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New York Times, Wednesday, July 3, 1957

44-Down : Extremely.

Author:
Sidney Lambert
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J X }, Scrabble score: 352 (avg 1.84)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,927
Across
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Plant pod. : BOLL
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Author of "Island in the Sun." : WAUGH
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Give work on contract (with "out"). : FARM
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Kirghiz range. : ALAI
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Mammoth mammal. : HIPPO
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___ fixe. : IDEE
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Began well, finished poorly. : FIZZLEDOUT
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Fluid rock. : LAVA
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Hope's impersonation. : FOY
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Capt. Villiers of Mayflower II. : ALAN
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German heaven. : HIMMEL
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Places of business. : BANKS
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Entertainer Denise ___. : LOR
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Roguish. : SLY
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Woven ornaments on hose. : CLOCKS
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Version of the Bible. : DOUAY
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Sweet. : HONEY
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Nonentity. : PIPSQUEAK
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Countenance. : ABET
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Beneficiary. : DONEE
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Islamic judge. : CADI
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Television star. : DESIARNAZ
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Caustic. : ACRID
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Quondam announcer. : CRIER
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Blue pigments. : SMALTS
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Longshoreman's group. : ILA
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Reply: Abbr. : ANS
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One of the arts: Archaic. : POESY
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Expose false claims: Colloq. : DEBUNK
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Deserve. : EARN
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Where Jamaica is: Abbr. : BWI
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Biblical name. : AMOS
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Faint hint. : SUGGESTION
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Experience. : HAVE
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Archangel. : URIEL
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Escutcheon border. : ORLE
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Numbers. : ONES
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___ willow. : PUSSY
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By all ___ (by far). : ODDS
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Undercut a golf ball. : BAFF
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Potpourri. : OLIO
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Cousin of a sleepyhead. : LAZYBONES
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Mrs. Todd. : LIZ
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Marine snails with spiral shells. : WHELKS
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Productions of a favorite opera. : AIDAS
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Above. : UPON
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Former Soviet secret service. : GPU
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Where fruit is grown. : HOTHOUSE
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Take a photo of. : FILM
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Sherman ___. : ADAMS
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Make merry. : REVEL
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Powdery. : MEALY
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Awkwardly tall. : LANKY
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Nation in METO. : IRAQ
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Vinegary. : ACETIC
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Bandleader Vincent. : LOPEZ
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Large lake of Africa. : CHAD
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Part of the brain. : LOBE
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Coin of 23 Down. : DINAR
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State flowers of Mexico. : YUCCAS
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Southern breads. : PONES
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First in line for series tickets. : EARLYBIRD
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Mine passage. : ADIT
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Hans and Fritz. : KIDS
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Quaffs in one gulp. : DRINKSUP
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Galway islands. : ARAN
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Pulpit conclusions. : AMENS
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Extremely. : SORELY
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Where Sun Valley is. : IDAHO
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Lake of Geneva. : LEMAN
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Superior. : ABOVE
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Senate attendants. : PAGES
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Purposes. : USES
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Shield. : EGIS
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High treeless plain. : WOLD
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Senorita's name. : INES
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Country of So. America: Abbr. : URU
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As well. : TOO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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