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New York Times, Monday, July 15, 1957

Author:
Madeline Corse
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Madeline Corse has 39 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,939
Across
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Depart swiftly. : FLEE
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___ jacet. : HIC
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Miss Smith of Smith. : SOPHIA
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Loyal: Scot. : LEAL
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"Straight ___ die." : ASA
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Cutting down. : PARING
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Territories surrounded by other countries. : ENCLAVES
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Mother of Xerxes. : ATOSSA
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Stick to. : ADHERE
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Loggers' boots. : PACS
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Go: Slang. : PEP
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Store, as fodder. : ENSILE
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Head of the Marine Corps. : PATE
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Band instruments. : FIFES
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Hauling apparatus on a ship. : CAPSTAN
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Wickedness. : EVIL
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Tribe of Israel. : DAN
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Sun: Comb. form. : HELIO
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Set free. : DELIVER
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The infield. : DIAMOND
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Right and left. : SIDES
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Political monogram. : GOP
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Robert ___. : ELEE
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Parimutuel system. : BETTING
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Destroy all traces of. : ERASE
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Ibn ___. : SAUD
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Criticizes severely: Colloq. : ROASTS
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Times of day. : AMS
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Operatic star. : PONS
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"All the world's ___ . . . " : ASTAGE
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___ Club. : ROTARY
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Opposite of colonialism. : HOMERULE
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Drive. : AVENUE
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Wool-giver. : EWE
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Solar disk. : ATEN
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Drover's relative. : HERDER
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Fulfilled. : DID
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Shetland. : PONY
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Sand ___. : FLEA
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Impart. : LEND
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A piece. : EACH
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French pronoun. : ELLE
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New ___. : HAVEN
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Honshu bay. : ISE
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Salt lake between Europe and Asia. : CASPIAN
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Means of possible future travel. : SPACESHIP
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Feed. : OATS
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Type of athlete. : PRO
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Haiti and the Dominican Republic. : HISPANIOLA
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Map maker's extra. : INSET
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Yawning. : AGAPE
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God of war. : ARES
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Mountain. : ALP
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Mark. : SCAR
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Any pilgrim. : PALMER
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Sustained. : FED
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N. Y. Senator. : IVES
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Obstructionist tactic. : FILIBUSTER
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Passed over in pronunciation. : ELIDED
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Infusion. : TEA
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Highly maneuverable warship. : DESTROYER
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Little ___. : ONES
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Old-stager. : VET
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Follows closely. : DOGS
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River in Scotland. : DEE
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Ground one's teeth. : GNASHED
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Charged atom. : ION
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Existence: Lat. : ESSE
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One of the Churchills. : SARAH
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Get ___ on. : AMOVE
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Put under control. : TAMED
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Diminutive of a girl's name. : PRUE
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Two-wheeled carriage. : TRAP
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Sedan. : AUTO
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Shaded spot. : GLEN
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Counting out word. : EENY
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As well as. : AND
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Wartime agency. : OWI

Answer summary: 5 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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