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New York Times, Thursday, August 8, 1957

Author:
Thomas Meekin
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,963
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Pilgrim Father. : PURITAN
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Greedy one: Slang. : GRABALL
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Traffic directive. : ONELANE
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Cole Porter title. : ROSALIE
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Farmer's chore. : MILKING
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Commercial section of London. : EASTEND
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One ___ time. : ATA
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Veep's first name. : ALBEN
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Comedian. : WAG
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Code word in telegraphy. : DIT
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Victor at Gettysburg. : MEADE
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Wrath. : IRE
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Call forth. : EVOKE
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Watchword. : CRY
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More secure. : SAFER
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Just a song at twilight. : SERENATA
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Nothing smaller. : NOLESS
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Marbles. : MIGS
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King with three fiddlers. : COLE
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Covered walk. : ARCADE
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Highly proficient student. : HONORMAN
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Soothes. : LULLS
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Unnumbered years. : EON
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Cudgel. : STAVE
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Loser at Gettysburg. : LEE
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Undeviating. : EXACT
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Spidery trap. : NET
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Land of the free. : USA
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Moisten with morning mist. : BEDEW
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Paltry scrap. : ORT
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Giver. : DONATOR
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Renovation. : RENEWAL
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Rival; contender. : EMULANT
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Designating youth. : TEENAGE
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Spreads out for battle. : DEPLOYS
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Piloted. : STEERED
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Unguents. : POMADES
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Tending to combine. : UNITIVE
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Teller of tales. : RELATOR
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Family. : ILK
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People of 6 Down. : TAI
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Part of Vietnam. : ANNAM
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Disregards. : NEGLECTS
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Eager for wealth. : GREEDY
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County in Tennessee. : ROANE
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Quadruped. : ASS
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Club. : BAT
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Relative of the herring. : ALEWIFE
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City in Spain. : LINARES
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Books to keep. : LEDGERS
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Name from silent screen days. : BARA
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Mustafa Ataturk. : KEMAL
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Namesakes of Geraint's wife. : ENIDS
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Arias. : SOLOS
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Wide awake. : ALERT
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Generation. : AGE
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___ stop. : NON
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Events at Tanglewood, Marlboro, etc. : CONCERTS
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Referred (to). : ALLUDED
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Sorrowful: Poet. : RUESOME
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Hit a homer with bases loaded. : CLEANUP
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Player at Wimbledon. : HOAD
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Famous race horse. : MANOWAR
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Common run. : AVERAGE
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Irritated. : NETTLED
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Puts forth strength. : EXERTS
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Wood for black chessmen. : EBONY
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Birdlike note. : TWEET
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___ aboard! : ALL
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Road, in China. : TAO
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Born: Fr. : NEE
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Compass point. : ENE

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

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