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New York Times, Monday, November 11, 1957

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 3,058
Across
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Saved. : SPARED
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Estrange. : ALIENATE
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The dawn. : AURORA
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Makes up. : COMPOSES
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Capricorn or Cancer. : TROPIC
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State houses. : CAPITOLS
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Members of early religious order. : ESSENES
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Month: Abbr. : DEC
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Caviar. : ROE
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Doe or roe. : DEER
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Ominous phrase. : ORELSE
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Permit. : SUFFER
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Small chip. : NICK
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New Testament book: Abbr. : EPH
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Graphite. : LEAD
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Confection. : BONBON
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Type of singer. : CROONER
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Noble enterprise. : CRUSADE
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Creator of Lord Jim. : CONRAD
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___-a-brac. : BRIC
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Bleak. : RAW
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Short of Scrooge. : EBEN
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Stable sounds. : NEIGHS
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Fortune. : ESTATE
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Domicile. : HOME
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Power of final decision. : SAY
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Yugoslav city. : NIS
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Pertaining to fingers. : DIGITAL
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Mere display. : PRETENSE
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False statement. : CANARD
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Special type of camera. : ENLARGER
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Appear. : EMERGE
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Deceivers. : DELUDERS
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Nimbler. : SPRYER
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Glutted. : SATED
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Sum of money given as a prize. : PURSE
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"Mighty Lak' ___." : AROSE
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Round-up workers. : ROPERS
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Land of Blarney Castle. : ERIN
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Fresh-water fish. : DACE
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Grammatical case: Abbr. : ACC
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Stevedore. : LOADER
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Drive forward. : IMPEL
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Great books. : EPICS
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Negative. : NOT
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Hebrew lyre. : ASOR
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End: Comb. form. : TELO
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To be: Lat. : ESSE
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To that extent. : SOFAR
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A pigment. : RED
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River into the Danube. : ENNS
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Bone. : ULNA
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Cornstalks, hay, etc. : FEED
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Steel beam. : IBAR
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Musical finale. : CODA
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Was sure of. : KNEW
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Behold: Lat. : ECCE
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Mathematics question: Abbr. : PROB
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Sharpen. : HONE
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Two-masted ship. : BRIG
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Pained exclamation. : OUCH
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French department. : ORNE
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Exclaimed. : CRIED
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Wager. : BET
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African dictator. : NASSER
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Minnow. : SHINER
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Charlie McCarthy's friend. : SNERD
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Color slightly. : TINGE
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Eared seal. : OTARY
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One of the Champions. : MARGE
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Church leader. : ELDER
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Accelerated. : SPED
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Norse name. : ARNE
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Loud outcry. : YELL
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Desserts. : ICES
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Large umbrella: Colloq. : GAMP
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Delta ___ Delta. : TAU
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Speaker's hesitations. : ERS

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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