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New York Times, Wednesday, April 24, 1957

30-Across : "He who is not ___, let him not go a-fishing."

Author:
Herbert Lyle
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,857
Across
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Watch pockets. : FOBS
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Schism. : SPLIT
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Photograph. : SHOT
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Competent. : ABLE
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Scene of mutiny. : CAINE
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Hickenlooper's state. : IOWA
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French artist. : TOULOUSELAUTREC
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In the money: Slang. : HEELED
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Shoe leather. : ELK
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Invite. : ASK
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___ Führer. : DER
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Condiment. : CATSUP
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Mark. : SCAR
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Haarlem artist. : HALS
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"He who is not ___, let him not go a-fishing." : LUCKY
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Study. : CON
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About. : SOME
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Lady of Spain. : SENORA
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Island group near New Guinea. : ARU
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Gubernatorial name. : AVERELL
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With things as they are. : NOW
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Deduction. : REBATE
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Genuine. : TRUE
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Mountain pass. : COL
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Norse goddess. : FREYA
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"From ___ to Eternity." : HERE
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Dull browns. : DUNS
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Hair nets. : SNOODS
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Growling sound. : GRR
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Turf. : SOD
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Where Kokomo is: Abbr. : IND
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___ a church mouse. : POORAS
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O'Neill classic. : THEICEMANCOMETH
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Paints. : OILS
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City in French Morocco. : RABAT
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Concerning. : INRE
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"Invictus," for example. : POEM
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Obstacles. : SNAGS
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Inventor in elevator field. : OTIS
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French stylist. : FATH
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Musical instrument. : OBOE
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Popular piece of music. : BLUEDANUBE
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Business man. : SELLER
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Move swiftly. : SCUD
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Dance step. : PAS
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Dag's predecessor. : LIE
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Entrances. : INLETS
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Freshwater ducks. : TEALS
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Hold session. : SIT
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Hour: Lat. : HORA
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Is indebted to. : OWES
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Temporary stitch. : TACK
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Poetic contraction. : OER
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Musical instrument. : UKULELE
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"___ the dawn." : CAME
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Put on guard. : ALERTED
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Witticism. : PUN
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Ascot. : SCARF
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Kitchen gadget. : CORER
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___ to (stopped): Naut. : HOVE
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Acting together. : CONCURRENT
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Monetary unit of Estonia. : KROON
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Jollyboats. : YAWLS
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Infernal. : SATANIC
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Twist. : SLUE
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Slips. : ERRS
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Affirmatives. : AYS
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Brick or mortar carrier. : HODMAN
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Either of twin slaves in "Comedy of Errors." : DROMIO
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Unique things: Slang. : ONERS
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Sticky stuff. : GOO
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A period. : STOP
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Where the Muskingum flows. : OHIO
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Proofreader's mark. : DELE
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Statistical figures: Abbr. : PCTS
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Italian town. : ATRI
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"The liner ___ a lady." : SHES
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Doctrine. : ISM
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Arab garment. : ABA
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Pony. : NAG

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

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