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New York Times, Saturday, December 28, 1957

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q V W X Y }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 3,105
Across
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"The most." : TOPS
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Place for discussions. : FORUM
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Woodpile near dugout. : BATS
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Plant. : ALOE
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Giraffe's relative. : OKAPI
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Be distressed. : ACHE
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Symbol of bravery. : LION
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Humdinger. : RIPSNORTER
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Symbol of discouragement. : COLDFEET
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Where all roads lead. : TOROME
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Clothing store department. : TEENS
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Defrauded. : COZENED
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Bowling scores. : SPARES
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Painter of "Olympia." : MANET
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Actor Hunter. : TAB
29
Unearth. : DIGUP
31
Sen. Thurmond. : STROM
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Art school topic. : OILS
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Proofreader's mark. : CARET
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London district. : SOHO
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Decorative fold. : PLEAT
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Old Italian playing card. : TAROT
44
Uncle: Span. : TIO
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Alpine region. : TIROL
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Gov. Furcolo's capital. : BOSTON
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Plunderer. : SPOILER
52
It flows into the Rhone at Lyons. : SAONE
53
Approached. : NEARED
54
Gathered into small folds. : PUCKERED
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Alcohol, for example. : ANTISEPTIC
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Seaport of Spain. : ADRA
60
Sherbets. : ICES
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Sister of Terpsichore. : ERATO
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Great metaphysician. : KANT
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It follows Shrovetide. : LENT
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Book by Sholem Asch. : MOSES
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Captain Hook's pal. : SMEE
Down
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Dusting powder ingredient. : TALC
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Salmagundi. : OLIO
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Rumpus room item. : POOLTABLE
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Radio transmitter. : SENDER
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Suitable for public debate. : FORENSIC
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Dust bowl fugitives. : OKIES
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Engrossed. : RAPT
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Half of an elevator man's life. : UPS
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Justice who retired in 1956. : MINTON
10
Wimpole Street family. : BARRETTS
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Affect. : ACTON
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Student's assignment. : THEME
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Became dried up. : SERED
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Escapes slowly. : OOZES
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Provender. : FEED
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Frolic. : CAPER
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Period. : STOP
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Container. : PAIL
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Rivera opus. : MURAL
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Florida football player. : GATOR
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Largest Dutch port. : ROTTERDAM
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Evansville's river. : OHIO
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Its diameter is 2,160 miles. : MOON
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Sinclair Lewis was one. : SATIRIST
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Kentucky products. : TOBACCOS
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Flooring. : TILES
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Won, as a prize. : TOOK
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Liberate. : REDEEM
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Furtive fellows. : SNEAKS
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Slow-moving person. : SNAIL
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British coins. : PENCE
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Avenaceous. : OATEN
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Bridal ___. : SUITE
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School adjuncts. : PTAS
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Osprey's relative. : ERNE
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Boy meets girl. : DATE
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For. : PRO

Answer summary: 2 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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