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New York Times, Friday, May 17, 1957

Author:
Peter L. Tea, Jr.
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { F Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 86, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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Across
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Capital city on the Arabian Sea. : KARACHI
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Pronoun. : ITS
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Sea eagle. : ERN
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Type of barometer. : ANEROID
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Unit of electrical conductance. : MHO
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Examine. : SEE
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Avoided. : SIDESTEPPED
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Tennessee's pride. : TVA
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"___ Pinafore." : HMS
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Attire in 36 Down. : SARIS
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Mutton fat. : SUET
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Contest. : MATCH
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Cloth ravelings. : LINT
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Unusually good. : RARE
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Mediterranean power. : ITALY
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The Forsyte story. : SAGA
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Spring flower. : IRIS
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Tears again. : RERIPS
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Came together. : MET
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Favorite Russian word. : NYET
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Clever strategem. : COUP
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Bristle. : SETA
39
One of the Whitneys. : JOCK
42
___ relief. : BAS
44
Sweets. : SUGARS
48
Pain. : ACHE
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Actor Tamiroff. : AKIM
51
Swiss city. : BASEL
52
"___ Window." : REAR
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Typesetter's machine: Slang. : LINO
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Originate. : ARISE
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Knocks. : RAPS
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Former rulers. : TSARS
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Man's nickname. : NED
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Adjective suffix. : INE
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Pleading. : PETITIONING
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Nothing. : NIL
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Age. : ERA
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Fairly slow movement: Mus. : ANDANTE
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Oxygen, for example. : GAS
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___ Arbor. : ANN
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Sunburn. : REDNESS
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Disputed state of the East. : KASHMIR
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Inspire. : ANIMATE
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Russian Army symbol. : REDSTAR
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Live. : ARE
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Greek island. : COS
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Box score item. : HITS
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Standards of perfection. : IDEALS
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Strikes against. : IMPINGES
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Homeland to Americans abroad. : THESTATES
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Turf. : SOD
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Arm of the sea. : ESTUARY
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Daydream. : REVERIE
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Most orderly. : NEATEST
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King of Troy. : PRIAM
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Capital of 1 Down. : SRINAGAR
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Camera bugs. : CLICKERS
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Under: Prefix. : HYPO
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Officer below rank of captain: Brit. : SUBALTERN
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One of the nations claiming 1 Down. : PAKISTAN
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Musical instrument. : TUBA
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Special envoy of U. N., made recent report on 1 Down. : JARRING
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The islands in the Pacific. : OCEANIA
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Churches. : CHAPELS
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Peninsula of the Middle East. : SINAI
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Ridiculous. : ASININE
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Feels indignation at. : RESENTS
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Heavy hammers. : SLEDGES
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Bowl used with pestle. : MORTAR
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___ die. : SINE
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Kind of soup. : PEA
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Singular. : ODD
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Short for a girl's name. : NAN

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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