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New York Times, Sunday, August 18, 1957

Author:
W. E. Jones
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 162, Blocks: 86, Avg Word Len: 5.47, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 589 (avg 1.33)
Open Squares: 139, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 13, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 27
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,973
Across
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Astern: Naut. : ABAFT
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Muscle of the nose. : NASALIS
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Shakespeare's son, twin of Judith. : HAMNET
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"I am Sir ___ . . . " : ORACLE
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Legal copy. : ESTREAT
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Shoulder ornament. : EPAULET
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Actor friend of Shakespeare. : RICHARDBURBAGE
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Of an army's transport and supply services. : LOGISTIC
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Mastery of languages: Comb. form. : GLOT
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Nine: Ger. : NEUN
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Syrian river. : ORONTES
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One of the Inner Hebrides. : TIREE
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Northumberland river. : ALN
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Trees. : ELDERS
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Scenery for "Troilus and Cressida." : TENTS
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"Lend me your ___." : EARS
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Artless. : NAIF
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Guardians of the Gorgons: Gr. Myth. : GRAEAE
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German river into the Elbe. : SAALE
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Timetable abbreviation. : DST
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Where Livorno is. : ITALIA
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Of old: Poet. : ERST
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"She ___ like patience on a monument." : SAT
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Bye-bye. : TATA
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Room of the Last Supper. : CENACLE
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Shylock's friend. : TUBAL
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School year divisions. : SEMESTER
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Dishes. : ROASTS
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Twinklings. : MOMENTS
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" . . . nor custom ___ her infinite variety." : STALE
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Orlando's trysting place. : ARDEN
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Certain. : TRUE
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Tool. : AUGER
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Papal crowns. : TIARAS
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Requirement. : NEED
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Band members. : DRUMMERS
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King murdered by Exton. : RICHARDII
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Ibsen role. : ASE
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Certain parties. : TEAS
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Ours: Ger. : UNSER
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Substantive. : NOUN
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Common suffix. : ING
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Queen of the Amazons. : HIPPOLYTA
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Moved in multitudes. : THRONGED
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Stove part. : OVEN
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Imagine. : IDEATE
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Finnish lake. : ENARE
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Drink. : BEER
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Consecrate. : BLESS
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Dogma. : TENET
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Substance used in glassmaking. : REDLEAD
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Jockey of Derby fame. : ARCARO
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Attacked. : ASSAILED
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Bailed. : LADED
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English student. : ETONIAN
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Kind of tide. : NEAP
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Common suffix. : EST
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Coxcombs. : FOPS
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Singer of the "Liebestod." : ISOLDE
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Church robe. : ALB
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Aroma. : SMELL
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Amatory. : EROTIC
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Cabbage salad. : SLAW
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Ooze. : SEEP
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Folds. : PLIES
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Deterioration. : DRYROT
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Law. : ACT
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Baptista's home. : PADUA
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Having scales. : LAMINAR
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Hamlet's alternative. : TOBE
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Flat plinth. : ORLO
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Irish rogue. : SPALPEEN
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Subject of Jacques' immortal speech. : SEVENAGESOFMAN
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Shakespeare's eldest child. : SUSANNA
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Soso. : AVERAGE
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Piano ___. : TUNERS
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Basque caps. : BERETS
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Certain tenants. : LESSEES
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Wear away. : ERODE
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Having covered seeds: Bot. : ARILLATE
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Follower of a certain theory. : BACONIAN
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Eight: Ger. : ACHT
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State: Abbr. : FLA
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Coastal bird. : TERN
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Components of galaxies. : NEBULAE
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Into parts. : ASUNDER
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Ship: Abbr. : STR
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Type of botanical garden. : ARBORETUM
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Salvini and Booth were famous ones. : LEARS
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Othello's ensign. : IAGO
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Levy a tax. : STENT
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Heroine of 91 Down. : HELENA
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Renegades. : APOSTATES
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Periodical: Abbr. : MAG
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Night: Fr. : NUIT
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Oliver Wendell Holmes heroine. : ELSIE
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Group of four. : TETRAD
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Constitutional. : ORGANIC
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Rows. : TIERS
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Sambar. : DEER
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___ la vie. : CEST
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Assay. : TEST
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"It is the ___ and Juliet is the sun!" : EAST
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Old card game. : SLAM
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Became enraged (with "up"). : FLARED
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Festive. : GALA
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Annual, as winds. : ETESIAN
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Church image. : ICON
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To enjoy oneself: Fr. : SAMUSER
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Shake ___ (hurry). : ALEG
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"There was ___ danced . . . " : ASTAR
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Candidate for the pound. : ESTRAY
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Tavern frequented by Falstaff. : BOARSHEAD
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Carpenter's timber. : STRINGER
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Tending to delay. : TARDIVE
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Ladies of Camelot days. : ELAINES
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Yields. : RESIGNS
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Put under guardianship. : TRUSTEED
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"What ___ owes he the Jew?" : SUM
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Father of Abner. : NER
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Persian goddess of fruitfulness. : ANAHITA
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Has domicile. : RESIDES
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Becomes more profound. : DEEPENS
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Ratite bird. : EMU
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Dull sound. : THUD
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Printer's delta. : DELE
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Ask earnestly. : ENTREAT
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Compel. : COERCE
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Befuddled ones: Dial. : TOTTIES
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Deprive of. : ROB
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Song of triumph. : PAEAN
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Moreover. : AND
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Teachers' group: Abbr. : NEA
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Early name of mount where Hercules captured the boar. : OLONOS
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"___ Well . . . " : ALLS
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Kinsmen: Abbr. : BROS
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Causing aversion. : REPELLENT
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Procrastinators. : DEFERRERS
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Of: Suffix. : ATIC
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Torch: Poet. : LAMP
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Boat. : DORY
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Poorly equipped. : ILLARMED
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Character in "Bleak House." : ADACLARE
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Sir Isaac and others. : NEWTONS
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Type of school: Abbr. : ELEM
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Cost of carrying. : PORTAGE
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Comedians' foils. : STOOGES
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Clown's gift to Cleopatra. : ASPS
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Bounds. : LEAPS
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Smear. : BEDAUB
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Climbing plants. : LIANAS
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"If ___ now, 'tis not to come . . . " : ITBE
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Beat. : PULSE
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Strong fiber. : SISAL
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Garroway and Sime. : DAVES
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Relative of the peba. : APAR
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Granular snow. : NEVE
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East: Span. : ESTE
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"It's ___ consequence." : OFNO
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Chemical suffix. : ENE
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No: Scot. : NAE
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Pronoun. : OUR

Answer summary: 14 unique to this puzzle, 13 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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