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New York Times, Saturday, September 28, 1957

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J X }, Scrabble score: 313 (avg 1.64)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 3,014

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Across
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Zephyr's point of origin. : WEST
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Take off the cream. : SKIM
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Burn dry. : PARCH
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Nostalgic feeling. : ACHE
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O'Neill heroine. : ANNA
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The pride of Nebraska. : OMAHA
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The pride of Germany. : RHINELAND
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Stately French dance. : PAVAN
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___ up (finish). : MOP
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Storied temples. : PAGODAS
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Old times. : ELD
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Made haste. : SPED
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Part of a machine. : COG
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Black as night. : INKY
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Western lake resort. : TAHOE
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Homer's wine-dark sea. : AEGEAN
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Test without paper. : ORAL
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Gloucester's cape. : ANN
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Diminutive of a girl's name. : NETTIE
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Officials overseas. : DIPLOMATICCORPS
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Garment part. : SLEEVE
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Versatile plant. : SOY
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Cartoonist Thomas. : NAST
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Boat for a sculler and two rowers. : RANDAN
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Home for a brave. : TEPEE
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Du Bose Heyward character. : BESS
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Pat. : DAB
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Electrical safety device. : FUSE
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Cross tide. : RIP
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Ground. : TERRAIN
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Girl's name meaning life. : ZOE
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Harmonize. : AGREE
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Escamillo and others. : TOREADORS
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Clip the wool from. : SHEAR
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Den. : LAIR
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Five: Fr. : CINQ
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Grim. : STERN
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Small whirl. : EDDY
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15th day of March. : IDES
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Near to guessing right: Colloq. : WARM
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Yodeler's delight. : ECHO
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Navy neat. : SHIPSHAPE
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Greenback. : TEN
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Convenient dish. : SALAD
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Knot in wood. : KNAG
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Famous travel narrative and satire. : INNOCENTSABROAD
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To Noel Coward, a midday sun fan. : MADDOG
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Boston concert. : POPS
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League of doctors. : AMA
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Black. : RAVEN
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Soft limestone. : CHALK
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Skilled with tools. : HANDY
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Weapon for swordplay. : EPEE
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Insurance company. : AGENCY
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Trendex workers. : POLLERS
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Chants. : INTONES
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Bushy clumps. : TODS
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Seed coat. : ARIL
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Anthology. : ANA
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Guardian of the atom. : AEC
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___ honorable (formal apology). : AMENDE
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Four-sided figure with two parallel sides. : TRAPEZOID
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___ dixit (dogmatic statement): Lat. : IPSE
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Family contemporary with the Medici. : ESTE
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Eggs. : OVA
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Charged particle. : ION
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Rosa of "David Copperfield." : DARTLE
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Bowfin. : TUNA
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Hat material. : BRASS
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Rowing crew. : EIGHT
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Lark. : SPREE
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Most spirited. : FIERY
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Gull. : TERN
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Waterless. : ARID
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River of France. : ORNE
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Titles of courtesy: Abbr. : ESQS
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Corn spike. : EAR
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601. : DCI

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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