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New York Times, Thursday, October 3, 1957

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { B H J K Q U X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 86, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 3,019
Across
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Tray. : SALVER
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Playing an unsuitable role. : MISCAST
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Entertain visitors. : RECEIVE
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Willa Cather character. : ANTONIA
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Sheathed. : ENCASED
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Arrange in a zigzag order. : STAGGER
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Brodie of 1880 fame. : STEVE
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Dilute. : WATER
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Finis. : END
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Current. : TIDE
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Napery. : LINEN
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School activity. : PLAY
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Verily. : AMEN
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Torpidity. : INERTIA
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Number used to mean several, many. : TEN
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Sweltering. : STEWY
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Damsel. : MAID
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Again: Fr. : ENCORE
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Shade of red. : GARNET
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Touchstone. : TEST
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City in Georgia. : MACON
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Theater sign. : SRO
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Copper urn. : SAMOVAR
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Dickens' Miss Spenlow. : DORA
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Evening: Ital. : SERA
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Worship. : ADORE
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Region of ancient Greece. : ELIS
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Mon ___ Pierrot. : AMI
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Scene of struggle. : ARENA
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Hunt, as a hound. : SCENT
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Opposite. : VISAVIS
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Fascist party in Spain. : FALANGE
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Writer of plaintive verse. : ELEGIST
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Exhibited. : EVINCED
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Han or Chin. : DYNASTY
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Dog. : SETTER
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Opinion. : SENTIMENT
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Consent. : ACCEDENCE
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Yeast. : LEAVEN
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Tool on a work bench. : VISE
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Poetic time of day. : EVE
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Chianti or Zinfandel. : REDWINE
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Dominance. : MASTERY
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Firmly fixed. : INTENT
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Spica or Vega. : STAR
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Tooth on a wheel. : COG
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Attendant spirit. : ANGEL
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Italian city rich in art. : SIENA
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Dilatory. : TARDY
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Affirm again. : RESTATE
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Once more. : ANEW
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Stone: Comb. form. : LITE
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M. C. of "Tonight." : PAAR
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"___ old cow hand . . . " : IMAN
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Young lady of Portugal: Abbr. : SRTA
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Disrespectful behavior. : INSOLENCE
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Short-barreled pistol. : DERRINGER
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Thessalian Mount. : OSSA
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Senate from Tennessee. : GORE
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Designating a type of sandwich. : TOASTED
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Shyness. : MODESTY
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English river. : AVON
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Relatives of flagons. : CARAFES
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Member of a religious Society. : MARIST
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Pour off. : DECANT
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Delivered. : SAVED
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Daniel Peggoty's niece. : EMILY
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Ascended. : RISEN
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Bird: Lat. : AVIS
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Narrow aperture. : SLIT
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Eastern potentate. : AGA
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Governor's nickname. : AVE

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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