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New York Times, Monday, January 9, 1956

67-Across : Port on Bougainville Island, S. Pacific.

Author:
J. F. Kelly
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J P Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
J. F. Kelly has 25 known pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,386
Across
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Washington V. I. P. : MESTA
6
Bell sound. : TOLL
10
The "lowing herd." : KINE
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First name in the political arena. : ADLAI
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Shout of exhilaration. : WHEE
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Star of "Pompey's Head." : EGAN
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Be deeply moved. : YEARN
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Hebrides island. : IONA
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New name to appear on the ticker. : FORD
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One adjective for the Boston Tea Party group. : ANTITAX
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"Truth or Consequences" originator. : EDWARDS
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Bubbly effect. : FROTH
26
___ Claire, Wisconsin. : EAU
27
Burning Tree player. : GOLFER
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Coming to pass. : ARRIVING
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Part of IOU. : OWE
36
Floor: Fr. : ETAGE
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Undomesticated. : FERAL
39
Plant bearing pods. : BEAN
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Sports place. : ARENA
43
Incarnation of Vishnu. : RAMA
44
Relative of the crane. : EGRET
46
Nonsinging Met star. : CROSS
48
Sign-off on a geometric problem. : QED
49
A choice carrying great odds. : LONGSHOT
51
Guntherism. : INSIDE
53
Non-pro sports set-up. : AAU
54
Alpine echo. : YODEL
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Its capital is Asmara. : ERITREA
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Go over the books again. : REAUDIT
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Welles role. : LEAR
65
Korean V. I. P. : RHEE
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Port on Bougainville Island, S. Pacific. : KIETA
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East Indian starch. : SAGO
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Hall of the silent harp. : TARA
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Acclaim. : ECLAT
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Theban diety. : AMON
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Retired. : ABED
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___ Robbia. : DELLA
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Central American. : MAYA
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Expected guest in Washington, Jan. 30. : EDEN
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Thin board. : SLAT
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Object of Uruguayan Pres. Berres' trip to U. S. : TARIFF
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English race course. : AINTREE
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Poetic form of "between." : TWIXT
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Exclamation of surprise. : OHO
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Soft consonant. : LENE
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Governor of Keystone state. : LEADER
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His hat is in the ring. : KEFAUVER
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Composer Stravinsky. : IGOR
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Fragrant ointment. : NARD
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Tips. : ENDS
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Artery. : AORTA
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Gamin. : WAIF
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Middleman between Ike and the Press. : HAGERTY
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"And here I am, and there you are." : GOBEL
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Town west of Binghamton, N. Y. : OWEGO
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Acquire mentally. : LEARN
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Site of U. of Nevada. : RENO
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Middle East natives. : IRAQI
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Dubbed. : NAMED
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Woodland space. : GLADE
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Test site, in Idaho, for atomic engines. : ARCO
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Old term for an electron. : NEGATRON
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Stage remark. : ASIDE
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Mikhail Romanov. : TSAR
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Transferred secretly. : SNEAKED
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Mexican President during Zapata revolt. : HUERTA
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Lumbermill viaduct. : SLUICE
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Echo. : OREAD
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Actress Lanchester. : ELSA
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A great amount: Colloq. : REAM
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False friend. : IAGO
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Great king of Israel. : AHAB
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Dingle. : DELL
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Proofreader's abbreviation. : ITAL
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Colloquial farewell. : TATA
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Before. : ERE

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

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