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New York Times, Wednesday, October 30, 1957

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { F K P Q X }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 58, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
David Steinberg notes:

Original 20-Across had "or"; corrected it to "of."

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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 3,046

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Across
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Shape of a cloche. : BELL
5
Cubicle. : CELL
9
Traitor. : JUDAS
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Ashtabula's lake. : ERIE
15
Et ___. : ALII
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Call to arms. : ALARM
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Ancient town of Palestine. : GAZA
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Douglas S. Freeman subject. : ROBERTELEE
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Lincoln's Secretary of War. : STANTON
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___ volente (God willing). : DEO
23
Hindu cymbals. : TAL
24
Hung loosely. : DANGLED
26
Army. : HOST
27
One trick over a book. : SEVEN
30
Breeze. : AIR
31
Brown shade. : DUN
32
Coiffure aids. : HAIRNETS
34
Looses. : LETSGO
37
Raw material. : ORE
38
Annual, as winds. : ETESIAN
40
Minstrel's air. : LAY
41
Of one piece. : ENTIRE
43
Kiss. : OSCULATE
45
Refusal. : NAY
46
I love: Lat. : AMO
47
Natural talent. : DOWER
48
Biggers' sleuth. : CHAN
50
Workshop. : ATELIER
52
Be busy: Colloq. : HUM
53
Time. : AGE
54
Part of a fort. : ARSENAL
58
Improve. : AMELIORATE
61
Contemporary of Seneca. : NERO
62
Snooped. : NOSED
63
Appearance. : MIEN
64
Energy: Slang. : ZING
65
Lock. : TRESS
66
Other. : ELSE
67
On ___ own. : ONES
Down
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Asks as a favor. : BEGS
2
Part of Q. E. D. : ERAT
3
Young Miss Todd. : LIZA
4
Hero's beloved. : LEANDER
5
Dancer Leslie. : CARON
6
Stretched. : ELONGATE
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Ad ___. : LIB
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Recitalist's program. : LIEDER
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Early form of jet power. : JATO
10
Diminutive suffix. : ULE
11
Fundamental principal of the behavior of gases. : DALTONSLAW
12
Regions. : AREAS
13
Fish. : SMELT
19
Flaming. : RED
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Leather factory. : TANNERY
25
Supple. : LISSOME
26
Shanty. : HUT
27
Part of a brake. : SHOE
28
Work for a living. : EARN
29
Citizens of Saigon. : VIETNAMESE
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Bares. : DENUDES
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French summer. : ETE
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Fond du ___, Wis. : LAC
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Way out. : GATE
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___ and terminer, old court term. : OYER
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Puts in a kind of booth. : ISOLATES
42
One of the Hunters. : IAN
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One of the Medici. : LORENZO
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Type of sale on the Paris Bourse. : ATERME
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Intonation. : CHANT
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Comicality. : HUMOR
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Time past. : AGO
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Netherlands Princess. : IRENE
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Assistants. : AIDS
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No, in Berlin. : NEIN
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English composer. : ARNE
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Certain record books. : LOGS
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"___ Girls." : LES
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Trouble. : AIL

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