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New York Times, Friday, July 19, 1957

Author:
W. E. Jones
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { Q V X }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
W. E. Jones has 95 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,943
Across
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Quebec peninsula. : GASPE
6
Waste. : LOSE
10
Pieces. : BITS
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Kind of exams. : ORALS
15
Among. : AMID
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Vivacious. : AIRY
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Part of a balcony. : BALUSTRADE
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Noted Danish-American. : RIIS
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Wide-mouthed pitcher. : EWER
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Specialist on soil and planting. : AGRONOMIST
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Explorer who named Lousiana. : LASALLE
25
Pen point. : NIB
26
Loam deposit. : LOESS
28
The Equator, for example. : CIRCLE
33
When the coda comes. : END
36
Assault. : ONSET
38
Secretary General of NATO. : SPAAK
39
Simba. : LION
41
Dogma. : TENET
43
Ceramic piece. : TILE
44
Atoll's relative. : ISLET
46
Flies alone. : SOLOS
48
Where Cain went after killing Abel. : NOD
49
Mother of Gad and Asher. : ZILPAH
51
Occasional movie feature. : RERUN
53
Early Egyptian god. : BES
55
Lubricated. : GREASED
59
Large yucca of southwest U. S. : JOSHUATREE
64
River in Peru. : SAMA
65
Flem Snopes' wife in Faulkner's "The Town." : EULA
66
Mighty electronic midget. : TRANSISTOR
68
Ruler. : TSAR
69
Music lover's specialty. : HIFI
70
U. S. carrier. : LEYTE
71
Calendar abbreviation. : SEPT
72
Type of train.: Abbr. : SPEC
73
Did wrong. : ERRED
Down
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TV comedian. : GOBEL
2
Import Maori tribe. : ARAWA
3
Lures for shoppers. : SALES
4
More than one. : PLURAL
5
Letter. : ESS
6
Bounties. : LARGESSES
7
Famous general's forename. : OMAR
8
Ancient Phoenician city. : SIDON
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Like paradise. : EDENIC
10
Yeast. : BARM
11
Four. : IIII
12
Baseball's Speaker. : TRIS
13
Set of rules: Abbr. : SYST
18
Money unit of many ancient countries. : TALENT
22
Japanese sashes. : OBIS
24
Card game. : LOO
27
Gentleman from Spain. : SENOR
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Official statement: Abbr. : RPT
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Biblical fugitive. : CAIN
31
French composer (1823–92). : LALO
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Pieced (out). : EKED
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Girl's name: Abbr. : ELIZ
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Unless: Lat. : NISI
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"Baby ___." : DOLL
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Suitable for TV broadcast. : TELEGENIC
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Cluster of fibers. : NEP
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Strait between New Guinea and Australia. : TORRES
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Forbidden. : TABU
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Mrs. Alan Ladd. : SUE
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Shrubby tracts in Scotland. : HEATHS
52
Colonel in the headlines. : NASSER
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Part of an airfield. : STRIP
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Devotee of Dionysus. : SATYR
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Overact. : EMOTE
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Challenged. : DARED
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Savages and Banshees. : JETS
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English river into North Sea. : OUSE
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Rebuff. : SLAP
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Stag. : HART
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Diminutive of a man's name. : RAFE
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___ d'Yeu, Petain's retreat. : ILE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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