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New York Times, Monday, April 22, 1957

Author:
Madeline Corse
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,855
Across
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Piece of music. : MOTET
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Burn up. : CHAR
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Sloping passage. : RAMP
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Girl's name. : ADELA
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Occupation. : LINE
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Indian. : ERIE
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Poisonous. : TOXIC
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Eager. : AGOG
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Sinful. : VILE
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Historic time. : ERA
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Feature of the movies. : TECHNICOLOR
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Facial expression. : SMIRK
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___ Tech. : CAL
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Femme ___. : FATALE
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Hundredweight. : QUINTAL
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One of Adm. Byrd's books. : ALONE
34
Pro-Nazi groups. : BUNDS
35
Decline. : SAG
37
Hamlet. : TOWN
38
One of the seven deadly sins. : PRIDE
39
Activity. : STIR
40
Pronoun. : SHE
41
Asiatic defense pact. : SEATO
42
Saw of sawfish. : SERRA
43
Namesakes of the "Bohemian Girl." : ARLINES
45
Travesty. : PARODY
46
Insect. : ANT
47
City of Ardennes. : SEDAN
48
Hors d'oeuvres. : SMORGASBORD
53
Eggs. : OVA
56
One type of TV show. : LIVE
57
Irritate. : GALL
58
Debussy composition, "The Sea." : LAMER
60
Very cold. : ICED
61
Curved arch. : OGEE
62
Put into vigorous action. : EXERT
63
Edible root. : TARO
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Front page material. : NEWS
65
Certain Europeans. : SERBS
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Paraguay tea. : MATE
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Bouquet. : ODOR
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Radar island. : TEXASTOWER
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Judge of Israel. : ELI
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Tangible. : TACTILE
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Example of onomatopoeia. : CLACK
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Towering. : HIGH
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Presently. : ANON
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King-killer. : REGICIDE
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Insurrection. : REVOLT
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Seed covering. : ARIL
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Venus de ___. : MILO
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Ibsen Character. : PEER
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Before. : ERE
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Containers. : CANS
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American educator. : MANN
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Substances in the diet. : FATS
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Word of greeting or farewell. : ALOHA
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On even terms. : QUITS
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Destroy. : UNDO
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Shapley, for example. : ASTRONOMER
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Landowner in Scotland. : LAIRD
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Hillside near a loch. : BRAE
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Native Dancer's color. : GRAY
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Government building. : PENTAGON
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Relative of vaccines. : SERA
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Intone. : SING
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Gets ready to ride. : SADDLES
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City on the Rio Grande. : LAREDO
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Through. : PER
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Shoe platforms. : SOLES
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Narrow cut. : SLIT
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Mineral resistant to heat. : MICA
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"___ the Rainbow." : OVER
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Herb. : SAGE
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Sounded a trumpet. : BLEW
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Part of speech. : VERB
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Amusements and the ___. : ARTS
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Part of a halberd. : AXE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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