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New York Times, Wednesday, June 12, 1957

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.39, Missing: { F J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 98, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,906
Across
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Arrangement. : DISPOSAL
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Stall in the doldrums. : BECALM
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Final. : ULTIMATE
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Land of the millennium. : UTOPIA
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Mournful tone from a trumpet. : BLUENOTE
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Margaret Truman ___. : DANIEL
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Bucolic nickname. : LUM
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Accustomed. : INURED
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German philosopher. : KANT
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Russian log hut. : ISBA
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The opposite camp. : ENEMY
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Female ruff. : REE
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Ohio city where McKinley was born. : NILES
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Degree in education: Abbr. : EDB
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Beamed out. : RAYED
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Leveled off. : EVENED
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Desert prince. : EMIR
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Altar screen. : REREDOS
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Skulking coward. : DASTARD
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Historic city in India. : AGRA
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Stowe character. : LEGREE
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Corsica, to the French. : CORSE
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Measurements in the lab. : CCS
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Scarlet-leaved shrub. : SUMAC
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Tint. : HUE
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Fatigue symptoms. : ACHES
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Molar: Comb. form. : MYLO
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Tamarisk salt tree. : ATLE
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Contemporary. : COEVAL
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Among. : MID
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Polish, for example. : SLAVIC
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Half crescent, in geometry. : SEMILUNE
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Visitor from outer space. : METEOR
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Wayfarer. : TRAVELER
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Breastbones. : STERNA
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Drought result. : SERENESS
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Joycean character. : DUBLINER
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Deceptive. : ILLUSIVE
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Blundering speaker. : STUMBLER
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Frozen dish. : PIE
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Prefix meaning "all." : OMNI
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It joins the Rhone at Lyons. : SAONE
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Put in accord. : ATTUNE
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Made a face. : LEERED
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Dear old pal. : BUDDY
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Greek 7. : ETA
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___ out (fail, as a motor): Slang. : CONK
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Home of certain insects. : APIARY
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One with a claim against him. : LIENEE
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Soda fountain order. : MALTED
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Fix firmly. : EMBED
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Epic hero. : AENEAS
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Rough grass. : SEDGE
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Stands. : RISES
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Type of eraser. : ARTGUM
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Beetle. : DOR
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___ du pays (homesickness): Fr. : MAL
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Vanzetti's partner. : SACCO
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Military mascot. : ARMYMULE
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Straightens again. : REALINES
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Cryptanalysts. : DECODERS
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Abysses. : CHASMS
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Electrical convenience. : OUTLET
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Tell. : RELATE
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Trunks. : CHESTS
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Harsh. : SEVERE
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Capital of Ghana. : ACCRA
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Philippine Island. : SAMAR
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Always. : EVER
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In the flesh, on TV. : LIVE
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___ trap, TV tube brightener. : ION
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Man's nickname. : LEN

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 13 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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