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New York Times, Tuesday, April 30, 1957

Author:
Joseph LaFauci
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.49, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Joseph LaFauci has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,863
Across
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Strained pathetic effect. : BATHOS
7
Adulterate. : DEBASE
13
Automobile. : MACHINE
14
First-rate: Colloq. : ELEGANT
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Dressed. : ATTIRED
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Spanish political party. : FALANGE
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County, in Britain. : SHIRE
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Intermediary. : AGENT
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___ strike. : TEN
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Impels. : SENDS
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Guard. : TEND
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Insincere talk. : CANT
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Brink. : EDGE
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Female of the red deer. : HIND
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Swordsman. : BLADE
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Verse. : STAVE
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Thinner. : LEANER
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Give up office. : RETIRE
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"Golden Age" Met soprano. : FARRAR
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Comment. : REMARK
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Miraculous food, in Exodus. : MANNA
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Distinguished group. : ELITE
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To the ___ of (at the price of). : TUNE
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Famous American physicist. : BUSH
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Sheet of glass. : PANE
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Annoyance. : PEST
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Patron saint of Venice: Ital. : MARCO
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Indian. : UTE
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Eskimo garment. : PARKA
47
Actor Welles. : ORSON
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Kind of photograph. : TINTYPE
50
Cracker. : SALTINE
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Musical repetitions. : ENCORES
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Chanted. : INTONED
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Classes. : GENERA
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Makes amends. : ATONES
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Tubbed. : BATHED
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Temporarily taking over another's duties. : ACTING
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The bourgeoisie. : THIRDESTATE
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Leases. : HIRES
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United. : ONE
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Tranquilizing. : SEDATIVE
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Protect. : DEFEND
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Largest African antelope. : ELAND
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Region having distinctive characteristics. : BELT
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Oriental potentate. : AGA
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City SE of Los Angeles. : SANTAANA
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Cause. : ENGENDER
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Billiard shot. : MASSE
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Frame on which cloth is stretched. : TENTER
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Kelly or Autry. : GENE
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Great American humanitarian. : CLARABARTON
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Listen! : HARK
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Most populous Swiss canton. : BERN
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Exhaust. : TIRE
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Country road. : LANE
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Telling. : RELATING
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Distinction. : EMINENCE
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Disney musical film. : FANTASIA
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Public esteem. : REPUTE
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Perfume basis. : MUSK
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Saint ___ de Avila. : TERESA
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Bearlike. : URSINE
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Tea cakes. : SCONES
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Sharpened. : HONED
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Document. : PAPER
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Very: Mus. : MOLTO
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Pile to be burned. : PYRE
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Style: Fr. : TON
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Insect. : ANT

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

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