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New York Times, Saturday, December 1, 1956

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { H J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,713
Across
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Poise. : APLOMB
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Notable name in Suez history. : LESSEPS
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It grows in India. : BOTREE
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Atom-smasher similar to the synchrotron. : BEVATRON
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Of a long mountain range. : ANDEAN
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Not fit for food. : INEDIBLE
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Men of science: Abbr. : SDS
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The people of an ancient Greek state. : DEMOS
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Equal. : LIKE
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Main theme, in art, music, etc. : MOTIF
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Important U. S. export. : DOLLAR
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Acquired mom or dad. : INLAW
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Nocturnal refreshment. : SLEEP
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Newcastle proverb word. : COALS
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Merchandise attachments. : SALESTAGS
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Give vent to. : EMIT
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Remained in the memory of man. : LIVED
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Imaginary finish line, in horse racing. : WIRE
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Itemize again. : RECATALOG
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Maiden in the Forest of Arden. : CELIA
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Rodeo scene. : ARENA
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Intervals of silence, in music. : RESTS
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Public buying preference. : DEMAND
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Start. : ONSET
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Citizen of SW Asia. : ARAB
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As before. : DITTO
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Lincoln's "Cap'n ___." : ERI
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Cleaned house. : VACUUMED
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Buoyant. : ELATED
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Uranium isotope separators. : ISOTRONS
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Springlike. : VERNAL
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Population level. : DENSITY
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Literary genre. : ESCAPE
Down
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Down with: Fr. : ABAS
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Duck and fish locale. : POND
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Certain trains: Abbr. : LTDS
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Hematite. : ORE
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One of the Jaynes. : MEADOWS
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Teller of devil and Webster tale. : BENET
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Burning glass. : LENS
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Nov. 5, election-wise. : EVE
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Dejected. : SAD
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Movie publicity shot. : STILL
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Oil-rich province of Iraq. : ERBIL
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Cousin to the schottische. : POLKA
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Deride. : SNEER
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Nutrients in pulp of citrus fruits. : BIOFLAVONOIDS
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Army's Redstone or Dart. : MISSILE
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Ancient isle of Melita. : MALTA
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Legal document. : DEED
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Harvest goddess of Roman myth. : OPS
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Baked goods finisher. : ICER
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Cape in Alaska. : NOME
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Nonprofessional. : LAIC
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Richly ornamental. : ELEGANT
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Bird note. : TWEET
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Troubles. : AILS
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Obstinate courage. : GRIT
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Nautical media. : SEAS
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Kitchen staple. : LARD
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Relic of summer. : TAN
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Louisianians. : CREOLES
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Premier Ben-Gurion. : DAVID
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Wipe out. : ERASE
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Georgia industrial center. : MACON
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Verges on. : ABUTS
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Active Allen. : STEVE
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Disclaim. : DENY
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Sicilian troublemaker. : ETNA
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Get a return. : REAP
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Waste time. : IDLE
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Altdorf's canton of Switzerland. : URI
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Pithy remark. : MOT
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Glow between electrodes. : ARC

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 1 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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