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New York Times, Tuesday, February 7, 1956

Author:
Victor Goldfarb
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.17, Missing: { B J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 255 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Victor Goldfarb has 17 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,415
Across
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Duties. : TASKS
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Punctuation marks. : STOPS
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Small pilchard. : SARDINE
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Schoolroom equipment. : ERASERS
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Make large profits: Slang. : CLEANUP
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Theatrical performance. : MATINEE
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Inlet. : RIA
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Floors of London buildings. : STOREYS
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Cockney's wish. : OPE
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Aborigine of Peru. : INCA
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Parts of the face. : EYES
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Football kick. : DROP
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Allen and others. : MELS
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Posed. : SAT
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Tenant's document. : LEASE
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Bring, as charges. : PREFER
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Failed to bid again. : REPASSED
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Eager. : AVID
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Revive (with "up"). : RAKE
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Not genuine. : SPURIOUS
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Seraglios. : HAREMS
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Substance of an atoll. : CORAL
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The Anguilla. : EEL
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Word of agreement. : TRUE
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Greek letters. : ETAS
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___ letter. : DEAD
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Spanish artist. : SERT
53
Girl's nickname. : NAN
54
Calumniate. : SLANDER
57
Italian pronoun. : MIO
58
Phrase of denial. : ITISNOT
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Papers. : DAILIES
62
Pluck. : COURAGE
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Name. : ENTITLE
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Broods. : MOPES
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Town official, in Canada. : REEVE
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A viscid syrup. : TREACLE
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Oklahoma city. : ADA
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Sloth and envy. : SINS
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Famous Coach Rockne. : KNUTE
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Rebels of 1857–58. : SEPOYS
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Half a college year. : SEMESTER
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Salver. : TRAY
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Food. : OATS
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Just before omega. : PSI
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Ladies of Spain. : SENORAS
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Be frugal. : SCRIMP
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Straightener. : ALINER
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Rest. : REPOSE
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Trickled slowly. : SEEPED
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Bring up. : REAR
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To the degree that. : ASFARAS
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Goes AWOL. : DESERTS
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"Mighty ___ Rose." : LAKA
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Corrupt. : EVIL
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___ de la Plata. : RIO
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Exclamation of disbelief. : PAH
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Notations on bank calendars. : DUEDATES
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Type of railway. : SCENIC
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Plant of the nightshade family. : POTATO
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Element. : URANIUM
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What children should be. : SEEN
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Anchoret. : EREMITE
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Girl's name. : MURIEL
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Bristly. : SETOSE
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Hook's companion. : LADDER
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Diplomat of Ben Franklin's time. : DEANE
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Liveliness. : SNAP
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Part of a theatre. : LOGE
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Formal observance. : RITE
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Sign on the Rialto. : SRO
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Fifty-four. : LIV

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

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