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New York Times, Tuesday, August 13, 1957

Author:
Helen Fasulo
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J W X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Helen Fasulo has 94 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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Across
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Lone Ranger's trade-mark. : MASK
5
Hollywood trade-mark. : OSCAR
10
Humid. : DAMP
14
Huge lizard. : URAN
15
Kassel's river. : FULDA
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Mythical Norse hero. : EGIL
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Army's guided missile. : NIKE
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Chord. : TRIAD
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Sea of the Pacific. : SULU
20
Standard of beauty. : IDEAL
22
Stately tree of Florida. : ROYALPALM
24
Matron. : DAME
26
Fish eggs. : ROE
27
Little ___. : EVA
30
Cube-shaped shrine at Mecca. : KAABA
33
Southern food staple. : GRITS
37
O. Henry, for one. : NOMDEPLUME
40
W. Indian shrub. : ANIL
41
Jack Frost's handiwork. : RIME
42
Wrinkled. : LINED
43
Crucial event of World War II. : DDAY
44
South American tubers. : OCAS
45
Piece of furniture. : ESCRITOIRE
47
Red leader, 1917–24. : LENIN
49
Sheer linen fabric. : TOILE
50
Swiss river. : AAR
51
Son of Jacob. : GAD
53
Per___. : CENT
55
Fictional idyllic retreat. : SHANGRILA
60
Fictional Indian. : TONTO
64
Volume. : TOME
65
Give satisfaction for. : ATONE
67
Prison: Slang. : QUOD
68
Love: Lat. : AMOR
69
Juicy fruit. : MELON
70
In the last (month): Abbr. : ULTO
71
Gershwin role. : BESS
72
Store up. : AMASS
73
Type of school: Abbr. : ELEM
Down
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Alias Clarence Darrow. : MUNI
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Nonproductive. : ARID
3
Japanese beverage. : SAKE
4
Make dough. : KNEAD
5
Many a time. : OFT
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Type of painter. : SURREALIST
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Muse. : CLIO
8
Call it ___. : ADAY
9
Pilot's aid. : RADAR
10
Billy the Kid, for one. : DESPERADO
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Water: Span. : AGUA
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Factory. : MILL
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Lucrative political appointment. : PLUM
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Louise or Constance. : LAKE
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Felled tree. : LOG
25
Furniture wood. : MAPLE
27
Matriculate. : ENROL
28
Speech. : VOICE
29
Where Hussein holds court. : AMMAN
31
Confidence game. : BUNCO
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Amigos north of the border. : AMERICANOS
34
Subcontinent. : INDIA
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Jeweled coronet. : TIARA
36
More subtle. : SLYER
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Fashion makers. : DESIGNERS
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Roman official. : EDILE
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Type of dwelling. : TENT
48
Old horse. : NAG
52
Play. : DRAMA
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Close-fitting hat. : TOQUE
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Thrust. : STAB
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One's native land. : HOME
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TV character. : AMOS
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Short news article. : ITEM
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Gretchen Wyler role. : LOLA
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Of no consequence. : NULL
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Carry. : TOTE
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Famous flier. : ODOM
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Abstract being. : ENS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 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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