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New York Times, Wednesday, January 25, 1956

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { B K Q V W Y }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,402
Across
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Lure of the new TV sets. : COLOR
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Powder ingredient. : TALC
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Pillow cover. : SHAM
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Actress MacMahon. : ALINE
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Aroma. : ODOR
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Dunce cap shape. : CONE
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Stick-to-the-ribs soup. : MINESTRONE
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Our information agency. : USIA
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Haphazard try. : POTSHOT
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16th century man-of-war. : GALLEON
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Export of Bolivia. : TIN
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Fretful. : PETULANT
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Cold drink with herbs. : JULEP
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Conclude by reasoning. : DEDUCE
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On. : ATOP
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Skillet. : PAN
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Fur. : REDFOX
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Liquid measure: Abbr. : GAL
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Vehement declamations. : TIRADES
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Card game. : RUM
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Tool for forming. : SHAPER
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Poetic contraction. : TIS
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City on the Arno. : PISA
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Ecclesiastical test. : EXAMEN
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Demolishes. : RAZES
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Affirms anew. : RESTATES
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Norse goddess. : HEL
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Asiatic country. : ARMENIA
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Fasten afresh. : REPASTE
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Brace. : PAIR
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Sales. : CLEARANCES
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Capri or Man. : ISLE
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Publicizes. : AIRS
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Lots: Colloq. : SCADS
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Legal document. : DEED
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Laban's elder daughter. : LEAH
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Past, present or future. : TENSE
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Where a baseball team trains. : CAMP
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Hodgepodge. : OLIO
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Companion of blue serge. : LINT
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Cousin of the turkey trot. : ONESTEP
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Transport to a second city. : RESHIP
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Wrongful act. : TORT
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___ Annie of "Oklahoma!" : ADO
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Yearned. : LONGED
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Beings. : CREATURES
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Rowed. : SCULLED
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Old Testament book. : HOSEA
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Negative ion. : ANION
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Signified. : MEANT
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Metric ___, 1000 kilograms. : TON
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Well-known couple. : LUCES
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Roman household gods. : PENATES
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Cuts unevenly. : JAGS
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Where part of the Wasatch Range is. : UTAH
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Girl in popular song of '55. : LOLA
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Patriotic ladies: Abbr. : DAR
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Reminiscent of Kidd. : PIRATICAL
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Form into tufts. : FRIZ
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Tributary of the Humber. : OUSE
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Memorable time. : XMAS
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Lyndon Johnson, for instance. : TEXAN
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Noise. : DIN
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Ceased gradually (with "out"). : PETERED
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Player of "heavy" movie roles. : PALANCE
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Ear of maize. : MEALIE
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Meal. : REPAST
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Abrupt. : RAPID
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Clean the blackboard. : ERASE
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Liberace asset. : SMILE
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Pronoun. : HER
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Foolhardy. : RASH
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Scrutinize. : SCAN
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Spreads for drying. : TEDS
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Actual being. : ESSE
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Noteworthy period. : ERA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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