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New York Times, Wednesday, October 31, 1956

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { F J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,682
Across
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Summon. : CITE
5
"A bird in the hand . . . " : ADAGE
10
Evening garment. : WRAP
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Mark Antony's friend. : EROS
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Legislator. : SOLON
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San ___, Italian resort. : REMO
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Poker term. : DEUCESWILD
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River into the Danube. : ISAR
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Brightest star in Scorpio. : ANTARES
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Predetermine. : DESTINE
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Breathed. : RESPIRED
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Copied. : APED
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Feign. : ACT
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Profoundly respectful. : REVERENT
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City in The Netherlands. : BREDA
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Pierce of turf. : DIVOT
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Born: Fr. : NEE
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Loaf. : LAZE
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Baptismal font. : LAVER
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Read metrically. : SCAN
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Lord Boyd ___. : ORR
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Begin. : SETIN
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Opposite of stem. : STERN
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One-sixth fluid ounce. : TEASPOON
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Attend. : SEE
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Heavy overcast: Slang. : SOUP
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Essential part of a complaint, in law. : GRAVAMEN
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Innate. : NATURAL
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Liquid used as paint remover. : ACETONE
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Love: Span. : AMOR
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Epithet for one of the Roosevelts. : ROUGHRIDER
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Galvanizing metal. : ZINC
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Recipient. : DONEE
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___ Shanter. : TAMO
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___ fixe. : IDEE
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Town: Ger. : STADT
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English isle and town. : ELYS
Down
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Wood. : CEDAR
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Greek princess. : IRENE
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Praises highly: Colloq. : TOUTS
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Prank. : ESCAPADE
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Asseverate. : ASSERT
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Use a divining rod. : DOWSE
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Oriental name. : ALI
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Wealth. : GOLD
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Strive. : ENDEAVOR
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Journalist. : WRITER
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Large or imposing house. : RESIDENCE
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"___ for the ages." : AMAN
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Minute opening in the skin. : PORE
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Health plant. : ERICA
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Small barracuda. : SPET
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___ iron. : DRIVING
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Tied. : EVEN
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Stingy. : NEAR
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State: Abbr. : TENN
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Darken (with "out"). : BLOT
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Unusually good. : RARE
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The original Henry Aldrich. : EZRASTONE
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Malayan tribal chief. : DATO
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Ounces. : LEOPARDS
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Soapstone. : STEATITE
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Stimulus. : SPUR
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Disjoin. : SEVER
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Fountain. : SOURCE
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Perfumed powder. : SACHET
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Spread like wildfire. : RAGED
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Indicating a mood. : MODAL
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Briton to Cypriot. : ENEMY
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Wolfe and others. : NEROS
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Goering or Goebbels. : NAZI
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In the center of. : AMID
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Pillage. : LOOT
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One: Lat. : UNA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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