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LITERARY SPOTLIGHT

New York Times, Sunday, March 17, 1957

Author:
Marcia Gladstone
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 172, Blocks: 80, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 692 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 138, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 18
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,819
Across
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Novel of 1740. : PAMELA
7
Wound. : SPOOLED
14
Replenishment. : RENEWAL
21
Plagiarizer. : PIRATER
22
Piece of music. : CANTATA
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Ideal of 1789. : EGALITE
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Russian writer in exile (1812–70). : ALEXANDERHERZEN
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Town in Browning poem. : HAMELIN
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Points, in mathematics. : LOCI
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Hindu angel. : DEVA
29
Name in Scott title. : ROY
30
Spur. : GOAD
32
"___ Want Is You." : ALLI
33
Character. : STAMP
35
Neck area. : NAPE
37
Hero of "Les Miserables." : JEAN
38
Army groups. : UNITS
39
Where Panjim is. : GOA
41
One of the Hansens. : NELS
43
Toiler of 1066. : SERF
44
Zeno's lecture site. : STOA
45
Dickens character. : SCROOGE
49
Keeps. : RETAINS
51
Mr. Adams. : SHERMAN
54
"___ Aunt." : CHARLEYS
56
Polish city. : VILNA
57
Former Chilean President. : RIOS
58
___ geht's? : WIE
59
Poet Rainer Maria. : RILKE
60
City on Lake Victoria. : ENTEBBE
62
___ canem (beware the dog): Lat. : CAVE
63
Scene of Moravia novel. : ROME
64
Band of Kaffir warriors. : IMPI
65
Eliza's stepping-stone. : FLOE
66
Missouri city. : SEDALIA
68
Concerns. : CARES
69
Speed figure: Abbr. : MPH
70
One China. : TAIWAN
72
Unbending. : RIGID
73
City on Firth of Tay. : DUNDEE
74
Pulitzer's paper. : WORLD
76
Kind of college exam. : MIDTERM
78
Glacier and Zion. : PARKS
79
Recess in a church. : CHAPEL
81
Chinese. : SINIC
82
Missing. : ABSENT
84
Distance. : WAY
87
Writer of dialect poems. : RILEY
88
Swiss canton, city and lake. : GENEVAS
90
Scene from Taormina. : ETNA
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Den. : HOLE
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Totals. : ADDS
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Chinese dynasty. : TANG
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Character in O'Neill play. : EMPEROR
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City on Fayal Island. : HORTA
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Punjab caste. : MEO
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Undisguised. : BALD
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"The ___ Sea." : CRUEL
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Guiding light. : POLESTAR
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Cardinal. : PRELATE
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Writer on symbolic logic. : RUSSELL
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French title. : DAUPHIN
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Friend of Erasmus. : MORE
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Printer's word. : DELE
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Chart: Abbr. : DIAG
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"___ and I," by I. Bacheller. : DRI
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Turn away. : AVERT
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Boat. : PUNT
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Slight. : SNUB
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Story: Fr. : ETAGE
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Seaweed eaten in Japan. : NORI
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General's Man Friday. : AIDE
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Prof. Rhine's subject. : ESP
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Society. : CLUB
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Gazelles of Asia. : AHUS
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Evil tendency. : DISEASE
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Francis Steegmuller's subject. : GUSTAVEFLAUBERT
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Creator of Skeffington. : OCONNOR
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Guarantor. : ENSURER
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French poetic form. : BALLADE
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Apartment-dwellers. : RENTERS
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Does publishing work. : REEDITS
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Disney character. : SLEEPY
Down
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Cooper tale (with "The"). : PILOT
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Asian palm. : ARECA
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Author of "The Lower Depths." : MAXIMGORKI
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Greek letter. : ETA
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Contribute. : LEND
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Shakespearean locale. : ARDEN
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Road machine. : SCRAPER
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Expression of disbelief. : PAH
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Quite a guy. : ONER
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Other: Span. : OTRO
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"The ___, leaden-stepping hours." : LAZY
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Summer: Fr. : ETE
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Risks. : DANGERS
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Star of the Gay Nineties. : REHAN
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Major Hoople's expression. : EGAD
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Business group: Abbr. : NAM
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Mother of Richard I. : ELEANOR
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Contemporary of Scott. : WILLIAMWORDSWORTH
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Inclined. : ATILT
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Speech sound. : LENIS
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Buddies. : PALS
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Author Hunter. : EVAN
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Changeling. : OAF
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Pulitzer Prize winner, 1918. : POOLE
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Pupil: Fr. : ELEVE
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Battle site, 1806. : JENA
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Shoshoneans. : UTES
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Long time. : AGE
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Sandpipers: Dial. : STIBS
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For an indefinite period. : SINEDIE
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Loafer. : SHOE
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Gauze. : SCRIM
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Zoo dweller. : CHIMP
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Famous lecturer of 19th cen. : RALPHWALDOEMERSON
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Facial feature. : EYELID
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Author of "The Fall." : ALBERTCAMUS
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Hindu god. : SIVA
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Revivalist McPherson. : AIMEE
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Georgia ___ Clark. : NEESE
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Maine poet. : SNOW
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Campus lark. : RAID
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Joining (with "up"). : TEAMING
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Social ___. : CLIMBER
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Standing. : RANK
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Season. : FALL
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Jahan's city. : AGRA
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Short. : CURT
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Playing card. : TREY
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Sayers' "The ___ Tailors." : NINE
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U. S. editor. : DANA
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Poetic verb. : OPES
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Various. : DIVERSE
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Young Schofield. : PENROD
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Compress. : CRAMP
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Dissembler. : HIDER
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Mail. : SEND
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Restrain. : STOP
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Asian mountain range. : ALTAI
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Be deeply moved. : YEARN
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Blow. : GALE
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Valentine's servant. : SPEED
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Generous. : HOSPITABLE
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London Gallery. : TATE
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Writer Havelock. : ELLIS
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O'clock: Fr. : HEURE
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Beecham's title: Abbr. : BART
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Religious group. : CULT
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Housman hero. : LAD
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French naval station. : LORIENT
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Villain at bridge. : RENEGER
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Kind of dance. : LANCERS
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Flop. : DUD
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Wide gap. : GULF
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Combination used in legal documents. : ANDOR
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Utter. : VOICE
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Southampton sight. : PIERS
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Tubers. : BULBS
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In a pile. : AHEAP
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Half of a music-maker. : GURDY
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This: Span. : ESTE
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Hebrew musical instrument. : ASOR
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In ___. : ESSE
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Upright timber. : STUD
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Equal: Prefix. : PARI
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Sun god. : BAAL
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Chemical suffix. : ANE
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French pronoun. : UNE
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D. V. M. : VET
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Small: Suffix. : ULE

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 11 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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