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New York Times, Thursday, May 2, 1957

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 27, Avg Word Len: 5.50, Missing: { J Q W Y Z }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 96, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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Across
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Not good, not bad. : MEDIOCRE
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Feature of Fujiyama. : CRATER
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A democratic process. : ELECTION
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Scene of revolt against Batista. : HAVANA
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Bugle call. : REVEILLE
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Policy men. : AGENTS
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"But ___ on forever." : IGO
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Bangkok natives. : SIAMESE
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Untanned hide of calf, lamb, etc. : KIP
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Smear. : DAUB
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Aromatic flavoring. : ANISE
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Dumas ___. : PERE
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Nests of Japanese boxes. : INROS
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Troops picked for a mission: Abbr. : DET
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Fathered. : SIRED
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Like vinegar. : ACETIC
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Of a speed equal to the speed of sound. : SONIC
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Orange-flower oils. : NEROLIS
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Type of man's felt hat. : PORKPIE
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Romeo. : LOVER
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Finds out. : LEARNS
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Respects the red light. : STOPS
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Secesh. : REB
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Live. : EXIST
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Eire seaport. : COBH
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Two-legged creature. : BIPED
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Baltic native. : ESTH
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Mine shipment. : ORE
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Marred. : DEFACED
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Draw. : TIE
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Program of political violence. : TERROR
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Range west of Death Valley. : PANAMINT
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Company of actors. : TROUPE
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Lofty place. : EMINENCE
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Poem. : SONNET
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Remainders. : REMANETS
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Line from pole to pole. : MERIDIAN
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Tasteful luxury. : ELEGANCE
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Hungry eater. : DEVOURER
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Cap over Greenland. : ICE
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Actor Skinner. : OTIS
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Eyelashes. : CILIA
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A ___ for an Oliver. : ROLAND
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Antagonists. : ENEMIES
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Pursue. : CHASE
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Face reddener. : RAGE
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Roman greeting. : AVE
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Ship for Suez passage. : TANKER
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Intact. : ENTIRE
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Grated. : RASPED
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Prohibit. : ESTOP
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St. ___, for whom Boston was named. : BOTOLPH
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Laborer's tool. : PICKAXE
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Farm structures. : SILOS
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Emphatic form of "sir." : SIREE
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Nonmilitary: Abbr. : CIV
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___ pros, (discontinue legal action). : NOL
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Line ornamenting type. : SERIF
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Uncorrupted. : PRISTINE
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Natural impulse. : INSTINCT
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Lovers of beauty. : ESTHETES
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Redo the walls. : REPAPER
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Walter and Winfield. : SCOTTS
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Bullfighter on foot. : TORERO
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King in "Midsummer Night's Dream." : OBERON
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Developed into. : BECAME
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Hat in Montmartre. : BERET
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Cotton cloth. : DENIM
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Developer, in photography. : DOPE
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Charles ___ Gibson. : DANA
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Baseball score. : RUN
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___ of good will. : MEN

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

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