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New York Times, Monday, February 11, 1957

Author:
Helen Bernard
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { J Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Jules Arensberg has 95 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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Across
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Household appurtenance. : TEAPOT
7
Wear down. : ABRADE
13
Ellery Queen. : PENNAME
14
Rather chilly. : COOLISH
16
Star 300 million miles in diameter. : ANTARES
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Major Adriatic port. : TRIESTE
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Union army vets. : GAR
19
Racing program. : ENTRIES
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Source of revenue. : TAX
22
Edible tubers. : OCAS
24
Preserves. : CANS
25
___ Society. : CAFE
26
Car scar. : DENT
27
London's "White ___." : FANG
28
Less dangerous. : SAFER
29
Reference mark. : ASTERISK
31
Sooty-brown birds. : SWIFTS
32
Comfort. : EASE
33
Le Sage's hero, Gil ___. : BLAS
34
Hot. : TROPIC
37
Washday necessity. : SOAPSUDS
41
Port. : HAVEN
42
Garment. : VEST
43
Of the ear. : OTIC
44
Aye. : EVER
45
Much involved. : DEEP
46
Pugilistic actor. : NOVA
47
Atlantique. : MER
48
Canalboat. : GONDOLA
51
By. : PER
52
Stylish. : ALAMODE
54
Recurring theme in music. : REPRISE
56
Informal dress: Fr. : NEGLIGE
57
Deprives of office. : UNSEATS
58
On the righthand side. : DEXTER
59
Mugs. : STEINS
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Bridge holdings. : TENACES
2
Newcomer. : ENTRANT
3
Miscellanea. : ANA
4
Remove the rind. : PARE
5
Foreshadow. : OMEN
6
Certain court proceeding. : TESTCASE
7
Histrionicism. : ACTING
8
Irks. : BORES
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Louis XIV and Louis XV. : ROIS
10
Beverage. : ALE
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Women in general. : DISTAFF
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Mounted messenger. : ESTAFET
13
Oriental temple. : PAGODA
15
Bewitchers: Colloq. : HEXERS
20
Orderly arrangement. : RANK
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More proclivitous. : STEEPER
25
Ammunition chest. : CAISSON
27
Treasury. : FISC
28
Trade: Colloq. : SWAP
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Weather word. : RAIN
31
Strip of wood. : SLAT
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Locale of Istanbul. : BOSPORUS
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Stan Musial. : THEMAN
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Disentangled. : RAVELED
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Too old. : OVERAGE
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___ pearl. : SEED
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Ideal. : UTOPIAN
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Unfrocks. : DIVESTS
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Alarms. : SCARES
42
Attractive but superficial display. : VENEER
45
Clever device. : DODGE
48
Proceed with speed. : GOIT
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Fasting time. : LENT
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Where the bishop's throne was. : APSE
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Six years before the Norman Conquest. : MLX
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Defendants: Lat. : REI

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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