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New York Times, Friday, May 24, 1957

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J W X }, Scrabble score: 320 (avg 1.68)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Jack Luzzatto has 292 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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Students & seniors
Across
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Attained. : REACHED
8
Lobster or shrimp. : DECAPOD
15
Get. : ACQUIRE
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Purpose of cutting the budget. : ECONOMY
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Thrill with horror. : SHUDDER
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Pierce the time barrier. : FORESEE
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Tennis star. : HOAD
20
Find fault. : CAVIL
22
Fix faults. : MEND
23
Counter game. : LOTTO
25
Sash for Madame Butterfly. : OBI
27
Up and about. : ASTIR
30
Mournful. : ELEGIACAL
35
Obligated. : BOUND
36
Makes a profit. : PAYS
37
Camel's-hair garment. : ABA
38
Move slightly. : BUDGE
39
Epidemic of 1918. : FLU
40
Proof of humanity. : ERROR
42
I: Lat. : EGO
43
East Indian broadbill. : RAYA
45
Sculpt. : CARVE
46
Screeching. : SHRIEKING
49
Branching beauties. : TREES
50
Numerical prefix. : TRI
51
Wipe off. : ERASE
53
Plentiful. : RICH
56
Pictures at an exhibition. : NUDES
58
Hill Berber of Morocco. : RIFF
62
Releases from a grip. : UNHANDS
64
Conforming to moral standards. : ETHICAL
66
Graceful and slender. : GRACILE
67
Film starring Lollobrigida. : TRAPEZE
68
Peons' wear. : SERAPES
69
Having a cavalry sword. : SABERED
Down
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Impetuous. : RASH
2
She loved Narcissus. : ECHO
3
Water: Lat. : AQUA
4
Nestling. : CUDDLING
5
Took cover. : HID
6
Straight. : ERECT
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Reduce tax charges: Brit. : DERATE
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A challenge. : DEFI
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Study of biology in relation to environment. : ECOLOGY
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The heart. : COR
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Relative of "tired blood." : ANEMIA
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Strike attitudes. : POSE
13
Augury. : OMEN
14
Tinted. : DYED
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Glided with plane motor cut off. : VOLPLANED
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Man with a menu. : ORDERER
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Cuts in two. : BISECTS
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French clerygmen. : ABBES
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Sound as of wind in the willows. : SOUGH
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Henry VIII's family name. : TUDOR
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Water: Fr. : EAU
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Roulette bet joining four numbers. : CARRE
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Up there. : ABOVE
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Household gods. : LARES
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For your information, on office memos. : FYI
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Variety of early fruit. : RARERIPE
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On fire. : AKINDLE
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City on Cayuga Lake. : ITHACA
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Welcomes. : GREETS
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Stars: Lat. : ASTRA
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Former tigers and bears. : RUGS
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Concerning. : INRE
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Scorch. : CHAR
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Adversity's are sweet. : USES
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Refrigerator. : ICER
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Disconcert: Colloq. : FAZE
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Escaped. : FLED
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Bite. : NIP
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Old Testament book: Abbr. : HAB

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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