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New York Times, Friday, November 8, 1957

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 28, Avg Word Len: 5.63, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 88, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 3,055

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Across
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NATO's chief. : NORSTAD
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Musical tempo. : RAGTIME
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Usually. : ASARULE
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Unchangeable. : ETERNAL
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Encroach upon. : IMPINGE
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Impair. : VITIATE
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Je ___ (I see): Fr. : VOIS
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Derby town. : EPSOM
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Criminal. : THUG
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Direction. : ESE
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Interstice. : AREOLE
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Pray: Lat. : ORA
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Loses interest. : TIRES
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Litchi. : NUT
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The "Lady of the Lake." : ELLEN
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Pater's specialty. : ESSAYS
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Most exhausted. : WEARIEST
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Frowning. : GLOWERING
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Overtures. : PRELUDES
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Bacchantes: Var. : MENADS
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Sultan's wives. : HAREM
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Lawyer: Abbr. : ATT
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Polish tributary to the Dniester. : SERET
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Fish. : IDE
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___ of one's hand. : ATEOUT
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Canine sound effect. : GRR
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Vanquish: Colloq. : LICK
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Pluck at a guitar. : THRUM
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Paté de ___ gras. : FOIE
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Esculent. : EATABLE
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Department of France, where Bordeaux is. : GIRONDE
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Workshop. : ATELIER
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Beauty shop item. : HAIRNET
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Calms. : SERENES
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Button and Heiss. : SKATERS
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Simplicity. : NAIVETE
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Diffusion of liquid through a membrane. : OSMOSIS
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Swords. : RAPIERS
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Eastern titles. : SRIS
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Fermenting vat. : TUN
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Author of success stories. : ALGER
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Increase in degree. : DEEPEN
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Rebel. : REVOLTER
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One at ___. : ATIME
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Prepare. : GET
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Pulverize, in pharmacy: Abbr. : TRIT
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Behind the eight ball. : INAHOLE
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Ripens. : MATURES
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Soignée. : ELEGANT
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Seaman's hat. : SOUWESTER
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Haven. : ASYLUM
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Symbolic flyer. : EAGLE
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Oscar Wilde character. : ERNEST
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Line: Fr. : LIGNE
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Turf. : SOD
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End. : AIM
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Passes through safely. : WEATHERS
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Verne's Fogg. : PHILEAS
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Beam. : RADIATE
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Builder. : ERECTER
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Forest of Champagne and Lorraine. : ARGONNE
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Scornful one. : DERIDER
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Threadneedle and Harley. : STREETS
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Ruffians. : TOUGHS
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Asian salt tree. : ATLEE
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Eskimo boat. : UMIAK
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Leaf vegetable. : KALE
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Permanent army post. : FORT
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Receptacle. : BIN
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Creek. : RIA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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