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New York Times, Saturday, November 23, 1957

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 3,070
Across
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Chores. : TASKS
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Book of the Bible. : RUTH
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Flexed. : BENT
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Group of eight. : OCTET
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Case of trivia. : ETUI
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Wife: Lat. : UXOR
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Soap plant. : AMOLE
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Sell. : VEND
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Communist of a sort. : TITO
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Alight at the airport. : DEPLANE
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Vexed. : NETTLED
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Spanish gambling game. : MONTE
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Pay attention. : HEED
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Constructor of a sort. : JERRYBUILDER
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Yucca's relative. : ALOE
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Shelter. : LEE
34
Corrects copy. : EMENDS
38
Members of the herd. : BOSSIES
40
Evangeline or Gabriel. : ACADIAN
41
Symbols of slowness. : SNAILS
42
Egg: Comb. form. : OVI
43
Forearm bone. : ULNA
44
Nursery rhyme favorite. : LITTLEBOPEEP
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One of Gunther's topics. : ASIA
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Auriculate. : EARED
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Held up progress. : IMPEDED
52
Atlantic food fish. : ALEWIFE
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Do a sewing job. : DARN
58
Sound, as of laughter. : RING
60
Pardon me. : SORRY
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Author Knight. : ERIC
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Cape Cod feature. : DUNE
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More vexatious. : SORER
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Pundit. : SAGE
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City in Iowa. : AMES
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Winged. : ALATE
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Amphibian. : TOAD
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Top. : ACME
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Whistle ___. : STOP
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Well-known infielder. : KELL
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Describing tropical weather. : STEAMY
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Items of income. : REVENUES
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Shoshone. : UTE
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Holland or Lincoln. : TUNNEL
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Obstruct the view of. : HIDE
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Beguiled with flattery: Colloq. : BUTTEREDUP
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Expatriate. : EXILE
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Eminent. : NOTED
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Walked. : TROD
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Most illustrious. : NOBLEST
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Topic: Lat. : THEMA
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Stalemate. : TIE
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Quick blows. : JABS
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Son of Zebulun. : ELON
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Peak of the Pennine Alps. : ROSA
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Elasticity. : RESILIENCE
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Unit for measuring volume of sound. : DECIBEL
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Luxor's river. : NILE
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Great ___. : DANE
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Photo. : SNAP
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Tale of Achilles' wrath. : ILIAD
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Means. : AVERAGES
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Palm leaf: Var. : OLA
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Irksomeness. : TEDIUM
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Port west of the Crimea. : ODESSA
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Opera soprano Lucine. : AMARA
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Small twig. : SPRIG
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Term from an ancient calendar. : IDES
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Wagner's earth goddess. : ERDA
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Merino's coat. : WOOL
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Singer Petina. : IRRA
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Ornamental pattern, in architecture. : FRET
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Mrs. Rochester's maiden name. : EYRE
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Nautical direction. : NNE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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