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New York Times, Thursday, April 18, 1957

Author:
Jules Arensberg
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
Jules Arensberg has 95 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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Bonus hand. : SLAM
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British jails. : GAOLS
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Injury to pride. : SLAP
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" . . . je vous ___ beaucoup." : AIME
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Site of Aconcagua. : ANDES
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Piece of glass. : PANE
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Type of house. : BROWNSTONE
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"Hep." : ONTO
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Opposite of a ten-o'clock-scholar. : EARLYBIRD
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Famous forest. : ARDEN
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Lath. : SLAT
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Screens. : SIFTS
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Solved. : DID
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Golliwog. : OGRE
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Type face. : CASLON
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Pacific. : OCEAN
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In battle. : UNDERFIRE
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Naive person. : BABE
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You: Span. : USTED
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Po tributary. : ADDA
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Intermissions. : ENTRACTES
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Scoff. : SNEER
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Constitutional. : STROLL
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Silver coin of Iran. : RIAL
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Elders: Abbr. : SRS
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New slants. : IDEAS
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Gazite. : ARAB
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Mr. Kostelanetz. : ANDRE
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Rural telephone service. : PARTYLINE
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Part of a pedestal. : DADO
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Humphrey or Thye. : MINNESOTAN
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Pardon me! : AHEM
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Of a radial bone. : ULNAR
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Gambling game. : KENO
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Horse's hair. : MANE
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Vitreous. : GLAZY
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Cycles. : ERAS
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Quien ___? : SABE
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Coin in Capri. : LIRA
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Eros. : AMOR
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Whimpers. : MEWLS
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Part of a balloon. : GASBAG
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Describing the Clayton Act. : ANTITRUST
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Fragrance. : ODOR
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Imparts. : LENDS
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Mariner's direction. : SSE
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Rooter. : SPORTSFAN
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Overwhelming victories. : LANDSLIDES
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Status quo ___. : ANTE
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Wetback. : PEON
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Synthetic fabric. : NYLON
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Remote: Poet. : AFAR
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Glacé. : ICED
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Mexican houses, for short. : DOBES
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"___ Do the Sum," song in "Babes in Toyland." : ICANT
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Harasssed by creditors. : DEBTRIDDEN
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Come in. : ENTER
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Fiat. : ORDER
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Approaches. : NEARS
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Croydon is one. : AERODROME
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Rickey Ricardo. : DESIARNAZ
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Western college. : UCLA
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Nautical term. : ALEE
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Annihilates. : SLAYS
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Main road. : ARTERY
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Tumble: Colloq. : SPILL
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Fellow: Slang. : BLOKE
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Style of furniture. : ADAM
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Capital of Okinawa. : NAHA
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Grandma Moses. : ANNA
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Roman road. : ITER
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Novel by Zola. : NANA
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Old man of the Bible. : ENOS
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Stein. : MUG

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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