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New York Times, Saturday, January 7, 1956

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,384
Across
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Early Briton. : PICT
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Formerly. : ERST
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Formulates. : CASTS
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Aggrieved: Slang. : SORE
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A Chaplin wife. : LITA
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Perceptive. : AWARE
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___ bill. : TWODOLLAR
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Pry. : LEVER
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Wood cutter. : SAW
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Devout voyager. : PILGRIM
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Changeling. : OAF
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Goddess of hope. : SPES
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Evening: Poet. : EEN
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Cunning ways. : ARTS
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Upholstered pieces. : SOFAS
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Muddles. : ADDLES
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___-deucy, kind of backgammon. : ACEY
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Part of the union merger. : CIO
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Leaves out. : OMITS
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Subtitle of "Othello." : THEMOOROFVENICE
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Overstrict. : STERN
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Small deer. : ROE
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"___ corny as Kansas . . . " : IMAS
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Weavers of the Southwest. : NAVAJO
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Moveless. : INERT
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Strip of wood. : SLAT
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Gold: Span. : ORO
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Takes its course. : GOES
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This is corny too. : COB
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Pertaining to Apollo. : PYTHIAN
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Object. : END
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River ___, Michigan. : ROUGE
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Deep-seated. : INGRAINED
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Business property. : ASSET
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Social hanger-on. : SNOB
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___ were (so to speak). : ASIT
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Bakers' shovels. : PEELS
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Rank beginner. : TYRO
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Norse name. : NELS
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Hists! : PSTS
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Great corn state. : IOWA
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Signs of age. : CROWSFEET
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Hitter Kluszewski. : TED
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Island S. W. of Manhattan. : ELLIS
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Streamlet. : RILL
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Character along the rialto. : STAGEDOORJOHNNY
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Describing a road surface. : TARRED
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Without fright. : CALM
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Deep wonder. : AWE
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Taste. : SAVOR
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Rare delight. : TREAT
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Feudal peasants. : SERFS
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Flings wide: Poet. : OPES
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Chorus refrain, 43 Across. : INLOVE
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Recompense. : PAYMENT
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Unintelligent. : ASININE
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Convened. : SAT
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Noted name in journalism. : OCHS
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Tune. : AIR
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Uncle: Dial. : EME
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Naval escort. : CONVOY
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Important instinctive ability. : TIMESENSE
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Deface. : SCAR
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Mouths: Lat. : ORA
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Prefecture in China: Var. : FOO
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Successor to D. S. T. : EST
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Sterling performer. : ARTIST
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New Rochelle college. : IONA
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Morsel. : SCRAP
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Relax. : LOOSE
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Mistreatment. : ABUSE
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A queen of the screen. : GARBO
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Darlings. : PETS
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Russian prince. : IGOR
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Dog on TV. : NEIL
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Bugs' bane. : DDTS
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Set like jelly. : GEL
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Scotsman's name. : IAN

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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