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New York Times, Friday, March 1, 1957

28-Across : Momentous.

Author:
S. A. Kay
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { B J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 300 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
S. A. Kay has 118 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,803
Across
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Cousin of a crew cut. : CROP
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Mischief makers. : IMPS
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Look ___! (hurry!) : ALIVE
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Vein of ore. : LODE
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Malay language. : MORO
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Hepburn role in "Mayerling." : MARIA
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Cupid. : AMOR
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Cassandra. : PROPHETESS
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General Pate's men. : MARINES
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Unyielding. : SURESET
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Describing certain chairs. : CANED
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Card game. : GIN
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Well-grounded. : VALID
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Momentous. : EVENTFUL
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Motorist accomodation. : MOTEL
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Upbraid. : SCOLD
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Whatever. : ANY
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Pronoun. : OURS
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Serviette. : DOILY
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Canine cognomen. : FIDO
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Part of royal flush. : ACE
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Immature. : CRUDE
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Repeat movie. : RERUN
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On ___ (in general). : THEWHOLE
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Lemming's relative. : MOUSE
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Word to urge a horse: Dial. : HUP
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Awesome. : DREAD
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Part of Africa. : ALGERIA
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Kind of number. : ORDINAL
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Dandelion, daisy et al. : PERENNIALS
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Reasonable. : SANE
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Napping. : ADOZE
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Abundant. : RIFE
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Treasury Department operatives. : TMEN
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Handled clumsily. : PAWED
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Weaver's reed. : SLEY
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Does fagoting. : SEWS
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Littleneck. : CLAM
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European capital. : ROMA
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Balm. : ODOR
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Early Athenian statesman. : PERICLES
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Be at hand. : IMPEND
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Sen. Neuberger's colleague. : MORSE
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Not a member of A. A. U. : PRO
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Dips in liquid. : SOPS
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Mohawk or Erie. : AMERIND
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Under the surface. : LATENT
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Angers. : IRES
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Holding tool. : VISE
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Down ___. : EAST
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Very greatly. : HUGELY
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___ file. : NAIL
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Clear-cut. : DECIDED
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Give assurance (with "for"). : VOUCH
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Up ___ (in a spot). : ATREE
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Meadow mouse. : VOLE
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Country gatherings. : FAIRS
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Excessive. : UNDUE
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Name in the Hall of Fame. : LYON
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Fosse. : MOAT
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Spiritual force. : SOUL
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Pay a visit. : DROPIN
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Yokums and Scraggs. : FEUDISTS
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Agitated by violent motion. : CHURNED
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Course. : ROAD
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Bromide. : WHEEZE
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Liverpool's river. : MERSEY
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He married Pocahontas. : ROLFE
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11th month of Egyptian year. : APAP
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Mythical queen : LEDA
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Raise. : GROW
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Affected manners. : AIRS
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Title. : NAME
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What "de novo" means. : ANEW
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Monocle. : LENS
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Trouble. : AIL

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 12 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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