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New York Times, Friday, March 15, 1957

Author:
Sidney Lambert
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 43, Avg Word Len: 5.06, Missing: { J Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,817
Across
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Orates: Slang. : SPIELS
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Translucent resin. : AMBER
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Capital of Assam. : SHILLONG
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Persuades by flattery. : COAXES
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Struggle for supremacy. : TUGOFWAR
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Slip away. : ELAPSE
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Common suffix. : ITE
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Discontinue. : CEASE
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Name in Genesis. : LOT
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Symbol of Great Britain. : LION
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Music makers. : UKES
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"Caro Nome," for one. : SOLO
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Commune SE of Palermo. : ENNA
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Due reward. : MERIT
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Shank. : CRUS
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South African grassland. : VELD
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Cache. : SECRETE
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Gaucho's noose. : REATA
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Contract. : LEASE
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Composer Darius. : MILHAUD
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A large number: Colloq. : SLEW
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Concept: Comb. form. : IDEO
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Japanese gateway. : TORII
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Son of Jacob. : LEVI
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Clergymen: Abbr. : REVS
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Part of a rookery. : NEST
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Dundee man. : SCOT
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Villain's exclamation. : AHA
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Corolla leaf. : PETAL
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Dog's ___. : AGE
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Understands: Colloq. : GETSIT
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Part of the brain. : CEREBRUM
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Beethoven Symphony in E flat major. : EROICA
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Encomia. : TRIBUTES
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Aspiration. : DREAM
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U. S. jets. : SABRES
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Invalid. : SHUTIN
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Carrier. : PIGEON
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Labor group. : ILO
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Sprite. : ELF
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British cartoonist. : LOW
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Ate a hasty bite: Colloq. : SNACKED
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Single points. : ACES
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Jetty. : MOLE
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Cote sound. : BAA
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Searches into. : EXPLORES
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Firm. : RESOLUTE
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Fence step. : STILE
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Theatrical first name. : GREER
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Bristly. : SETOSE
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Sign on marked down wares. : ASIS
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Denizens of the Southwest. : NAVAHOS
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Mark over a vowel. : UMLAUT
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Pens hastily. : SCRAWLS
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"___ to the Marines." : TELLIT
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Greek letter. : ETA
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English letter. : CEE
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Cowboy chore. : RIDEHERD
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Movable cage. : ELEVATOR
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Illusory hope. : MIRAGE
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Common parental exclamation. : DONT
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Famous baseball family. : SISLERS
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Response. : REACT
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Card game. : ECARTE
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Fashions. : VOGUES
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Details. : ITEMS
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Size of type. : PICA
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Biblical town near Bethlehem. : ETAM
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She: Ger. : SIE
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Creek. : RIA
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Reflux. : EBB
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Pericarp. : BUR

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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