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New York Times, Tuesday, July 23, 1957

Author:
Sidney Lambert
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q W X }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Sidney Lambert has 114 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,947
Across
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Recorded. : TAPED
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Ballerina's skirt. : TUTU
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Scoria. : SLAG
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"___ by any other name . . . " : AROSE
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Singles. : ONES
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50 Across was one. : POLE
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Insincere expression of good will. : LIPSERVICE
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Disturb. : ROIL
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Hill, in So. Africa. : KOP
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Marianne Moore, for instance. : POET
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Certain believers. : DEISTS
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Small poniards. : STYLETS
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Stone of ___. : SCONE
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Officeholders. : INS
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Dixie landowners. : PLANTERS
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Thought deeply. : MUSED
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Reduces to carbon. : CHARS
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Cotton knot. : NEP
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Obligation. : ONUS
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Conjectures. : SHOTS
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River into the Baltic. : ODER
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Stump or Wright: Abbr. : ADM
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Rain's opposite. : SHINE
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Wooded. : BOSKY
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Former. : SOMETIME
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Variety of tarboosh. : FEZ
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Three ___. : INONE
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Hurtful. : MALEFIC
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He wrote "Victory." : CONRAD
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Señora's parlor. : SALA
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Within: Comb. form. : ESO
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Former name of Mongolian capital. : URGA
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Surly. : ILLNATURED
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Small mollusk. : SLUG
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Enter. : GOIN
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Lake near the Arctic Ocean. : ENARE
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Mr. le Moko. : PEPE
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Pop. : SODA
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Valleys. : DALES
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Discussions. : TALKS
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Tumultuously. : ARIOT
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Garden flower. : POPPY
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Letter. : ESS
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Natatorial area. : DEEPEND
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Jabberwocky word. : TOVES
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Standard quantity. : UNIT
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Private eye. : TEC
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Vehicles on lot. : USEDCARS
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Bobby Morrow's forte. : SPRINT
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At ___ (in disorder). : LOOSEENDS
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Descended. : ALIT
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Coagulated liquids. : GELS
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Putrefies. : ROTS
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Countless ages. : EONS
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Positions of golf balls. : LIES
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Political ticket. : SLATE
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Call up. : PHONE
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Give off smoke. : REEK
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Brisk. : SPRY
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Extinct birds. : MOAS
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Open, as a parcel. : UNDO
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Subtitle of Chiang Kai-shek's book. : SUMMINGUP
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Musical bells. : CHIME
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Festive occasions: Slang. : SHINDIGS
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Come through. : OOZE
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Promenade of yore. : STOA
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Tardy. : BELATED
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Infuriate. : ENRAGE
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Musical refrain. : FALA
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Food for the soul. : MANNA
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Untamed. : FERAL
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River into the Rhone. : ISERE
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Sets of rules. : CODES
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Horn of a crescent moon. : CUSP
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Border, in heraldy. : ORLE
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Glided. : SLID
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Card game. : LOO
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Spenser character. : UNA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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