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New York Times, Thursday, September 19, 1957

Author:
H. L. Risteen
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 3,005
Across
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Oriental name. : OMAR
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Mitch Miller's instrument. : OBOE
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Operatic princess. : AIDA
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Historic waterway. : NILE
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"New Girl in Town." : GWENVERDON
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Former name of Mongolian capital. : URGA
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Term of affection. : ENDEARMENT
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Travel routes. : SEALANES
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Tag and others. : GAMES
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Sign of spring. : BUD
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Piece of earth. : CLOD
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Eye décor. : LASHES
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Turned face downward. : PRONATED
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Diminutive of a man's name. : ARTIE
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Toward the mouth. : ORAD
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Biblical name. : IRA
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Old-time vaudeville headliner. : PRESTIDIGITATOR
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Golfer's score. : PAR
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Containers. : KEGS
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Lower. : ABASE
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Supposed causes of magnetic phenomena. : SUNSPOTS
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What cairns are made of. : STONES
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Containers, larger than 40 Across. : TUNS
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Cote sound. : BAA
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City near Buffalo. : OLEAN
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Takes away (from). : DETRACTS
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Southern capital. : MONTGOMERY
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Kick. : BOOT
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It flows 2,000 miles into the Arabian Sea. : INDUSRIVER
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Contemporary playwright. : INGE
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Heroine of 1891. : TESS
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Move like a bird. : FLIT
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Smile. : BEAM
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Responsibility. : ONUS
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Swampland. : MIRE
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Water plant. : ALGA
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Very: Colloq. : REAL
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Admitted. : OWNED
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Articles of furniture. : BEDS
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Pronoun. : ONE
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Heroine of 1851. : EVA
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Fleet. : ARMADA
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Footnote word. : IDEM
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Accomplished. : DONE
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White ___. : ANTS
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Sort. : GENUS
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Work, in terms of its equivalent in heat. : ERGON
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Red as ___. : ABEET
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Rugged rocks. : CRAGS
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Early Napoleonic victory. : LODI
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Far North natives. : LAPPS
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Pianist from Chile. : ARRAU
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Severe. : STERN
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Pronoun. : HIS
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Overly fussy individuals. : PRIGS
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Person of power. : TITAN
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Irregular. : EROSE
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Challenges. : DARES
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Contemporary playwright. : ODETS
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Religious picture. : IKON
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Mongolian tribesman. : TATAR
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Finnish port. : ABO
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Condition. : STATUS
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Box sleighs. : PUNGS
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Follower of Bacchus. : SATYR
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Headwear. : BERET
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Overlook. : OMIT
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Forlorn. : LONE
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Positions on the scrimmage line. : ENDS
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Hindu deity. : DEVI
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Early Hebrew name for Nisan. : ABIB
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Pine fruit. : CONE
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Garb for Gaius. : TOGA
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Arrest. : STEM
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Yellow fish, variety of ide. : ORF
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Wire measure. : MIL

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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