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BUSINESS AND PLEASURE

New York Times, Sunday, March 10, 1957

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 64, Avg Word Len: 5.46, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 570 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 130, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 18
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,812
Across
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Say. : ASSERT
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Oppose by force. : COMBAT
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___ Tuesday. : SHROVE
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More expensive. : DEARER
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Stirs up. : AROUSES
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Doctor. : HEALER
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Admittance. : ENTREE
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Severe lecture on behavior. : RIOTACT
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Supplier of horsepower. : ENGINE
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Macabre author. : POE
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Industrial plant. : FACTORY
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Region beyond the Styx. : HADES
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Old ___. : VIC
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Transvaal trip. : TREK
34
Trouble at twenty paces. : DUEL
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Skiing resort near Arlberg. : LANGEN
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A hundred: Comb. form. : HECT
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More reasonable. : SANER
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Stormed. : BLEW
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Frozen foods. : PIES
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Fills to excess. : SATES
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Croupiers' implements. : RAKES
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Authoritative answers by the Pope. : RESCRIPTS
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Decked out. : ARRAYED
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Grayish blues. : BICES
53
Packing case. : CARTON
56
Kitchen implement. : BEATER
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Product of a large industry. : AUTOS
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Sifter. : SCREENER
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Italian wine. : ASTI
61
"___ must work . . . " : FORMEN
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Carfuls. : LOADS
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Big night. : EVE
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Lead-tin coating. : TERNE
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Important result of manufacture. : BYPRODUCT
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Exile from Heaven. : SATAN
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Little ___. : EVA
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Test ore. : ASSAY
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Derided. : MOCKED
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Nest. : NIDE
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Duty expected of an executive. : DECISION
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Equipment for cigarette lighters. : WICKS
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Bouquets. : AROMAS
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Stumbled again. : REFELL
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Unfeeling. : ROCKY
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A certain musical Prince. : STUDENT
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Carl Sandburg's specialty. : FREEVERSE
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Rich, as certain soil. : LOAMY
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Woody plants. : CANES
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Steamy sound. : SISS
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Transvaal assembly. : RAAD
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White Sulphur Springs' Sam. : SNEAD
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Gulf of New Guinea. : HUON
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Lengthy statement. : SCREED
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Atmospheric penalty of industry. : SMOG
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Therefore. : ERGO
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Railroad abbreviation. : ARR
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Greek letter. : THETA
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Pursuers of seal and walrus. : ESKIMOS
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Unmanufactured. : RAW
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Actor Cesar. : ROMERO
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Celestial. : URANIAN
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Shaped like a wheel. : ROTATE
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Stock Exchange member. : TRADER
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Spiny egg-laying mammal. : ECHIDNA
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Beetle. : ELATER
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Queen of Tonga Islands. : SALOTE
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Descendant of a son of Noah. : HAMITE
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Bridge players do. : REPASS
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Experts. : ADEPTS
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Mrs. in Mexico. : SENORA
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Cotton goods. : SATEEN
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Go astray. : ERR
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Great Barrier. : REEF
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Part of a tire. : TREAD
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Big business combines. : CARTELS
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Song bird. : ORIOLE
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Secure. : MOOR
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Industry's answer to a rubber shortage. : BUTYL
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Happy ___ lark. : ASA
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Rules and methods of art and industry. : TECHNICS
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Luster. : SHEEN
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Pullets. : HENS
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Duster. : RAG
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Biblical hill. : OLIVET
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Gulf of Italy. : VENICE
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Builds. : ERECTS
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Old ___. : STAGER
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Diced. : CUBED
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Dry up. : DESICCATE
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Tissues of fingernails. : KERATIN
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Architects' concerns. : APSES
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Rapidity. : HASTE
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TV star. : RAYE
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Mainstay of many TV shows. : WRITER
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Engineering problem. : STRESS
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Cut made by a saw. : KERF
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Science of consumption and distribution. : ECONOMICS
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Western chum. : PARD
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Lessened. : ABATED
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Cut again. : RESEVER
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Mad scramble. : RATRACE
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Rough. : BUMPY
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Former. : ONETIME
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Bible, for example. : NEVADAN
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Indo-European. : ARYAN
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Wind cones, in aviation. : SOCKS
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What migrating birds do. : RENEST
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Become outmoded, as machines. : OBSOLESCE
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Fortunate. : LUCKY
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Relievers of strain. : EASERS
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Longshoreman. : DOCKER
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Type of drug. : ANODYNE
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Strain or skim: Dial. : SILE
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What Univac analyzes. : DATA
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Hillbilly "if." : IFFEN
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Not so good. : WORSE
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Relatives of spirits. : RUMS
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The business of science. : RESEARCH
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Biblical city. : SODOM
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Excellent trait. : VIRTUE
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Layers. : LAMINAE
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Office wall décor. : CHARTS
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City in Illinois. : AURORA
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Regular. : NORMAL
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With a side glance. : ASKANT
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Copy reader's concern. : ERRATA
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Marbles. : AGATES
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Natural gifts. : DOWERS
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Bank. : SHORE
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Fabric. : DENIM
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Piercer. : GORER
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Allowance made to purchasers. : TRET
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African title of respect. : SIDI
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"O ___ Mio." : SOLE
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Nigerian. : EDO
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Stage laugh. : AHA
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On ___. : TAP

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 13 debuted here and reused later, 15 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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