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New York Times, Tuesday, October 23, 1956

Author:
Peter L. Tea, Jr.
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { G Q X }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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Across
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Recently nationalized area. : SUEZ
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Of little value. : CHEAP
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Similar. : AKIN
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Actor Ray. : ALDO
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John Ridd's bride. : LORNA
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___ show. : SIDE
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Member of a delegation at Bandung Conference. : INDONESIAN
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Strip of leather on a shoe. : WELT
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Dawn to dusk. : DAYTIME
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Mexican dishes. : TAMALES
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Grassy field. : LEA
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Sultanate bordering Arabian Sea. : OMAN
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Coward. : CRAVEN
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Former terror organization. : KLAN
30
___ Passos. : DOS
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Opera first performed in 25 Down. : AIDA
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Native of Bangkok. : THAI
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Fruit like an apricot or cherry. : DRUPE
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Actress Massey. : ILONA
40
Lyricist Gershwin. : IRA
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Country bordering on 48 Down. : YEMEN
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Opposing any control. : REBEL
43
Bill of fare. : MENU
45
Game named for an Egyptian king. : FARO
46
Poem. : ODE
47
Moslem nation. : IRAN
49
Second president of Egypt. : NASSER
51
Lean to a side. : HEEL
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Floating lily leaf. : PAD
53
Porch. : VERANDA
56
The Crimson Tide. : ALABAMA
61
___ League. : ARAB
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Orderly. : SYSTEMATIC
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Flower girl of opera. : MIMI
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Soothing one. : EASER
66
Quip. : JOKE
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Fuel. : PEAT
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Concerning. : ANENT
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Tarzan's comrades. : APES
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Port ___, serving 1 Across. : SAID
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Arm bone. : ULNA
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Whirl. : EDDY
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Type of flashy suit: Slang. : ZOOT
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Keynoter for the Democrats. : CLEMENT
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Prophet of 8th century, B. C. : HOSEA
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Silkworm. : ERI
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Of Asiatic Turkey. : ANATOLIAN
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Canal built 1904–14. : PANAMA
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Proposed high dam. : ASWAN
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Canal connecting North and Baltic Seas. : KIEL
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Futile. : IDLE
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Gains. : NETS
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One of the world's longest rivers. : NILE
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Girl in Irving Berlin song. : MANDY
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City in the news. : CAIRO
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Angered: Colloq. : RILED
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Clay house. : ADOBE
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Weathercock. : VANE
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Burmese tribesman. : KAREN
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"King of Paris." : DUMAS
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___ citato (in the work quoted): Lat. : OPERE
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Caballero's title. : SENOR
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Of a region in India and Tibet. : HIMALAYAN
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Relatives of umps. : REFS
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Outsider. : ALIEN
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Inattentive. : UNALERT
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It's south and east of 1 Across. : REDSEA
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___ Bede. : ADAM
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Custom. : HABIT
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Disk. : PATEN
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Part of a shoe. : VAMP
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N. Y. canal. : ERIE
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Incarnation of Vishnu. : RAMA
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Mexican peninsula, ___ California. : BAJA
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At the summit. : ATOP
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Sen. Mansfield. : MIKE
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Single points. : ACES
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Compass point. : SSE

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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