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New York Times, Monday, December 30, 1957

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 3,107
Across
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Thornton Wilder's "___ of March." : IDES
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Cinchona. : BARK
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Place in the country. : CAMP
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He wrote "The Harbor." : POOLE
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Frenchman's name. : ELIE
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Of grandparents. : AVAL
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Two words in legal documents. : ANDOR
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Bell sound. : RING
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Arouse one's dander. : RILE
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Organizes systematically. : REGIMENTS
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Extemporize. : ADLIB
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Son of Cain. : ENOCH
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The New Yorker's Mr. Tilley. : EUSTACE
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U. S. Army award. : DSC
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Collegiate athletic group: Abbr. : NCAA
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Inlet. : RIA
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Eye: Fr. : OEIL
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Messengers. : ERRANDBOYS
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Find out. : GETAT
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Liquid sauce: Colloq. : DIP
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Lochinvar's lady. : ELLEN
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Heavenly broadcasters. : SKYWRITERS
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Icelandic literature. : EDDA
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Scot's negative. : NAE
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Celebrity. : LION
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Deck cleaner. : MOP
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Ant. : PISMIRE
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Buddhist holy city. : LHASA
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The elbow. : ANCON
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Clears (land) of trees. : DEFORESTS
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Star of Daly's company. : DREW
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Puerto ___. : RICO
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Relative proportion. : RATIO
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Frenchman's name. : RENE
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Black: Comb. form. : ATRO
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Alamogordo's county. : OTERO
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Wife of Cuchulain. : EMER
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A synogogue: Jewish. : SHUL
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Had on. : WORE
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Heroine of "Last Days of Pompeii." : IONE
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Matt Dillon's TV town. : DODGECITY
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Conceal, as goods: Law. : ELOIN
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Message from Scripture. : SERMON
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Great stage name. : BERNHARDT
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Got off. : ALIT
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Wash lightly. : RINSE
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Small cask. : KEG
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Game room accessory. : CARDTABLE
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City in Old Castile. : AVILA
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Kind of acid from apples. : MALIC
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Freshman at the Point. : PLEBE
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Links term. : PAR
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Behold: Lat. : ECCE
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Actor's speech. : ASIDE
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Decorative vessel. : URN
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Beagles. : DOGS
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Try to learn. : SEEK
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Shakespearean role. : ARIEL
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Suburbanite's machine. : LAWNMOWER
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The subject of a practical joke. : APRILFOOL
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Rembrandt, for example. : OLDMASTER
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Former name of Tokyo. : YEDO
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Cinch. : SNAP
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Express. : TRAIN
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Noun suffix. : IER
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London Bohemia. : SOHO
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Bigoted. : NARROW
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Chaplain in Spain. : PADRE
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Designating a legal action against property. : INREM
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Stage setting. : SCENE
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"And ___ with golden hair." : EDITH
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Initials of an alliance. : SEATO
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Color. : ECRU
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Spare. : TIRE
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How to pronounce Sault. : SOO
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Prince, in Abyssinia. : RAS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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