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New York Times, Monday, June 24, 1957

Author:
Herbert Lyle
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 61, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,918
Across
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Flat side of something. : PANE
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Scull. : BOAT
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___ master. : PAST
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Port on Gulf of Aqaba. : ELATH
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Dish served as an appetizer. : ANTIPASTO
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Flexible. : LITHE
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Current best-seller (with "The"). : SCAPEGOAT
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Type of thermometer: Abbr. : FAH
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Como, for instance. : LAKE
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Wishes earnestly. : LONGS
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One who carries a great burden. : ATLAS
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Mount ___, in Oregon. : HOOD
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Thinner. : BONIER
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Chinese transportation. : SAMPANS
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King Arthur's father. : UTHER
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Farm animals. : MARES
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Cereal grain. : OAT
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Stage celebrity. : STAR
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Easy runner. : LOPER
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River of Northeast Asia. : AMUR
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Loki's daughter. : HEL
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European capital. : PARIS
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Thinker of 400 B. C. : PLATO
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Ebbed. : RECEDED
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Undone. : RUINED
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Short poems for singing. : LAYS
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Vehicles. : CARTS
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German industrial center. : ESSEN
50
Erudite individual. : SAGE
51
Record. : LOG
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Author of 18 Across. : DUMAURIER
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Fine-grained rock. : SHALE
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Happen finally. : EVENTUATE
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Radio dial. : TUNER
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Denials: Scot. : NAES
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Bothersome bug. : GNAT
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Biblical land. : EDOM
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Mere money. : PELF
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Inter ___. : ALIA
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His statue is on the Yale campus. : NATHANHALE
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Old verb ending. : ETH
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Suns (oneself). : BASKS
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Whenever. : ONCE
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___ loss. : ATA
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Hint. : TIP
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Oriental temple. : PAGODA
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"Unto us ___ is given." : ASON
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Social gathering. : STAG
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Small fry. : TOTS
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Mary Martin's daughter. : HELLER
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Son of Tantalus. : PELOPS
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Swiss stream. : AAR
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Range. : TIER
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Rapid rodents. : HARES
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Hebrew measure. : OMER
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Senator from Connecticut. : BUSH
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Fur. : OTTER
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Possessing flavor. : SAPID
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Disputed territory. : NOMANSLAND
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Cook. : SAUTE
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Customs. : MORES
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Walked. : TROD
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Duke's daughter. : LADY
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Descended. : ALIT
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___ butter. : PEANUT
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Most unadulterated. : PUREST
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Does housework. : CLEANS
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Type of dance music. : RAG
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Proofreader's mark. : CARET
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Man's first home. : EDEN
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Fiji port. : SUVA
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Character in "Peter Pan." : SMEE
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Bristle. : SETA
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Bread spread. : OLEO
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Beginning. : GERM
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Persian ___. : RUG
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Scotch name. : IAN
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Color. : HUE

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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