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New York Times, Monday, February 13, 1956

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { F J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,421
Across
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Bargain priced. : CHEAP
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Salamander. : NEWT
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___ noire (bugbear). : BETE
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Shilly-shally. : HEDGE
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Swiss river. : AARE
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Duce-Fuehrer combine. : AXIS
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Rags-to-riches exponent. : ALGER
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Novice: Colloq. : GREENHORN
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Dreams on paper. : PLANS
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Winged. : ALATE
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Born. : NEE
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Combat missions by planes. : SORTIES
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School paper. : THEME
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Price cut. : SLASH
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Sensational. : LURID
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Catch up with. : OVERTAKE
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Shaped like an ancient harp. : LYRATE
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Operation springboard. : DIVE
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Tax of a tenth. : TITHE
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Solar disk. : ATEN
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Unwilling. : AVERSE
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Kitchen appliances. : TOASTERS
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Abraham's wife. : SARAH
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Sunny part of the house. : PORCH
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Fairy-tale dwarf. : GNOME
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Olympic field event. : SHOTPUT
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A flair for pitch. : EAR
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Reading Gaol poet. : WILDE
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Chatter idly. : PRATE
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Backstage place. : GREENROOM
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Spanish cloak. : MANTA
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Ripening agent. : AGER
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Raison d'___. : ETRE
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Snake. : ADDER
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Ding's companion. : DONG
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Sock chore. : DARN
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Approaches. : NEARS
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Cowboy apparel. : CHAPS
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Exclamation of surprise. : HELLO
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M. Faure. : EDGAR
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Representative. : AGENT
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Keep at it. : PERSIST
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Japanese city. : NAGASAKI
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Title for Attlee. : EARL
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Garland. : WREATH
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Parts of an effective law. : TEETH
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Scrooge's exclamation. : BAH
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Exculpate. : EXONERATE
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Fatigue. : TIRE
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Feudal toiler. : ESNE
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West Virginia Senator. : NEELY
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Overjoyed. : ELATE
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Napoleonic Marshal. : MURAT
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Scuffle. : SETTO
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Roman road. : ITER
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Lairs. : DENS
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Harem rooms. : ODAS
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Long live: Span. : VIVA
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Laurel. : EVERGREEN
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Showed a film again. : RERAN
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Percolate through ashes. : LEACH
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Jockeys. : HORSEMEN
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Displayed. : SHOWN
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Store worker. : SHOPMAN
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Basque court game. : PELOTA
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Bogged down. : MIRED
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Essence of commerce. : TRADE
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Relative of the raccoon. : PANDA
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Complete. : UTTER
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Lizette Reese's well-known sonnet. : TEARS
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Quaint oath. : EGAD
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Jason's ship. : ARGO
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Rhode Island rebel, 1842. : DORR
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Unit of work. : ERG

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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