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New York Times, Tuesday, December 4, 1956

47-Down : Impassive.

Author:
Helen Fasulo
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 304 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,716
Across
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Celebration. : GALA
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Resembling: Comb. form. : PHANE
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Group of lobbyists. : BLOC
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"Be not overcome of ___ ... " : EVIL
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Dancer Hal. : LEROY
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Heroine of "Green Mansions." : RIMA
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Cabaret section of Paris. : MONTMARTRE
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Harbinger. : OMEN
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Green-haired mermaids. : NEREIDS
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Landlords. : OWNERS
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Open. : UNDO
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Pinnacle. : APEX
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Gardener's foe. : APHID
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Type of orange. : NAVEL
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Perceive. : SPY
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Elegant in attire. : DRESSY
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Swedish singer. : LIND
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Waiting line. : CUE
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Merry ditty. : LILT
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Shade of green. : OLIVE
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Dear: It. : CARA
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Arctic expanse. : ICE
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Irksome atmosphere. : SMOG
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Aegean island. : RHODES
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"___ Bolt." : BEN
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Religious statues. : IKONS
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Start. : ONSET
49
Caper. : TRIP
50
Relative of the stormy petrel. : TERN
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Little shepherdess. : BOPEEP
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Burdening. : LOADING
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Semi-precious stone. : ONYX
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Member of the Boston Tea Party. : PAULREVERE
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Jar for cooling water. : OLLA
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To the point that. : UNTIL
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Constantly. : EVER
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Nautical ropes. : TYES
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Piping. : REEDY
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TV comedienne. : RAYE
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Muffin. : GEM
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Rugby's river. : AVON
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Vocation. : LINE
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One with unselfish motives. : ALTRUIST
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Highlander's shoulder wear. : PLAID
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Ride ___ (keep in order). : HERDON
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College teachings. : ARTS
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Conjunction. : NOR
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Something astonishing. : EYEOPENER
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Part of New York City. : BRONX
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Candy flavor. : LIME
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One-tenth of an ephah. : OMER
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Preserves. : CANS
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Convalesces. : MENDS
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Fuse together. : WELD
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Tel ___. : AVIV
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Make quips not in the script. : ADLIB
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Actor and art expert. : PRICE
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Cause of Trojan War. : HELEN
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Bring into agreement. : ALIGN
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Great quantity: Slang. : SCADS
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Tomato paste, for example. : PUREE
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Leavening agent. : YEAST
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Jewish holiday. : YOMKIPPUR
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Downtown Chicago. : LOOP
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Conspirator. : CONNIVER
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Title for a monarch. : SIRE
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Pack. : HORDE
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Impassive. : STOLID
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Scene of "Giant." : TEXAS
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General Jubal. : EARLY
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To ___ (in addition). : BOOT
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And no more. : ONLY
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Late American journalist. : PYLE
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Minstrel's instrument. : LUTE
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Actress Patterson. : NEVA
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Jane or Zane. : GREY
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Chemistry suffix. : ANE
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Before. : ERE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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