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New York Times, Wednesday, February 1, 1956

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.39, Missing: { F H J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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Inquiry sent out for missing article. : TRACER
7
Favorite chair. : ROCKER
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A reward of knighthood. : PEERAGE
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Shunner. : AVOIDER
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Erase. : EXPUNGE
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Bit. : VESTIGE
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Relative of the plover. : STILT
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Get wind of. : SCENT
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Secret phone connection. : TAP
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Air. : TUNE
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Rock-and-roll years. : TEENS
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Quickly: Fr. : VITE
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Before. : ERE
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Baccaloni or Boehme. : BASSO
27
Flora and fauna of a region. : BIOTA
28
The Vanishing American. : REDMAN
30
Ethereal. : SUPERNAL
32
Westernmost Aleutian. : ATTU
34
Paving block. : SETT
35
Building up, as interest. : ACCRUING
39
Uncertainties. : DOUBTS
43
Introduction. : PROEM
44
Bach's instrument. : ORGAN
46
Something to hoe. : ROW
47
Students' equipment. : PENS
48
Overflow. : SPILL
49
Highway division. : LANE
50
Shellac resin. : LAC
51
Shorthand writer. : STENO
52
Ben-Gurion. : DAVID
53
Periodical, as Mediterranean winds. : ETESIAN
55
Law. : STATUTE
57
Divided by a wall. : SEPTATE
58
Certain literary works. : SATIRES
59
Given shape and form. : STYLED
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Rings. : ARENAS
Down
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Fabric weave. : TEXTURE
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Languished. : REPINED
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As ___ (usually). : ARULE
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Beveled edge. : CANT
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Sunny-side dish. : EGG
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Dodger Harold and family. : REESES
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Hungry. : RAVENOUS
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Kilns. : OVENS
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Detriment. : COST
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Do-it-yourself outfit. : KIT
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Newspaper issue. : EDITION
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Thames affair. : REGATTA
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Annoy persistently. : PESTER
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Historic event of 1933. : REPEAL
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Luck: Irish. : CESS
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Worth while: Lat. : TANTI
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Curios and bric-a-brac. : VIRTU
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Black Sea oil port. : BATUM
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Wager. : BETON
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Ex-fillies. : MARES
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Treadle. : PEDAL
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Still sealed. : UNOPENED
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Baldwins. : APPLES
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Makes. : CREATES
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Thought. : CONCEPT
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Contagious expression. : GRIN
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Brilliant style of music. : BRAVURA
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Explosives. : TONITES
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Natives of Gotland. : SWEDES
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Tongue: Zool. : GLOSSA
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Ceremonious pageantry. : STATE
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Clerical language. : LATIN
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Siliceous rock. : SIAL
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Day to remember. : DATE
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Farm enclosure. : STY
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Road top. : TAR

Answer summary: 7 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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