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New York Times, Saturday, August 31, 1957

Author:
A. H. Drummond, Jr.
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 299 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
A. H. Drummond, Jr. has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,986
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Incorporated town: Var. : BORO
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Edge around. : SKIRT
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Flourish. : BOOM
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Orang ___. : UTAN
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Early Mongol. : TATAR
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Mme. Bovary. : EMMA
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Part of an O'Neill title. : LONGDAYSJOURNEY
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Charm. : BEGUILE
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Midwest feature. : PLAINS
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Rank below a marquis. : EARL
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Lidded box. : CHEST
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Wilkes-___, Pa. : BARRE
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Wild sheep of India. : SHA
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Conical dwelling. : TEPEE
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Roman writer. : OVID
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Meager. : SPARSE
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Yellow bugle. : IVA
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Get ___ of. : RID
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Useful card in bridge. : STOPPER
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Ship's boat. : GIG
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Beverage. : ALE
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Tense. : TAUTEN
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Stream. : RILL
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City in Ethiopia. : HARAR
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Sunday talk: Abbr. : SER
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Thick. : DENSE
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Identifier. : NAMER
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Part of a sonata. : CODA
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Girl's name. : JOANNA
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Clutched. : CLASPED
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Six-volume work on civilizations. : ASTUDYOFHISTORY
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Majorca or Minorca. : ISLA
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Containing gold. : AURIC
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Related. : AKIN
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Staple's relative. : NAIL
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Puzzle: Colloq. : STICK
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President Coty. : RENE
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Lamp necessity. : BULB
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Indian. : OTOE
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Cowboy. : RANGERIDER
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Prepared. : ONGUARD
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Delaying action: Colloq. : STALL
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Danny, Sammy, or Buddy. : KAYE
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Pronoun. : ITS
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Rule, in India. : RAJ
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Figure of speech. : TROPE
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Scold. : BERATE
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Everywhere: Comb. form. : OMNI
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Augury. : OMEN
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Giant star. : MAYS
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Disastrous. : DIRE
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Northern Ireland. : ULSTER
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Division. : CHAPTER
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After whom a ferry was named. : HARPER
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Famous Senator. : BORAH
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City in Spain. : AVILA
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Better half. : SPOUSE
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Phrase for purchase, sight unseen : PIGINAPOKE
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Wrongs. : EVILS
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Big bird. : EAGLE
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Depot: Abbr. : STA
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Eastern coin. : SEN
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Leave in trouble. : STRAND
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Moscow publication. : REDSTAR
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Type of plant. : ANNUAL
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"When in Rome, ___ the Romans do." : DOAS
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Ancient Yucatan dwellers. : MAYAS
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Sound of a door latch. : CLICK
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Member of a Hindu religion. : JAIN
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Movable mountain. : OSSA
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Legendary Norse King. : ATLI
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Smart. : CHIC
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Ireland. : ERIN
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C. G. S. unit. : DYNE
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In the open air. : OUT
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Day: Abbr. : FRI

Answer summary: 7 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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