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New York Times, Wednesday, November 14, 1956

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,696
Across
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Attention-seeking sound. : PSST
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Metal fastening. : HASP
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Arm: Fr. : BRAS
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Where Cedar Falls is. : IOWA
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Becomes crabbed. : SOURS
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French actress-dancer. : LILO
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Baseball rarity. : TRIPLEPLAY
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Jackie Robinson's alma mater. : UCLA
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Moderated. : TEMPERED
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Drive-in attendant. : CARHOP
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Collected sayings. : ANA
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Biblical country. : SHEBA
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Immovable one. : STANDPATTER
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Federal lending agency. : RFC
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Face: Slang. : PHIZ
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Eastern ruler. : EMIR
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Direction. : ORDER
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New York State symbol. : ROSE
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Thong. : STRAP
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De Valera's country. : EIRE
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Small land body. : ISLET
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Mrs. Chaplin. : OONA
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Flood or ebb. : TIDE
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Agree: Slang. : GEE
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Annual news event. : WORLDSERIES
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Wield. : SWING
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Witness. : SEE
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Breastbones. : STERNA
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Scaleless fish of North Atlantic. : SEARAVEN
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"Dies ___," Latin hymn. : IRAE
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Spectators' place. : GRANDSTAND
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Ping-pong paddles. : BATS
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Ghostly. : EERIE
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Old Icelandic work. : EDDA
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Order: Abbr. : SYST
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Incursion. : RAID
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Lectern. : DESK
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Earl of Chatham, statesman. : PITT
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Distressed. : SORE
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In the ___. : SWIM
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Hudson River expansion. : TAPPANZEE
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Famous diamond. : HOPE
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"___ Lang Syne." : AULD
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Spanish Mrs. : SRA
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Mythical maiden. : PSYCHE
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Copywriter's product. : BLURB
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Shakespearean product. : RICHARDIII
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Different from: Comb. form. : ALLO
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Cleanser. : SOAP
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Souvenirs of Mexico. : SERAPES
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Furnish. : LEND
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Aircraft. : AERO
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Shore. : STRAND
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Shoot. : SPRIG
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Pronoun. : THOSE
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Critics' places. : AISLESEATS
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Soviet trading agency. : AMTORG
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Region in the Alps. : TIROL
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Composer Grofé. : FERDE
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Indians. : CREES
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Backed down. : RETREATED
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Pivot, in horsemanship. : PASSADE
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Double. : TWIN
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Wild ass of Asia. : ONAGER
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Poetic contractions. : EERS
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Extort. : WREST
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Brother and sister. : SIBS
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Cafeteria article. : TRAY
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Eastern garb. : SARI
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Lady of the "Idylls." : ENID
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Depart!: Lat. : VADE
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Book ___. : ENDS
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Where Bismarck is: Abbr. : NDAK
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Department of Agriculture division: Abbr. : REA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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