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New York Times, Wednesday, October 2, 1957

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { H J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 3,018
Across
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Tropical tree. : PALM
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15 years before Magna Carta. : MCC
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Gambler's hangout in Westerns. : SALOON
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To me: Fr. : AMOI
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Longshoreman's group: Abbr. : ILA
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Punish by fining. : AMERCE
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Basis of a household bill. : GASMETER
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Antimacassars. : TIDIES
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All in one piece. : ENTIRE
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Venerable. : AGED
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Breakfast. : EAT
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Behave abjectly. : GROVEL
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River into the Danube. : ENNS
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Type of brooch. : CAMEO
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Chivalrous. : GALLANT
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Periods of time. : ERAS
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Osprey's cousin. : ERN
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Ultimate aim. : IDEAL
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Tending to stir up feeling. : EMOTIVE
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Come into being suddenly. : STARTUP
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Church vestment. : STOLE
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Petition. : SUE
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Actor Kelly. : GENE
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Open-handed person. : SPENDER
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Miss Languish. : LYDIA
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Olympian god. : ARES
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City in Spain. : TOLEDO
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Groove. : RUT
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Very good. : FINE
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Springs up. : ARISES
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Brand-new. : UNUSED
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Binding agreement. : COVENANT
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Produced in pairs, as leaves. : BINATE
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Double: Prefix. : TWI
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One of the Joneses. : DAVY
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Various points of view. : ANGLES
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Convene. : SIT
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African antelope. : ORYX
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Messenger. : PAGE
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To ___ (every one). : AMAN
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Perplexed. : LOST
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Flower girl of opera. : MIMI
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Carpenter's joint. : MITER
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Diminutive suffix. : CLE
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Company of travelers. : CARAVAN
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The moon, for instance. : SATELLITE
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Among. : AMID
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Marked the way for. : LED
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Faced east. : ORIENTATED
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Pacific. : OCEAN
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Resorts or haunts. : NESTS
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Hence. : ERGO
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Colloidal substance. : GEL
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Villain of old tales. : OGRE
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Inherent power. : ENERGY
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Letter. : CEE
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Heraldic symbols. : ARMS
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Part of the Chinese puzzle. : MAOTSETUNG
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Prevents by law. : ESTOPS
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Character in "Bleak House." : ADA
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Hours beloved by poets. : EVENTIDES
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Moon: Comb. form. : LUNI
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___ de France. : ILE
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Confident. : SURE
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Legume. : PEA
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Chooses. : SELECTS
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Man's title. : DON
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Knowledge. : LORE
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Island of Dutch West Indies. : ARUBA
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Quarrel: Colloq. : RUNIN
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Tackle for lowering lifeboats. : DAVIT
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Lawn party, for example. : FETE
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___-China. : INDO
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Mining region in Europe. : SAAR
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One of Seven Deadly Sins. : ENVY
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River of Charon's ferry. : STYX
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Actor Mineo. : SAL
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Wartime agency. : OWI

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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