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THAT EXTRA HOUR

New York Times, Sunday, October 27, 1957

Author:
Herbert Ettenson
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 172, Blocks: 85, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 700 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 132, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 23
Herbert Ettenson has 87 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 3,043
Across
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Miracle drug. : ACTH
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A kind of lavender. : ASPIC
10
"When I was ___ . . . " : ALAD
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Where Xanthippe shopped. : AGORA
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Procrastination. : THIEFOFTIME
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Mediocrity. : SECONDRATER
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Latin bromide. : TEMPUSFUGIT
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Household appurtenance. : CUCKOOCLOCK
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French "one." : UNE
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Facile. : GLIB
29
Small drum. : TABOR
31
Pooh! : TUSH
32
French connectives. : ETS
33
Bend. : FLEX
34
Aspect. : FACET
35
Radius, for example. : BONE
36
Curious one. : STARER
39
Eucharistic vessel. : PATEN
40
Norse name. : LARS
41
Put through a kitchen utensil. : RICED
46
Players chased in a game. : HARES
47
Role in classical tragedy. : MEDEA
48
1941 headline. : WAR
49
Correlative. : EITHER
50
Wings. : ALAE
51
Diminished. : BATED
52
Recoils. : SHIES
54
Store fodder. : ENSILE
55
Civil War soldier. : REB
56
City on the Rhone. : ARLES
57
A certain mechanism. : CLOCKWORK
59
Fleur-de-___. : LIS
60
Sweaters. : KNITWEAR
62
Letters. : MAIL
63
Describing a quidnunc. : NOSY
64
Fruit drinks. : ADES
65
English composer. : STAINER
66
Macbeth and others. : MURDERERS
68
Turmeric product. : CURRY
69
Desideratum. : NEED
70
Claudicate. : LIMP
71
Go to ___ (deteriorate). : SEED
72
Excellent. : RARE
73
Member of the dog family. : CANID
75
Descriptive of a KO count. : TENSECOND
77
Adirondack resort. : SARANAC
80
Roisin Dubh. : ERIN
81
"___ James." : BEAU
82
Fortune, for one. : DAME
83
In the open air. : ALFRESCO
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Italian title: Abbr. : SIG
85
Greenwich product. : RIGHTTIME
87
Friendship. : AMITY
88
Speak hesitatingly. : HEM
89
Place for rubbish. : ASHCAN
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Early name for the Chinese. : SERES
92
Prolongs (with "out"). : SPINS
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Sheepfold. : COTE
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Adjust a piano. : RETUNE
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Boy's best friend. : MOM
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Chimney. : STACK
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Consequence of any action. : FRUIT
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Letters. : ESSES
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___ year. : LEAP
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Metric measure. : STERE
102
Rummage. : SEARCH
103
Quarter. : COIN
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Jeweler's weight. : CARAT
105
Glacial ice. : BERG
106
Scottish river. : ESK
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Bell sound. : DONG
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Fulminated. : RAGED
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Lug. : TOTE
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Wartime agency. : OWI
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"How doth the little busy bee improve each ___." : SHININGHOUR
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Revered. : TIMEHONORED
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Two things in an ancient adage. : TIMEANDTIDE
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He wrote "This Simian World." : CLARENCEDAY
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Man's name. : ANSEL
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Pung. : SLED
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Cowardly mammal. : HYENA
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Kewpie. : DOLL
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Island near the DEW line. : ATTU
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Genus of snow geese. : CHEN
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Money, according to Ben Franklin. : TIME
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Bopster's term. : HEP
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Subjoin. : AFFIX
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Rain check. : STUB
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One of a nursery trio. : PIG
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Copied. : IMITATED
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Order of whales. : CETACEA
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Village of Berkshire, England. : ASCOT
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Their: Fr. : LEUR
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Business abbreviation. : ACC
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Herr's title: Ger. : DOKTOR
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Mischievous. : ARCH
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Service station abbreviation. : GAL
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Indian. : OTOE
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Straight: Comb. form. : RECT
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Clumsy boats. : ARKS
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Acts as a model: Colloq. : FUGLES
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Famous physician. : OSLER
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Substantives. : NOUNS
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Medicinal amount. : DOSE
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Big ___. : BEN
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Generous. : FREE
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Loses clarity. : FADES
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Descriptive of Bermuda shorts wearers. : BAREKNEED
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Adepts: Slang. : SHARKS
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Gift. : TALENT
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Ancient tales. : ARABIANNIGHTS
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Cucurbit devourer of rhyme. : PETER
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Secular. : LAIC
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Skater's milieu. : RINK
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Pronoun. : ITS
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Longfellow poem. : CHILDRENSHOUR
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More slippery. : EELIER
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Smart: Colloq. : DRESSY
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Of the cheek. : MALAR
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Salubrious. : WHOLESOME
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Eldritch. : EERY
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Stock. : BREED
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Skidded. : SLID
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What "gladiolus" means. : SWORD
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Aristate. : AWNED
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Make the most of today!: Lat. : CARPEDIEM
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Wartime agency. : OSS
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Kind of sale. : TIEIN
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Football flowers. : MUMS
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Distinctive atmospheres. : AURAE
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Daniel Chester French statue. : MINUTEMAN
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M. Coty. : RENE
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Bear. : CARRY
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Namesakes of Laban's daughters. : LEAHS
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Catamarans. : RAFTS
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Italian man's name. : CESARE
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Comes up. : ARISES
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Sheep in its second year. : TEG
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Relatives of sprockets. : CAMS
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Move furtively. : SLINK
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Vinegary. : ACETIC
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Verb in O'Neill title. : COMETH
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Hop stem. : BINE
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Priestly vestment. : AMICE
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Hanks of twine. : RANS
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Too much: Fr. : TROP
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To one side. : APART
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Inkling. : CUE
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Without respite. : STEADILY
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Jagged rock. : CRAG
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Continuous space (of time). : STRETCH
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Molnar. : FERENC
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Yearned: Ref. Sp. : LONGD
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Regatta crews. : EIGHTS
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Droop. : SAG
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___ Hall. : SETON
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Where many clocks are made: Abbr. : CONN
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Minded. : CARED
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Kind of tea. : BOHEA
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Part of to be: Span. : ESTA
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Bone. : SHIN
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O'Hara and others. : KIMS
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Part of a clock. : DIAL
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Robust. : RUDE
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Sea bird. : TERN
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Book of feast days. : ORDO
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Woe's opposite. : WEAL
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Bucolic. : IDYL
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Born: Fr. : NEE
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Product of Maracaibo. : OIL
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Girl's name. : MAE
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Britain's "Webster." : OED

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 15 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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