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New York Times, Sunday, July 14, 1957

Author:
Joseph LaFauci
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 62, Avg Word Len: 5.49, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 595 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 138, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 13, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,938
Across
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Leaf of paper: Lat. : CHARTA
7
Daley, of Chicago. : MAYOR
12
Delicatessen item. : SALAMI
18
Marine mammal. : SEALION
19
Rhone tributary. : ISERE
20
Object. : PROTEST
22
"Small Planet" star. : CYRILRITCHARD
24
Car gear. : REVERSE
25
Quite. : ALL
26
Protects. : ENSURES
27
Author of "Greenwillow." : CHUTE
29
With: Lat. : CUM
30
Great quantity: Colloq. : LOADS
32
Black. : EBON
33
Celebrated Scottish family. : BRUCE
34
Roughen. : CHAP
35
The "Woman in White." : ANNE
36
British gun. : STEN
37
Inexact. : LOOSE
38
Celebrate in song. : CHANT
39
Certain shoes. : FLATS
41
Artist Reginald ___. : MARSH
42
Fortuitous. : CHANCE
43
Make unnecessary. : OBVIATE
46
Buddhist shrines. : TOPES
47
Raised. : HOISTED
48
Trimming of cords. : FRINGE
49
Winter: Fr. : HIVER
50
Part of Manhattan. : HARLEM
51
Heavy clubs. : MACES
52
Railroad car. : DINER
53
Merrymaking. : REVEL
54
Reaction of grandeur. : AWE
57
Prove, in law. : AVER
58
"The Tragedy of ___ II." : KINGRICHARD
60
Learn hurriedly: Colloq. : CRAM
61
Frost. : NIP
62
Hidden difficulties. : SNAGS
63
Seasoning. : CHIVE
64
Offenbach ballet "___ Parisienne." : GAITE
65
Great French dramatist. : RACINE
67
Excelled. : SHONE
68
Eppie's friend. : MARNER
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Monsignor. : PRELATE
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Part of a wheel. : SPOKE
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Farm structure. : HENNERY
73
Turpentine and frankincense. : RESINS
74
Emperor Selassie. : HAILE
75
Distinctive sign. : BADGE
76
Dislodge. : EVICT
77
Metaphysical poet of England. : DONNE
78
Lake: Poet. : MERE
79
Advanced in years. : RIPE
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Relinquish. : CEDE
84
Former French Premier. : PINAY
85
Sunder. : REND
86
Kind of shoe. : SABOT
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Before. : ERE
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Small island of Bermuda group. : PAGET
89
Weasel-like carnivore. : POLECAT
91
Zeta, ___, theta. : ETA
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Notched. : DENTATE
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Popular TV program. : IVEGOTASECRET
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Shouts at the opera. : ENCORES
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Ornamented with certain plants. : VINED
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Lines of descent. : STRAINS
100
Periander of Corinth was one. : TYRANT
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Vestibule. : ENTRY
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Suggest. : HINTAT
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Colombo is its capital. : CEYLON
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Supreme Court justice. : HARLAN
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Fatima's husband. : ALI
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Vexes: Colloq. : RILES
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Disrupted. : TORN
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Liqueur. : ANISETTE
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One millionth of a meter. : MICRON
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Colorless. : ASHEN
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Cries of affirmation. : YEAS
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1949 Peace Prize winner. : ORR
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Symbol of humanity. : REDCROSS
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Jaunty. : SPRUCE
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Sierra formation. : ARETE
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Sweetheart. : LOVE
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Consumed. : ATE
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Lifeline of commerce. : MERCHANTMARINE
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Publication. : ISSUANCE
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La ___, Milan. : SCALA
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Disposed strongly. : TEMPTED
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Conduits. : TUBES
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___ money. : HUSH
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Expositor. : DEFINER
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Insect. : BORER
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Follow along. : CHASE
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Glut. : SATE
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Offenbach opera. : LAPERICHOLE
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Lack of heartiness. : CHILL
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Falls behind. : LAGS
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Man in the van. : MOVER
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Prepared for cooking, as fruit. : CORED
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Isle ___. : OFMAN
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Desperadoes: Ital. : BRAVI
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Office held by Adlai Stevenson. : VICEPRESIDENCY
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Bell sounds. : TINGS
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___ de Grace. : HAVRE
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Depend. : HINGE
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Bulge out. : HEAVE
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___ de Poitiers. : DIANE
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Hiding place of Nibelunger Hoard. : RHINE
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Dilute. : WATER
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Corundum. : EMERY
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Joins closely. : KNITS
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Valve of a gasoline engine. : CHOKE
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Former heavyweight champ. : CARNERA
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Cut down. : SCANT
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Foreman's charges. : GANG
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___ blue. : ALICE
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Troublesome. : SPINY
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Elamite's contemporary. : MEDE
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Forerun. : PRECEDE
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Honorific. : REVERENT
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Healing. : SANATIVE
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Novel by Charles Reade. : HARDCASH
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Whetstone. : HONE
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He wrote "John Brown's Body." : BENET
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Think over. : DIGEST
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"___ in F Major." : MELODY
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Peninsula of SW Europe. : IBERIA
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Convincing. : POTENT
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States: Fr. : ETATS
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Disk. : PATEN
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Sir ___ de Coverley. : ROGER
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Forbidding. : STERN
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Coin spent in Ankara. : PARA
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Kept in. : PENT
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Italian city. : ASTI
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Jutting rock. : TOR
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Fenchman's favored drink. : VIN
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Manx ___. : CAT

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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