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New York Times, Thursday, August 29, 1957

Author:
S. A. Kay
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
S. A. Kay has 118 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,984
Across
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Ball team. : CUBS
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Temporary illumination. : FLARE
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States further. : ADDS
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Using speech. : ORAL
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Miriam's brother. : AARON
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Dinah's brother. : LEVI
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Gaspar was one. : MAGI
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Part of UNESCO. : SCIENTIFIC
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Oolong. : BLACKTEA
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Geological period. : EOCENE
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Established dogma. : TENET
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Winged fruit of the maple. : SAMARA
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Be nourished by. : FEEDON
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Poetically ancient. : OLDEN
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Quite. : ALL
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Yankee receiver. : BERRA
31
Part of a ticket. : STUB
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Large area of ocean. : GULF
36
Rows or lines. : RANKS
38
"Paradise Lost," for example. : EPIC
40
Pastures. : LEAS
42
What a cogwheel has. : TEETH
44
After sigma. : TAU
45
Seaport on Isle of Wight. : COWES
47
Tranquillity. : REPOSE
49
Coil. : SPIRAL
51
Taxi riders. : FARES
52
Rill. : STREAM
53
Wooded area of France and Belgium. : ARDENNES
56
Become known. : TRANSPIRED
58
Bulrush. : TULE
59
"It ___ Necessarily So." : AINT
60
Wild sheep of India. : URIAL
61
Quite ___ (a good many). : AFEW
62
Wild oxen. : YAKS
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Sierra ___. : MADRE
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Decorations for fliers. : DFCS
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Where to find honey. : COMB
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River into the Caspian. : URAL
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Game. : BAGATELLE
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Cut. : SLICED
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Zipper, for one. : FASTENER
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Shoe tie. : LACET
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___ buffa. : ARIA
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Sterlet delicacy. : ROE
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A group of nine. : ENNEAD
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Spanish port noted for its wine. : ALICANTE
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Be respectful. : DEFER
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River into Gulf of Riga. : DVINA
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Six on a die. : SICE
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Oversized books. : TOMES
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Round handle. : KNOB
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Assuage. : SLAKE
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Grow weary. : FAG
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Jewish month. : ELUL
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Village near Verdun. : ORNES
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Honey badger. : RATEL
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Phrase meaning "in fine fettle." : UPTOSNUFF
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Partiality. : BIAS
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Doers. : FACIENTS
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Refuse to commit oneself: Colloq. : STRADDLE
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Item used in playing 3 Down. : CUE
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Carolina rails. : SORAS
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Now. : HERE
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Shell money. : WAMPUM
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Group of five. : PENTAD
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Minute channel. : STRIA
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Dido. : PRANK
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Senator from Delaware. : FREAR
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Continue. : STAY
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Not fertile. : ARID
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Of a form of energy: Abbr. : ELEC
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Makes a tuck. : SEWS
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Outlawed Irish army: Abbr. : IRA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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