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New York Times, Saturday, November 30, 1957

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 30, Avg Word Len: 5.74, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 85, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 0, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 3,077
Across
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House of refuge of a religious order. : HOSPICE
8
Bidder. : OFFERER
15
Visual. : OPTICAL
16
Provincial governor, in Slavic countries. : VOIVODE
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Glancing quickly. : PEEKING
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Stephen, in Spain. : ESTEBAN
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Useful Latin phrase. : INRE
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Rows. : TIERS
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Captain under the sea. : NEMO
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Nonsense. : MOONSHINE
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Not yet a citizen. : ALIEN
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Charm. : TALISMAN
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Family of the Keystone State. : PENNS
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Nonfiction. : TRUESTORY
35
Eroded. : ATE
36
Announces. : HERALDS
38
Cymbals, in India. : TAL
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Shoes of a certain leather. : CORDOVANS
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January: Span. : ENERO
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Starting upon. : ENTERING
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Lloyd of stage and screen. : NOLAN
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Idiotic. : SENSELESS
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Upon. : ATOP
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Fragrant wood. : CEDAR
52
Ambush. : TRAP
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Relative of 45 Across. : MORONIC
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In proportion. : PRORATA
60
Old as the hills. : ANCIENT
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More compact. : SOLIDER
62
Ability to walk the deck. : SEALEGS
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Where the Boyne flows. : IRELAND
Down
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Shoshone. : HOPI
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Frank. : OPEN
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Made of silver: Abbr. : STER
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Old type of soldiers. : PIKEMEN
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Here: Fr. : ICI
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Part of a long poem. : CANTO
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Marble works from the Parthenon. : ELGIN
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Fixes from top to bottom. : OVERHAULS
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Turned into an archaeological remnant. : FOSSILED
10
Healthy. : FIT
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Most level. : EVENEST
12
Cloak. : ROBE
13
Cheese city. : EDAM
14
Nevada city. : RENO
21
Friends no more. : ESTRANGED
24
Landward. : ONSHORE
25
Quonsets in England. : NISSENS
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Without delay. : APACE
27
Reveal. : LETON
28
Moveless. : INERT
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Modern stopover. : MOTEL
31
Macaw. : ARARA
32
Material from coal, water and air. : NYLON
34
Cuts across. : TRANSECTS
37
Displaying. : EVINCING
40
Pillage. : DESPOIL
42
Breathing opening. : NOSTRIL
46
Mistakes: Lat. : LAPSI
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Lapse. : ERROR
48
Wine vessels. : AMAS
49
Distinctive style. : TONE
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Killer whale. : ORCA
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Ukrainian country. : RADA
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Egyptian symbol. : ATEN
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Western pal. : PARD
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Born: Fr. : NEE
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Norse name. : OLE

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 5 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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