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New York Times, Friday, October 4, 1957

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 3,020
Across
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Grayish blue. : BICE
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Parlors: Span. : SALAS
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Waikiki instruments. : UKES
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Obligation. : ONUS
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Museum in Madrid. : PRADO
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Memphis' river. : NILE
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Not suitable. : OUTOFORDER
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Chowder, for example. : STEW
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Compass point. : SSE
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Endorse: Colloq. : OKAY
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Lifts the spirit. : ELATES
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Looped cotton cloths. : TERRIES
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Irritate. : CHAFE
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Donkey. : ASS
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Bestows formally. : PRESENTS
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Not suitable. : UNFIT
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Negotiate. : TREAT
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Where Belfast is: Abbr. : IRE
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Natterjack. : TOAD
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Spacious. : BROAD
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___ Minor. : ASIA
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Nothing but. : ALL
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Geometric solid. : PRISM
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Province of Manchuria. : JEHOL
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Mirth. : HILARITY
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Kolinsky. : FUR
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Fourteen pounds. : STONE
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Stronghold. : REDOUBT
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In. : ATHOME
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Musical gathering: Colloq. : SING
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Recent: Comb. form. : NEO
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Time. : NOON
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Terminate. : PUTANENDTO
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Distance around: Abbr. : CIRC
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Nettled. : IRATE
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Turn out. : OUST
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Diminutive suffix. : ETTE
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___ wave. : TIDAL
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African rulers. : DEYS
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Increase. : BOOST
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Being employed. : INUSE
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Prettier: Colloq. : CUTER
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Within: Comb. form. : ESO
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Radiating bars. : SPOKES
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French textile center. : ARRAS
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Title of respect. : LADY
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Fruit beverage. : ADE
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Disgruntled loser: Colloq. : SOREHEAD
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Dangerous. : UNSAFE
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Playful. : KITTENISH
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Robert ___. : ELEE
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Does petit point. : SEWS
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Palm off. : FOIST
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Endure. : LAST
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Foray. : RAID
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Best part of anything. : CREAM
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Dull in discourse. : PROSY
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Musical rendition. : TRIO
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Close. : SEAL
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Beehive State. : UTAH
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___ me tangere (touch me not): Lat. : NOLI
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Fail to meet expectations. : FALLSHORT
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Commonplace. : TRITE
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Source of salt. : BRINEPIT
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Go by plane. : AERO
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College affair. : PROM
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Public official. : JUDGE
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Forthwith. : ATONCE
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Aromatic herb. : FENNEL
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Rope. : RIATA
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Improper. : UNDUE
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Relative of Libby. : BETSY
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Sounds from a switchyard. : TOOTS
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Noun suffix. : ANCE
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Go ___ (get busy). : TOIT
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African village. : STAD
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Swiss canton. : URI
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Fall asleep. : NOD

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 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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