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New York Times, Tuesday, August 27, 1957

Author:
S. A. Kay
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 29, Avg Word Len: 5.44, Missing: { J Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
S. A. Kay has 118 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,982

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Across
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Layers. : STRATA
7
Having a rounded form. : SPHERED
14
Palo Alto's eminent citizen. : HOOVER
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Brandy: Fr. : EAUDEVIE
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Attach. : APPEND
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Swedish turnip. : RUTABAGA
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Agnus ___. : DEI
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English dandies. : TOFFS
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Ancient Egyptian ruler, 3400 B. C. : MENES
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Supplemented (with "out"). : EKED
25
Cyclist. : RIDER
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In case. : LEST
28
Faced. : DARED
30
Water wheel. : NORIA
32
Sault ___ Marie. : STE
33
___ Chairman. : MADAM
35
Local tradesman. : GROCER
37
Nasser's military rank. : COLONEL
40
Ball club. : DODGERS
41
Supposer. : OPINER
42
Reduced. : PARED
43
Small: Noun suffix. : LET
44
Fashionable. : SMART
46
Buffer state between India and Tibet. : NEPAL
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___ Scott Decision. : DRED
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Eskimo's cousin. : ALEUT
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Girl's name. : NORA
55
Took heed of: Dial. : WARED
57
Commingle. : IMMIX
59
Weave lace. : TAT
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Antimalarial drug. : ATABRINE
62
Household. : MENAGE
64
Exchanged again. : RETRADED
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Gov. Holmes' state. : OREGON
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Food fish. : SEABASS
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Lemming or jerboa. : RODENT
Down
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Varied slightly. : SHADED
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Capital of the Sunflower State. : TOPEKA
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More glutinous. : ROPIER
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Fifth ___. : AVE
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Big top. : TENT
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Fire. : ARDOR
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Bondage. : SERFDOM
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Look-before-you-leap disciple. : PAUSER
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Type of domicile. : HUT
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Cheese hollandais. : EDAM
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Confederate soldier. : REBEL
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Dissipate. : EVANESCE
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Make of abridgments. : DIGESTER
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Church festivals. : EASTERS
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Deciding. : FINAL
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Person of great energy. : DEMON
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Sternness. : RIGOR
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Great ___. : DANES
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Shakespearean setting. : ARDEN
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Layer of skin. : DERMA
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Railroad center in Utah. : OGDEN
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Type of conflict. : COLDWAR
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Controls. : OPERATES
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Educated. : LITERATE
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Factual tidbit. : DATUM
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Certain undergraduates: Colloq. : PREMEDS
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Arranges. : ALINES
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Item on a French menu. : POTAGE
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Where Saragossa is. : ARAGON
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Dormant. : LATENT
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Actress Paget. : DEBRA
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Island of Indonesia. : TIMOR
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Tawdry. : DRAB
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Dry: Comb. form. : XERO
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Eisenhower's mother. : IDA
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Oxford Dictionary: Abbr. : NED

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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