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New York Times, Saturday, March 9, 1957

Author:
W. E. Jones
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.36, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 83, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
W. E. Jones has 95 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,811
Across
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Legends of the Aesir. : SAGAS
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Fire ___. : OPAL
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Branch of biology: Abbr. : ECOL
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Cognizant. : AWARE
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___ Morgana (Morgan le Fay). : FATA
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Alone: Stage direction. : SOLA
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Founders' matrices. : MOLDS
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Kitchen measures: Abbr. : TSPS
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Coal dust. : CULM
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Braids. : PLAITS
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Hobart is its capital. : TASMANIA
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Mnemonic aid for TV announcers. : TELEPROMPTER
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Reflect. : COGITATE
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Where Don Larsen stands. : SLAB
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Indian. : OTO
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Mountain ridges. : SPURS
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Home of the white pine. : IDAHO
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Literary giant: Abbr. : SHAK
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Screens. : SIFTS
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Small Danish weights. : ESER
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Real estate sign. : TOLET
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More offended: Colloq. : SORER
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One of the British Isles: Abbr. : IRE
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Refrain syllables. : TRAS
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Certain steel workers. : RIVETERS
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Large Florida food fish. : GREATPOMPANO
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Southern California city. : SANTAANA
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Caruso's birthplace. : NAPLES
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Remove wrappings. : UNDO
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Violent talk. : RANT
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Fulcrum for an oar. : THOLE
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Caesar's time. : IDES
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Check mark. : TICK
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Mother of the Three Graces. : AEGLE
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Ancient city. : TYRE
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Of Mars: Comb. form. : AREO
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Motive power. : STEAM
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Kind of hominy. : SAMP
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"Over the hill." : AWOL
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Festive. : GALA
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Italian composer (1822–1903). : ARDITI
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Groups of six. : SESTETS
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"___, in the stilly night . . . " : OFT
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Factor a handicapper weighs. : PASTPERFORMANCE
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Phrase designating stock prices. : ATPAR
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Rodeo equipment. : LASSOS
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Prank. : ESCAPADE
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Popular jazz pianist. : COUNTBASIE
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Man's nickname. : OLLIE
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Birthplace of H. S. T. : LAMAR
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Rebuffs. : SLAPS
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A year in the future. : MMLI
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Small cases. : ETUIS
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Expenditure. : COST
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Early king of Germany. : OTHO
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Hockey player. : GOALTENDER
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Runway. : STRIP
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German title. : HERR
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Native metals. : ORES
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Hornlike. : KERATOSE
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Large lake of Armenia. : SEVAN
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Toodle-oo. : TATA
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Namesakes of Mme. Tebaldi. : RENATAS
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Capital of ancient Laconia. : SPARTA
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Biblical place of sacrifice. : TOPHET
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Aviator's blackout protection. : GSUIT
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___ Scott of the Westerns. : RANDY
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Walking ___ (very happy). : ONAIR
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Theater box. : LOGE
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"Bells Are Ringing" heroine. : ELLA
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Be apparently true. : SEEM
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Ring decision. : TKO

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

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