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New York Times, Thursday, July 25, 1957

Author:
S. A. Kay
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
S. A. Kay has 118 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,949
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Gopher's habitation. : HOLE
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Excited. : AGOG
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Companion of 46 Down. : ROCK
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Mohammedan religious teacher. : ALIM
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Secy. Mitchell's department. : LABOR
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Black. : EBON
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Gather in. : REAP
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For the time (being). : PROTEMPORE
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Tower over. : DOMINATE
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Grand ___, on Columbia River. : COULEE
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Copious. : RICH
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Job for a trouble man. : FLAT
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Richardson novel, 1740. : PAMELA
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Slapdash painting. : DAUBERY
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Humble. : ABASE
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Half boots. : PACS
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Strongly felt. : DEEP
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Filial one. : SON
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Spread. : SCATTER
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Bigwig in China. : MAO
40
Harbor boats. : TUGS
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Mined products. : ORES
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Fixed times. : HOURS
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"___ human . . . " : TOERRIS
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Frozen dessert. : MOUSSE
48
Is drowsy. : NODS
49
Inclination. : BENT
50
Star: Fr. : ETOILE
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Radio dial. : SELECTOR
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Name in U. S. Senate's Hall of Fame. : LAFOLLETTE
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Radames' beloved. : AIDA
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Rumpus. : STIR
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Let fly. : LOOSE
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Omission. : SLIP
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Picnic spread. : EATS
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Utters. : SAYS
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Camper's home. : TENT
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Unfeeling. : HARD
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Butter's rival. : OLEO
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Novelist O'Flaherty. : LIAM
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Roman and others. : EMPIRES
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Andean animal. : ALPACA
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Character in "Middlemarch." : GARTH
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An organ stop. : OBOE
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Prepared. : GOT
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Generally supposed. : REPUTED
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Coin of Greece. : OBOL
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Kernel. : CORE
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Housemaid's ___. : KNEE
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Solitary. : RECLUSE
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Ancient kingdom near Dead Sea. : MOAB
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City near Youngstown. : NILES
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Matters of reality. : FACTS
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Nation's history. : PAST
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Here and there. : ABOUT
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Fruit. : MANGO
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Fruits. : DATES
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Romulus twin. : REMUS
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Age. : YEARS
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He eloped with Helen. : PARIS
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Attitude. : POSE
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___ Hull. : CORDELL
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Arles's river. : RHONE
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Certain students. : SENIORS
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Waif. : OUTCAST
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See 9 Across. : ROLL
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Battles royal. : MELEES
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Golfer Rawls. : BETSY
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Or ___! : ELSE
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Bye-bye. : TATA
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"Think nothing ___." : OFIT
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Colonnade on the agora. : STOA
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Wall material. : TILE
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His steed is Sleipnir. : ODIN
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Completely absorbed. : RAPT
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Aurora of Greek mythology. : EOS

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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