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New York Times, Saturday, April 13, 1957

Author:
Diana Sessions
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.40, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
Diana R. Sessions has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,846
Across
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Deeds: Lat. : ACTA
5
Expressions of contempt. : BAHS
9
Pirate captain in "Peter Pan." : HOOK
13
Den. : LAIR
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Indo-European. : ARYAN
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Border. : EDGE
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Phrase for perfect arrangement. : INAPPLEPIEORDER
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Livelihood. : BREADANDBUTTER
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Colonel's insignia. : EAGLES
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Employer. : USER
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Language: Abbr. : GER
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Furrier's concern. : PELTRIES
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Reliable. : SOLID
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Bluefins. : TUNAS
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Noun suffix. : CLE
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Musical group. : TRIO
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Token of esteem. : HONOR
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Migrant worker. : OKIE
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Landon's nickname. : ALF
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Ballads. : SONGS
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Lazy ___. : SUSAN
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Drinking vessels. : BEERMUGS
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Branch of a business: Abbr. : DPT
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Lillie and others. : BEAS
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"Uneasy lies the head that ___ crown." : WEARSA
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"Neither fish, nor flesh, nor ___." : GOODREDHERRING
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Early Edna Ferber novel. : ROASTBEEFMEDIUM
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Entity: Sp. : ENTE
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Site of wartime conference. : YALTA
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Fencer's weapon. : EPEE
55
"Taffy ___ Welshman . . . " : WASA
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Register. : LIST
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Sleep. : REST
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Caliph's name. : ALI
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"Now it ___ told." : CANBE
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Coronet. : TIARA
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Type of chord. : ARPEGGIO
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Having less hair. : BALDER
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Ranges. : AREAS
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Sleep: Comb. form. : HYPN
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Spoke. : SAID
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Recent State Department appointee. : HERTER
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Bridge winnings in excess of a book. : ODDTRICKS
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Kind of molding. : OGEE
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Senator from Oklahoma. : KERR
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Resembling the Milky Way. : NEBULAR
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Lost color. : PALED
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Ejects. : OUSTS
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Boxlike sleighs. : PUNGS
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Cainan's father. : ENOS
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Charles Lamb. : ELIA
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Witnessed. : SEEN
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Sudden attempt: Colloq. : STAB
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Heraldic fillet. : ORLE
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Ship's equipment. : LIFEBOATS
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Chinese secret society. : TONG
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"The ___ the Side of the Road." : HOUSEBY
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Attendant on horseback. : OUTRIDER
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Shrewd. : SMART
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Fifth tire. : SPARE
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Of which the Gulf of Aqaba is an arm. : REDSEA
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Skin: Comb. form. : DERMAT
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Woven materials. : WEFTS
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Shore bird. : SNIPE
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Chills. : AGUES
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Waxed. : GREW
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Mrs. Chaplin. : OONA
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New ___. : DEAL
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Sun: Comb. form. : HELI
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Encountered. : MET

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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