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New York Times, Wednesday, November 27, 1957

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { J Q V X Y }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 3,074
Across
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Small mollusk. : SLUG
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Rhyme scheme used in Italian sonnets. : ABBA
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Hinder. : DETER
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Wear out. : TIRE
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Provided that. : SOAS
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Semiprecious stone. : AGATE
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Give vent to. : EMIT
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Stationery item. : WRITINGPAD
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Rally. : MASSMEETING
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Upon: Prefix. : EPI
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Mark over n, as in señor. : TILDE
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Sounded loudly. : BLARED
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Dry measure. : BUSHEL
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Bucolic. : RURAL
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Tremulous. : ASPEN
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Sum, ___, fui, futurus. : ESSE
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Ear part. : LOBE
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Great zoologist. : AGASSIZ
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Extra or bulldog. : EDITION
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Friend of Ava. : LANA
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Tapering nail. : BRAD
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Animal of the plains. : BISON
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The best. : CREAM
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Actors. : MIMERS
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Supplier to the meat market. : PACKER
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Residence. : ABODE
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Ordinal suffix. : ETH
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Queen Mary and Queen Elizabeth. : SISTERSHIPS
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Parasites. : TOADEATERS
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Phrase of comprehension. : ISEE
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Pixyish. : ELFIN
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Entice. : LURE
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Stick together. : GLUE
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Weather phenomenon. : SLEET
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Spoken. : ORAL
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Drover's concern. : HERD
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Plant part. : STEM
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Type of bean. : LIMA
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"Battle Cry" author. : URIS
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Is fired: Slang. : GETSTHESACK
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In addition. : ASWELL
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Suffering ennui. : BORED
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Hecklers. : BAITERS
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Wine city of Italy. : ASTI
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High mountain range of Tibet. : DANGLA
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Shampoo additive. : EGG
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Diminish. : TAPER
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Halting place: Fr. : ETAPE
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Fixed again. : REDID
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Native. : INBRED
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Aspects. : MIENS
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Peak figure on a sales chart. : ALLTIMEHIGH
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False god. : BAAL
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Golf group. : USGA
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Limited time. : SPAN
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Exercised. : USED
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Old Testament book. : EZRA
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Picardy river. : OISE
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Churlish one. : BOOR
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Danube tributary. : ENNS
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Spain and Portugal. : IBERIA
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Footnote abbreviations. : IBIDS
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Olympics athlete. : AMATEUR
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Take offense at. : RESENT
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Bit. : MORSEL
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For ___ sake! : PETES
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Wake Island is one. : ATOLL
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Annoy. : CHAFE
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Holder of World Series RBI record. : BERRA
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City in Normandy. : STLO
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Item on a map. : ISLE
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Fear: Fr. : PEUR
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Bird food. : SEED
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Small cube. : DIE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 7 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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