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New York Times, Friday, October 26, 1956

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,677

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Students & seniors
Across
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Egg on. : ABET
5
Surrounds (with "in"). : HEMS
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Young animal. : CALF
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Moslem judge. : CADI
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Youthful French authoress. : SAGAN
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River into the Caspian. : URAL
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Shellfish. : CLAM
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Phrase meaning "quickly." : INGOODTIME
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Eternal. : TIMELESS
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Phrased. : WORDED
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Muscovite girl's name. : OLGA
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Former Radio Artists' union. : AFRA
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Refer indirectly (to). : ALLUDE
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Insincere, empty talk. : CLAPTRAP
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Encounters. : MEETS
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Summon. : CALL
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Seine tributary. : EURE
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Lawyer: Abbr. : ATT
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Confusion of sounds. : BABEL
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Depot: Abbr. : STA
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Fold up. : SHUT
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Exclusively. : ONLY
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Two-word negative. : NOSIR
42
Distinct. : SEPARATE
44
Trustworthy. : HONEST
45
Hockey goals. : NETS
46
Withered. : SERE
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Device for mixing or blending. : SHAKER
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Phrase meaning "very quickly." : INNOTIME
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Diversion for idle moments. : TIMEKILLER
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Currier's partner. : IVES
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Done with. : OVER
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Newspaper. : DAILY
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Distillery substance. : MALT
60
Cattle enclosures. : PENS
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And others: Abbr. : ETAL
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Linemen on the gridiron. : ENDS
Down
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Banking abbreviation. : ACCT
2
Island of Indonesia. : BALI
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Dutch city. : EDAM
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Gridiron recess. : TIMEOUT
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Merchant guild: Var. : HANSA
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Sunny-sided food. : EGGS
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Chinese Communist leader. : MAO
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Winter weather prediction. : SNOWFALL
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At reduced prices. : CUTRATE
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Parched. : ARID
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___ duck. : LAME
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Ran away. : FLED
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Long, wearying time: Colloq. : SIEGE
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Hamlet. : DORP
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Degrees in law. : LLDS
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Back street. : ALLEY
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Gather. : AMASS
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Oblivion. : LETHE
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Pause: Colloq. : LETUP
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Wire rope. : CABLE
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Charlotte ___. : RUSSE
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Ars gratia ___ (art for art's sake): Lat. : ARTIS
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Lively: Dial. : PEART
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Tilts. : CANTS
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Around-Manhattan-Island trip. : BOATRIDE
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Ships of a certain type. : TANKERS
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Bandleader Morales. : NORO
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Quondam. : ONETIME
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Emit odors. : REEK
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Pres. Harrison's middle name. : HENRY
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Angling item. : SNELL
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Road sign. : STOP
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Busy place. : HIVE
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So be it. : AMEN
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Hip bones. : ILIA
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One of the Brothers Karamazov. : IVAN
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Pinochle play. : MELD
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Superlative suffixes. : ESTS
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Ancient language: Abbr. : LAT

Answer summary: 8 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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