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New York Times, Tuesday, October 9, 1956

Author:
H. L. Risteen
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 308 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,660
Across
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Kind. : STAMP
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Tenuous. : SLIM
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Initials well-known in Canada. : RCMP
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Eliza Doolittle. : MYFAIRLADY
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Syllables of inquiry. : EHEH
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Summer refreshments. : ORANGEADES
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Gambling game. : FARO
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Language: Abbr. : GER
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Does printery work. : INKS
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Native of Europe. : TEUTON
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Not busy. : FREE
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Strokes of good fortune. : HITS
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Gems having two layers. : CAMEOS
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Pole-vaulting parson. : RICHARDS
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Locale of final scene of "Saint Joan." : ROUEN
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Final passage in music. : CODA
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Body of knowledge. : LORE
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Trade. : ART
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Wooden peg. : DOWEL
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Passing through. : VIA
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Printing direction. : STET
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New or old times. : ERAS
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Divided. : CLEFT
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Contemporary political figure. : HARRIMAN
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Ruins. : BLASTS
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___ Mountains. : URAL
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Begin to form. : BREW
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Star of "Happy Hunting." : MERMAN
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English essayist. : ELIA
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Campaign nickname. : IKE
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"We'll tak' ___ o' kindness yet . . . " : ACUP
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English star of stage and screen. : DAVIDNIVEN
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Exclamation of delight. : WHEE
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Tending to fade away. : EVANESCENT
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Musical abbreviation. : SOST
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Lectern. : DESK
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Far and Near. : EASTS
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Metropolitan problem. : SMOG
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Seaport in Lebanon. : TYRE
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Distant. : AFAR
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Operate. : MAN
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Blast furnace product. : PIGIRON
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Satisfy. : SLAKE
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Cadets. : LADS
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Food fish. : IDE
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Spiritually symbolic. : MYSTICAL
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A right in connection with an option. : REFUSAL
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Small talk. : CHAT
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Large grouper of warm seas. : MERO
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Study of speech sounds: Abbr. : PHON
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Coty and Plevin. : RENES
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Ordinal suffix. : ETH
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Recompense. : FEE
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Peltries. : HIDES
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Coarse linen cloth. : CRASH
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Artery. : AORTA
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More unresponsive. : MUTER
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Mountain ash. : ROWAN
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Rambles. : ROVES
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Meaning. : DRIFT
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Two on the aisle. : SEATS
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Shade of red. : CORAL
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Exacted. : DEMANDED
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Louis Armstrong's forte. : TRUMPET
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Purify. : CLEANSE
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Gresham's ___. : LAW
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Man's name. : IRA
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Woman in white. : BRIDE
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Twinkle. : BLINK
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Gullets. : MAWS
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Sympathetic response. : ECHO
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Morgue and others. : RUES
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Little Miss St. Clare's namesakes. : EVAS
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Stevenson's sister's name. : IVES
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English county. : KENT
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Common suffixes. : ENTS
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Part of a street sign. : AVE
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City in Peru. : ICA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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