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WORD TOUR

New York Times, Sunday, February 10, 1957

Author:
William A. Lewis Jr.
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 71, Avg Word Len: 5.44, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 570 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 104, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 9, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 24
William A. Lewis Jr. has 45 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,784
Across
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___ Palace. : COW
4
New army bomb. : ROC
7
Toweling. : CRASH
12
Edge of a cliff. : BROW
16
Pete Bostwick's game. : POLO
17
Rover's friend. : FIDO
18
___ Capitolina, former Jerusalem name. : AELIA
19
Definitely not! : OHNO
20
Banks. : RIVERSIDES
22
Time off for father. : EVENINGOUT
24
Function. : USE
25
Tin Pan Alley specialty. : SHEETMUSIC
27
Bread and milk. : FOODS
28
Officer of the law. : MARSHAL
30
Paul's companion. : SILAS
31
Epic writer. : DANTE
32
___ play. : CHILDS
34
Rostand hero. : CYRANO
36
Enemy of 7 Down. : CASCA
39
TV writer's piece. : SCRIPT
41
High hills. : TORS
43
Slip of the tongue. : LAPSE
45
Common suffix. : IAN
46
Sharp bends. : LOOPS
47
Marsh. : MORASS
49
Even. : YET
50
Expensive: Span. : CARO
51
View from Geneva. : ALPS
52
Discoverer of vulcanization. : GOODYEAR
54
Son of Hermes. : DAPHNIS
56
National Park in Colorado. : MESAVERDE
58
Barter: Colloq. : SWOP
60
Pyramus' beloved. : THISBE
61
Capuchin's haircut. : TONSURE
63
Johns Hopkins specialist. : SURGEON
65
Maroon. : ENISLE
68
Plants. : PEAS
70
Barriers on some turnpikes. : TOLLGATES
74
Actress Brown. : VANESSA
76
No Parking zone. : DRIVEWAY
78
Chase flies. : SHAG
79
Forever ___ day. : ANDA
80
___ lamb. : EWE
82
Matched. : PAIRED
83
Public fund. : CHEST
84
Army man: Abbr. : NCO
85
Claps. : PEALS
87
Plant. : MOSS
88
"Topper" characters. : GHOSTS
89
City near Belgrade. : SENTA
91
Henry James heroine. : ISABEL
93
Bindings. : STRAPS
95
Artist, founder of Dada. : ERNST
97
Set fixedly. : POSIT
99
Search through. : RANSACK
102
Jet pilot's outfit. : GSUIT
103
Trader of ancient times. : PHOENICIAN
105
Town on Huon Gulf, New Guinea. : LAE
106
Minneapolis and St. Paul. : TWINCITIES
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Attributing perfection to. : IDEALIZING
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Unconvincing. : WEAK
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Eddie ___, former pitcher. : LOPAT
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Soft ___. : SELL
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Clean. : NEAT
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Tabard and others. : INNS
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Where Kirkstall Abbey is. : LEEDS
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Quiet! : TST
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Officer: Abbr. : GEN
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Alfalfa, clover, etc. : COVERCROPS
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Spanish cheer. : OLE
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Puts on a pedestal. : WORSHIPS
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Merry-go-round. : RIDE
5
American dramatist. : ODETS
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One field for space medicine. : COSMICRAY
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B. C. dictator. : CAESAR
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Editorial job. : REVISAL
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Author Waugh. : ALEC
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Symbol of ugliness. : SIN
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Port of Palestine. : HAIFA
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"Athens of South America." : BOGOTA
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South Africans. : RHODESIANS
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Responsibility. : ONUS
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Know: Arch. : WOT
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Site of famous campanile. : PISA
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Famous Chicagoan. : FIELD
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Card game. : RUM
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Word in the Commandments. : SHALT
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Time being. : NONCE
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Presidential first name. : ULYSSES
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"Our lives, like ___, an instant meet . . . " : SHIPSATSEA
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Figured out: Slang. : DOPED
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Failed to keep a date with: Slang. : STOODUP
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Not only so, but. : NAY
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Indian of the West Indies. : CARIB
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Win by ___. : ANOSE
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Abuse verbally: Colloq. : SLAM
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Nursery rhyme King. : COLE
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Systematic. : ORDERED
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Imposing,. : STATELY
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Town near Duesselforf. : MORS
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Tools. : SAWS
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No bulls in here, please. : CHINASHOPS
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River near Rochester. : GENESEE
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Dispatchers. : ROUTERS
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Basketball coach Allen. : PHOG
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Team from Knoxville. : VOLS
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Bravery. : PROWESS
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Famous Westerner. : EARP
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Happy. : GLAD
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Star of "The Applecart." : EVANS
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Cactus Jack's middle name. : NANCE
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Javanese. : INDONESIAN
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Thai. : SIAMESE
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Man from Larissa. : THESSALIAN
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One of Kipling's "twain." : EAST
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N.C.O.'s. : SGTS
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Be ready for. : AWAIT
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Jack Benny, for example. : VIOLINIST
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Disappearing railroads. : ELS
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Comedienne Carol. : CHANNING
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Very humorous person: Slang. : PANIC
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Dumbbell. : SAPHEAD
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Holy platter or cup: Var. : GRAAL
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Beach wear. : TRUNKS
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Gives a buildup. : BOOSTS
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Scene in "St. Joan." : TRIAL
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Describing certain wine. : STILL
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Subject in geophysics. : TIDES
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Overturn. : CANT
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Proverbial holder of powder. : KEG
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Actress Verdon. : GWEN
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Bird call. : PIPE
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Ancient axe head. : CELT
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Double: Prefix. : TWI
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Part of a pump. : TOE
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Letter. : ZEE

Answer summary: 12 unique to this puzzle, 12 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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