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Herb L. Risteen
Herb L. Risteen

New York Times, Wednesday, July 31, 1957

6-Down : Human being.

Author:
H. L. Risteen
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,955
Across
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Current best-seller nonfiction author. : BISHOP
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Workman. : ARTISAN
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Unimpaired. : ENTIRE
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Noted novelist. : FAULKNER
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Frontier merchant. : TRADER
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Pangolin. : ANTEATER
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Withered. : SERE
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Quantity inexpressible in whole numbers. : SURD
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Covers. : LIDS
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Where the Bard boated. : AVON
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Turf. : SOD
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City on Upper Mississippi River. : REDWING
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Type of roof. : MANSARD
34
Musical compositions. : ARIAS
35
Long-continued practice. : USAGE
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Portuguese area in India. : GOA
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Latin scholar's helper. : PONY
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Barnyard fowls. : GEESE
40
Portray. : LIMN
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Cyprinoid fish. : IDE
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French painter. : MANET
43
Ladies of Lisbon. : DONAS
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Talk at length. : DESCANT
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Centerpiece. : EPERGNE
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Farm animal. : HOG
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Repented. : RUED
50
Laughing sound. : HAHA
53
Utmost. : BEST
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In the ___ (in the current state of affairs). : SWIM
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Headwear. : OPERAHAT
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Where Paul Gauguin painted. : TAHITI
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Current comedian. : BERTLAHR
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Caesar's magistrates. : EDILES
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Predetermine. : DESTINE
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Cowboys. : ROPERS
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Stakes. : BETS
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Concerning. : INRE
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Be prominent. : STAR
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Fugitive. : HIDEAWAY
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Mesabi Range product. : ORE
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Human being. : PERSON
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Distant. : AFAR
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South African diamond area (with "The"). : RAND
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Word of rebuke. : TUT
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___ de France. : ILE
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Old Norse singers. : SKALDS
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Contrary fellow. : ANTI
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Exigency. : NEED
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Transportation media: Abbr. : RRS
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Salve. : UNGUENT
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Force. : VIS
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Eminent in wisdom. : SAGE
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Number. : ONE
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Fleet. : RAPID
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Eat into. : ERODE
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Has a meal. : DINES
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Great artists. : MASTERS
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Advancing in years. : AGING
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Type of nose. : ROMAN
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Valse. : DANSE
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Comprehend. : SEE
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Lawless group. : GANG
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Authority. : LORDSHIP
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Far East name. : MAO
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English river. : DEE
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Records. : CHARTS
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Golf club. : PUTTER
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Ledge at back of a fireplace. : HOB
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Imitated. : APED
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There's companion. : HERE
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Road: Ger. : BAHN
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Raison d'___. : ETRE
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Subtle trickery. : WILE
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Relative of the Appian Way. : ITER
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Title. : MISS
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Height: Abbr. : ALT
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"Bali ___," from "South Pacific." : HAI
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Bustle. : ADO

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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