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New York Times, Tuesday, January 24, 1956

Author:
Helen Fasulo
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { X }, Scrabble score: 312 (avg 1.67)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Helen Fasulo has 94 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,401
Across
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Praise unduly. : PUFF
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Moroccan capital. : RABAT
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Bluish-green. : AQUA
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Normandy town. : STLO
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The villain, in stage parlance. : HEAVY
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Finnish poem. : RUNE
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Sad and sentimental play. : TEARJERKER
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Puerto ___. : RICO
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Term of endearment. : SWEETIE
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Female warrior of Greek myth. : AMAZON
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Malevolence. : HATE
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Wildebeests. : GNUS
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Ecclesiastic of TV. : SHEEN
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___ Bernard. : SAINT
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Of small number. : FEW
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Badger. : HARASS
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Narrow opening. : SLIT
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Britain's West Point: Abbr. : RMA
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Cortex. : RIND
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Seat of government of Bolivia. : LAPAZ
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Draw ___ (stop). : REIN
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Harvard's friendly enemy. : ELI
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A ___ a dozen (cheap). : DIME
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First woman to swim the Channel. : EDERLE
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Very small. : WEE
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Pertaining to. : ANENT
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Is tractable. : OBEYS
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Put under contract. : SIGN
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Lie at anchor. : RIDE
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Congressional adjournment. : RECESS
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Jersey. : SINGLET
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Dull pain. : ACHE
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Wrestling hold. : HALFNELSON
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Relative of the herring. : SHAD
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Pope's ceremonial scarf. : ORALE
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Relaxation. : EASE
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Shetland. : PONY
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Lighting facility of early days. : TAPER
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Gold miner's treasure. : DUST
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Listen! : PST
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Red men. : UTES
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Crack. : FLAW
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Part of the face. : FOREHEAD
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Clark Gable role. : RHETT
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Robbers' roosts. : AERIES
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Cook. : BAKE
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Prayer. : AVE
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Oppress. : TYRANNIZE
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French city. : ARRAS
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Popular type of TV program. : QUIZ
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Strange: Scot. : UNCO
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Eternity. : AEON
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Popular attire. : JEANS
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Comic strip character. : MUTT
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Arizona river. : GILA
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Virago. : SHREW
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___ Selassie, Ethiopian emperor. : HAILE
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Sergeant Bilko. : ERNIE
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Poplar tree. : ASPEN
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Jacques, for example. : FRERE
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One of the Brontës. : EMILY
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Lessens. : WANES
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Type of weapon. : SLINGSHOT
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Word of agreement. : AMEN
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Opposed any authority. : REBELLED
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Platform. : DAIS
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Clever device. : DODGE
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Worthless bauble. : TRIFLE
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Down at heel. : SEEDY
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Hidden. : INNER
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Rough sound. : RASP
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Principle of radar. : ECHO
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Charlie ___. : CHAN
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Provocation to duel. : SLAP
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Jacob's elder brother. : ESAU
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Throw carelessly. : TOSS
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Macaw. : ARA
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Bed hanging for tropical climates. : NET

Answer summary: 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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