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New York Times, Friday, November 1, 1957

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 307 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 3,048

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Metal fastener. : HASP
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A Jones boy. : SPIKE
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By way of: Var. : THRU
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"___ virumque cano." : ARMA
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Residential structure. : HOTEL
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Downpour. : RAIN
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Measures of yarn. : LEAS
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Fascinated. : SPELLBOUND
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Human trunk. : TORSO
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Exhaust. : SAP
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Expenditure. : OUTGO
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Large sweet grapes. : TOKAYS
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Coxcomb. : FOP
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Did a certain TV commercial. : SHAVED
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The best policy. : HONESTY
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Masses of iron for pounding. : PILEHAMMERS
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Garden tool. : HOE
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Stettin's river. : ODER
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Gloves, shoes, etc. : PAIRS
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Bastes. : SEWS
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Prefix meaning ten. : DEC
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Elmer Rice classic. : STREETSCENE
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Certain North Americans. : ESKIMOS
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Departs clandestinely. : ELOPES
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Needlefish. : GAR
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French masterpieces of art. : COROTS
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Massachusetts town. : ATHOL
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Craft. : ART
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English land attached to a benefice. : GLEBE
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Rich cake. : SHORTBREAD
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Yeas. : AYES
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___ de nieve (snowflake): Span. : COPO
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Marble. : AGATE
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Skillful and precise. : NEAT
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Eight: Fr. : HUIT
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Substitute for currency. : TOKEN
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Decorations: Abbr. : DSMS
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Cease. : HALT
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Mars: Comb. form. : AREO
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Wiseacre. : SMARTALECK
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Disregard. : PASSOVER
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Hushes. : SHS
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Nickname for father. : POPSY
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Virginia willows. : ITEAS
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Ashes of seaweed. : KELP
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Old cloth measure. : ELL
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Company of barnstormers. : TROUPE
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En ___ (upstairs): Fr. : HAUT
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Where Floyd Patterson excels. : RING
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Open. : UNDO
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Blessings. : BOONS
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Approve: Var. : OKEH
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Electrical gadget. : ADAPTOR
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English novelist. : FORSTER
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Fine porcelain. : SPODE
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Pelts. : HIDES
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On earth. : HERE
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Amorous glances. : SHEEPSEYES
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Editor-poet Charles Hanson ___. : TOWNE
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Confirmations. : YESES
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Planet. : MARS
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Italian pronoun. : MIE
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Where St. Andrews golf course is. : SCOTLAND
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Deep-blue pigment. : SMALT
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Aimless blow, as in cricket. : SLOG
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Luzon tribesman. : IGOROT
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Grating sound. : CREAK
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Mexican grass used for baskets. : OTATE
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Novelist Sholem. : ASCH
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Poetic pronoun. : THOU
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Pueblo dweller. : HOPI
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Mythical vessel. : ARGO
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Radio beacon. : BEAM
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Superlative endings. : ESTS
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Chiropter. : BAT
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Snug retreat. : DEN

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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