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New York Times, Tuesday, October 30, 1956

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { H J V X }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 86, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,681
Across
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Veteran entertainer. : CANTOR
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Air Force Secretary. : QUARLES
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Lake near Syracuse, New York. : ONEIDA
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Salve. : UNGUENT
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More petty. : MEANER
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Noel time. : DECEMBER
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___ up (offer). : PUT
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Prominent tennis player. : SEGURA
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Church vessel. : AMA
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Enrages. : IRES
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Floral necklets. : LEIS
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Cuckoos. : ANIS
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Register. : LIST
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Distribute (with "out"). : METE
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Members of the lily family. : ALOES
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Start of a journey. : ENTRAIN
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Mr. Wilson's forte. : DEFENSE
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Where Libertyville is: Abbr. : ILL
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Turn from a straight course, as a boat. : YAW
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Author of "Love or Perish." : BLANTON
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Literary forms. : SERIALS
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Louisiana notables. : LONGS
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Flower. : IRIS
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Defect. : FLAW
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Big, awkward boats. : ARKS
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Fog-smoke mixture. : SMOG
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Affluence. : EASE
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Oriental cymbal. : ZEL
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Between Saturn and Neptune. : URANUS
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Actress Marsh. : MAE
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Atom component. : ELECTRON
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Fasten again. : REBOLT
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Emeritus. : RETIRED
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Pointer of a compass. : NEEDLE
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The Dionnes. : SISTERS
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Bad temper. : SPLEEN
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Make an anthology. : COMPILE
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England's Bevan. : ANEURIN
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Most skillful. : NEATEST
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Silver-white element. : TIN
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Keats' specialties. : ODES
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Thin. : RARE
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Raised a question. : QUERIED
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J. F. Cooper hero. : UNCAS
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Statistical figure. : AGE
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Card game. : RUM
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Israel's neighbor. : LEBANON
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Those hostile to a cause. : ENEMIES
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Berlin thoroughfare. : STRASSE
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Musical offering. : DUET
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Valley. : GLEN
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Conditions attached to a plan: Colloq. : STRINGS
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Herringlike fish. : ALEWIFE
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Venus of ___. : MILO
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Distant. : AFAR
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High tones. : ALTS
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Loops of metal or thread. : EYES
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Jackets. : BLAZERS
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Anita Loos siren. : LORELEI
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Type of hose. : ANKLETS
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Devotees of the hunt. : NIMRODS
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"Cattle Crossing," for example. : SIGN
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In style. : ALAMODE
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French explorer. : LASALLE
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Make agreeable. : SWEETEN
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Horse. : ROAN
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More trustworthy. : SURER
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Metal containers with faucets. : URNS
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Percolate. : SEEP
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Townsman. : CIT
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Three: Ital. : TRE
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___ canto, a style of singing. : BEL

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

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