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New York Times, Tuesday, September 3, 1957

Author:
Jules Arensberg
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 322 (avg 1.67)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Jules Arensberg has 95 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,989
Across
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Summer refuge. : CAMP
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Hard-grained wheat. : SPELT
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A predecessor of N. K. V. D. : OGPU
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Liliaceous plant. : ALOE
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Public health concern. : POLIO
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On the ___ (immediately). : NAIL
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Business man of a sort. : PAWNBROKER
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Rhea's cousin. : EMEU
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River ducks. : PINTAILS
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Potatoes: Dial. : TATERS
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Esthetic pursuits. : ARTS
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Black ___. : WIDOW
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Revolutionary figure. : EMIGRE
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The peccadillos of youth. : WILDOATS
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Wooden duck. : DECOY
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Campus buildings. : HALLS
33
Greek letter. : RHO
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Author Phillpotts. : EDEN
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Playwright Spewack. : BELLA
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A time to remember. : DDAY
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Infuriated. : MAD
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Pungent. : SALTY
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Sand: Lat. : ARENA
40
The "Rock." : ALCATRAZ
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Metallic sounds. : CLANKS
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Jesse ___, famous runner. : OWENS
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Faculty member: Abbr. : PROF
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Great wickedness. : INFAMY
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Mushrooms. : SHOOTSUP
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Music lover's item. : HIFI
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What auto-da-fé means. : ACTOFFAITH
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Swiss-French author Claude ___. : ANET
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Laughing. : RIANT
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Habilimented. : CLAD
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Accomplishes. : DOES
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Venetian officials. : DOGES
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Flip. : TOSS
Down
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Creator of Lower Slobbovia. : CAPP
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Turkish regiment. : ALAI
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Cut. : MOWN
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Building on the Potomac. : PENTAGON
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Pixy. : SPRITE
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Adjuncts of country homes. : POOLS
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Moose's relatives. : ELKS
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Stretch. : LIE
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Mexican flapjack. : TORTILLA
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Be ___ many for (overwhelm). : ONETOO
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Poacher's nemesis. : GAMEWARDEN
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Buttress. : PIER
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Eskimo knives. : ULUS
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American playwright. : BARRY
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Subjoins. : ADDS
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Science author Ley. : WILLY
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Dropsy. : EDEMA
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Decoration. : MEDAL
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Summer quaff. : ICEDCOFFEE
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Chopin specialty. : WALTZ
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Show gratitude. : THANK
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Useful beans. : SOYAS
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Woe is me!: Fr. : HELAS
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Part of a farm. : BARNYARD
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Basis of S. S. S. : DRAFTACT
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Part of a pipe. : STEM
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At a distance. : ALOOF
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Expects. : AWAITS
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Small farms, in Britain. : CROFTS
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Transmitter and receiver. : PHONE
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"___ a little pony . . . " : IHAD
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Spanish boy. : NINO
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Cervine beast. : STAG
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Structure in or near a 35 Down. : SILO
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Actress Hagen and namesakes. : UTAS
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Doctorates. : PHDS
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Labor group. : CIO

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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