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New York Times, Saturday, December 7, 1957

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { B Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 3,084
Across
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Printing sign. : FIST
5
Scrutinize. : SCAN
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Exclamation of impatience. : PSHAW
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He wrote "The Nazarene." : ASCH
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Glazier's handiwork. : PANE
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Official decree. : UKASE
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Wild plum. : SLOE
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Piedmont city. : ASTI
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Chairman's weapon. : GAVEL
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Compendious. : TERSE
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In the stratosphere. : HIGH
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Fresh-water duck. : TEAL
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Event at Aintree. : STEEPLECHASE
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Opinion. : VIEW
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Describing savants. : ERUDITE
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Appearances. : ASPECTS
36
One who testifies. : DEPOSER
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Bearing. : MIEN
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Approach. : NEAR
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Greek tragic hero. : ORESTES
43
Long, loose overcoats. : ULSTERS
46
Trusting. : RELIANT
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One of the Websters. : NOAH
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Newspaper man. : SPORTSWRITER
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Prank. : JEST
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Aching. : SORE
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Card. : KNAVE
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Part of a sonnet. : OCTET
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French chanteuse. : PIAF
62
Mashie. : IRON
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Portion. : SHARE
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Hearty's companion. : HALE
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Rib on a fabric surface. : CORD
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Bay or gray. : HORSE
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Over and above. : ELSE
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Greek letters. : ETAS
Down
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Observes Ember days. : FASTS
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Insular speck. : ISLET
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Twenty. : SCORE
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Pleiades. : THESEVENSISTERS
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Dax is one. : SPA
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Kidney-shaped nuts. : CASHEWS
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Fantastic. : ANTIC
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Whinnied. : NEIGHED
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Type of dog. : PUG
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Moved in a risky, unsafe situation. : SKATEDONTHINICE
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Experience. : HAVE
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Yachting. : ASEA
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Favorable. : WELL
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Majestic. : EPIC
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Jack rabbit. : HARE
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Without ___ or hindrance. : LET
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Eat at evening. : SUP
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Conversational expression. : ISEE
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Rush around. : TEAR
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Slips. : ERRS
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James Gould Cozzens' subject. : AMOR
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King's title. : SIRE
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K. P. sergeant's command. : PEEL
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Open a keg. : TAP
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Yank's Slaughter. : ENOS
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Stanza. : STROPHE
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Opens. : UNSEALS
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Humble. : LOW
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One of the Channel Islands. : SARK
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Court-martial. : TRIAL
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Old playing card. : TAROT
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City in Portugal. : EVORA
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Tears. : RENDS
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Banter: Slang. : JOSH
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Repetitive response. : ECHO
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Sheriff's badge. : STAR
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Links place. : TEE
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Tuition. : FEE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 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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