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New York Times, Friday, December 28, 1956

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { Q W X }, Scrabble score: 298 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,740
Across
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Mineral unctuous to the touch. : TALC
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Palace doings. : ACTS
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Run along! : SCRAM
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Inter ___. : ALIA
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Swing around. : SLUE
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Air base in Greenland. : THULE
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Nittany Lions. : PENNSTATE
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Harp on unpleasantly. : RUBIN
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Senator-elect of Kentucky. : COOPER
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Alarms. : SCARES
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Yosemite and Yellowstone. : PARKS
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Here: Lat. : HIC
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Senator-elect of New York. : JAVITS
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Cutting grinders. : TEETHING
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Zodiac sign. : ARIES
35
Yields. : CEDES
36
Large beetle. : DOR
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Plays. : BETS
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Right to send mail free. : FRANK
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River in Sweden. : PITE
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___ shoestring. : ONA
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South African fox. : CAAMA
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Bull ___. : MOOSE
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Senator-elect of Georgia. : TALMADGE
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Senator-elect of Kentucky. : MORTON
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Exist. : ARE
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Scarlett's Butler. : RHETT
49
Longing. : THIRST
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Alloy resembling gold. : OROIDE
55
Good: Span. : BUENO
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Senator-elect of W. Virginia. : REVERCOMB
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Altogether. : INALL
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Russian city. : OREL
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Princess of Oz. : OZMA
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Emerald or aquamarine. : BERYL
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TV personality. : DALY
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Membership. : SEAT
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Put a new sole on. : TAP
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Actor Guinness. : ALEC
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Linen: Span. : LINO
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Relatives of marquees. : CANOPIES
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Flowers. : ASTERS
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Senator-elect of Pennsylvania. : CLARK
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Impatient explanation. : TUT
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Interviews. : SEES
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Magellan and Malacca. : STRAITS
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Senator-elect of Idaho. : CHURCH
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Bumpkin. : RUBE
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Baba and others. : ALIS
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Homines. : MEN
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Tiffs. : SPATS
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Sauciness: Colloq. : CHEEK
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Autoclave. : STEAMER
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Trimming for dress front. : JABOT
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Sports ___. : ARENA
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Essential. : VITAL
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Rep. Kelly of New York. : EDNA
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Silly one. : IDIOT
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___ bad. : NOTSO
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Rhode Island Senator. : GREEN
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Rugged rock. : CRAG
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Grows dim. : FADES
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Colonnades. : PORTICOS
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Senator-elect of Colorado. : CARROLL
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Power producer. : MOTOR
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Chiefly. : MAINLY
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Just. : MERELY
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Shed. : HOVEL
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Concord. : TUNE
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Permit to speak. : HEAR
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Footed. : TROD
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Nap. : DOZE
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Willard in the Hall of Fame. : EMMA
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Part of an apron. : BIB
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Time. : ERA
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Wink: Colloq. : BAT

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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