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New York Times, Thursday, March 21, 1957

Author:
H. L. Risteen
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,823

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Across
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60 grains. : DRAM
5
Clay used for pottery. : ARGIL
10
Study strenuously. : CRAM
14
Island near Scotland. : IONA
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"___ Else But You." : NOONE
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Vehicle. : AUTO
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"Inherit the Wind" player. : MUNI
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Musical comedy star. : GWENVERDON
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He wrote "The Decline of the West." : SPENGLER
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Considers. : DEEMS
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Con ___ (with spirit): Mus. : BRIO
24
Commanded. : BADE
26
Slang exclamation of disappointment. : SHOOT
28
Warm-weather living quarters. : VERANDAS
32
Role for 18 Across. : LOLA
33
Olympic events. : SPORTS
35
Bashkir city. : UFA
36
Angered. : IRED
37
Famous nickname on the Rialto. : TALLU
38
Glide. : SKIM
39
Be profitable. : PAY
40
More extensive. : LARGER
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Expression. : TERM
42
Brain centers. : SENSORIA
44
"Mighty" man of verse. : CASEY
45
Digits. : TOES
46
Repair. : DARN
47
Moving crowd. : SWARM
50
Assuming a conceited expression. : SMIRKING
54
Nikita. : KHRUSHCHEV
57
Contemporary political leader. : EDEN
58
Grammatical slip. : AINT
59
Begin. : ARISE
60
Immunizing agents. : SERA
61
___ bien. : TRES
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European starlings. : MYNAS
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Horse race. : TROT
Down
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Obscures. : DIMS
2
Ailment of poultry. : ROUP
3
Character in a Shakespeare play. : ANNEBOLEYN
4
Much-traveled thoroughfare. : MAINROAD
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Combining form for a country. : ANGLO
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Schoolboy ___, former pitching great. : ROWE
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Departing one. : GOER
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Tabard ___. : INN
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Copper of Bulgaria. : LEV
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Heel over. : CAREEN
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Unwrought. : RUDE
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Very small amount. : ATOM
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City in Belgium. : MONS
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Old Norse books. : EDDAS
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"___ along, little dogie . . . " : GIT
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Contemporary comedian. : BERLE
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Conductor Rodzinski. : ARTUR
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Cuttings from plants. : SLIPS
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Goddesses of the seasons. : HORAE
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Historic river. : VOLGA
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Brooklyn Dodgers star. : DUKESNIDER
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Full of ardor. : AFIRE
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Golfer Snead. : SAMMY
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Be conspicuous. : STARE
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Capital city. : PARIS
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Most desolate. : STARKEST
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Takes shape. : LOOMS
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Framework braces. : STRUTS
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Vehicle. : CAR
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Gainers. : DIVES
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Card game. : SKAT
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Propeller sound. : WHIR
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Scandinavian man's name. : ARNE
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Climb in a certain way. : SHIN
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A land form. : MESA
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Successor to Claudius. : NERO
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Insect. : GNAT
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Buffet dish. : HAM
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___ up (praise highly). : CRY

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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