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New York Times, Friday, September 20, 1957

31-Down : Wine.

Author:
Mary D. Weisser
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 3,006
Across
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Spirit or deity of ancient Greece. : DAEMON
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Work in concert. : COACT
12
Turkish Premier. : MENDERES
14
Prom flower. : ORCHID
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One of a ruling group. : OLIGARCH
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Iron range in Minnesota. : MESABI
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Director of "12 Angry Men." : LUMET
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Biblical weeds. : TARES
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Tie fabric. : REP
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Old oath. : EGAD
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Belgian province. : NAMUR
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Find fault. : CARP
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Salt: Fr. : SEL
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Russian measure of distance. : VERST
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Child actress Evelyn of "Eloise" fame. : RUDIE
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Marbles. : MIGS
29
Disdainful manner. : HAUTEUR
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Hog. : SWINE
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Dens. : LAIRS
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Shah of Iran. : PAHLEVI
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Pure and simple. : MERE
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Relics of ancient times. : RUINS
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Hudson River town. : NYACK
40
Country mail: Abbr. : RFD
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Feminine ending. : ETTE
44
Defaces. : SCARS
45
Stick: Sp. : PALO
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Clique. : SET
47
Karim and Aly. : KHANS
48
Sudden blow: Colloq. : FACER
49
Trifles. : TRIVIA
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Sudanese capital. : KHARTOUM
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Great name in the theatre. : ONEILL
54
Washington team. : SENATORS
55
Actor Flynn. : ERROL
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Smooth, glossy fabrics. : SATINS
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Inundate. : DELUGE
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Sentient being. : ANIMAL
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Served as a border to. : EDGED
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Food. : MEAT
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Scottish Peace Prize winner. : ORR
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Olympian quaffs. : NECTARS
7
Promising performer. : COMER
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Product of 17 Across. : ORES
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___ Pay. or Rec., in business shorthand. : ACS
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Participant in a party game. : CHARADER
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Roman emperor, A. D. 14 to 37. : TIBERIUS
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Burrowing mammals. : MOLES
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Counterfeits. : SHAMS
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Seven-star constellation. : DIPPER
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Book of the Bible. : RUTH
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Israeli desert. : NEGEV
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Attractive girl: Slang. : CUTIE
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Tropical verdure. : VINES
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"Something of Value" author. : RUARK
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Creator of Pooh, Piglet, etc. : MILNE
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Guinness and others. : ALECS
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Wine. : SAUTERNE
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American poet. : WHITTIER
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Magic word. : PRESTO
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Ancient Peruvian. : INCA
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Swamps. : MARSHES
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Stadium players. : YANKS
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Collegiate coat. : RACOON
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___-de-lis, emblems of France. : FLEURS
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College buildings. : DORMS
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Auxiliary verb. : SHALL
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Singer Page. : PATTI
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Measure used in France. : KILO
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College group. : FRAT
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Man: Lat. : VIR
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Library collection. : ANA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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