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New York Times, Monday, November 19, 1956

46-Across : Siouan Indians.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { F J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
David Steinberg notes:

Note that 26-Down is misspelled: Edgar Bergen's character is Klinker, not Clinker.

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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,701
Across
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Beasts of burden. : CAMELS
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User of a famous pseudonym. : CLEMENS
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Pennsylvania, for example. : AVENUE
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Dreamy thinking. : REVERIE
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Where Dakar is. : SENEGAL
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World power. : AMERICA
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Craft. : ART
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Mr. Lincoln's secretary of war. : STANTON
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___ dance. : TAP
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Night crawlers. : BAIT
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Celebrated cleric. : SHEEN
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Indian from Manitoba. : CREE
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Where Solon shopped. : AGORA
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Experienced. : OLD
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Recently laundered. : CLEAN
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American League team. : SENATORS
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Famous nom de plume. : ELIA
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Twining stem. : BINE
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Fur-bearing animal: Colloq. : COON
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Rue ___ Concorde. : DELA
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Far East metropolis. : HONGKONG
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Garment. : SHIRT
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Shallow. : LOW
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Cut. : SEVER
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Basis for a civil action in court. : TORT
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Siouan Indians. : IOWAS
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___ Park, in Queens, N. Y. C. : REGO
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Leather. : ELK
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Reverses the position of. : INVERTS
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Weather word. : RAW
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Causing laughter. : RISIBLE
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Command expressly. : DICTATE
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More indigent. : NEEDIER
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Stadium enthusiast. : ROOTER
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Adm. King and others. : ERNESTS
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Chargers. : STEEDS
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Muskmelons. : CASABAS
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Mean. : AVERAGE
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Refer to. : MENTION
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Compass point. : ENE
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Drags. : LUGS
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Benches. : SEATS
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Put in a container. : CRATED
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Candy flavor. : LEMON
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Uniform. : EVEN
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Body of water: Fr. : MER
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Country now part of Ethiopia. : ERITREA
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Where the Nicene Creed was formulated. : NICAEA
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Feather-shaped polyp. : SEAPEN
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Pakistan metropolis. : LAHORE
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Scandinavian proper name. : NELS
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Prominent tennis player. : TRABERT
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One of Edgar Bergen's aides. : CLINKER
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At a slant. : ATILT
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Heavy shoes. : CLOGS
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"Come ___ My House." : ONA
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Very long time. : EON
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Contemporary dramatist. : COWARD
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Sen. Douglas' colleague. : DIRKSEN
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Commentator Quincy. : HOWE
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Had too many helpings. : OVERATE
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Nullified. : NEGATED
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Agriculturists. : GROWERS
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British author and clergyman. : STERNE
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More devout. : HOLIER
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"Hello, Young ___." : LOVERS
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Entrance. : INLET
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Jogs. : STIRS
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Wading bird. : IBIS
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Person from Peeblesshire. : SCOT
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Cyprinoid fish. : IDE
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___ dance. : TOE

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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