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New York Times, Tuesday, November 12, 1957

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 3,059
Across
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Light boat. : SKIFF
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Skipped out. : DECAMPED
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Tropical tree. : CACAO
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Make reprisal. : RETALIATE
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In company. : ALONG
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Basic and powerful. : ELEMENTAL
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Sunder. : REND
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Chum. : PAL
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Charlotte ___. : RUSSE
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Calla lily. : ARUM
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Power unit. : WATT
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Seal. : SIGNET
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Bird call. : CAW
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Type of missile. : EGG
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Saying. : ADAGE
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Flings. : SHIES
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Constellation. : ARA
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Current best seller. : BYLOVEPOSSESSED
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Priestly vestment. : ALB
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Methodical. : EXACT
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Primitive dwelling. : TEPEE
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Illinois Indian. : SAC
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Bulky boat. : ARK
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Charmers. : SIRENS
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High point. : ACME
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Bluefin. : TUNA
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Official designation of Japanese emperor. : TENNO
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Receptacle. : URN
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Agreement. : PACT
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Clear. : EXONERATE
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Greenland air base. : THULE
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Canines. : AIREDALES
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Energetic. : VITAL
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Harold E. and family. : STASSENS
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Angry frown. : SCOWL
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Mark. : SCAR
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Vegetable. : KALE
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Sacred pictures. : ICON
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Lively dance. : FANDANGO
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Navigation hazard. : FOG
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Valley. : DELL
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Opposite of "hiver." : ETE
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Machine part. : CAM
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Warning. : ALERT
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Very small. : MINUTE
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Butter squares. : PATS
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Greek letters. : ETAS
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Cross out. : DELE
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Bore out. : REAM
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Place. : PUT
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Steward of a manor. : REEVE
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Item of apparel. : WAIST
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Impresses. : AWES
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Dutch East Indies island. : SABA
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Short poems. : IDYLS
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Nero's successor. : GALBA
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Wedge placed under a wheel. : CHOCK
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Picturesque Canadian village. : GASPE
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Snowless. : GREEN
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Bowling score. : SPARE
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Begin. : SETIN
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Fruit drinks. : ADES
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School event. : EXAM
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Angelic. : SERAPHIC
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Scene of Film Festival. : CANNES
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Star nearest the earth. : SUN
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Students in many colleges. : COEDS
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Very: Fr. : TRES
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Social affairs. : TEAS
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Stage direction. : EXIT
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Mrs. Charles. : NORA
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Western Indians. : UTES
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Sedan. : AUTO
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Type of hammer head. : CLAW
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Disclose. : TELL
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Girl's name. : RAE
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Swedish measure, about 2 ft. : ALN
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Consoles or table models. : TVS

Answer summary: 2 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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