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New York Times, Thursday, September 12, 1957

Author:
A. H. Drummond, Jr.
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { H J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
A. H. Drummond, Jr. has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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Across
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Parties. : TEAS
5
Folkways. : MORES
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Vedic god of fire. : AGNI
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Eastern aborigine. : AINU
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Program item. : EVENT
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Get ready for exams. : CRAM
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Denver's view. : FRONTRANGE
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Fish. : CARP
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Squid's arm. : TENTACLE
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Divisions of action. : ROUNDS
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Officials in Turkey. : AGAS
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Vandyke. : BEARD
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Vine with brittle pods. : PEANUT
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Divides equally. : PRORATES
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Electrical unit: Abbr. : AMP
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Word of apology. : SORRY
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Filch. : STEAL
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Slangy negative. : NOPE
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Respond. : REACT
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Basic French verb. : ETRE
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Jackets. : ETONS
42
Devoured. : ATEUP
44
British lexicon: Abbr. : OED
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Summer refreshment. : LEMONADE
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Trade-marks. : BRANDS
49
Palaestra. : ARENA
50
Abound. : TEEM
51
Wrestlers: Slang. : MATMEN
53
Six-shooters. : FIREARMS
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Italian wine town. : ASTI
58
New York vacation region. : ADIRONDACK
60
Run ___ (grow without control). : RIOT
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Puts into a carrier. : LADES
62
Quechuan. : INCA
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Arrangement: Comb. form. : TAXY
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Fine china. : SPODE
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Short piece of satire. : SKIT
Down
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Sculptor Lorado. : TAFT
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Gaelic land. : EIRE
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Shortly. : ANON
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Beach acquirement. : SUNTAN
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Name on many maps. : MERCATOR
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Certain shapes. : OVALS
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M. Coty. : RENE
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A language: Abbr. : ENG
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Solid, firm: Comb. form. : STEREO
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Exact. : ACCURATE
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National park in Wyoming. : GRANDTETON
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Sweet-smelling ointment. : NARD
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Certain children. : IMPS
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Lisbon's river. : TAGUS
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Sweeps. : OARS
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Utah's ___ Canyon. : BRYCE
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Jury. : PANEL
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Overplay. : EMOTE
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Courthouse in the news, April 9, 1865. : APPOMATTOX
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Talk idly. : PRATE
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Auriculate. : EARED
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Coasters. : SLEDS
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"How to ___ Book." : READA
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Great wickedness. : ENORMITY
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Fragrant garden plant. : TUBEROSE
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Old-time weapon. : SNEE
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Prink. : PREEN
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History. : ANNALS
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Medieval romantic hero. : AMADIS
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Enervated. : TIRED
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Trading post. : MART
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Great land mass. : ASIA
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Canine name. : FIDO
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Utter. : RANK
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Year during the Dark Ages. : MCCI
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Cards for three. : SKAT
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Skip stones. : DAP

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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