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New York Times, Thursday, February 16, 1956

Author:
Thomas J. Varner
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 308 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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Ready money. : CASH
5
Perform again. : REACT
10
Trade. : SWAP
14
Expression of surprise. : OHNO
15
Emotional warmth. : ARDOR
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Defeat or veto, as a bill. : KILL
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"The ___ and I." : MOON
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Bread-spread. : GRAPEJELLY
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Common saying. : BYWORD
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Fine. : PENALTY
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Resting place. : ROOST
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Evenly scored contest. : TIE
26
Realtor's sign. : FORSALE
29
Political decampers. : BOLTERS
33
Fire-fighting tool. : AXE
34
Type of sweater. : SLIPON
36
Nuncupative, as a will. : ORAL
37
First public appearance. : DEBUT
39
Chicago's Lincoln Park attraction. : ZOO
40
Five-dollar bill: Slang. : VNOTE
41
Notices. : EYES
42
Spirit. : METTLE
44
Witness. : SEE
45
Crossed out. : DELETED
47
Deeply convinced. : EARNEST
49
Family member. : DAD
50
Kind of breakfast juice. : PRUNE
51
Lean back. : RECLINE
54
___ ultra (furthest limit). : NEPLUS
58
Lowered in worth. : DEVALUATED
60
Pueblo Indian. : HOPI
61
Incense. : ODOR
62
Pontifical ornament. : MITER
63
Black. : EBON
64
Circulates. : GOES
65
Foxily. : SLYLY
66
Go: Poet. : WEND
Down
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Tonsorial tool. : COMB
2
Nautical term. : AHOY
3
TV screen interference. : SNOW
4
Trump cards. : HONORS
5
Child's plaything. : RAGDOLL
6
Fluff a line, as in radio. : ERR
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Conform. : ADAPT
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Be a match for. : COPE
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Where Washington crossed the Delaware. : TRENTON
10
Halloween masquerade costume. : SKELETON
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Lose strength. : WILT
12
Helper. : ALLY
13
Single thickness or fold. : PLY
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Lockup. : JAIL
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Harsh criticism: Colloq. : ROAST
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Caught. : SEIZED
26
Vanished. : FADED
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Daisy. : OXEYE
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Resist authority. : REBEL
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Football team's punter. : BOOTER
30
Jagged. : EROSE
31
Resort prices. : RATES
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Unpleasant driving weather. : SLEET
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___ roast. : POT
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Bargains on the lot. : USEDCARS
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Creator of Captain Nemo. : VERNE
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Means. : MEDIUMS
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Wash. : LAUNDRY
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Statuesque. : TALL
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Male relative. : NEPHEW
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Contemptible. : PETTY
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Decorate again. : REDO
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Cry of revelry. : EVOE
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Secure. : NAIL
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Part of the ear. : LOBE
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___ my word! : UPON
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Where Karachi is. : SIND
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Chihuahua. : DOG
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Look-alike of the oarfish. : EEL

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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