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New York Times, Saturday, December 21, 1957

25-Across : Cascade.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 27, Avg Word Len: 5.50, Missing: { J K Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 96, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 3,098
Across
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Quickly, in pidgin English. : CHOPCHOP
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Earlier. : BEFORE
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Means of using greater force. : LEVERAGE
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Wreath of victory. : LAUREL
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The numbers divided, multiplied, etc. : OPERANDS
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Too fancy. : ORNATE
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Patriotic group. : SAR
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Anti ___ (wonder drugs). : BIOTICS
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Relative of a quirk. : TIC
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And others: Abbr. : ETAL
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Cascade. : FALLS
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Roll of cloth. : BOLT
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Fodder storage places. : SILOS
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Small state: Abbr. : DEL
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Has concern. : CARES
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Demonstrations of applause. : ECLATS
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Car model. : SEDAN
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More appetizing. : TASTIER
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Patchwork and mending. : REPAIRS
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Roman king of Judaea. : HEROD
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Indian's feathered headdress. : BONNET
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Grants. : CEDES
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Flower plot. : BED
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Mighty credulous. : NAIVE
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Was wiser and sadder. : RUED
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Gambler. : DICER
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Parry. : STOP
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Sphere. : ORB
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Cocktail snacks. : CANAPES
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Poorly. : ILL
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Lethargy. : TORPOR
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Impel. : MOTIVATE
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Drug. : OPIATE
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Man and the apes. : PRIMATES
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Snugly settled. : NESTED
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Paper binders. : STAPLERS
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Near each other, as the eyes. : CLOSESET
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A flower that blooms in the spring. : HEPATICA
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Farm clothing. : OVERALLS
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For each. : PER
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Seafood. : CRAB
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Orthodox Moslem. : HANIF
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Octet. : OGDOAD
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Prescription pounders. : PESTLES
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Political groups. : BLOCS
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Eyeglass supports. : EARS
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Source of merriment. : FUN
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Man on the dais. : ORATOR
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Repair mosaics. : RETILE
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Votes in. : ELECTS
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Bavarian river. : ILLER
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Detested. : LOATHED
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Musical "shortage" of the 1920's. : BANANAS
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Pigpens. : STIES
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Table fowl. : CAPON
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Italian title. : SER
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Society girl. : DEB
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___ Goodfellow. : ROBIN
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Start. : INITIATE
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Rebel. : REVOLTER
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Unstaired. : STEPLESS
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Vamooses. : DECAMPS
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New York City aqueduct. : CROTON
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Atlantic continent. : EUROPE
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Rubble. : DEBRIS
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Remove from the country. : DEPORT
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Opposed and defied. : DARED
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Networks: Anat. : RETIA
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Pigeon roost. : COTE
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Dunce: Slang. : SIMP
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Opportune. : PAT
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French lace: Colloq. : VAL

Answer summary: 5 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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