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New York Times, Friday, September 13, 1957

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 30, Avg Word Len: 5.42, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,999
Across
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Mrs. Bruin. : SHEBEAR
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Storage places. : CELLARS
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Canada's 2d largest city. : TORONTO
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Isles of the Pacific. : OCEANIA
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Supposers. : OPINERS
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Bent for election. : RUNNING
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Hock, for instance. : WINE
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Log hut, in Siberia. : ISBA
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Loafs. : IDLES
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Throwing back. : REPELLING
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Pit or cavity. : FOSSA
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Ivory tooth. : TUSK
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Starchy seeds. : RICE
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___ of chivalry. : AGE
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Entryway. : GATE
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Thug of Paris. : APACHE
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Headline from Washington. : CIVILRIGHTSBILL
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Less bumpy. : EVENER
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Singer Ponselle. : ROSA
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Noah, in the Douay Bible. : NOE
45
Mind. : TEND
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Ellipsoidal. : OVAL
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Kind of beer. : LAGER
50
Foolish actions. : UNWISDOMS
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Place of business, in Italy. : BANCO
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Neighbor of Yemen. : ASIR
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Subject to raillery. : TWIT
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Bulldog ___. : EDITION
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Tell. : NARRATE
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Unthroned. : DEPOSED
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Gathered the leftovers. : GLEANED
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Trap setters. : SNARERS
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Retailers. : SELLERS
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Pack away. : STOW
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Pueblo Indian. : HOPI
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Albion's neighbor. : ERIN
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Funny mistakes. : BONERS
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Compass point. : ENE
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Off the bottom, as an anchor. : ATRIP
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Dante Gabriel ___. : ROSSETTI
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Island makers of the South Seas. : CORALS
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Old French coin. : ECU
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Red Revolutionist. : LENIN
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Seizure of free homestead territory. : LANDGRAB
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Plant yielding indigo. : ANIL
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Russian hemp. : RINE
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Droops. : SAGS
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Kentucky region. : BLUEGRASS
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Below-par score in golf. : EAGLE
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Indonesian chiné silks. : IKATS
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Diamond surface. : FACET
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Gothic arch. : OGIVE
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Alarm time. : SEVEN
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Fancy cakework. : ICING
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The girl for Daphnis. : CHLOE
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Kind of fisherman. : EELER
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Guide mark. : ARROW
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Biblical song. : PSALM
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Introducer to. : INDUCTOR
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Possessions. : HOLDINGS
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Food. : VIANDS
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Of the stars. : ASTRAL
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Enemy of sleep. : NOISE
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Papal collar. : ORALE
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Oyster "grounds." : BEDS
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British Middle East stronghold. : ADEN
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Asiatic palm. : NIPA
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Decline in power. : WANE
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Roman road. : ITER
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Spreads grass. : TEDS
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Poetic adverb. : OER
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Initials of a Southern hero. : REL

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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