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New York Times, Friday, August 23, 1957

Author:
J. F. Kelly
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { F Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
J. F. Kelly has 25 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,978

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Across
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TV's opportune Sergeant. : SILVERS
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Talked. : CHATTED
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Oriental. : ASIATIC
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Diffuse. : RADIATE
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Noise of dishwashing. : CLATTER
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Place on the Allegheny River. : OILCITY
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Went, as on a schedule. : RAN
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Lively: Music. : ANIMATO
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Man's nickname. : LES
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Gen. Bradley. : OMAR
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Of the morning. : MATINAL
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Origin of much front page news. : EGYPT
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Symbol of Great Britain. : LION
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Premier Kishi. : JAPANESE
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Short-legged, long-eared hound. : BEAGLE
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Wild marjoram. : ORIGAN
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Starting point of the Burma Road. : LASHIO
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Gentlemen's gentlemen. : VALETS
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City S. E. of San Francisco. : STOCKTON
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Ardor. : ELAN
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Arabian coffee. : MOCHA
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Chief U. S. delegate to London Disarmament Conference. : STASSEN
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Torpid. : NUMB
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Flying mammal. : BAT
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More ornate. : SHOWIER
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American humorist (1850–96). : NYE
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Builder. : ERECTOR
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Sparkle. : GLISTEN
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Baltimore's Friendship. : AIRPORT
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Author Belloc. : HILAIRE
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Birds of the scratching genus. : RASORES
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Adjective for the Empire State Building. : TALLEST
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Holy: Comb. form. : SACRO
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Pan-Arabia. : ISLAM
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Wild grapevine. : LIANA
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Brewery container. : VAT
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Girl's name. : ETTA
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Nothing: Fr. : RIEN
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Acts the skinflint. : SCRIMPS
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Citizen of Tito's domain. : CROAT
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Scene of a recent coup d'etat. : HAITI
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World-famous hotel of prewar Berlin. : ADLON
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Twitching. : TIC
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Automobile requisite. : TAILLIGHT
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Feminine suffix. : ETTE
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Tunisian Pashas. : DEYS
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Spouse. : MATE
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Reactive chemical substance. : REAGENT
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Sourdough. : ALASKAN
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Insect. : GNAT
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Longings: Slang. : YENS
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Hodgepodge. : OLIO
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Rialto glitter. : NEON
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By ___! : JOVE
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Inland sea of Asia. : ARAL
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Rectangular columns. : PILASTERS
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Congressional group. : BLOC
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Every. : EACH
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Merganser. : SMEW
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Video program. : TONIGHT
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Four Hundred hostess, Mrs. ___. : ASTOR
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Swimmer's paradise. : SHORE
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Classifies. : SORTS
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Set loose. : UNTIE
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Fort ___, Florida city. : MYERS
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American poet. : BENET
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Mowgli's friend, Baloo. : BEAR
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Suffix in botany and zoology. : ARIA
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Well-known nom de plume. : ELIA
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Poetic brook. : RILL
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Enlisted man's highest naval ranking. : CPO
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Hurler Maglie. : SAL

Answer summary: 1 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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