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HOLIDAY SPECIAL

New York Times, Sunday, September 1, 1957

Author:
Jules Arensberg
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 144, Blocks: 74, Avg Word Len: 5.10, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 556 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 117, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 20
Jules Arensberg has 95 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,987
Across
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Mamie's middle name. : GENEVA
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Topmost: Comb. form. : ACRO
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Of the highest order: Colloq. : AONE
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Welladay! : ALAS
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African sheep. : AOUDAD
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"But Heaven will protect ___." : THEWORKINGGIRL
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Counsel for Captain Dreyfus. : LABORI
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Witches' work. : TOILANDTROUBLE
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Naval abbreviation. : ENS
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Apathetic. : LOGY
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Stout sleuth. : NERO
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Vacillated. : WAVERED
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Plateau. : MESA
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Grimalkins. : CATS
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Irving hero. : RIP
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Longear. : ASS
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Demonstrative. : THAT
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Opposed to lee. : STOSS
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Material for wickerwork. : RATTAN
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"Afternoon of a ___." : FAUN
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Exclamation of surprise. : BOY
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Actress Diana. : DORS
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Use a divining rod. : DOWSE
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Great Mogul emperor. : AKBAR
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Surmounting. : ATOP
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Honshu bay. : ISE
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Shoes. : SABOTS
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Superintend. : SEETO
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___ it all. : GETAWAYFROM
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Abyssinian prince. : RAS
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Angers. : IRES
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Be worthy of. : MERIT
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Sweet potato. : YAM
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Hebrides isle. : SKYE
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Makes clear. : ATTESTS
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Flavor. : SAPOR
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Blue flower. : GENTIAN
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Morning moistures. : DEWS
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Helper. : AID
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Thighbone. : FEMUR
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Colloquial verbal contraction. : ARNT
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Chinese Red. : MAO
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Bed of roses. : LIFEOFRILEY
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Darkness. : NIGHT
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Where Elath is. : ISRAEL
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Memento of winter. : SKI
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Refer to. : CITE
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Bad ___ (dangerous person). : ACTOR
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Lively kids. : TYKES
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Behavior. : MIEN
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Serbian city. : NIS
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Volume. : TOME
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Go over again. : REHASH
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Attendants. : PAGES
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Golfer Sarazen. : GENE
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Cubs, Eagles, etc.: Abbr. : BSA
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Creative work. : ART
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Interdictions. : BANS
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Opera's prince. : IGOR
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Displays. : UNROLLS
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Girl's name. : ERMA
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Urge. : PROD
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What Ike headed. : ETO
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Delightful idleness. : DOLCEFARNIENTE
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Circus. : BIGTOP
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Its outlet is the Mackenzie River. : GREATSLAVELAKE
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Fly. : AVIATE
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Poetic times. : EENS
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Full of a cereal. : OATY
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Dripping wet. : ASOP
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Contemporary of Robespierre. : DANTON
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Big blow. : GALE
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Auroral. : EOAN
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Gists. : NUBS
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Nigerian. : EDO
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Scoundrel. : VARLET
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Opposite of "Saludos!" : ADIOS
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Holder of LL.D. : ATTY
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Part of Mme. Butterfly's name. : CHO
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Queens: Span. : REINAS
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Young birds. : OWLETS
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Cartoonist Peter. : ARNO
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Approved. : OKD
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Chumps. : NITWITS
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Absorbed. : ENRAPT
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Chill. : AGUE
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Zodiac sign. : LIBRA
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Provençal city. : ARLES
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Pungs. : SLEDS
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Paddles. : OARS
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Knight's title: Abbr. : GOV
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Nonstop talker. : GASBAG
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Sea cows. : MANATEES
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Prairie wolves. : COYOTES
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Attenuate. : RAREFY
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Popular rumba tune. : TAKEITEASY
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Harding's P. M. G. : HUBERTWORK
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Clan symbol. : TOTEM
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Optimistic. : ROSY
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The old ___. : ADAM
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Cribbage jack. : NOB
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Musical notes. : FAS
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Bivalent. : DIATOMIC
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Port near Solway Firth. : WORKINGTON
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He who avoids holiday traffic. : STAYATHOME
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To eat: Ger. : ESSEN
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First woman director of U. S. Mint. : ROSS
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Petroleum product. : PARAFFIN
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About. : SOME
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Board eraser. : WIPER
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___ paper. : RAG
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More exact. : STRICTER
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Own up. : ADMIT
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Straggle. : TAIL
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Wife of Thor. : SIF
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Court decisions. : RULINGS
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Novel by Zola. : NANA
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Cease's mate. : DESIST
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Make a new bow. : RETIE
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___ majesty. : LESE
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All right: Var. : OKEH
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Phrase of agreement. : YESSIR
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Third: Ital. : TRE
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Atmosphere: Comb. form. : AER
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Seaport in Sicily. : MARSALA
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" . . . what the Vintners buy, One ___ precious as the goods they sell." : HALFSO
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Novel of 1740. : PAMELA
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Pineapple. : ANANAS
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Leofric's wife. : GODIVA
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Move slightly. : BUDGE
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Sleep sound. : SNORE
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"Over the Rainbow" composer. : ARLEN
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Soft cheese. : BRIE
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Spoil. : GOBAD
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Edible tubers. : OCAS
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Tennis term. : LET
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Be green-eyed. : ENVY
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Bird word. : PEEP
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French state. : ETAT
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Dorothy's dog. : TOTO
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Honest. : OPEN
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Gnawer. : RAT
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Ring decision. : TKO
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Card player's call. : GIN

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 14 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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