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New York Times, Thursday, July 11, 1957

Author:
J. F. Kelly
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
J. F. Kelly has 25 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,935

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Across
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Important way of transportation. : CANAL
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West Point mascot. : MULE
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One of the Grants. : CARY
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Beyond. : ABOVE
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Over the bounding main. : ASEA
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Japanese sashes. : OBIS
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Linear measures. : MILES
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Ringside sound effect. : GONG
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Resort on the Riviera. : NICE
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Canadian statesman. : PEARSON
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Designating an outstanding team. : ALLSTAR
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Metropolis of the Bulgars. : SOFIA
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___ de Cologne. : EAU
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Eastern Asia. : ORIENT
30
Mountain site of Gutzon Borglum sculptures. : RUSHMORE
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Title. : SIR
36
Franco-Prussian battle, 1870. : SEDAN
38
Fictional uncle. : REMUS
39
Scottish kin. : CLAN
41
East Indian palms. : NIPAS
43
Carry on verbally. : RANT
44
Genus of mosquitoes. : AEDES
46
Lightly fried. : SAUTE
48
Speed. : HIE
49
Long Island Sound resort. : RYEBEACH
51
Troops from down under. : ANZACS
53
German city on the Danube. : ULM
54
Pointed arch. : OGIVE
56
Capistrano tenant. : SWALLOW
60
Venezuelan waterway. : ORINOCO
64
Where Lima is. : OHIO
65
Land of Robert Briscoe. : EIRE
67
Tanker. : OILER
68
Where Lima is. : PERU
69
Cloud. : BLUR
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Useful. : UTILE
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Surprised exclamations. : HEYS
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Vestments. : ALBS
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Sequences of movie film. : SHOTS
Down
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Paradise for children. : CAMP
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Anne Nichols character. : ABIE
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Accordion favorite. : NOLA
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Reluctant. : AVERSE
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Selections read from the Bible. : LESSONS
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Great: Prefix. : MAGNI
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Group popular with G. I.'s. : USO
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Long river of Siberia. : LENA
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Falcons' cousins. : EAGLES
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Supermarket customer. : CONSUMER
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___ of all right: Brit. phrase of approval. : ABIT
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Costa ___. : RICA
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Belgian-French river. : YSER
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Regularly. : OFTEN
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Veteran actor. : LAHR
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Indian tribe. : ARAPAHO
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Prize possession. : OSCAR
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William Bendix on TV. : RILEY
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Turkish decree. : IRADE
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Two-toed sloth. : UNAU
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Site of Creighton University. : OMAHA
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Written in an ancient alphabet. : RUNIC
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National park in Colorado. : ESTES
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Vertebral bone. : DISC
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Hazy. : NEBULOUS
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Way up. : STAIR
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Wall Street command. : SELL
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Green-eyed. : ENVIOUS
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Microscopic animal. : AMOEBA
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Summit. : ZENITH
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Busy people. : GOERS
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Second-year scholar. : SOPH
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Yippee! : WHEE
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Light-hearted. : AIRY
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Shakespeare. : WILL
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Hodgepodge. : OLIO
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Irishman. : CELT
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Taconite, magnetite, etc. : ORES
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Apply, as polish. : RUB

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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