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New York Times, Thursday, March 1, 1956

Author:
H. L. Risteen
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,438
Across
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Chicago district. : LOOP
5
Worshiper of wealth. : SNOB
9
Literary form. : POEM
13
Scene of 1955 revolt. : ARGENTINA
15
Conspirator against Caesar. : CASCA
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Unions. : MARRIAGES
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English horse-racing meet. : ASCOT
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Beverage in 17 Across. : ALE
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Bond. : TIE
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Ike and brothers. : KANSANS
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Man from Munich. : HERR
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Equal. : PEER
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Kitchen gadgets. : CORERS
27
Shrill barks. : YAPS
29
Ice-free Baltic port. : ABO
32
Interjections. : AHEMS
33
Thwart. : FOIL
34
Reproach. : TWIT
35
Coarse file. : RASP
36
French statesman. : FAURE
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Kelly, the "Pogo" man. : WALT
38
Greek god. : ARES
39
Small streams. : RUNS
40
Sad song. : DIRGE
41
Color. : TAN
42
Popular crooner. : BING
43
Give. : RENDER
44
Rightly so called. : TRUE
46
Numerals. : TENS
47
"Appointment in ___," novel by 25 Down. : SAMARRA
50
I love: Latin. : AMO
51
Where Urbana is: Abbr. : ILL
54
Catkin. : AMENT
55
U-boat victim, May 7, 1915. : LUSITANIA
58
Tam-tams. : GONGS
59
European capital. : AMSTERDAM
60
Status quo ___. : ANTE
61
Religious notables: Abbr. : STES
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Essence. : CORE
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Buddhist priest. : LAMA
2
Of speech. : ORAL
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Villain of folklore. : OGRE
4
Through. : PER
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They're not found in ranch-houses. : STAIRS
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River into Gulf of Guinea. : NIGER
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Number. : ONE
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Sit in the sun. : BASK
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Outmoded. : PASSE
10
Coming event in Hollywood. : OSCARAWARD
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College subject: Abbr. : ECON
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Floor coverings. : MATS
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Crystalline salts. : NITERS
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Sticks. : CANES
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McIntosh. : APPLE
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Fiber plants. : HEMPS
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Unit of weight. : CARAT
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National Book Award winner. : OHARA
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Indignation. : RESENTMENT
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TV star. : YOUNG
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Makes known. : AIRS
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Lower part of a ship's hull. : BILGE
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Valuable fur. : OTTER
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Rural deity. : FAUN
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St. Paul and Minneapolis. : TWINS
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Kind of chicken. : FRIER
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Mean. : DENOTE
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Actor Lancaster and others. : BURTS
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Cancels. : REMITS
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Roam about. : RANGE
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Cup: French. : TASSE
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Long story of adventure. : SAGA
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Sun god. : AMON
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Exclamation of regret. : ALAS
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___-China. : INDO
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Unreliable person. : LIAR
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Unsatisfactory. : LAME
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Controversial system of defense: Abbr. : UMT
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Path of a star. : ARC

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

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