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New York Times, Monday, November 5, 1956

Author:
Thomas Meekin
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,687
Across
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Gridiron setting. : BOWL
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Type of comedy. : FARCE
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Small amount: Colloq. : SPOT
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Cantata air. : ARIA
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Star group. : ORION
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Nimbus. : HALO
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Tricks of behavior. : MANNERISMS
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Pahlevi's country. : IRAN
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Double-runners. : SLEDS
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Being sorry about. : DEPLORING
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Railroading abbreviation. : STA
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Inclines. : SLANTS
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Recount. : RELATE
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Gubernatorial nickname. : AVE
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Actress Rita. : GAM
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Money by mail. : REMITTANCE
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Jason's ship. : ARGO
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Circumvent. : EVADE
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Point on a mariner's compass. : SBE
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City SE of Buffalo. : OLEAN
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Coastal mound. : DUNE
40
Certain office workers. : STENCILERS
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Any Roman goddess. : DEA
43
Unclose: Poet. : OPE
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Claws. : TALONS
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Acceptors of business propositions. : TAKERS
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Small part in a play. : BIT
49
Divided into three parts. : TRISECTED
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Man with a mike. : EMCEE
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Child's plaything. : HOOP
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Motorist's concern. : TIRETREADS
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___ time (never). : ATNO
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Hoover's middle name. : EDGAR
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Noncoms. : NCOS
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Part of the earth. : WEST
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Lengths of film. : REELS
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Volume. : TOME
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Cheats: Slang. : BAMS
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Spoken. : ORAL
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Yquem. : WINE
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Type of political victory. : LANDSLIDE
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Pro. : FOR
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Bone dry. : ARID
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Springs up. : RISES
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Self-satisfied. : COMPLACENT
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Subjugate. : ENSLAVE
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Symbolic garment. : SHIRT
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Insecticide. : PARISGREEN
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Heroine of "The Good Earth." : OLAN
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Chinese society. : TONG
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Property. : ESTATE
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Individual. : ONE
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Siamese coin. : ATT
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Musical show. : REVUE
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Auras. : EMANATIONS
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Spring season. : EASTERTIDE
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Culture media. : AGARS
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City in Belgium. : MONS
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Make tidy (with "up"): Colloq. : REDD
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Point on a mariner's compass. : NBE
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Share. : ALLOTMENT
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More unctuous. : OILIER
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Ghost. : SPECTER
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Taxi. : CAB
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Slangy word of agreement. : OKE
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In ___ (in trouble). : ASPOT
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Twilled fabric. : SERGE
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Become less reserved. : THAW
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Routine. : ROTE
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New ___. : DEAL
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Noisy: Comb form. : CACO
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Biblical name of Idumea. : EDOM
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Sum, ___, fui, futurus. : ESSE
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Financial officers: Abbr. : TRS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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