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New York Times, Saturday, June 8, 1957

Author:
Charles C. Allen
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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Across
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State of India. : ASSAM
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Form of testimony. : ORAL
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Cartogram. : MAP
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Phone booth occupant. : DIALER
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"Damn Yankees" temptress. : LOLA
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Capital city of Bashkir. : UFA
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Popular destination for N. Y. playgoers. : OFFBROADWAY
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Oriental sauce. : SOY
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Pursued a course. : STEERED
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"Sculptor" of Utah's natural arches. : EROSION
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Price phenomena. : RISES
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Vanya, in Chekhov's play. : UNCLE
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Island of the Minotaur myth. : CRETE
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Big name in NATO. : NORSTAD
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Motorists' group: Abbr. : AAA
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Traveled aimlessly. : ROAMED
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Pack like sardines. : CRAM
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Speak as a child. : LISP
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Tropic fruit. : GUAVA
41
One of the Hindu pantheon. : KALI
42
Homework subject. : MATH
43
Film producer's extra cost item. : RETAKE
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Taciturn. : MUM
46
"Thankless child" of Lear. : GONERIL
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Biscayne Bay city. : MIAMI
50
Look after. : SEETO
52
Cut to a shape. : CUBED
54
Members of O'Neill's "Long Day's Journey" family. : TYRONES
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Italian man's name. : ERNESTO
61
Chair part. : ARM
62
Adds an element to drinking water. : FLUORIDATES
64
"Mamma ___!" : MIA
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Ghislanzoni's much-performed libretto. : AIDA
66
Footrace measures. : METERS
67
International writers' organization. : PEN
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Type of temporary naval force. : TASK
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Skin layer. : DERMA
Down
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Fusses. : ADOS
2
Mingle, as baking ingredients. : SIFT
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Base hitter's status. : SAFE
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___ Memorial, in Kensington Gardens. : ALBERT
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The more the ___. : MERRIER
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Long practiced. : OLD
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"Schoolboy" of baseball. : ROWE
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Wing-shaped. : ALAR
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Commercial artist's format. : LAYOUT
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"Siegfried" is one. : MUSICDRAMA
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"___ there was . . . " : AFOOL
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Author of "Home, Sweet Home." : PAYNE
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Deer. : ROES
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Theodore Heuss' right-hand man. : ADENAUER
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Midnight sustenance. : SNACK
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Physical. : SOMATIC
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Allay. : CALM
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A non-Moslem in a Moslem country. : RAIA
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Of an Iron Curtain area. : EASTGERMAN
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Corrector of an appraisal. : REVALUER
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Pierre is its capital: Abbr. : SDAK
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Villain of Perrault's children's tales. : OGRE
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Mineral astringent. : ALUM
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Coloratura's tune-up. : MIMI
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Snap. : PHOTO
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Improved. : EMENDED
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Dairyman's term for skim milk. : NONFAT
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Get a mental picture. : IDEATE
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Grocer's trade promotion item. : STAMP
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Lofty abode: Var. : EYRIE
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Hat style feature. : BRIM
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Filmdom's Kazan. : ELIA
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Washer product selling point. : SUDS
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Follower of an occupation: Suffix. : STER
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Tenure. : TERM
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Mountain of Homeric legend. : OSSA
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Paneling material. : OAK

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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