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New York Times, Tuesday, October 29, 1957

Author:
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Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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Flummery. : SHAM
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Canadian resort region. : GASPE
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Commend for bravery. : CITE
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Finish line. : TAPE
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Daisylike flower. : ASTER
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Face shape. : OVAL
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The most. : LIONSSHARE
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People: Ger. : VOLK
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Relative of a graybeard. : OLDTIMER
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Office help. : CLERKS
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Arabian port. : ADEN
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Hardhearted. : STONY
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Small, flat piece, as of soap. : TABLET
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Official message. : DISPATCH
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Blunder. : ERR
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Attack. : SETON
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Make zzz's. : SNORE
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Pome fruit. : PEAR
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Oarsman. : ROWER
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Double. : TWIN
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More aloof. : ICIER
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Quadrupeds. : ASSES
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Poetic contraction. : EER
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Margot Fonteyn, for example. : DANSEUSE
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Resolute. : STURDY
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Slide. : COAST
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Spring. : LEAP
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Bury. : INHUME
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Cause of radio interference. : SUNSPOTS
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Cut of meat. : LOIN
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Coward. : FAINTHEART
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Word at an auction. : SOLD
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Wont. : USAGE
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Relative of the cassowary. : RHEA
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Completes. : ENDS
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Describing highways. : LANED
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Chop ___. : SUEY
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Normandy town. : STLO
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Salute as. : HAIL
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As like as two peas in ___. : APOD
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Intellectual. : MENTAL
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Kitchen wall décor. : GASMETER
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Pallid. : ASHEN
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Excelling others. : STAR
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By means of. : PER
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Constructs. : ERECTS
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Agreement. : COVENANT
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Poet's symbolic abode. : IVORYTOWER
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Sermon. : TALK
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B. P. O. E. : ELKS
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Factions. : SIDES
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Truncates. : LOPS
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Trigonometry functions. : SINES
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Lukewarm. : TEPID
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Palm genus. : ARECA
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Idea: Colloq. : BRAINCHILD
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Use a divining rod. : DOWSE
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Implored. : CRIED
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Ambassador Lodge. : HENRY
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Skoal, for one. : TOAST
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Echoes. : RESOUNDS
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Took umbrage. : RESENTED
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480 sheets of paper. : REAM
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Secrete: Slang. : STASH
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Purposive. : USEFUL
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Parts of shoes. : UPPERS
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Sudden thrust. : LUNGE
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Fraulein's name. : ILSE
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Meridian. : NOON
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Capital of Shensi Province. : SIAN
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Island of T. H. : OAHU
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Magnolia. : TREE
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Deter. : STAY
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Fresh ___ daisy. : ASA

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