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New York Times, Tuesday, July 2, 1957

Author:
Geraldine King
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
Geraldine W. King has 7 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,926
Across
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Noisy impact. : SLAM
5
Teases: Colloq. : RIDES
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Unit of heat: Abbr. : BTU
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Marsh plant. : TULE
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Behave theatrically. : EMOTE
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Decree. : FIAT
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Church image. : ICON
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Opera by Massenet. : MANON
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Recent. : LATE
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"No person shall be held to answer . . . " : FIFTHAMENDMENT
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Leaders, as of the Pilgrims. : FATHERS
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Long distressing periods. : SIEGES
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Suffix forming diminutives. : OCK
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Driving signal. : LEFTTURN
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Move with stealth. : SKULK
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Dance. : GAVOT
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Fifty-two. : LII
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Studies. : CONS
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Life-___. : SAVER
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Hourglass filling. : SAND
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Cockney's dwelling. : OME
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Narrow groove. : STRIA
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Brink. : VERGE
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Symbol of a coastal state. : PINETREE
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German article. : DER
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Dinner course. : ENTREE
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Section of many modern houses. : DINETTE
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Part of AFL-CIO. : TEAMSTERSUNION
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Type of newspaper ad: Abbr. : PERS
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The red cedar. : SAVIN
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Site of Taj Mahal. : AGRA
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Magnolia. : TREE
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Banish. : EXILE
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Old Testament book: Abbr. : DEUT
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Moreover. : AND
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Absurd. : SILLY
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Gaelic. : ERSE
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Lacking grace. : STIFF
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Role in Donizetti opera. : LUCIA
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In the rigging. : ALOFT
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Cooling substances. : MENTHOLS
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Something said briefly. : REMARK
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Priests of a mosque. : IMAMS
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Sufficiently cooked. : DONE
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Kind of jacket. : ETON
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Summons. : SENDSFOR
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Having two angles. : BIANGULAR
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Becoming ragged. : TATTERING
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Indian. : UTE
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Jerauld Wright's concern. : FLEET
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Slangy exclamation. : HECK
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Glove. : MITT
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Mean: Slang. : SNIDE
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C'est ___! : LAVIE
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Genus of shrubs of madder family. : EVEA
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Range of view. : SCOPE
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Third International, dissolved in 1943: Ger. sp. : KOMINTERN
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Not recorded. : UNENTERED
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French depot. : GARE
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Strains. : STRESSES
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Piece of music. : SERENADE
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Forward part of a ship. : STEM
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Come: Fr. : VENU
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Rub out. : ERASE
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Many-times Oscar winner. : DISNEY
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Cotton cloth. : DRILL
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Animal. : TIGER
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Molding just above the plinth. : TORUS
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Growing out. : ENATE
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Cab. : TAXI
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Sin. : EVIL
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School group. : PTA

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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