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New York Times, Saturday, September 21, 1957

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.40, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 9, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 18 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 3,007
Across
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Lebanese delegate to U. N. : MALIK
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Capital city east of Bergen. : OSLO
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Brunch or banquet. : MEAL
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"Two hearts that beat ___." : ASONE
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Orang ___. : UTAN
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London art gallery. : TATE
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Having the earth as a center. : GEOCENTRIC
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Type of operatic recording. : ARIA
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Saucy goose of "Friendly Persuasion." : SAMANTHA
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___ Chatham, William Pitt. : EARLOF
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Hem again. : RESEW
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Greens. : LAWNS
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Ready for plucking. : RIPE
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British group of historians: Abbr. : RHS
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Irish nationalists: Abbr. : IRA
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Intensified sound of surprise. : OOH
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Heraldic heirloom. : COATOFARMS
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Beyond one's wildest expectations. : TOOGOODTOBETRUE
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Areas astern, on ships. : AFTERDECKS
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Chemical suffix. : ENE
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"Three Men ___ Horse." : ONA
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Fade. : DIE
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Clipping. : SNIP
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Striped feline. : TIGER
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Greek name, equivalent of Rose. : RHODA
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Mountain ridges. : ARETES
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Spanish explorer. : CORONADO
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Indian noblewoman. : RANI
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National political party chairman. : PAULBUTLER
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Of the ear. : OTIC
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Actress Adams. : EDIE
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British statesman. : BEVAN
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Moments, for short. : SECS
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Minds the baby. : SITS
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Author of "Autumn Across America." : TEALE
Down
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Newsstand items: Abbr. : MAGS
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Cruising. : ASEA
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Symbol of weaver's craft. : LOOM
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___ of: Mailing direction. : INCARE
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New Hampshire city. : KEENE
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___ Herod (surpassed in violence), by Hamlet's standards. : OUTHERODED
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Summer stock companies, collectively. : STRAWHATCIRCUIT
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Chou En-___. : LAI
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At a former time. : ONCE
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Peak of Bible lore. : MTARARAT
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Supreme Court justice. : EARLWARREN
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Suffix of action. : ATION
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Toronto Maple ___. : LEAFS
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Copies of portions of the Bible: Abbr. : NTS
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What ___! : ALIFE
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A round, in music. : ROTA
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Fraternal order of Odd Fellows: Abbr. : IOOF
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Welcome adjective for screen hopefuls. : PHOTOGENIC
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Furnace openings. : STOKEHOLES
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Fishcake base. : COD
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Out of use: Abbr. : OBS
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Stage veteran Paul. : MUNI
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Leak gradually. : SEEP
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Study of heredity. : GENETICS
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To speak: Lat. : ORARE
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Trackman Wes. : SANTEE
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Starchy rootstocks. : TAROS
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Out of humor. : IRATE
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Circle: Poet. : ORB
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Uncertainty. : DOUBT
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Roman goddess of hope. : SPES
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Edison's middle name. : ALVA
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Do business. : DEAL
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Caen's river. : ORNE
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Dawn of the Christian era. : ADI

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 13 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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