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New York Times, Monday, April 1, 1957

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { F J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,834
Across
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Feline sound. : MEOW
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Map book. : ATLAS
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Sime specialty. : DASH
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43,560 sq. ft. : ACRE
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Tuscan city. : SIENA
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___ part (simulate). : ACTA
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Best-selling novel. : THELASTANGRYMAN
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Turnpike. : TOLLROAD
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Well-known "Lady's Book." : GODEYS
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North Carolina college. : ELON
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Learn. : HEAR
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City on the Delaware. : CAMDEN
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Old-time vehicle. : HORSECAR
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Pindar specialty. : ODE
32
Art exhibit in Paris. : SALON
34
Ankle bones. : TARSI
35
Doctor who helped John Wilkes Booth. : MUDD
37
Church group. : SYNOD
39
Indian of Yucatan. : MAYA
40
Active. : ALERT
42
___ badge. : MERIT
44
Capture. : GET
45
Part of a split-level house. : STAIRWAY
47
Peak in the Cascades. : SHASTA
49
Large building for streetcars. : BARN
50
Printing term. : STET
51
Firm. : STABLE
54
Pitching masterpieces. : SHUTOUTS
58
Best-selling war journal. : THELASTPARALLEL
60
Beguile. : LURE
61
Digit. : THUMB
62
French composer. : LALO
63
Breslau's river. : ODER
64
Begets. : SIRES
65
___ under. : SNOW
Down
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First book of New Testament: Abbr. : MATT
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Nymph. : ECHO
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City on the Oka. : OREL
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Gushed. : WELLED
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___ possible. : ASSOONAS
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Person of great power. : TITAN
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Important part. : LEAD
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Actress Sheridan. : ANN
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Clay case for kiln baking. : SAGGER
10
Reverie. : DAYDREAM
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Pinnacle. : ACME
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Stick around. : STAY
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Young Brinker. : HANS
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City near Marseilles. : ARLES
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Barbecue. : ROAST
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High respect. : HONOR
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Stupors. : COMAS
25
Grown. : ADULT
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Mythical sorceress. : MEDEA
27
Pet name. : HONEY
28
Rugged rocks. : CRAGS
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Up to now. : ASYET
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Lariat. : RIATA
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Father of Henry Ward and Harriet. : LYMAN
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Bouncer of a basketball. : DRIBBLER
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Unsettles. : DISTURBS
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Part of some refrains. : TRALA
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Before iota. : THETA
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Usurps. : WRESTS
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Lagoon islands. : ATOLLS
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Word of disapproval. : SHAME
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Ancient town of France. : STLO
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Dull sound. : THUD
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Via ___, on Italian airmail. : AERE
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Ridge. : SPUR
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___ Bator Khoto, Mongolian capital. : ULAN
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End: Comb. form. : TELO
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Not interesting. : SLOW
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Sulfur: Comb. form. : THI

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 11 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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