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New York Times, Tuesday, November 27, 1956

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,709
Across
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Amount made at one baking. : BATCH
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Seizes. : NABS
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Simple form of flute. : FIFE
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Full of ardor. : AFIRE
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Old Greek coin. : OBOL
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Cape Horn natives. : ONAS
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Poorer. : LAMER
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Nomads. : WANDERERS
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Sleep. : DREAMLAND
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Combine. : MERGE
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Popular sport. : SKIING
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English physicist. : NEWTON
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Pronoun. : SHE
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Man's nickname. : TED
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Card game. : FARO
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Tennis's Mr. Trabert. : TONY
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Vault. : STRONGROOM
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Desert springs. : OASES
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Lew Wallace's Ben. : HUR
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Elicit. : EDUCE
40
Thirty-three Americans. : PRESIDENTS
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Excel. : STAR
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One of triplets. : TRIN
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Nonsense: Slang. : ROT
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Compass point. : SSE
48
Dormant. : ASLEEP
51
Angel. : SERAPH
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Scoff at. : SCORN
54
Poet Jiménez' language. : CASTILIAN
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Privations. : HARDSHIPS
59
Fencing move. : LUNGE
60
City in Sicily. : ENNA
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American Indian. : OTOE
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Signs. : OMENS
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Supporting rope. : STAY
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Units of light intensity. : PYRS
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Convene again. : RESIT
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Unadorned. : BALD
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Remote. : AFAR
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What the laggard often lacks. : TIMESENSE
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Sound of a rusted hinge. : CREAK
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Spiced cooky. : HERMIT
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Occasionally. : NOWANDTHEN
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"Not with ___ but a whimper." : ABANG
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Paper for letterheads. : BOND
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Shipping abbreviation. : SLD
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Introductions. : FOREWORDS
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Slow. : INERT
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Pioneer expressman. : FARGO
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Krupp city. : ESSEN
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Become manifest. : EMERGE
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Deceptions. : LIES
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Actress Merriman. : NAN
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Obstacle. : STOP
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White. : HOAR
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Flying ___. : FORTRESSES
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Recently. : YESTERDAY
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Sprint. : RUN
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Excels in splendor. : OUTSHINES
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Wood sorrels. : OCAS
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Only (as said to be). : MERE
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Charmers. : SIRENS
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Plunge into water. : DIP
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Nature. : SORT
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Savile Row personage. : TAILOR
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Powdered lava. : ASHES
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Meager. : SCANT
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Blackmore heroine. : LORNA
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Flavor. : SAPOR
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Hat adornment. : PLUME
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Washington or Lincoln. : CITY
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Vedic god of fire. : AGNI
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Home of the Phoenix. : NEST
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Jump. : HOP

Answer summary: 5 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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