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Herb L. Risteen
Herb L. Risteen

New York Times, Tuesday, September 10, 1957

42-Down : Subject of many great paintings.

Author:
H. L. Risteen
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F H J K Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 243 (avg 1.30)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,996
Across
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Porter. : REDCAP
7
Kitchen utensil. : COLANDER
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Sharp at the end. : ACUATE
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Begin. : INITIATE
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Chattered. : PRATED
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Gifted. : TALENTED
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City S of Moscow. : TULA
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John ___. : DOE
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Residue. : LEES
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Take it easy. : LOLL
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Move. : STIR
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Marred the enjoyment of. : SPOILED
30
Locks. : TRESSES
34
Cut away, as branches. : PRUNE
35
Glacier in Alaska. : MUIR
36
___ Aviv. : TEL
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Small amount. : IOTA
38
"Sturm und ___." : DRANG
40
Aqua ___. : PURA
41
Time just before. : EVE
42
Home of Lot's descendants. : MOAB
43
Cotton cloth. : DENIM
44
Inactive. : DORMANT
46
Republican Senator. : BRIDGES
48
Roman calendar term. : IDES
49
Excellent: Colloq. : AONE
50
Water ___. : POLO
52
Conceit. : EGO
53
Religious group. : SECT
57
Democratic Senator. : ELLENDER
60
"The Rose ___." : TATTOO
62
Acquired knowledge. : LEARNING
63
Click beetle. : ELATER
64
Roofs. : MANSARDS
65
Mislead. : DELUDE
Down
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Showing great joy. : RAPT
2
Light tan. : ECRU
3
Two-fold. : DUAL
4
Pacific Coast resort. : CATALINA
5
Consumed. : ATE
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Sell. : PEDDLE
7
Ile de la ___, historic core of Paris. : CITE
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"Ode ___ Grecian Urn." : ONA
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Girl's nickname. : LIL
10
Workshop. : ATELIER
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Forty-___. : NINERS
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Tropical fruit. : DATE
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Summers: Fr. : ETES
14
Rainbow hue. : RED
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Of long standing. : OLD
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Suffix in chemistry. : OLE
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Overwhelm. : STUN
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Smart looking. : TRIG
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Caught sight of. : SPIED
28
City in Utah. : PROVO
29
External. : OUTER
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Smarted. : STUNG
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Having ghostly overtones. : EERIE
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Bridge bonanzas. : SLAMS
35
Queen in English folklore. : MAB
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Through. : DONE
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Slangy exclamation. : RATS
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Foot of a lamp. : PEDESTAL
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Subject of many great paintings. : MADONNA
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Say over and over. : DIN
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Track athletes. : MILERS
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Capture. : BAG
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Supported the team. : ROOTED
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Request. : PLEA
51
"Good Earth" heroine. : OLAN
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Work units. : ERGS
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Caesar's reproachful words. : ETTU
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Student. : COED
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Went hurriedly. : TORE
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Hardwood tree. : ELM
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Member of a board: Abbr. : DIR
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Object. : END
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Relative of porter. : ALE

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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