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New York Times, Monday, July 1, 1957

Author:
Helen Fasulo
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J X }, Scrabble score: 312 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Helen Fasulo has 94 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,925
Across
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Tightly curled bangs. : FRIZ
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Extra cards, as in the game of skat. : WIDOW
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Charley horse. : ACHE
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Let slip through the fingers. : LOSE
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Positive pole. : ANODE
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Shinto temples. : SHAS
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Actor from Sakhalin. : YULBRYNNER
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Crude locking device. : HASP
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Greek letter. : ETA
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"Wedding March" girl. : ELSA
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Victor's reward. : TROPHY
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String of ranch horses, in the Southwest. : REMUDA
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Training ground of the French Foreign Legion. : SAHARA
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Chinese dynasty. : TSIN
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Written in rhythmic form. : METERED
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Chigoe. : FLEA
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Affectedly reserved. : DEMURE
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Kind of bread. : RYE
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Bending easily. : LITHE
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Western campus. : CAL
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Sweethearts. : DEARS
44
Mon ___ Pierrot. : AMI
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Sea bird. : PETREL
48
Antiaircraft fire. : FLAK
49
Mexican firewater. : TEQUILA
51
___ à vous (sincerely yours): Fr. : TOUT
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Affliction of the harassed business man. : ULCERS
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Relegated to obscurity. : UNSUNG
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Black Sea port. : ODESSA
61
Pasture animals. : HERD
63
French coin. : SOU
64
Play on the golf course. : PUTT
65
Black sheep. : NEERDOWELL
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By ___ (by memory alone). : ROTE
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Sheeplike. : OVINE
70
Whimper. : PULE
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River of Flanders. : YSER
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Farm tools. : RAKES
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Imitates. : APES
Down
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Reckless gamble: Slang. : FLYER
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Highway 66, for one. : ROUTE
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Arabia, Turkey, etc. : ISLAM
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Gen. Pike's nickname. : ZEB
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Ambushed. : WAYLAID
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Wayside hotels. : INNS
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Ladies of Lisbon. : DONAS
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Poem. : ODE
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Love-sick Goethe hero. : WERTHER
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On terra firma. : ASHORE
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Thicket of shrubs. : CHAPARRAL
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Dish. : HASH
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Catch sight of. : ESPY
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Certain checkers. : REDS
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Esteemed. : RATED
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State. : UTAH
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Lucky piece. : AMULET
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Potion of the gods. : NECTAR
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Chestnut-colored wildcat. : EYRA
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Worktable. : DESK
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Piece of scenery. : FLAT
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Flavoring for a beverage. : LIME
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Relative of protocol. : ETIQUETTE
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Spoil. : MAR
40
Great books. : EPICS
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Small lizards. : EFTS
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One of the Dulleses. : ELEANOR
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Place of pilgrimage in France. : LOURDES
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Overcoat. : ULSTER
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Ravel out. : UNDO
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VIP of Araby. : SHEIK
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Expend. : USEUP
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___ prosequi. : NOLLE
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In heraldry, red. : GULES
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Grand Old folk music of TV. : OPRY
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Compositions for two. : DUOS
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Pelagic bird. : ERNE
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Stowe heroine. : EVA
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Former Government agency. : WPA

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

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