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New York Times, Monday, October 21, 1957

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { W Z }, Scrabble score: 300 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 3,037
Across
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Warfare. : ARMS
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Mule. : SHOE
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Main Street buildings. : SHOPS
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Daring deed. : FEAT
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Well-known actor. : LUNT
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Pirogue. : CANOE
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Contiguity. : ADJACENCY
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Ludicrous. : ANTIC
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Blow a horn. : TOOTLE
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Eject. : EMIT
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High pitch, in music. : ALT
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Spanish lariat. : REATA
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Sea mollusk. : OCTOPUS
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Rice in general. : PADDY
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Gloss. : VENEER
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Have ___ at (try). : AGO
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City in Tunisia. : SFAX
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Eddie of Derby fame. : ARCARO
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Admiral of W. W. I. : SIMS
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Exercising. : USING
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Abbreviation for an unknown. : ANON
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Later's companion. : SOONER
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Digits. : TOES
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"Wynken, Blynken, and ___." : NOD
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Disquietude. : UNREST
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Like an egg. : OVATE
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Sounded like a brook. : BABBLED
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Fit out. : EQUIP
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"Once ___ Lifetime." : INA
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Star in constellation Draco. : ADIB
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Straighten out. : UNCURL
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He who gets up. : RISER
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Source of food in Tahiti. : BREADTREE
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Adhere. : CLING
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Merry prank. : LARK
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Units. : ONES
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From this time. : HENCE
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Raison d'___. : ETRE
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Float. : RAFT
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___ chance (very little possibility). : AFAT
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Make over. : REDO
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Head steward. : MAJORDOMO
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Set forth in words. : STATED
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Icy particles. : SLEET
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Vandal. : HUN
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Former. : ONCE
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Root word. : ETYMON
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Disperse. : SCATTER
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River of China. : HAN
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Ready for use. : ONTAP
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French soldier. : POILU
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Factions. : SECTS
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Pipe materials. : CLAYS
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Deep freeze, way back when. : ICEAGE
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Humming birds. : AVAS
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Killer whale. : ORCA
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Football play. : PASS
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Premium on exchange. : AGIO
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Portals. : EXITS
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Describing winter coats. : FURRED
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Peak of Nepal, 26,502 feet high. : ANNAPURNA
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Part of a plant. : ROOT
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Wave: Fr. : ONDE
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Slight. : SNUB
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Observe. : NOTE
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Broaden. : ENLARGE
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Based on truth. : SOUND
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Esculent. : EDIBLE
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The "winnah." : VICTOR
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Tree. : BIRCH
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Old womanish. : ANILE
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Area drained by a river. : BASIN
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Shiver. : QUAKE
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Unruly child. : BRAT
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Part of a sail. : REEF
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In case. : LEST
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Reference book: Abbr. : ENC
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Slip. : ERR

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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