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New York Times, Tuesday, August 6, 1957

Author:
Helen Fasulo
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Helen Fasulo has 94 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,961
Across
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Engineering project. : DAM
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But: Lat. : SED
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Make smooth. : SLEEK
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Peter or Paul. : APOSTLE
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Type of spectator. : STANDEE
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Jack Benny's auto. : MAXWELL
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Moving about restlessly. : TOSSING
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Last king of Troy. : PRIAM
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Tennis match, for example. : EVENT
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In addition. : TOO
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Division of progress. : STEP
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Seeming never to grow old. : AGELESS
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Where Nixon presides. : SENATE
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Exceedingly: Prefix. : ULTRA
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Naval unit: Colloq. : SUB
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Fictional sleuth. : MOTO
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Courage. : SPIRIT
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Crush ruthlessly. : TRAMPLE
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Member of a religious denomination. : BAPTIST
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Recently. : OFLATE
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Inlet. : COVE
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Approves: Colloq. : OKS
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Actor Cox. : WALLY
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Magna cum laude. : HONORS
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Former Palace attraction. : TWOADAY
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Bugle call. : TAPS
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Times of day: Abbr. : AMS
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Choir accompaniment. : ORGAN
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The eyelashes. : CILIA
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Matador's headdress. : BICORNE
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Gems. : ZIRCONS
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"Arabian Nights" hero. : ALADDIN
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Stirs. : AWAKENS
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Adorn. : DRESS
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Mr. Rayburn. : SAM
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Declare. : SAY
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Moistens. : DAMPS
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Estranged. : APART
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Spirit: Slang. : MOXIE
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Check. : STEM
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Added wing. : ELL
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Lodge of the U.N. : DELEGATE
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Fourteen pounds. : STONE
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Da Vinci masterpiece. : LASTSUPPER
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Navy man: Abbr. : ENS
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Prepare copy. : EDIT
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Game. : KENO
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1956 Horse of the Year. : SWAPS
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Ancient stone tablet. : STELE
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Inordinate self-esteem. : EGO
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Forbid. : VETO
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American chameleon. : ANOLE
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Feature of a hobble skirt. : SLIT
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False promises. : EMPTYWORDS
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Small musical combo. : TRIO
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Venture. : RISK
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Barristers: Abbr. : ATTS
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Pack away. : STOW
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City in Turkey. : URFA
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Promenade. : BALL
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Old Italian ruling House. : SAVOY
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Brewer's substance. : MALT
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Rich mines. : BONANZAS
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Final passage, in music. : CODA
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Former golf star. : HAGEN
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Accessory to men's formal attire. : STICK
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Bird life of a region. : ORNIS
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Dried juice of the agave plant. : ALOES
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Leaflet: Bot. : PINNA
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Given to back talk: Colloq. : SASSY
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Relative of the burnoose. : ABA
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Clement. : MILD
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Mark of battle. : SCAR
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Stuff. : CRAM
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Work of Horace. : ODE
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Frigate bird. : IWA

Answer summary: 6 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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