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New York Times, Wednesday, December 4, 1957

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.68, Missing: { F K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 3,081
Across
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Carry on theatrically. : EMOTE
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South Dakota Senator. : CASE
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Resting. : ABED
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Verboten. : TABOO
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Turn in a certain direction. : ORIENTATE
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Bits. : ATOMS
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Senatorial prober. : MCCLELLAN
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Promote. : HELP
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Vehicle. : BUS
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Piquant. : SALTY
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Stirs deeply. : AWES
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Edible fish. : BASS
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Like. : ADMIRE
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Damage. : MAR
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Ancient deity, modern missile. : THOR
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"Mule Train" man. : LAINE
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Emulate 34 Across. : SING
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Hoosier fabulist. : ADE
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Thespian team. : OLSENANDJOHNSON
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Scottish verb form. : HAE
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Walt Kelly's creation. : POGO
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Eccentric. : OUTRE
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River in Yorkshire. : AIRE
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___ lamb. : EWE
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Compulsion. : DURESS
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Full of life. : SPRY
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Place of trade. : MART
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___-dire (namely): Fr. : CESTA
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Eternity. : EON
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Where Monument Valley is. : UTAH
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Offerings to God. : OBLATIONS
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Cape Cod town. : TRURO
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Western writer. : BRETHARTE
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Evening star. : VENUS
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Inventor of lockstitch sewing machine. : HOWE
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Negatives. : NOES
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White House VIP. : ADAMS
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Greenland base. : ETAH
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Defeat at chess. : MATE
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Agora coin. : OBOL
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Patriot of '76. : TOMPAINE
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Greek goddess. : EOS
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Dionysus' follower. : COMUS
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Spark streams. : ARCS
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Thus. : SIC
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Fish. : EEL
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Finally. : ATLAST
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TV celebrity. : BALL
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Coup d'___. : ETAT
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Repudiate. : DENY
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State of: Suffix. : NESS
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Social gathering. : BEE
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Songbird. : WREN
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Musical instrument. : BANJO
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Ancient ship. : ARGO
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Word of greeting. : ALOHA
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___ Lama. : DALAI
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Parsimonious one. : MISER
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Gnat. : MIDGE
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Impetuousness. : HASTE
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Scents. : ODORS
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Coty and Pleven. : RENES
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White. : SNOWY
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Imitator. : APER
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Period of time. : HOUR
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Maintained. : NURTURED
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Possessions. : ESTATE
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Cupid's title. : DAN
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Course taken. : PATH
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Biblical patriarch. : MOSES
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Port, formerly Queenstown. : COBH
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575-mi. river of Spain. : EBRO
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Twist. : SLEW
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Grafted: Her. : ENTE
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Edible fish. : TUNA
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Jack-in-the-pulpit. : ARUM
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Cowpoke's mount. : HOSS
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___ Hay, English novelist. : IAN
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Spanish gold. : ORO
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Tennessee's pride. : TVA

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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