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New York Times, Monday, October 7, 1957

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 82, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.61, Missing: { B J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 61, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 3,023
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The southwest wind. : AFER
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Garment. : WRAP
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Man's name meaning bear. : ORSON
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Game with chukkers. : POLO
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Minnesota's neighbor. : IOWA
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Sierra ___. : LEONE
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Play by G. B. S. : PYGMALION
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Smooth, in music. : DOLCE
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Vaulted. : LEAPED
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Zodiac sign. : LEO
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Covered with patches of color. : PIED
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Be mistaken. : ERR
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Relative of titian. : RED
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Washed. : LAVED
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Made known. : AIRED
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Individual. : SINGLE
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___ fatale. : FEMME
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Type of performer. : COMIC
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Live subject in Arabia. : OIL
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On the summit. : ATOP
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Expensive seats. : LOGES
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British brews. : ALES
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Measures: Abbr. : INS
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Operatic role. : NORMA
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Excessive. : UNDUE
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"The Rose ___." : TATTOO
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On the qui vive. : ALERT
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Characteristics of bison. : HUMPS
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Mr. Dodsworth. : SAM
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Suffixes in chemistry. : OLS
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Part of I. G. Y. : YEAR
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Algonquian Indian. : SAC
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Woodcutter's tool. : RIPSAW
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Meaningless. : EMPTY
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Bird in Alan Paton title. : PHALAROPE
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Enough. : AMPLE
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Greek letter. : IOTA
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Seaman's term. : ALEE
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First Lady of the theatre. : HAYES
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Unload. : DUMP
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Blend. : MELT
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Northern Spy. : APPLE
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Lobby. : FOYER
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Composer of "Pomp and Circumstance." : ELGAR
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Frolic. : ROMP
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American playwright. : WILDER
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Consort of a reine. : ROI
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Military misdemeanor. : AWOL
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List of jurors. : PANEL
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Former. : OLD
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Resume. : REOPEN
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Describing a certain Cadillac. : SOLIDGOLD
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If ever. : ONCE
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Obligation. : NEED
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Nest on a crag. : AERIE
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Green spot in the wilderness. : OASIS
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Ornamentation. : DECOR
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Old ___. : VIC
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Electrical unit: Abbr. : AMP
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Belief. : DOGMA
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Stead. : LIEU
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Other. : ELSE
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___ accompli. : FAIT
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Lamp for heating liquids. : ETNA
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Completely pleased. : MOSTHAPPY
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Board. : MEALS
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More or less circular figures. : LOOPS
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Insect. : ANT
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___ de plume. : NOM
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Salt lake in Iran. : URMIA
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Reptile. : TURTLE
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Part of a cap. : EARLAP
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Tasty. : SAPID
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"___ Mio." : OSOLE
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Jacket fold. : LAPEL
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Term of endearment. : SWEET
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Colloquial form of 63 Down. : YEAH
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One of Queen Juliana's names. : EMMA
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Chinese name. : CHOU
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Baby buggy. : PRAM
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Polite form of 56 Down. : YES
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Of the air: Abbr. : ATM

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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