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NUMBER OF WORDS

New York Times, Sunday, June 9, 1957

Author:
H. L. Risteen
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 84, Avg Word Len: 5.24, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 649 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 141, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 15, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 25
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,903
Across
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Stripes. : BARS
5
Painter Rivera. : DIEGO
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Trick. : RUSE
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Dwell (on). : PAUSE
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Global marvels. : SEVENWONDERS
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Dancer. : ONESTEPPER
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Unimportant hamlet. : ONEHORSETOWN
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Frontier weapon. : SIXSHOOTER
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Napoleonic novel. : DESIREE
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Piping. : REEDY
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Numerical suffix. : TEEN
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Endorses. : OKS
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Boy Scout group. : DEN
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Unpopular G. I. : BUGLER
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Rabbits. : CONEYS
36
Grounded. : BASED
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Discussion group. : PANEL
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Solo. : ALONE
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Small lizards. : EFTS
46
Incenses. : IRES
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Meets with. : FINDS
48
Indulges without restraint. : RIOTS
49
Withdraw. : RETIRE
51
Church title: Abbr. : REV
52
"I have a song to ___ . . . " : SINGO
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Exchange. : BANDY
54
Cajolery. : PALAVER
55
Compass point. : ENE
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Tools. : HOES
57
Awareness. : SENSE
58
Scoop. : BAIL
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Stowe character. : EVA
60
Roof. : MANSARD
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Important name in music. : BING
63
Dishonors. : SOILS
64
Spirit: Slang. : PEP
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Capital. : ESTATE
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Recent popular song hit. : SIXTEENTONS
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Injure: Fr. : LESE
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Elevation: Abbr. : HGT
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Rocky Mountain flowering plants. : BITTERROOTS
72
Vehicle. : CAR
73
Triumphant exclamation. : HOHO
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American Argonauts. : FORTYNINERS
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Opposite of "hooked," in golf. : SLICED
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Gov. Ribicoff. : ABE
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Customs. : MORES
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Cross out. : DELE
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Imposing. : STATELY
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Antidepression agency. : NRA
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Receptacles. : URNS
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___ down (scold). : DRESS
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Snow at top of a glacier. : FIRN
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Girl's nickname. : NAN
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Lively dance. : GAVOTTE
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Try to get. : COURT
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Method of dyeing. : BATIK
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___ Juana. : TIA
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At all ___ (anyhow). : EVENTS
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Certain trousers. : CORDS
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Cease. : LETUP
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Desires: Colloq. : YENS
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See 34 Down. : RENE
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Curved. : BOWED
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Bird calls. : NOTES
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Proofreading mark. : CARET
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Austerities. : RIGORS
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Periods of time. : EPOCHS
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Brothers. : MEN
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Fish. : EEL
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Time of day. : NOON
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European evergreen. : ERICA
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Briton's garment. : SINGLET
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Baseball hits. : TWOBAGGERS
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Sailing vessels. : THREEMASTERS
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Historic city site. : SEVENHILLS
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Wild guess or bet. : TENTOONESHOT
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___ Castle. : IRENE
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In addition. : ELSE
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T. V. or Mei-ling. : SOONG
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Portuguese money. : REIS
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Well: Ital. : BENE
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Supplications. : AVES
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Covers up again. : REHIDES
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Slept noisily. : SNORED
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Treat. : DOSE
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Chemical suffix. : INE
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N. Y. summer time: Abbr. : EDT
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French painter Seurat. : GEORGES
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He wrote "Nineteen Eighty-four." : ORWELL
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Bright. : ROSY
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Numerical prefix. : UNI
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Church employees. : SEXTONS
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Scroll maker. : ESSENE
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Spring flower. : PEONY
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Philippine peak. : APO
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Scheming. : UPTO
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Pursue. : SEEK
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Slips. : ERRS
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Prairie housing material. : SOD
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Songbird. : WREN
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Snick and ___. : SNEE
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Pronoun. : THEE
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Empties. : DRAINS
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Part of a Dutch cut. : BANGS
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Cancel. : UNDO
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European President. : COTY
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"___ thief to catch a thief." : SETA
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Two-bank Roman galley. : BIREME
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Sport sites. : ARENAS
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Popular play by Austin Strong. : SEVENTHHEAVEN
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Languished. : PINED
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Comstock ___. : LODE
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Washington D. C. operator. : FIVEPERCENTER
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City on the Moselle. : TREVES
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Aguascalientes attire. : SERAPE
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Flower: Ital. : FIORE
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Zane Grey characters. : RANGERIDERS
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Stock market category. : RAILS
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House wings. : ELLS
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___ Al Arab, river into Persian Gulf. : SHATT
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One of seven Japanese Gods of Happiness. : BENTEN
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Effort. : PAINS
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Number. : SIXTY
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Naval recruits. : BOOTS
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Palm. : SAGO
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Deck posts: Naut. : BITTS
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Supply. : STORE
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Forefathers: Poet. : SIRES
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Oscar Wilde character. : ERNEST
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Certain songs. : NOELS
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Cafe au ___. : LAIT
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Transported. : BORNE
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Hard sound. : CLANK
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Household device. : HANGER
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"___ new world . . . " : OBRAVE
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Jefferson and Lee. : FORTS
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Row of stamps. : STRIP
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Arthurian lady. : ELAINE
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Ruler. : DYNAST
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Bud Fisher character. : MUTT
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Position. : SITUS
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French illustrator. : DORE
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Guidance device. : RUDDER
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Three goddesses. : FATES
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Unique thing. : ONER
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Intimidates. : COWS
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Hebrew letter. : BETH
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Great name in the theatre. : CORNELL
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Town on Lake Maggiore. : LOCARNO
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Chinese river: Var. : YANGTSE
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Ultramodern music. : BOOGIE
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Buenos ___. : NOCHES
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Church vessel. : CENSER
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Empty. : INANE
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Vincent Van ___. : GOGH
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Home of the Panthers. : PITT
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Indian title of respect. : MIAN
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Although: Lat. : ETSI
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Pitcher. : EWER
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"All for ___," Dryden play. : LOVE
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In ___. : ESSE
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Weather hazard. : SMOG
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Where Samson beat the Philistines. : LEHI
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Greek god. : EROS
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Quiet! : TST
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Son (of): Heb. : BEN
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Scottish novelist. : RLS
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1945 theatre. : ETO
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A thousand ages. : EON

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 15 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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