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New York Times, Tuesday, March 5, 1957

Author:
Cora Goodman
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.17, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Cora Goodman has 50 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,807
Across
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1955 Kentucky Derby winner. : SWAPS
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Sirens of the 1920's. : VAMPS
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Weighty. : SERIOUS
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Respects. : REVERES
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Crush under foot. : TRAMPLE
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Pressing. : EXIGENT
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Ornamental vase. : URN
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Capered. : SKIPPED
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Calendar abbreviation. : MAR
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High calorie fruit. : FIGS
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Fillet. : SNOOD
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Dictator in the news. : TITO
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Convict. : FELON
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Be mistaken. : ERR
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Ruminant animal. : SHEEP
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First appearance. : DEBUT
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Artists. : ETCHERS
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Prepare for print. : EDIT
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Prosecutor. : SUER
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Throat ailments. : GARGLES
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Disband troops: Slang. : DEMOB
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Fur. : SABLE
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___ West. : MAE
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"___ is an island . . . " : NOMAN
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Earth. : CLAY
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Narrow points of land. : SPITS
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Building lot. : SITE
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Everyone. : ALL
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Battery member. : PITCHER
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Article. : THE
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Treat as a celebrity. : LIONIZE
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Ordained. : ENACTED
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Contributed. : DONATED
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Playful mischief. : ROGUERY
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Camping accessories. : TENTS
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Section of a symphony orchestra. : REEDS
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Compact, as soldiers in rank. : SERRIED
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Argue. : WRANGLE
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Object. : AIM
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Boston's summer concerts. : POPS
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Pouts. : SULKS
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Irritated. : VEXED
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Eager. : AVID
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One of the Marches. : MEG
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Ben-Gurion, for example. : PREMIER
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Legislative bodies. : SENATES
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Household goods. : STUFF
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Rouen's river. : SEINE
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Official statements. : REPORTS
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Hone. : STROP
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Minute opening. : PORE
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Quietly. : SOBERLY
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Lunchbox item. : THERMOS
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Prod. : NUDGE
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Brightness. : SHEEN
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Sesame. : TIL
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Rumen. : CUD
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Enticed. : TEMPTED
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Light Dutch merchant ship. : GALLIOT
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Sea-ear. : ABALONE
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Levantine boat. : SAIC
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Left out. : OMITTED
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Swimmers. : BATHERS
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Blanch, in cookery. : SCALD
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Clear sky. : ETHER
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Indigent. : NEEDY
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Jumbo, colossal, etc. : SIZES
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Spanish title. : SENOR
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Early British statesman. : PITT
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White heat. : RAGE
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Girl's nickname. : NAN
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Signal. : CUE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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