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New York Times, Friday, January 20, 1956

Author:
Roberta Morse
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 0, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Roberta H. Morse has 64 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,397
Across
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Short for a canvas cover. : TARP
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Of a star: Comb. form. : ASTRO
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Weight. : HEFT
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"Una Voce Poco Fa," for example. : ARIA
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Assert with emphasis. : SWEAR
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Eli. : YALE
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Small. : MEAN
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A pompous official. : PANJANDRUM
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Big cats. : PANTHERS
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Part of the eye. : CORNEA
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Strike with great surprise. : ASTOUND
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Capital of the Fijis. : SUVA
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See 41 Across. : MRS
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South American balsam tree. : TOLU
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Bond clippings: Abbr. : CPS
30
An operatic "Chorus." : ANVIL
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Headgear. : PANAMAHAT
35
Rich soil. : LOAM
36
Hog-like mammal. : TAPIR
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Window part. : PANE
38
Paean of praise. : PANEGYRIC
40
Diagonal spar for a sail. : SPRIT
41
Pronoun. : SHE
42
Wiles. : ARTS
43
Grassland. : LEA
44
Oh me! Oh my! : ALAS
45
Most important parts. : KERNELS
49
Elect, in theology. : CHOSEN
52
Helen Keller, for example. : ALABAMAN
53
Beggar. : PANHANDLER
55
French author. : GIDE
56
The dovekie auk. : ALLE
57
Item in a medicine cabinet. : IODIN
58
Relative of Nell and Nora. : ELLA
59
Useful beans. : SOYS
60
The Campbells and others. : CLANS
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Pursue. : SEEK
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Florida city near St. Petersburg. : TAMPA
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Places. : AREAS
3
Laughing. : RIANT
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Marcel Marceau's art. : PANTOMIME
5
Tremulous trees. : ASPENS
6
Lawn. : SWARD
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Decades. : TENS
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British rule in India. : RAJ
9
Far-seeing and authoritative. : ORACULAR
10
Nine-headed serpent slain by Hercules. : HYDRA
11
Get as a consequence. : EARN
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Pipe. : FLUE
13
Musical theme. : TEMA
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New: Latin. : NOVUM
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Pitch. : HURL
24
Of the speed of sound. : SONIC
26
Carpet or wall hanging. : TAPIS
27
Burn slightly. : CHAR
28
Polish lady. : PANI
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Printing direction. : STET
30
Dolomites. : ALPS
31
Character in "The Green Pastures." : NOAH
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Wind direction finder. : VANE
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Fractions. : PARTS
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Perquisites. : APPANAGES
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Despotic. : TYRANNIC
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Roman helmet. : GALEA
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Belgrade citizen. : SERB
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Finds out. : LEARNS
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Residue. : ASHES
45
Little: German. : KLEIN
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Hero of "South Pacific." : EMILE
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Kitchen implement. : LADLE
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Lead from a singleton. : SNEAK
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Auditors: Abbr. : CPAS
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Nimbus. : HALO
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Exclusively. : ONLY
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Former diva. : ALDA
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Monetary unit: Abbr. : DOL

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

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