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New York Times, Tuesday, July 9, 1957

Author:
Madeline Corse
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.46, Missing: { J Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,933
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A custom in hot countries. : SIESTA
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Jaunty. : RAKISH
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The ladies. : FEMALES
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Manifested. : EVINCED
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Sign in a certain way. : INITIAL
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City in California. : VENTURA
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Racket. : BAT
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Like better. : PREFER
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"___ a horse with wings!" : OFOR
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State. : UTAH
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Brown by heat. : SEAR
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Appendage on a car. : FIN
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Water lily. : LOTUS
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Allegation in law. : PLEA
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Nota ___. : BENE
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Boxing rings. : ARENAS
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Fixed fast. : ANCHORED
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Head of the American Red Cross. : GRUENTHER
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Giving consent. : ACCEDING
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Essential item for a typist. : ERASER
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Sound effect at a boxing match. : ROAR
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You and me and the gatepost. : TRIO
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Alamogordo's county. : OTERO
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Product of Cuba. : RUM
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___ of Wight. : ISLE
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Saint of sailors. : ELMO
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Slaughter of baseball. : ENOS
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Always on the go. : ACTIVE
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Nobleman: Abbr. : VIS
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Actress Elaine. : STRITCH
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Green. : VERDANT
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Geological formation. : TERRANE
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Takes part (in). : ENGAGES
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Image of parallel lines, in TV. : RASTER
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Building blocks. : STONES
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Church or Bible. : SENATOR
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Counterfeit. : IMITATE
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Corrode. : EAT
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Ferry boat pier. : SLIP
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Briny drops. : TEARS
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Dormant. : ASLEEP
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Deeply respectful. : REVERENT
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Allege as fact. : AVER
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Kissing cousins. : KIN
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Look ___ (investigate). : INTO
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Sandallike shoe for children. : SCUFFER
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Anne Frank, for example. : HEROINE
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Leg bone. : FIBULA
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Mended. : DARNED
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Member of a certain political party. : FALANGIST
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"Strictly from ___." : HUNGER
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Semiprecious stone. : SARD
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Persistent pain. : ACHE
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Mix with a certain acid. : BORATE
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Clubs, for instance. : SUIT
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Priestess in Greek legend. : HERO
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Wheat germ, for instance. : ENRICHER
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Check. : ARREST
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Opposite to. : COUNTER
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Notorious secret society. : CAMORRA
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Woven edge. : SELVAGE
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Small, valuable animals. : ERMINES
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Perches. : ROOSTS
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Evergreen trees. : OLIVES
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Consequence. : EVENT
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Gentlemen. : SIRS
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Skin trouble. : ACNE
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Therefore: Lat. : ERGO
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Make a kind of lace. : TAT
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Biblical town. : DAN

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

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