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New York Times, Wednesday, February 6, 1957

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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Feudal estate. : MANOR
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Practice boxing. : SPAR
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Molded cake. : BABA
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Century plant. : AGAVE
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Undeniable. : TRUE
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Opposite of aloft. : ALOW
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Construction fastening. : RIVET
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Memory. : RETENTION
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Santa ___, California. : CLARA
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Worshipers of false gods. : IDOLATERS
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Finnish capital. : HELSINKI
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British gun type. : STEN
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Physician of yore. : LEECH
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Unwritten tests. : ORALS
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Fungus resulting from dampness. : MILDEW
34
"___ the last rose of summer . . . " : TIS
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Greek porch. : STOA
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Declared. : AVERRED
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Fantails. : PIGEONS
41
Kitchen spice. : MACE
42
Spanish article. : LAS
44
Dazzling lights. : GLARES
45
"___ is Born." : ASTAR
47
Gettysburg hostess. : MAMIE
49
Ox of ancient Europe. : URUS
51
Permit. : TOLERATE
56
Having no crisis. : ACRITICAL
59
Side dish. : SALAD
60
Kind of peach. : FREESTONE
61
Giraffe's relative. : OKAPI
62
Craggy hills. : TORS
63
Author of "Battle Cry." : URIS
64
Baltic seaport. : MEMEL
65
Organized method: Abbr. : SYST
66
See 19 Down. : PACT
67
Wear away. : ERODE
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Winter's last gasp. : MARCH
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Limber. : AGILE
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Part of U.S.N.A. : NAVAL
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Remainders. : OVERS
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Merchant. : RETAILER
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Bowling shot. : STRIKE
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State that there will be. : PREDICT
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Car. : AUTO
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Winds on a spool. : REELS
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London borough. : BATTERSEA
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Estranger. : ALIENATOR
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Bad-mannered person. : BOOR
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Beards of grain. : AWNS
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Western defense organization. : NATO
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Stairway post. : NEWEL
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Angle formed by sloping sides of a roof. : HIP
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By one's self. : LONE
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Talk saucily. : SASS
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Child's comforter. : MAMA
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Yellow bugle plants. : IVAS
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Visitors to women's clubs. : LECTURERS
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Least cheerful. : DREARIEST
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Seal or signature. : SIGIL
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Engineering project. : DAM
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Merry and mirthful. : GLEESOME
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Fiendish and fearsome. : SATANIC
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Grooves. : RUTS
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Bother. : MOLEST
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Become suddenly alert: Colloq. : SITUP
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Garden tidier. : RAKER
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Pride of Texas. : ALAMO
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Recorded on ribbon. : TAPED
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Roman official. : EDILE
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Post meridians: Abbr. : AFTS
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Author Homer ___. : CROY
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Cooper heroine. : CORA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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