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VOTER'S CHOICE

New York Times, Sunday, September 22, 1957

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 130, Blocks: 62, Avg Word Len: 5.83, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 545 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 143, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 20
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 3,008
Across
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___ it out (waits anxiously). : SWEATS
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___ lazuli. : LAPIS
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Enjoys in common. : SHARES
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British portion of Borneo. : SARAWAK
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Newsworthy happening. : EVENT
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Accumulate. : STOREUP
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Gorged. : OVERATE
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Maidenly. : GIRLY
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Trunks. : LUGGAGE
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Permission to use. : LOAN
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Certain inalienable things: Abbr. : RTS
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Fined. : AMERCED
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Pointed arch. : OGEE
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Table scrap. : ORT
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Boasting. : JACTITATION
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Incline. : TEND
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Indian chief. : NEHRU
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Long-legged wader. : HERON
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Where Uspallata Pass is. : ANDES
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Never: Ger. : NIE
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Unruly passions. : GREEDS
43
Seaweed. : VAREC
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Arranged in succession. : SERIATED
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Snake or Digger Indians. : PIUTES
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Signs in music. : NATURALS
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En tout ___ (at all events): Fr. : CAS
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Crop in with Illinois leads. : CORN
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Play like Elvis. : STRUM
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East Indian plant. : SESAME
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First in political roll-call. : ALABAMA
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Waxy preparations. : CERATES
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Water wheel. : NORIA
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Phrase for subjects of campaign promises. : POLITICALREFORMATIONS
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On ___ (busy). : THEGO
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Outcoming one. : EMERGER
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Retroussé tilt. : UPSLANT
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Fruit of elm or ash. : SAMARA
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J'___ (I had): Fr. : AVAIS
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Adjective suffix. : ATIC
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Cape or headland. : RAS
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Slot machine buy. : CIGARETS
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Sheen. : LUSTRE
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Alpha ___, star inhabited in science fiction. : CENTAURI
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Clear sky. : ETHER
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Barked. : YELPED
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Zoo denizen. : APE
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Popular crooner. : LAINE
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Competing swain. : RIVAL
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One of the Brontës. : EMILY
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Marbles. : MIBS
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Humiliation. : DEGRADATION
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Female ruff. : REE
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The jig ___. : ISUP
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Lower in rank. : DISRATE
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Old long measure. : ELL
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Nativity celebrators. : MAGI
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Ask for. : SOLICIT
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Namesakes of late Met star. : EZIOS
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Follower of Lamaism. : TIBETAN
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Consuming hunger. : EDACITY
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Rhee's capital. : SEOUL
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When Hesperus is seen. : EVENING
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Character in "Porgy." : SERENA
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Wagnerian role. : SENTA
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Take away. : DEDUCT
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Enjoyer of flavor. : SAVORER
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Encircle. : WREATHE
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Make a living. : EARN
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Away: Scot. : AWA
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Chief range of the Czech Carpathians. : TATRA
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Sidesplitting fellow: Slang. : SKETCH
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Chicken serving. : LEG
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Member of SAC. : AVIATOR
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Something new for New Yorkers. : PERMANENTREGISTRATION
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Creek. : INLET
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Austrian mining province. : STYRIA
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Buttonlike device. : STUD
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Berkshire. : HOG
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Cousin of shoptalk. : ARGOT
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Laboratory substance. : REAGENT
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Empress of the French, 1853–71. : EUGENIE
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Promoted. : SPEEDED
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___ as (during the time that). : SOLONG
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One of Anne Page's suitors. : SLENDER
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Man's name. : STEVEN
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Advertiser's target. : CONSUMER
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Pertaining to the courts. : JUDICATORIAL
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Charmian's associate. : IRAS
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Congressman: Abbr. : REP
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Epochs. : ERAS
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Film world of 30 years ago. : SILENTSCREEN
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The Finns. : SUOMI
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Water bottles. : CARAFES
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Absolve: Arch. : ASSOIL
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Sign of passage. : TRACE
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Instruct. : TUTOR
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Navy officers: Abbr. : CAPTS
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Word of salutation. : ALOHA
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Gov. Holmes' capital. : SALEM
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Saw-toothed. : SERRATE
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Making a noisy din. : AROAR
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Heroine of Lessing drama. : MINNA
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Sails toward sunrise. : EASTS
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Phrase for a circus headliner. : BIGACT
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Former duchy, NW Germany. : CLEVE
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Former P. M. of U. S. A. : SMUTS
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Poisons obtained from almonds. : AMARINES
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What ___! : APITY
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Water: Span. : AGUA
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Having ears. : AURATE
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Dullness. : ARIDITY
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Money in Sofia. : LEVA
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Tree. : ELM
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Smocks. : CAMISES
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Isolated event. : EPISODE
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Galactic. : NEBULAR
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Safe retreat. : HIDEOUT
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Like Edward Teach. : PIRATIC
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Like Beau Brummell. : ELEGANT
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Changing color. : DYEING
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The right to go out. : EGRESS
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Spoke in graceful rhythm. : LILTED
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Flavorful part. : SPICE
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Cut off an upper deck. : RAZEE
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Evergreen tree. : OLIVE
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Tree of Asia. : DITA
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Diner's concern. : MENU
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Redlegs' home town: Abbr. : CIN
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Arab name of Moroccan seaport. : SLA
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Garden plot. : BED

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 12 debuted here and reused later, 19 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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