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New York Times, Thursday, December 26, 1957

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 3,103
Across
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Levantine sailing vessel. : SAIC
5
Blessed: Lat. : BEATA
10
Expedition. : TRIP
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Tolstoi heroine. : ANNA
15
Mischievous. : ELFIN
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Operatic role. : AIDA
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Popular TV personality. : STEVEALLEN
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Precipitation. : RAIN
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Sand trap or bunker. : HAZARD
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Tropical sea fishes. : ROBALOS
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Constant. : LOYAL
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Large labor union: Abbr. : UAW
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Mohammed V's people. : MOORS
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Put back on the pay roll. : REENGAGED
35
Host. : ARMY
36
Meager. : SCARCE
37
Miss St. Clare. : EVA
38
Pen point. : NIB
39
Frequency band. : CHANNEL
40
Seeing that. : NOW
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Old Italian title. : SER
42
Sheepman. : HERDER
43
Book of the Bible. : LUKE
44
Grain warehouses. : ELEVATORS
46
Lightens. : EASES
47
Type of painting. : OIL
48
Eared seal. : OTARY
50
Stump or Wright. : ADMIRAL
54
Actually existing: Lat. : INESSE
58
Pod of cotton. : BOLL
59
Candidate's first goal. : NOMINATION
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Establish by a decision. : RULE
63
Northern constellation. : DRACO
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Be inclined to action. : TEND
65
Caesar's day of destiny. : IDES
66
Playing cards. : SIXES
67
Nog ingredients. : EGGS
Down
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Military officer's full-dress accessory. : SASH
2
Architectural pier. : ANTA
3
Don Juan's mother. : INEZ
4
Rough Riders. : CAVALRY
5
Small, globular and glittering. : BEADY
6
Added wing. : ELL
7
See 26 Across. : AFL
8
Rank. : TIER
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Radio man. : ANNOUNCER
10
Island battlefield of 1943. : TARAWA
11
Silver coin, 1/2 pahlavi. : RIAL
12
Peculiar: Comb. form. : IDIO
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Dishes. : PANS
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Aphrodite's son. : EROS
22
Breakfast roll. : BAGEL
24
Rider of many winners. : ARCARO
25
Italian or Spanish man's name. : LEANDRO
27
Baronial hall. : MANSE
28
Old-style picture window. : ORIEL
29
Spanish card game. : OMBRE
31
Late Admiral King. : ERNEST
32
Order. : GENUS
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Summon up. : EVOKE
34
Coolidge's V. P. : DAWES
36
Island group NE of the Orkneys. : SHETLANDS
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Presiding officer's post. : CHAIR
43
Infant's outfit. : LAYETTE
45
Dress materials. : VOILES
46
Singer Berger. : ERNA
49
Primitive Japanese people. : AINOS
50
French dugout. : ABRI
51
Mamie's maiden name. : DOUD
52
Lady from Armentières: Abbr. : MLLE
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Ceylonese lemur. : LORI
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Victory: Ger. : SIEG
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One of a proverbial trio. : SONG
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Book ___. : ENDS
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Highest amount: Abbr. : MAX
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Vista at Thule. : ICE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 7 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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