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New York Times, Thursday, November 21, 1957

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.37, Missing: { J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 254 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 3,068
Across
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Church like St. Paul's in Rome. : BASILICA
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Pageantry. : POMP
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French mezzanine. : ENTRESOL
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Fictitious name. : ALIAS
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Bombarders. : STRAFERS
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Very small brook. : RILLET
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Joseph C. Lincoln's "Cap'n ___." : ERI
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Run. : TROT
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Kind of bell ringer. : TOLLER
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Slight quarrel. : TIFF
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Father of Methuselah. : ENOCH
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Carplike food fish. : IDE
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Fuse, as ore. : SMELT
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Jack pot stake. : ANTE
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Profit. : GAIN
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Breakfasts. : EATS
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Laughed stertorously. : SNORTED
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Extreme. : SEVERE
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Willows used in basketry. : OSIERS
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Very changeable. : PROTEAN
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Kind of fastener. : SNAP
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Party not in office. : OUTS
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Speck of dust. : MOTE
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Respond to simulus. : REACT
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Shelley's "O Wild West Wind . . . " : ODE
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Benjamin Franklin designed one. : STOVE
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Pack. : STOW
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Head ornament. : FILLET
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Held in (with "up"). : PENT
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Tool for grubbing. : HOE
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Stow, as in a ship's hold. : STEEVE
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Bongo. : ANTELOPE
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Natural fat. : ESTER
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Gave an epithet to. : SURNAMED
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Men. : SONS
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Prodigals. : SPENDERS
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Hems in. : BESETS
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Belfast's county. : ANTRIM
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Conflict. : STRIFE
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One of King David's guards. : IRA
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Boxing blow. : LEFT
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Department of France. : ISERE
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Long cigars. : CORONAS
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Dodgers' manager. : ALSTON
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Temple on the Acropolis. : PARTHENON
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Hodgepodge. : OLIO
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Machine for grinding. : MILL
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Alleviate. : PALLIATE
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More shabby. : SEEDIER
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Tendencies. : TRENDS
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Arleigh Burke's concern. : FLEETS
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Coins: Abbr. : CTS
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Vetch. : TARE
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Grumbles: Slang. : GRIPES
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Large labor union. : TEAMSTERS
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Eskers. : OSAR
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Hoaxes: Slang. : SPOOFS
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Learned. : ERUDITE
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Without franchise. : VOTELESS
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In no manner. : NOT
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Card game. : SEVENUP
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Come ___ (happen). : TOPASS
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Kind of reception. : ATHOME
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Maker of barrels. : COOPER
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Suit fabrics. : TWEEDS
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Between: Fr. : ENTRE
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Mother of Artemis. : LETO
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Uniform. : EVEN
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State: Abbr. : TENN
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Schoolboy. : LAD

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later.

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