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TRADES PEOPLE

New York Times, Sunday, October 14, 1956

Author:
Jules Arensberg
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 176, Blocks: 80, Avg Word Len: 5.10, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 684 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 120, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 15, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 23
Jules Arensberg has 95 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,665
Across
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Ballet with Delibes music. : NAILA
6
Lucius or Will. : BEEBE
11
Ancient Greek pitcher. : OLPE
15
Troy's ordeal. : SIEGE
20
Owner of the Phillies. : BOBCARPENTER
22
Prominent chairman. : PAULBUTLER
24
Perennial best-selling author. : ERLESGARDNER
25
Alias 24 Across. : PERRYMASON
26
Make ___ of it. : AGO
27
Confident. : SURE
28
Sheik's land. : ARABY
30
Internees. : POWS
31
Chief officer of David. : IRA
32
Triton. : NEWT
34
Villa d'___. : ESTE
36
Up: Comb. form. : ANO
37
Georgetown athlete. : HOYA
38
Namesakes of Miss March. : MEGS
39
March ___. : HARE
41
Coal cars. : GONDOLAS
44
Day: Heb. : YOM
46
Kiloliters. : STERES
49
Old oath. : EGAD
50
Prevailing conditions. : TIMES
52
Forty ___. : WINKS
56
Zeal. : ARDOR
57
Pitcher. : EWER
58
Theatrical abbreviation. : PERF
59
Conduit. : CULVERT
61
Sports figure. : REDBARBER
63
Albany family. : HARRIMANS
65
Court. : WOO
66
Merry: Fr. : GAI
67
Draws. : TIES
68
Children. : TOTS
69
Flatfish. : SOLE
70
Block. : STOP
71
Periodic. : ETESIAN
73
Become less reserved. : THAW
74
Cut short. : CHOP
75
Kentucky VIP. : BOONE
76
Collected. : COOL
77
Type of merchant. : CARDEALER
79
Cowshed. : BARN
80
Where Toledo is. : SPAIN
82
Suffix to a ship's name, in Japan. : MARU
83
___ cry. : AFAR
84
Party dish. : RAREBIT
87
Beveled edge. : CANT
88
Table. : LIST
89
___ Hedin. : SVEN
90
Loud-speaker. : HORN
91
Political group. : ADA
92
Treadmill. : RUT
93
Academy Award winner, 1951. : KIMHUNTER
95
Featured player in "Away All Beats." : LEXBARKER
97
Quarantine. : ISOLATE
99
N. C. Cape. : FEAR
100
Golfer Middlecoff. : CARY
101
Treasury. : CHEST
102
Risk. : PERIL
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More secure. : SAFER
105
Diurnule. : DOSE
106
Utters impulsively. : BLURTS
107
Poet's word. : EER
109
Hawks. : REDTAILS
111
Judge. : DEEM
112
Kind of quartz. : SARD
115
Kimono appurtenances. : OBIS
117
German river. : EMS
118
Pindaric. : ODIC
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Spill the beans. : BLAB
124
Actor Wallach. : ELI
125
Small Roman rooms. : ALAE
126
Fine fellow. : BRICK
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Opponent of 122 Down. : IVAN
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"What a good boy ___!" : AMI
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Hornblower's creator. : CSFORESTER
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Harrisburg VIP. : GEORGELEADER
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Figure in music. : COLEPORTER
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Well-known benedict. : ARTHURMILLER
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Light ___. : OPERA
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Indian mulberries. : AALS
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Relative of a quidnunc. : SNOOP
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Show scorn. : SNEER
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Neighbor of Sverige. : NORGE
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Puffing. : ABLOW
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Carol Heiss milieu. : ICE
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Colleen. : LASS
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Logomachists. : ARGUERS
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Basque hat. : BERET
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___ papers. : END
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Vulcan's workshop. : ETNA
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___ skittles. : BEERAND
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Mission. : ERRAND
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Pas-de-Calais town. : OPPY
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Port in New Guinea. : LAE
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Aim. : PURPOSE
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Pitcher Face of Pittsburgh. : ELROY
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Totals. : SUMS
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Give ___ chance. : ITA
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Juvenile heroine. : ELSIE
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Handel, or Hegel. : GEORG
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Singer Berger and others. : ERNAS
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Plant. : BEAN
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Analyze a sentence. : PARSE
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Lane. : BYWAY
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Football players. : BOOTERS
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Pulsate. : THROB
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Mota. : EGGER
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He drew Joe Palooka. : HAMFISHER
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Future year. : MMIV
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Purifying process. : AERATION
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Sweep. : OAR
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Common carrier in the news: Abbr. : LIRR
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Night people. : OWLS
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Top-kick. : SARGE
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Bargain. : TREAT
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Famous name in show business. : EDDIECANTOR
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Animals. : EWES
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Trophy. : SCALP
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Wilson's Sec. of War. : NEWTONBAKER
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Monetary unit of Esthonia. : KROON
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Mining term. : STOPE
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"___ Holden." : EBEN
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"Spectacular" man. : PATWEAVER
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French pronoun. : UNE
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Coin of Iran. : RIAL
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Netman. : HOAD
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Heath. : MOOR
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___ way. : THRU
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Distressed. : SORE
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"Honi ___ . . . " : SOIT
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Hypocrites, à la Molière. : TARTUFFES
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Phratry. : CLAN
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Hanger-on. : BARNACLE
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"___ McCall." : CASH
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Southwest wind. : AFER
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Fishhook. : BARB
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Paper money. : SCRIP
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Breather. : PAUSE
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Jesters. : MIMES
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Well-known Broadway nickname. : ROXY
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What i.e. stands for. : IDEST
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Pastries. : TARTS
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Kindled. : LIT
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First in a series. : STARTER
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Present. : HERE
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Cabbage. : KALE
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Desideratum. : NEED
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Rodeo gear. : LASSO
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Point on a mariner's compass. : RHUMB
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Song: Ger. : LIED
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Mountain pass. : COL
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Songlet. : ARIETTA
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Distinguish. : DISCERN
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Makes quiet. : BECALMS
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Log-rolling contest. : ROLEO
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Spanish girl friends. : AMIGAS
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Frogman. : DIVER
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Dry: Ital. : SECCO
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Political writer. : ALSOP
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Ransack. : RIFLE
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Port on the Shatt-al-Arab. : BASRA
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Unearth. : DIGUP
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Scoop. : LADLE
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Abdul the Bulbul. : AMEER
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Whirring sound. : BIRR
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Harp: Ital. : ARPA
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Winter sounds: Colloq. : BRRS
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Japanese zither harp. : KOTO
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German "no." : NEIN
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Poet's word. : OER
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Nine-eyes. : EEL
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Greek letter. : RHO
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English festival. : ALE

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 16 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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