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New York Times, Thursday, April 11, 1957

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { Q W X }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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Across
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Wind. : GALE
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Carbonated beverages. : POPS
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Design for rising or falling prices. : GRAPH
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Seed coat. : ARIL
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Awry. : ALOP
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Complement of video. : AUDIO
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Man on a diamond. : INFIELDER
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Passed out cards. : DEALT
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Part of a shoe. : TOECAP
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Isinglass. : MICA
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Liquid measure: Abbr. : GAL
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___ on (take part). : SITIN
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Romper room. : NURSERY
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Informal talks. : CHATS
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Gets a hint of: Dial. : INKLES
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Propeller turns, for short. : REVS
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Nimble quality. : AGILENESS
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Comprehend. : SEE
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Sports competitor. : ATHLETE
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Comanche's cousin. : UTE
40
Supersalesmen. : PROMOTERS
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Long, long time. : AEON
43
Actress Darcel. : DENISE
44
Aussie–New Zealand blend word. : ANZAC
45
Biblical form of John. : JOHANAN
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Greek style of architecture. : DORIC
50
Grape. : UVA
51
Seaweed. : ALGA
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Fabric of raised woven figures. : DAMASK
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Bright star of Cygnus. : DENEB
58
High-handedness. : ARROGANCE
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Isle with a lagoon. : ATOLL
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Beast's hideout. : LAIR
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(Had) reclined. : LAIN
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Selassie. : HAILE
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Shade trees. : ELMS
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Coin drop. : SLOT
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Running style. : GAIT
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Florence's river. : ARNO
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Job for an expert swimmer. : LIFESAVER
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Draws out. : ELICITS
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Feelers of insects, lobsters, etc. : PALPI
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Past one's prime. : OLD
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Lyric. : POEM
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Protected from fire by a water system. : SPRINKLERED
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Native of Biblical city. : GADARENE
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Regret. : RUE
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Wise saying. : ADAGE
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Hemingway heroine. : PILAR
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With fervor. : HOTLY
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Provender. : EATS
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Flat bases of brilliants. : CULETS
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Subject of Keats ode. : NIGHTINGALE
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Southerly point. : SSE
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Opposite of drs. : CRS
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Mr. Wickfield's Uriah. : HEEP
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River blue, river green. : NILES
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Discordant type of music. : ATONAL
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International problem. : SUEZCANAL
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Greek porch. : STOA
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Docile. : AMENABLE
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Reference book: Abbr. : ENC
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Harem room. : ODA
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Menagerie. : ANIMALS
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"___ and a bone and a hank of hair . . . " : ARAG
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Fourth son of Jacob. : JUDAH
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Mrs. Hobby. : OVETA
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City of French Indochina. : HANOI
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Scents. : ODORS
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Russian inland sea. : ARAL
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Italian name of Chios. : SCIO
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English ducal name. : KENT
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Building wing. : ELL
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Margin. : RIM

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

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