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New York Times, Wednesday, January 18, 1956

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 302 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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1
Equalizing allowance. : ODDS
5
Poky. : SLOW
9
Chico's brother. : HARPO
14
Zilpah was her handmaid. : LEAH
15
African tree. : COLA
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Affaire d'___. : AMOUR
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Take to the skies. : AERO
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Chowchow. : HODGEPODGE
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Statue on the Capitol Dome. : FREEDOM
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High-speeder. : EXPRESS
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Plug. : BOOST
25
___ Juana. : TIA
26
Recipe direction. : CHILL
28
Fiend overcome by Christian, in "Pilgrim's Progress." : APOLLYON
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Slight, hollow structure. : SHELL
34
Uncivil. : SURLY
35
Period. : ERA
36
Senator from Alabama. : HILL
37
Fruit of the fir. : CONES
38
Frolic. : PLAY
39
What "stingo" is. : ALE
40
Person who is kind and gentle. : SOFTY
41
Featherbrains. : DOLTS
42
Small details. : MINUTIAE
44
Father of David. : JESSE
45
Kinsman: Abbr. : REL
46
Strike fear into. : DAUNT
48
U. S. Navy men. : SEABEES
52
Secret. : CRYPTIC
56
Headliner of 1936. : EDWARDVIII
58
Killer whale. : ORCA
59
Bypast. : AGONE
60
Results. : ENDS
61
Distress. : NEED
62
Whig President, 1841-1845. : TYLER
63
Political cartoonist. : NAST
64
Cousins of the threadfish. : EELS
Down
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Crown Prince of Norway. : OLAF
2
Hart or hind. : DEER
3
Be fearless. : DARE
4
Large wading bird, allied to the heron. : SHOEBILL
5
Tutor. : SCHOOL
6
Weaver's frames. : LOOMS
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Venerable. : OLD
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Engage in. : WAGE
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By good fortune. : HAPPILY
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Not concerned with ethical quality. : AMORAL
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Cycled. : RODE
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Small dogs. : PUGS
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Smelter's substances. : ORES
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Praises highly. : EXTOLS
21
Figurine. : DOLL
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Twitted. : TAUNTED
26
Ingredient in pepper pot. : CHILI
27
Eloping lady in "Tiger At the Gates." : HELEN
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Victim. : PREY
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Whoop and yippee. : YELLS
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Talk loftily. : ORATE
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Certain votes. : NAYS
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Pinchbeck. : SHAM
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Parlor piece. : SOFA
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Formed spirals. : COILED
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Defer. : POSTPONE
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Helmsman. : STEERER
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Answer in the negative. : DENY
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Elegant in manners. : URBANE
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Earl Warren, for example. : JURIST
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Nitric and citric. : ACIDS
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See 34 Down. : SEAT
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Ready to fly off the handle. : EDGY
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M. P.'s concern. : AWOL
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Norse name. : SVEN
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Loblolly. : TREE
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Where Reykjavik is: Abbr. : ICEL
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Their manners are not 43 Down. : CADS
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Dog ___ manger. : INA

Answer summary: 9 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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