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New York Times, Monday, August 12, 1957

Author:
Albert Blum
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F J K X }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Albert V. Blum has 17 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,967
Across
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"Taffy ___ Welshman . . . " : WASA
5
Dressed. : CLAD
9
Metal printing blocks. : QUADS
14
Common footnote. : IBID
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Candy flavor. : LIME
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Not arranged. : UNSET
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Cause of international controversy. : SUEZCANAL
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Part of a Roman amphitheatre. : ARENA
20
Attention-getting sound. : PST
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Wishes undone. : RUES
22
Diplomatic achievement. : TREATY
23
Percolated. : SEEPED
25
Young hog. : SHOTE
27
"___ later than you think." : ITIS
29
Soon. : ERELONG
33
Place of hiding. : CONCEALMENT
37
Oriental name. : MAO
38
Sacred name. : IBIS
39
Further. : AID
40
This only. : MERE
41
___ sequitur. : NON
42
Stoops. : CONDESCENDS
46
Merciful. : CLEMENT
48
Ominous. : DIRE
49
Divert. : AMUSE
51
Irritate. : NETTLE
55
Duplicate parts. : SPARES
58
Teases: Slang. : RAGS
60
Dwelling: Abbr. : RES
61
Former Secretary of Labor. : TOBIN
62
Bond purchasers. : INVESTORS
64
Deputy. : AGENT
65
Hypocrite. : LIAR
66
Famous brotherhood. : BPOE
67
Parts. : ROLES
68
Slippery fellows. : EELS
69
Scenery. : SETS
Down
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Fragments. : WISPS
2
Vilify. : ABUSE
3
Seven: Span. : SIETE
4
Cutting tool. : ADZ
5
Rose Franken's heroine. : CLAUDIA
6
Towing rope. : LINE
7
Collect for oneself. : AMASS
8
State: Abbr. : DEL
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Musical group. : QUARTET
10
Remove from a spool. : UNREEL
11
Sailing. : ASEA
12
Notch. : DENT
13
Dwell. : STAY
18
Candia. : CRETE
22
Ripped. : TORN
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The movies: Slang. : PICS
26
Took note of. : HEEDED
28
Inclines. : SLANTS
30
Foreshow. : OMEN
31
Aromatic herb. : NARD
32
Departs. : GOES
33
Military title: Abbr. : CINC
34
Greek coin. : OBOL
35
Giants in the field. : NINE
36
Surrounded by. : MID
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Convene. : MEET
42
Unites firmly. : CEMENTS
43
Burden. : ONUS
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Members of 9 Down. : SINGERS
45
Plant garnish. : CRESS
47
Member of the Armed Forces. : MARINE
50
Tennessee ___. : ERNIE
52
Figurative language in general. : TROPE
53
Dormouse. : LEROT
54
Letters. : ESSES
55
Reference mark. : STAR
56
Comic character. : POGO
57
Genesis name. : ABEL
59
Grandparental. : AVAL
62
___ de France. : ILE
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Kitchen measure: Abbr. : TBS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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