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New York Times, Monday, February 27, 1956

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Jack Luzzatto has 292 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,435
Across
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Desirable degree. : DOCTOR
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Thrillers of Scotsmen. : BAGPIPES
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Beethoven’s 3rd Symphony. : EROICA
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Medicated liquid for rubbing. : LINIMENT
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Where Gauchos ride. : PAMPAS
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One way to order dinner. : ALACARTE
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Adherent of: Suffix. : ITE
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Stitched. : SEWN
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Fair and ___. : WARMER
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President of France. : COTY
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Holland sea wall. : DIKE
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Observed. : SEEN
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Boy Scout group. : TROOP
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Traps or luggage. : GEAR
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Uses a hand shuttle. : TATS
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Barrel. : KEG
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Musical three. : TRIO
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Golf item. : TEE
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TV signal finder. : ANTENNA
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Most agile. : SPRIEST
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Mortar-mixing tool. : HOE
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Bluefin. : TUNA
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Unhappy. : SAD
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Sandarac tree. : ARAR
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Giant, jumbo or colossal. : SIZE
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Jumped. : LEAPT
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Let it stand. : STET
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Fine, sheer cloth. : LAWN
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Jewish month. : ADAR
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“The monkey chased the ___.” : WEASEL
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Section of a table top. : LEAF
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Be in debt. : OWE
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Walk. : AMBULATE
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Capital on the Danube. : VIENNA
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Yugoslav coastal district. : DALMATIA
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Closely related. : ALLIED
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No cheerers, they. : SNEERERS
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Certain contracts. : LEASES
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Portray. : DEPICT
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Campaigner on the dais. : ORATOR
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Recover consciousness. : COMETO
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Overturn. : TIP
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So. Amer. sweet potatoes. : OCAS
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Demolished: Var. : RASED
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Covering all contingencies. : BLANKET
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Affect with pain. : AIL
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Chew. : GNAW
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Measures, in printing. : PICAS
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Turkish inn. : IMARET
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Suffuse. : PERMEATE
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International agreements. : ENTENTES
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Suffix meaning “one who.” : STER
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Peruke. : WIG
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Harness together. : YOKE
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Dumbo’s wings. : EARS
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Held in. : PENT
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Tears. : RIPS
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Not likely to change. : SET
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Wildebeests. : GNUS
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Spoken. : ORAL
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Exclamation. : AHA
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Viking. : NORSEMAN
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Hostess’ afternoon furniture. : TEATABLE
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Indigo. : ANIL
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Inkling. : IDEA
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Rhododendron relatives. : AZALEAS
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Continue. : RESUME
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Lamb kin. : EWE
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Handsome man. : ADONIS
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Enemy of the Cheyenne. : PAWNEE
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Tire faces. : TREADS
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Pertaining to a tissue. : TELAR
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Part of U. S. N. A. : NAVAL
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Lumps. : WADS
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Better than never. : LATE
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Cabinet for papers. : FILE
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Shooting match: Fr. : TIR
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High note. : ELA

Answer summary: 6 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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