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New York Times, Wednesday, January 11, 1956

Author:
Jules Arensberg
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Jules Arensberg has 95 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,388
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Unchanged. : SAME
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Oriental title. : PASHA
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Another oriental title. : BABA
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Tiny power device. : TRANSISTOR
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Black. : EBON
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TV's Salome. : EARTHAKITT
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A capital city: Abbr. : LOND
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Work steadily. : PLY
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Unicum. : ONER
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Oven product. : LOAVES
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Lemberg. : LWOW
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Motherless calf. : DOGIE
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High old times. : SPREES
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Bottom of the Hudson. : RIVERBED
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Net. : CLEAR
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Beneficiary. : DONEE
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Mexican cheer. : OLE
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Irritate. : RASP
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Vee. : FIVER
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Artless. : NAIF
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Congressional product. : ACT
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Is resilient. : GIVES
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Strong point. : FORTE
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Spiced. : PEPPERED
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Translate. : RENDER
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One of the Davises. : ELMER
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Put to work. : HIRE
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Importance. : STRESS
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Cartoonist Goldberg. : RUBE
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Huzza. : RAH
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Hibernia. : ERIN
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Noted garden dwellers. : ADAMANDEVE
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Essential part. : ROOT
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Background for a story. : LOCALCOLOR
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Whirl. : EDDY
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Rectify. : EMEND
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Newcastle's river. : TYNE
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Dance maneuver. : STEP
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Russian sea. : ARAL
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___ Jean Eisenhower. : MARY
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Noun or adjective suffix. : ENT
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Spinets. : PIANOS
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To one side. : ASKEW
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Petty rumbullion. : STIR
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Just arrived. : HOT
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Esthete. : ARTLOVER
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Nashua's old Maryland home. : BELAIR
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Square-shooting. : ABOVEBOARD
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___ of contention. : BONE
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Connectives. : ANDS
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Party with presents. : SHOWER
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Molding. : OGEE
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___ Year. : LEAP
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Sups. : DINES
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Used and discarded. : SCRAP
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Short street. : PLACE
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Relative of a coffee break. : RESTPERIOD
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Gallivanted. : ROVED
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Upper crust. : ELITE
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Put off. : DEFER
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Springboard expert. : DIVER
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Occasion for bargains. : FIRESALE
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No part. : NONE
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Works of art. : GEMS
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Playwright Molnar. : FERENC
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Prosperity. : PLENTY
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Coarse. : RIBALD
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Benevolent. : HUMAN
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Yellowed. : SERE
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Walked on. : TROD
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People. : RACE
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Bank on. : RELY
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Stratford's river. : AVON
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A way of saying "ad sum." : HERE
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Canada's former status: Abbr. : DOM
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Staccato mark. : DOT

Answer summary: 7 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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