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New York Times, Wednesday, June 19, 1957

Author:
Joseph LaFauci
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.36, Missing: { F J Q V W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 86, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Joseph LaFauci has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,913
Across
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Merchant. : TRADER
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Single or double. : BASEHIT
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In proportion. : PRORATA
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Simple wind instrument. : OCARINA
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Dwelt. : RESIDED
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Dry red wine. : CHIANTI
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Relieves. : EASES
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Demanded. : ASKED
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River of Aberdeenshire. : DON
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Mark for retention. : STET
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Drudge. : GRUB
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Shut up. : PENT
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Baby's temporary custodian. : SITTER
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Point. : NEB
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Metallic rocks. : ORES
30
Property. : ESTATE
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Brief. : TERSE
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Agnus ___. : DEI
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Evening entertainment. : CABARET
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Bed. : COT
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Bret Harte character. : AHSIN
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Spanish shawl. : SERAPE
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Impresario Mike. : TODD
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Conceit. : EGO
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Sounds in the night. : SNORES
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Realm. : AREA
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Fatigue. : TIRE
50
Death: Fr. : MORT
51
___ transit gloria mundi. : SIC
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Santiago is its capital. : CHILE
54
___ Lama. : DALAI
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Fortune teller's working place. : TEAROOM
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Poisonous plant. : ACONITE
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Approve. : ENDORSE
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Salt. : MARINER
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More precipitous. : STEEPER
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Arranged at intervals. : SPACED
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Disquisition. : TREATISE
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Pre-Raphaelite painter-poet. : ROSSETTI
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Short song. : ARIETTA
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Pops. : DADS
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Summer, in Toulon. : ETE
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Electronic wonder. : RADAR
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Springtime beverage. : BOCKBEER
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Yearn. : ACHE
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Mentioned before. : SAID
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Cycle. : ERA
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Retard. : HINDER
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Chant. : INTONE
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Blemishes. : TAINTS
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Flattened. : PRESSED
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Embrocation. : SUNTANOIL
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Lanolin. : GREASE
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He wrote "Israfel." : POE
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Draw in a certain way. : ETCH
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Region of Eastern France. : BRESSE
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British gun. : STEN
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Star: Colloq. : BIGTIMER
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New member of Grimaldi family. : CAROLINE
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Functioned. : OPERATED
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More irascible. : TESTIER
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Oil city in Oklahoma. : ADA
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Derived from Latin. : ROMANIC
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Predilections. : TASTES
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Rising: Poet. : ORIENT
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Group of ten. : DECADE
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Enlarges a hole. : REAMS
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Army man: Abbr. : CORP
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Argyles. : HOSE
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Miss Spenlow. : DORA
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Caviar. : ROE
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Tam. : CAP

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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