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New York Times, Friday, June 21, 1957

Author:
Jules Arensberg
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 313 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,915

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Across
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Mechanical device. : PAWL
5
Playa clay. : ADOBE
10
Pahlevi. : SHAH
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Butterine. : OLEO
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Flower part. : CALYX
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Carry on. : WAGE
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Symbol of a rural community. : MAINSTREET
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Seed coating. : ARIL
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Game. : PINGPONG
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Occurring haphazardly. : RANDOM
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Without: Fr. : SANS
24
Manufacturer's mark. : LABEL
25
Golfer's iron. : MASHIE
28
Amazed. : WIDEEYED
31
Author Sinclair. : UPTON
32
Two-reel movie. : SHORT
33
Actor Wallach. : ELI
34
Worry. : FRET
35
Full of life: Slang. : BEANY
36
English river. : AVON
37
Outdo. : TOP
38
"Like Niobe, all ___."—Hamlet. : TEARS
39
Dress material. : CREPE
40
___ of (for). : INBEHALF
42
Rancor. : HATRED
43
Tall tales. : YARNS
44
Italian port. : BARI
45
Compute. : CASTUP
47
Opposed to starboard. : PORTSIDE
51
Certain returns in tennis. : OUTS
52
Item on an editorial page. : OPENLETTER
54
Cordon ___, former French decoration. : BLEU
55
Jargon. : LINGO
56
"There ___ time like the present." : ISNO
57
Additional: Abbr. : SUPP
58
Bequeath. : ENDOW
59
Islets. : CAYS
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Splendor. : POMP
2
Asian mountain range. : ALAI
3
Hock, for example: Ger. : WEIN
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Not by a ___. : LONGSHOT
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Part of a play. : ACTONE
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Mends. : DARNS
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Designer Cassini. : OLEG
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Unplayed hole in golf match. : BYE
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Describing some wines. : EXTRADRY
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Foster's river. : SWANEE
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Refrain from a "Pinafore" song. : HARDLYEVER
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Exchange premium. : AGIO
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Wheel, rudder, etc. : HELM
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"The Rain in ___." : SPAIN
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Encourage. : ABET
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Columbians. : LIONS
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Civies. : MUFTI
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Part of a stage. : APRON
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Inchmeal. : STEPBYSTEP
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Jetty. : WHARF
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Wed in haste. : ELOPE
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Supped. : DINED
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Christmas ___. : SEALS
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Tall, thin person. : BEANPOLE
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Tasteful. : ARTISTIC
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___way. : THRU
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Menu. : CARTE
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Leaves nothing of. : EATSUP
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Astronomer Shapley. : HARLOW
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Kind of drum. : BONGO
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Short, thick set horses. : COBS
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Hawaiian tree. : AULU
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Hang fire. : PEND
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"___ Sin to Tell a Lie." : ITSA
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Gainsay. : DENY
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Cupid. : EROS
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Brooch. : PIN

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 11 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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