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New York Times, Monday, July 8, 1957

Author:
Geraldine King
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,932
Across
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Load. : PACK
5
Russian log hut. : ISBA
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Quarrel. : SPAT
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Actor in "Love Me Tender." : EGAN
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Unfermented grape juice. : STUM
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The newest state. : GHANA
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Franks, Slavs, etc. : EUROPEANS
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Direction. : NORTH
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Songbird. : REDWING
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Fishing boat. : TRAWLER
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Shelf. : LEDGE
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Function. : USE
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Diamond term. : ONBASE
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Stand for holding glass, china, etc. : DISHRACK
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Carnivorous mammal: Colloq. : COON
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Lower in rank. : DEMOTE
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1051. : MLI
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Lacking taste. : CRUDE
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Bosh. : ROT
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Mme. de ___. : STAEL
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Branch of armed forces: Abbr. : USN
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Things miraculously applied. : MANNAS
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State: Fr. : ETAT
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Hung again. : REDRAPED
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Rockers. : CHAIRS
51
Number. : ONE
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Get out! : SCRAM
54
Fanfare. : TANTARA
58
Ratlike animal. : HAMSTER
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Here and there. : ABOUT
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Substance for making griddles. : SOAPSTONE
65
Dried fruit. : PRUNE
66
Concerning. : INRE
67
Chemical suffix. : ENOL
68
Karachi is its capital. : SIND
69
Passing fashions. : FADS
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Cheerful. : ROSY
Down
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Equal. : PEER
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A chill. : AGUE
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Club or spade. : CARD
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Minority leader in Senate. : KNOWLAND
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"The song ___ . . . " : ISENDED
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Alonzo of football fame. : STAGG
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Roll. : BUN
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City on the Zuider Zee: Abbr. : AMST
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Party for the bride. : SHOWER
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Legislative assembly: Abbr. : PARL
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Status quo ___. : ANTE
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Wild goat. : TAHR
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Grinds the teeth together. : GNASHES
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Mixes up, as type. : PIES
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Reddish color. : RUST
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Author of "Drums Along the Mohawk." : EDMONDS
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Come to mind. : OCCUR
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Language of the Vikings. : NORSE
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Headed (for). : BOUND
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Greek letter. : IOTA
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Famous violin. : AMATI
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Positive. : CLEAR
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Uniform in certain British regiments. : KILTS
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Sea bird. : ERNE
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Come forth. : EMANATE
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Member of a union. : TEAMSTER
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Imitator. : APER
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Embarrassing situations. : SCRAPES
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Sonorous. : ROTUND
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Amateur radio operators. : HAMS
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Vegetable. : CHARD
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Bugle call. : TAPS
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Shelter: Fr. : ABRI
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Part of speech. : NOUN
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Supposing. : ASIF
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___ purpose. : TONO
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Biblical name. : ENOS
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Count (on). : RELY
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Go off ___ tangent. : ONA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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