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New York Times, Saturday, October 28, 1961

57-Across : Librarian's degree.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.36, Missing: { B J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 256 (avg 1.33)
Open Squares: 90, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,488
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Fries. : SAUTES
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Bar bell users. : LIFTERS
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Chants. : INTONES
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Not high enough. : OVERLOW
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Name for a girl born on Christmas. : NATALIE
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Famous premier danseur. : MASSINE
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Shoshoneans. : UTES
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Beach resort near Boston. : NAHANT
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Youth group. : NYA
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Character. : SORT
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Wartime area. : ETO
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In progress. : AFOOT
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Resin. : ELEMI
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Pack. : STOW
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Caen's river. : ORNE
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Cars. : SEDANS
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___ Morgue. : RUE
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U.N. member. : USSR
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Instruction to a broker. : STOPORDER
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Savoir-faire. : TACT
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Stripling. : LAD
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Tone down. : SOFTEN
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Get one's dander up. : RILE
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Book ___. : ENDS
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Skier's place. : SLOPE
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Australian cockatoo. : ARARA
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Olden time: Archaic. : ELD
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Tree yielding arrow poison. : UPAS
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Librarian's degree. : MLS
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Famous Carmen. : FARRAR
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Fold up. : SHUT
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Isabella's realm. : CASTILE
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Wallowing place. : MUDHOLE
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Laborite Bevan. : ANEURIN
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Barker. : SPIELER
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Dietary item. : REDMEAT
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Wading birds. : EGRETS
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Air cavities in the head. : SINUSES
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France. : ANATOLE
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Pronounced. : UTTERED
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Speaker of a sort. : TOASTMASTER
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Designating some photos: Abbr. : ENL
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River of the Pont Neuf. : SEINE
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Relative of a mesa. : LOMA
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Dmitri's brother. : IVAN
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Holiday, in Roma. : FESTA
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Board members: Abbr. : TRS
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Novelist Glyn and namesakes. : ELINORS
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Riffraff of Shakespeare's time. : RONYONS
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Cardigan. : SWEATER
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Ottomans. : SEATS
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Driver of a sort. : HOTRODDER
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Bluffer. : FOURFLUSHER
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Kind of verb: Abbr. : INT
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"___ Town." : OUR
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Espouses. : WEDS
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Flatfish. : SOLE
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Faunas. : PAN
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Greek goddess. : EOS
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Trolley, in London. : TRAMCAR
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Path for a plane. : AIRLANE
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Arranged in groups. : CLASSED
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First-class, in London. : TOPHOLE
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Shoulder ornament. : EPAULET
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Squatters. : NESTERS
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Contract bids. : SLAMS
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Ablaze. : AFIRE
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Pulpy fruit. : DRUPE
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Inter ___. : ALIA
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Torn. : RENT
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Sound of a plucked string. : TUM
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Do spadework. : DIG

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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