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New York Times, Monday, January 16, 1956

Author:
Herbert Lyle
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { B Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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Across
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Equipment for Cortina d'Ampezzo events. : SKIS
5
Weasel. : STOAT
10
Large amount. : MASS
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Hip joint. : COXA
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Of the sound phase of a broadcast. : AUDIO
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English essayist. : ELIA
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Cruiser. : SHIP
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Popular band leader. : FREDWARING
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Cause for celebration in Argentina. : LAPRENSA
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Sets in order. : FIXES
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Religious reformer and martyr. : HUSS
24
Old language: Abbr. : LAT
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Office worker. : TYPIST
28
Most unrefined. : COARSEST
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Author of "Something of Value." : RUARK
34
Why: German. : WARUM
35
Vehicle. : CAR
36
Port in Israel. : ACRE
37
Propelled a boat. : OARED
38
Plumlike fruit. : SLOE
39
Dessert. : ICE
40
Incarcerates. : JAILS
41
Dizzy and Daffy. : DEANS
42
Molière hero. : TARTUFFE
44
Barrens. : WASTES
45
Hospital workers: Abbr. : RNS
46
Throw. : CAST
47
___ barrier. : SONIC
50
Dixie Senator. : SMATHERS
54
Latest Costain title. : THETONTINE
56
Gather. : REAP
58
European country. : EIRE
59
To love: Fr. : AIMER
60
Inhabitant of 58 Across. : CELT
61
Inadequate. : POOR
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___ conference. : PRESS
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Members of a brotherhood. : ELKS
Down
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Sciences: Abbr. : SCS
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Cosmetic for the eyelids. : KOHL
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Lily plant. : IXIA
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Deep-blue corundum. : SAPPHIRE
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Most trustworthy. : SAFEST
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Converts. : TURNS
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Literary forms. : ODES
8
Milanov role. : AIDA
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Broken fibers of flax. : TOW
10
Actual facts, good or bad. : MERITS
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Girl's name. : ALIX
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Mathematical ratio. : SINE
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Declines in value. : SAGS
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Old MacDonald had one. : AFARM
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Sweetened biscuit. : RUSK
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Praise. : LAUD
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Characteristic. : TRAIT
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State flower of New Mexico. : YUCCA
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Cutter. : PARER
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Popular band leader. : CARLE
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Mesabi Range products. : ORES
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Brilliancy. : ECLAT
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Tributary of the Rhone. : SAONE
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Lock. : TRESS
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Neglected child. : WAIF
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Simpletons. : OAFS
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Ancient Roman coin. : SESTERCE
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Small finch. : JUNCO
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Small amount. : DASH
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More commonplace. : TRITER
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Stage star. : WATERS
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Candy ___. : CANES
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Grade in rank. : STEP
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Senator Bender's state. : OHIO
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Foe of early Christians. : NERO
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Commotion. : STIR
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Jester. : MIME
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Dance. : REEL
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Medical notable. : SALK
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Be off guard. : NAP
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Units of measure: Abbr. : PTS

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

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