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New York Times, Sunday, May 12, 1957

Author:
Marion Moeser
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 83, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 643 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 170, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 16
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,875
Across
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Charles I's Queen. : HENRIETTA
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Wicked. : SINFUL
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Jackal-headed Egyptian god. : ANUBIS
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Play by Sidney Howard. : ALIENCORN
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Pressing problem. : CREASE
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American educator. : CONANT
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Jagged mountain N. W. of Barcelona. : MONSERRAT
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Declaration signer from Delaware. : RODNEY
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City Wellington liberated, 1809. : OPORTO
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Dish set before a king. : PIE
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Girl of Cantor song. : SUSIE
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___-China. : INDO
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Oppressive. : DIRE
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Ribbed textile. : REP
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This: Span. : ESTE
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Jolson's sad ballad. : SONNYBOY
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Abbey Theatre name. : SEAN
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Short for a girl's name. : MYRT
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Kings: Span. : REYES
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Unkind expression. : SNEER
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Poetry. : SONG
44
Oriental jobholder. : AMAH
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Warehouse space. : LOFT
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Interlaken's river. : AARE
49
World War II Premier. : TOJO
50
Town in Campania. : EBOLI
51
Not-too-lethal weapon. : PEASHOOTER
55
Starling relative. : MYNA
56
Spenser's word for Gloriana. : FAERIE
57
Lethal weapon. : ARM
58
Bad-tempered character. : OGRE
59
Romulus' successor. : NUMA
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Whittier's verdant name. : GREENLEAF
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Court wear. : ROBE
66
Waltzing move. : STEP
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Ibsen role. : NORA
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Oklahoma Fort. : SILL
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Brooks. : RILLS
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Lady connected with cabbage. : MRSWIGGS
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Make too merry. : ROISTER
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Type of lettuce. : ICEBERG
84
Wartime agency. : OPA
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Bird Eskimos eat. : AUK
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Give dignity to. : ENNOBLE
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Seljuk Turk. : SARACEN
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Deal with badly. : MISTREAT
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Turnkeys' premises. : GAOLS
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Aunts: Span. : TIAS
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Friends' pronoun. : THEE
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Money holder. : TILL
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Gordius' symbol. : KNOT
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Remove furniture. : DISMANTLE
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Diner sign. : EATS
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Palette sample. : DAUB
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Before. : ERE
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Have ambition. : ASPIRE
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Oxygen compound. : OXID
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Didn't keep off. : TRESPASSED
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Rich, as soil. : LOAMY
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Gottfried's magic form. : SWAN
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Cut away. : PARE
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This place. : HERE
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Bay of Palestine. : ACRE
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Austen heroine. : EMMA
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"___ unattractive old thing, tra la . . . " : AMOST
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Copied Petruchio. : TAMED
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___ du Salut. : ILES
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Links teachers. : PROS
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Nonsense. : CLAPTRAP
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Opera role. : MIMI
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Aglow. : LIT
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Calorie restrainer. : DIET
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Very: Fr. : TRES
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Pastel shade. : LILAC
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Housing material. : LOG
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Grieg's dancer. : ANITRA
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Fools, caustically. : IDIOTS
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Escape into air. : EVAPORATE
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"Swamp Fox" of 1780. : MARION
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Flowery. : ORNATE
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Musical steps. : SEMITONES
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Byzantine city. : ALEPPO
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Went gathering certain fruit. : NUTTED
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Seaweed-type plant. : STONEWORT
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Picnic aid. : HAMPER
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Miss Thompson's little heroine. : ELOISE
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Summer temperature. : NINETY
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In medias ___. : RES
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Agnes, in Spain. : INES
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Creamy shades. : ECRUS
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Impressive part of an unfinished work. : TORSO
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Suites. : TRAINS
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Feelers. : ANTENNAE
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Wood-marking tool. : SCRIBER
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Source of "fool's gold." : IRONORE
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Donkey. : NEDDY
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Maniple: Var. : FANO
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Put to work. : USE
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Condensers for static electricity. : LEYDENJARS
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Fruit. : ACORN
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Slangy negative. : NOPE
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One: Span. : UNO
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Member of the "Royal Family." : BARRYMORE
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Among other things. : INTERALIA
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Classic hue and cry. : STOPTHIEF
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Emilia's spouse. : IAGO
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Cousins of hagfish. : EELS
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Be deeply moved. : YEARN
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Mme. Chiang's family. : SOONG
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Actress Normand. : MABEL
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London's Bohemia. : SOHO
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Porker's place. : STY
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Weather phenomena. : FOGS
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Damage, in law. : TORT
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Young lamb: Obs. : EANLING
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Island for boots. : PARRIS
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Beethoven's Third Symphony. : EROICA
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Author Eric. : AMBLER
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Descend in force. : TEEM
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___ Rose. : MARGARET
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Arsonist. : FELON
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Disdaining soap. : UNWASHED
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Me, in France. : MOI
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Celtic land. : EIRE
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Italian island. : ELBA
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Students' affair. : PROM
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Swamp ailment. : AGUE
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Nonconformist. : SECTARY
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Roasting instrument. : SPIT
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Game for three. : SKAT
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Drench. : SOAK
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Popular steaks. : TBONES
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Madras city. : ELLORE
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Based. : RESTED
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Queen: Fr. : REINE
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Little pest. : GNAT
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Green ___. : TEA
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Surge. : TIDE
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Camera man's trick. : SLOWMOTION
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Tie with rope. : LASH
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Actress Velez. : LUPE
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Holy Asiatic. : DALAILAMA
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Dipping equally, in geology. : ISOCLINAL
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Car necessity. : SPARETIRE
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Wordless players. : MIMES
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More students' affairs. : EXAMS
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Sharpen. : STROP
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Titled man: Abbr. : BART
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___ spot. : INA
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Unceasing: Poet. : RESTLESS
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Stitched line. : SEAM
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Effete. : SERE
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Symbol of an artist. : PALETTE
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Built up. : AMASSED
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Stand for hot dishes. : TRIVET
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Where the "Last Supper" is. : MILANO
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Type of Thespian. : EMOTER
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Think over. : DIGEST
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Opposite of fortissimo. : PIANO
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Middle European. : CROAT
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Storied battle site. : ALAMO
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French steam-engine pioneer. : PAPIN
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Lower. : DROP
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Bit of color. : TINT
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Bird shelter. : COTE
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Track hint. : TIP
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Movies' Joanne. : DRU
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Type of street. : ROW

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 11 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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