PRANK
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Alpine goat. : IBEX
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Border upon. : ABUT
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Bit of bad grammar. : AINT
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Fright. : SCARE
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Went on. : LASTED
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Trinkets. : CHARMS
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Denounce witheringly. : SCATHE
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Irish fuel. : PEAT
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Trends on a business chart. : NATIONALINDICES
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Feature of Portugal, Spain, Italy, etc. : OLIVETREES
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Double exclamation. : OHOH
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Wanderer. : ROVER
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Aleutian outpost. : ATTU
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Words of admonition. : NONO
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Curl. : TRESS
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Bean plants. : SOYS
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Just tolerably. : SOSO
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Flightless bird. : KIWI
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Dutch cheese. : EDAM
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Type of file. : RASP
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Subject of Article 1, Section 2, U. S. Constitution. : REPRESENTATIVES
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Originates. : ARISES
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Ablutionary stage. : RINSE
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"___ Fan Tutte." : COSI
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Palindromic name. : OTTO
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Containing more yolks. : EGGIER
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I-A, II-C, IV-B, etc. : CLASSIFICATIONS
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Cross piece of a window. : LATTICEBAR
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Arum plant. : AROID
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Widow's right: Scots law. : TERCE
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___ of (behind). : INBACK
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Epic poetry. : EPOS
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Refrain syllables. : LALA
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Early name for Nisan. : ABIB
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Assuming an appearance. : SIMULATIVE
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Baltic Sea islands. : ALAND
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Gave. : LENT
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Pennsylvania city. : ERIE
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Form of insurance. : TERM
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Letters. : EXES
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Exclusive right. : PATENT
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Fresh-water fish. : SHAD
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Blacksmiths. : SHOERS
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Bureau in the Department of Commerce. : CENSUS
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Nasal sound. : SNORT
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Heat: Lat. : CALOR
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Religious devotion. : PIETY
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River in Armenia. : ARAS
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Mother of Apollo. : LETO
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Engine sound effect. : CHOO
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Eternities. : EONS
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Begone! : SHOO

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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