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New York Times, Monday, October 29, 1956

Author:
Helen Fasulo
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Helen Fasulo has 94 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,680
Across
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C. P. A.'s. : ACCS
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More agreeable. : NICER
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Therefore. : THUS
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Husband: Fr. : MARI
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Habituate. : ENURE
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Toward this place. : HERE
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Animal of folk tale. : BRERRABBIT
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Frenzy. : RAGE
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A great deal. : LOT
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Charmian's companion. : IRAS
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In the same place: Lat. : IBIDEM
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Chose. : ELECTED
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Racing boat. : SCULL
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Pronoun. : HER
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Ill-mannered. : CHURLISH
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Mythical king of Phrygia. : MIDAS
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Cadets' daily exercise. : DRILL
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Recent: Comb. form. : NEO
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Work on the copy desk. : EDIT
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Type of car. : COUPE
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Unbolted grain. : MEAL
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Important U. S. board: Abbr. : AEC
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End man in a minstrel show. : BONES
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Political group. : PARTY
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Fellow citizen. : NATIONAL
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Eddie, Jr. : FOY
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Store up. : AMASS
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Mrs. Bob Hope. : DOLORES
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Food staple. : POTATO
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Craft. : WORK
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Campaign nickname. : AVE
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Aquiver with anticipation. : AGOG
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Denizen of Sherwood Forest. : MAIDMARIAN
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Existed in the past. : WERE
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Small insect. : MIDGE
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Wayside and Tabard. : INNS
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Noun-forming suffix. : NESS
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Moslem potentate. : EMEER
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Headquarters. : BASE
Down
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Relative of a singlefoot. : AMBLE
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Seasonal air. : CAROL
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Island at S limit of the Aegean. : CRETE
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Baronet's title. : SIR
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First word of a well-known hymn. : NEARER
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Out of favor: Slang. : INBAD
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National League ball team. : CUBS
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Assam insect. : ERI
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Grandmother's handbag. : RETICULE
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Sensation, à la Hollywood. : THRILL
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Stage luminary. : HEADLINER
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Spur on. : URGE
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Appear. : SEEM
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Solemn ceremonial. : RITES
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Actor Ives. : BURL
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Engage in small talk. : CHAT
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Aircraft. : SHIPS
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Ruthless. : CRUEL
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Membership. : SEAT
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Deserving reverence. : HOLY
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Halfway between extremes. : MEAN
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Scheme. : IDEA
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Correspondence men. : DICTATORS
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Spanish matrons. : DONAS
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Popular first course. : CONSOMME
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County in Connaught. : MAYO
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Cruiser. : BOAT
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Bohemian dance. : POLKA
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Statuary. : IMAGES
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Previous. : FORMER
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Clever device or plan. : DODGE
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Girl in "Arms and the Man." : RAINA
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Star of "The Apple Cart." : EVANS
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Sound judgment. : SENSE
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Cat's-paw. : PAWN
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Curved molding. : OGEE
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Off target. : WIDE
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Design. : AIM
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Curved piece in an arch. : RIB

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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