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New York Times, Wednesday, February 27, 1957

Author:
H. L. Risteen
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,801
Across
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Seaport in Spain. : MALAGA
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Summit. : CREST
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Pro tennis star. : ROSEWALL
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Given succor. : HELPED
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Pronghorn. : ANTELOPE
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In a glow. : AFLAME
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___ Fox. : BRER
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Baptismal fonts. : LAVERS
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Recalcitrant person. : REB
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Greek verb tense: Abbr. : AOR
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March awards. : OSCARS
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Plant with pods. : OKRA
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Ramon Vinay. : TENOR
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Collection of reminiscences. : ANA
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Cancel. : REMIT
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Wearing apparel item. : WAIST
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Milieu of 10 Down. : SENATE
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Deprive of something, as by fraud. : MULCT
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___ column. : AGONY
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Thin boards for oil paintings. : PANELS
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Wilson's Secretary of State. : BRYAN
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Put in a happy mood. : ELATE
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Dessert. : PIE
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Abides. : RESTS
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Marbles. : TAWS
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Shelved, as discussion of a bill. : TABLED
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Type of fuel. : OIL
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Title, added to Brahman names. : AYA
49
Barnyard fowl. : PULLET
50
Highest point. : ACME
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Country in the news. : ISRAEL
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Added to. : ENHANCED
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Relatives. : NIECES
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Line-up for a race. : STARTERS
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Per aspera ad ___. : ASTRA
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Shows disdain. : SNEERS
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Glamorous girl. : MONROE
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Backward. : ASTERN
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Sly look. : LEER
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Tool. : AWL
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Places of incarceration. : GAOLS
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Llamas. : ALPACAS
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Burns up. : CHARS
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Men of decision: Abbr. : REFS
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House wing. : ELL
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Prominent Democrat. : SPARKMAN
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Foolish boldness. : TEMERITY
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Clerical collar. : RABAT
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Mediterranean countries. : LEVANT
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College extracurricular activity. : DEBATE
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Epoch. : ERA
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Person of great knowledge. : ORACLE
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Wife of Paris. : OENONE
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Young birds. : OWLETS
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Consider. : REGARD
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Pronoun. : ITS
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Authority. : SAY
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Archipelago of the Pacific. : MALAYSIA
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By surprise. : UNAWARES
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French military man. : PETAIN
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Authoritative books. : BIBLES
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Softens in temper. : RELENTS
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Associate: Colloq. : PAL
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Ball game. : SOCCER
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Track meet officials. : TIMERS
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Bobs. : SLEDS
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Southwest metropolis. : TULSA
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Edith Wharton hero. : ETHAN
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Equal. : PEER
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In front of: prefix. : ANTE
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Vaudeville routine. : ACT
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Live. : ARE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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