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New York Times, Friday, April 5, 1957

Author:
Helen Fasulo
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Helen Fasulo has 94 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,838
Across
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Marquand's Oriental sleuth. : MOTO
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Pole to extend a sail. : SPRIT
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Half nelson. : HOLD
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The same. : IDEM
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West Virginia Senator. : NEELY
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Mime. : APER
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Young woman. : MISS
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Evergreen tree. : ARBORVITAE
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Outside: Comb. form. : ECT
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In ___ (eventually). : TIME
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Gourmand's pastime. : EATING
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Preakness track. : PIMLICO
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Early Britons. : PICTS
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Adjective for Snow White. : FAIREST
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Sailboat of the South Seas. : PROA
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Late Armenian novelist. : ARLEN
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Student's objective. : LEARNING
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Lieutenant's aide: Abbr. : NCO
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Labor official George ___. : MEANY
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Teachers' association: Abbr. : NEA
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It's named after a Roman god. : SATURDAY
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Great Britain and territories. : REALM
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At a ___ (puzzled). : LOSS
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Tiny pellet. : GLOBULE
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One-horse carriages. : SHAYS
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Symbol of Christmas. : YULELOG
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Beginning. : OUTSET
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Reasonable. : SANE
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Flying saucers: Abbr. : UFO
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Parting of the ways. : CROSSROADS
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Household appliance. : IRON
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Solo. : LONE
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Ten-dollar gold piece. : EAGLE
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Have too little of. : WANT
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___ out (supplements). : EKES
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Cards. : TREYS
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Palo ___. : ALTO
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Dwarf slain by Siegfried. : MIME
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Of certain poetry. : ODIC
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Daring aviator. : TESTPILOT
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British decorations: Abbr. : OMS
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Escargots, on a menu. : SNAILS
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Legal authorization. : PERMIT
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16th cen. violin. : REBEC
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Labor group: Abbr. : ILO
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Lebanon seaport. : TYRE
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Man from Port-au-Prince. : HAITIAN
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Of the eyes. : OPTIC
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Bent over. : LEANT
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Wine settlings. : DREGS
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Mist. : VAPOR
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Washington agents. : TMEN
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Fury. : IRE
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Ready for business. : OPEN
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Crowd at a ball game. : FANS
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Alms box. : ARCA
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Skate. : RAY
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Short poem. : LAY
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Washington ceremony. : INAUGURAL
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Villains' victim in old melodrama. : NELL
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Wild birds, fish, etc. : GAME
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Signs on certain cars. : MDS
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Unhurried. : EASY
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Influential novel of 1922. : ULYSSES
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Ramblers. : ROSES
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"Henry Higgins," for example. : ROLE
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Tropical American tree. : EBO
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With pleasure. : GLADLY
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Parts of pince-nez. : LENSES
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In achitecture, a base for a statue. : SOCLE
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Theatrical impresario. : HUROK
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Offer reparation. : ATONE
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Common practice. : USAGE
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Allowance for damage in transit. : TRET
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Holy water vessel. : FONT
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Aware of: Slang. : ONTO
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Participant in a regatta. : OAR
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Frigate bird of Hawaii. : IWA

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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