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New York Times, Saturday, June 29, 1957

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { G J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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Across
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Functions. : ACTS
5
Unexpected win. : UPSET
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Sticks. : RODS
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Narrow groove. : SLOT
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Not any person. : NOONE
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Spiny-leaved plant. : ALOE
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Medium used by Whistler. : WATERCOLOR
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Vain. : IDLE
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Color. : EMERALD
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Fitted too snugly. : CRAMMED
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Harrovian emblem. : TIE
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Nervous ailment. : CHOREA
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He who pardons. : ABSOLVER
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Applied water. : RINSED
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Prophet. : SEER
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Arrow carrier. : EROS
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Perfume. : ATTAR
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State: Abbr. : NEV
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Well-known TV name. : FRANCIS
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Anzio, Normandy, etc.: Abbr. : ETO
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Too, too plump. : OBESE
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Capital of Shensi province. : SIAN
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Goddess Kali's extra endowments. : ARMS
44
Lived on bivouac. : TENTED
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Shows ardor: Colloq. : ENTHUSES
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Sanctuaries. : HOLIES
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Play by ___. : EAR
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The ladies, generally. : FAIRSEX
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Apollo's twin. : ARTEMIS
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Control. : RULE
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Type of artist. : SURREALIST
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Helper. : ALLY
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Checks for errors. : EDITS
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Badly. : ILLY
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Free ticket. : PASS
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Lowest number. : LEAST
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Short for a man's name. : ALEX
Down
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"___ were marching through Georgia." : ASWE
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Mollusk. : CLAM
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___ board. : TOTE
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Snoring sound. : STERTOR
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Not so bright. : UNCLEVER
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Russian pound. : POOD
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Tone of the scale. : SOL
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Methuselah's father. : ENOCH
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French historical period. : TERROR
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Clothing in general. : RAIMENT
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Exhibits at the Louvre. : OLDMASTERS
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Give (out) sparingly. : DOLE
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Corn kernel. : SEED
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Adjunct of the Iron Horse. : RAIL
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Tebaldi's forte. : ARIAS
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Close companions. : CRONIES
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Like ___ (probably). : ASNOT
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Sea researcher and ornithologist. : BEEBE
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___ of Rome. : SEVENHILLS
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Historian's subjects. : ERAS
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Sign Alice found on a cake. : EATME
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Rubbish. : DROSS
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Take in visually. : SCAN
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Reacts emotionally. : FEELS
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Share in something. : INTEREST
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Floors: Brit. : STOREYS
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Golden name. : AURELIA
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Type of engine. : DIESEL
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Shunroku ___, Japanese general of W. W. II. : HATA
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Ooze. : EXUDE
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Tighten (ropes) on a ship. : FRAP
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Assembly hall of German school. : AULA
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Branches of learning. : ARTS
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Place on the Floss. : MILL
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Ely or Man. : ISLE
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Charon's domain. : STYX
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Mouth of a rio. : RIA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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