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New York Times, Monday, June 17, 1957

Author:
S. A. Kay
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 8, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
S. A. Kay has 118 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,911
Across
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Part of a peony. : PETAL
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County in Eire. : CLARE
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Not concerned with ethical standards. : AMORAL
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Banter. : FOOLING
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Nepalese warrior. : GURKHA
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First emperor of Rome. : AUGUSTUS
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High in tone. : ALT
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Put together in makeshift fashion. : RIGUP
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Excellence. : MERIT
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Entre ___ (confidentially). : NOUS
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Shoot!: Fr. : TIREZ
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Store sign. : SALE
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More positive. : SURER
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Hem in. : BESET
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Recently grown. : NEW
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Not trifling. : SERIOUS
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Pounds. : BEATS
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Victor Hugo's Ruy ___. : BLAS
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Author Zane. : GREY
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Husband of Zipporah. : MOSES
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Site of the Alhambra. : GRANADA
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Role for Deborah Kerr. : NUN
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River north of the Latin Quarter. : SEINE
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Folds up. : SHUTS
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Certain persons. : ONES
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Spread over. : SMEAR
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Son of Adam. : SETH
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View on the avenue. : VISTA
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Tellingly brief. : PITHY
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Windsor ___. : TIE
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Original name of 16 Across. : OCTAVIUS
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___ State. : EMPIRE
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Possessions. : HAVINGS
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Keen insight. : ACUMEN
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V-shaped fieldwork. : REDAN
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Imitators. : APERS
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Idolaters. : PAGANS
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Desirous of equaling. : EMULOUS
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Put to the rack. : TORTURE
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Wonder State: Abbr. : ARK
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Star in "Hotel Paradiso." : LAHR
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Cars. : COUPES
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Skipper's journal. : LOG
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Ingredient in dyes. : ALUM
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Becomes apparent. : RISES
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One in a race. : ENTRANT
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Café au ___. : LAIT
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French statesman and family. : FAURES
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Crafty ways. : GUILES
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Burgoo. : STEW
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Opera hat. : GIBUS
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Tito's subjects. : SERBS
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African animal. : ZEBRA
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Vexes: Dial. : RILES
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Certain years. : TEENS
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Desert spots. : OASES
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Ladies' maids in India. : AYAHS
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Marvelous. : GREAT
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Bavarian capital. : MUNICH
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Brigadier general's insigne. : ONESTAR
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Flaky rock resembling granite. : GNEISS
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In ___ (before long). : DUETIME
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Dresser. : ATTIRER
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De ___ (afresh): Lat. : NOVO
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Attack by argument. : IMPUGN
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Lusters. : SHEENS
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Part of a keg. : STAVE
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American ostrich. : RHEA
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Grasping. : AVID
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Well-known international organization. : YMCA
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___ nutshell. : INA
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Young seal. : PUP

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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