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New York Times, Thursday, February 21, 1957

Author:
Helen Smathers
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 299 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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Across
1
Name popular with Fan Clubs. : ELVIS
6
Cleaning process. : BATH
10
Soft limestone. : MALM
14
Terry Brennan, for instance. : COACH
15
Son of Isaac. : ESAU
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Hipbones. : ILIA
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Humpback salmon. : HOLIA
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Permitting to be shown. : RELEASING
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Weight of Turkey. : OKE
21
Corolla leaf. : PETAL
23
TV prelate. : SHEEN
24
Catch in a net. : ENMESH
26
Dry red wine. : CHIANTI
28
Kirk Douglas role. : ARTIST
29
Huddled together. : AHEAP
30
Egyptian goddess. : ISIS
31
8 Down, for example. : INDIAN
33
U. S. district bank: Abbr. : FRB
36
Tutors at Oxford. : DONS
37
Man's man. : VALET
38
Vanish. : FLEE
39
Compass point. : ENE
40
Decanter. : CARAFE
41
Basis of brotherhood. : LOVE
42
Father: Comb. form. : PATRI
43
Part of a cabinet. : DRAWER
45
Universal remedy. : PANACEA
48
Less active. : SLOWER
49
Spiritless: Arch. : AMORT
50
Where the Ginza is. : TOKYO
52
Road sign: Abbr. : RTE
54
Case of murder. : PATRICIDE
56
Leg bone. : TIBIA
58
Humorous slang suffix. : EROO
59
Layer of the eye. : UVEA
60
Prominent British family. : EDENS
61
Overhead figure. : RENT
62
City on the Aar. : BERN
63
Shift suddenly. : DODGE
Down
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Person who imitates another. : ECHO
2
Spectators. : LOOKERSON
3
Heart-to-heart message. : VALENTINE
4
Here: Fr. : ICI
5
Guises. : SHAPES
6
Place of anchorage. : BERTH
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Cruising. : ASEA
8
American ballerina. : TALLCHIEF
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Shade. : HUE
10
Bad luck. : MISHAP
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Stranger. : ALIEN
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Lady of knight Gareth. : LINET
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Great: Comb. form. : MAGNI
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Oriental. : ASIAN
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Spend the summer. : ESTIVATE
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___ America. : MISS
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In an excited manner. : HEATEDLY
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Assistant. : AIDE
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Famous Illinoisan. : ADLAI
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Novel. : NARRATIVE
33
Colorful plot. : FLOWERBED
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Going back to. : REVERTING
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Bock. : BEER
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Crack. : FLAW
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Drought area forage. : CACTI
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Jungle mimic. : PARROT
44
Firmly established. : ROOTED
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Theme. : PAPER
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To love: Lat. : AMARE
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___ your life (by no means). : NOTON
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Dagger of old Ireland. : SKEAN
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River into the Baltic. : ODER
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Leisure. : EASE
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Newspaper novice. : CUB
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Affirmative answer. : IDO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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