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New York Times, Thursday, December 12, 1957

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 3,089
Across
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Structures for athletic games. : STADIA
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Shoes. : PUMPS
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Became suddenly angry. : FLAREDUP
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Dined away from home. : ATEOUT
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Also. : LIKEWISE
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Gossip. : TATTLE
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Noun suffix. : ADE
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More than maudlin. : SOTTISH
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Certain measurements: Abbr. : HTS
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Puts into type. : SETS
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Full of substance. : MEATY
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Track event. : HEAT
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Swedish coin. : KRONA
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Literary monogram. : RLS
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It goes with chile. : CARNE
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Staff officers. : AIDES
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Asiatic deer. : SAMBAR
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Above: Lat. : SUPRA
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Throng. : PRESS
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Auto part. : BUMPER
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Threshing implement. : FLAIL
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Subsided. : EBBED
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551. : DLI
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Flexible shoots. : BINES
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Nobleman. : LORD
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Revises copy. : EDITS
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Cozy residence. : NEST
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Enrage. : IRE
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Gubernatorial first name. : AVERELL
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Arena decision. : TKO
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Wind about. : ENLACE
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Conductors' assistants. : TRAINMEN
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Best ___. : SELLER
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State of being uncivilized. : SAVAGERY
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Girl in an old song. : DAISY
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Fruits. : LEMONS
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Baseball pitch. : SLIDER
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Become fond of. : TAKETO
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Auxiliary verb. : ARE
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Condensed moistures. : DEWS
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Language or dialect. : IDIOM
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Rigorous. : AUSTERE
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Irish nickname. : PATSY
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Where Kolob Canyon is. : UTAH
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Became acquainted. : MET
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Greens, as spinach. : POTHERBS
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Counterparts of ranees. : SULTANAS
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Small bottle. : FLASK
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Rose leaves. : PETALS
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Assayer. : TESTER
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Common verbal contraction. : ITS
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Seized eagerly (with "at"). : SNAPPED
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Town in old German legend. : HAMELIN
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Put out on the line. : AIRED
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South American Indian. : CARIB
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Patriotic group. : DAR
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Vacation spot. : SPA
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Brought about through bribery. : SUBORNED
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Something for a rainy day. : UMBRELLA
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Misrepresents. : BELIES
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Dallies. : FLIRTS
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True to the fact. : LITERAL
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Presidential monogram. : DDE
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Davis Cup contenders. : NETMEN
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Glacial ridges. : ESKERS
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Inflexible. : STONY
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All possible. : EVERY
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Drudge. : SLAVE
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Crackajacks. : ACES
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Novelist O'Flaherty. : LIAM
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Oriental name. : ALI
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___ Dinh Diem. : NGO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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