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New York Times, Friday, February 15, 1957

Author:
H. L. Risteen
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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Across
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Youthful actress. : STRASBERG
10
Place of confinement. : COOP
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Type of business. : MAILORDER
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Vegetable. : OKRA
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Ideal governmental system. : UTOPIANISM
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Curved pieces in an arch. : RIBS
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Arrive at. : GET
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Spare. : LEAN
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Gov. McFarland of Arizona. : ERNEST
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Pronoun. : HIS
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Genuine. : TRUE
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Doyle's middle name. : CONAN
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Victorias. : CARRIAGES
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Treating. : USING
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Forcefully: Poet. : AMAIN
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Yellow bugle. : IVA
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Unadorned. : BALD
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Gov. Daniel of Texas. : PRICE
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Place of confinement. : GAOL
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Alter ___. : EGO
40
Explosion. : BURST
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___ bean. : TONKA
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VIP of '76. : BETSYROSS
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Highly unpopular. : HATED
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Proper. : MEET
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Article of furniture. : BED
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Cherry. : CERISE
50
Name claimed by Naomi. : MARA
52
Davis ___. : CUP
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River of NE Asia. : AMUR
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Cavern phenomenon. : STALACTITE
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Clerk's bailiwick. : DESK
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Airplane navigation instrument. : ALTIMETER
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Starts litigation. : SUES
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Most awkward. : WOODENEST
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Complacent. : SMUG
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Art gallery in London. : TATE
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Noisy feast. : RIOT
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Mountain. : ALP
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Contaminating. : SOILING
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"Ye banks and ___ o' bonny Doon . . . " : BRAES
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Famous hurricane. : EDNA
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Check. : REIN
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Units of weight: Abbr. : GRS
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Part of the eye. : CORNEA
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Migrant worker. : OKIE
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Spheres. : ORBS
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___ master. : PAST
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___ England. : MERRIE
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Pompeii's present status. : RUIN
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About 4 inches. : HAND
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Pamphlets. : TRACTS
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Cigarette made from berries. : CUBEB
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Western Indian. : OSAGE
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Egyptian native. : NILOT
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Plant of the celery family. : CARROT
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In a faulty manner. : AMISS
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Current movie hit. : GIANT
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Call forth. : EVOKE
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Endive. : SALAD
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Thick soups. : PUREES
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Incite. : GOAD
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Tennis tournament draws. : BYES
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Highest point. : THEACME
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Smiles knowingly. : SMIRKS
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Rickrack. : BRAID
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Bounders. : CADS
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Big bird. : EMEU
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Stratagem. : RUSE
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Saint ___, French town. : MALO
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Voice part. : ALTO
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Mention. : CITE
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Cousins of 26 Down. : UTES
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Forward. : PERT
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Marble. : TAW
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Rugby team. : TEN

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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