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New York Times, Thursday, March 22, 1956

Author:
Cora Goodman
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,459
Across
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Ullage. : LOSS
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Diving bird. : GREBE
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Pesters. : NAGS
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Oriental servant. : AMAH
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Greeting. : HELLO
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Writer Gardner. : ERLE
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Famous Swiss alchemist. : PARACELSUS
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Sign. : OMEN
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Type of armed ship. : PRIVATEER
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Set firmly. : PLANT
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This: Span. : ESTA
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Walked. : TROD
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Pullman. : CAR
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Jerk about. : TOSS
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Capital of Saskatchewan. : REGINA
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Yankee: Abbr. : AMER
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Steam engines of antiquity. : EOLIPILES
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___ Lisa. : MONA
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Lowest deck of a ship. : ORLOP
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Cut. : SLIT
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Writs. : PROCESSES
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"Thursday's child has far ___." : TOGO
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Numbers. : SEVENS
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Piece of furniture. : DESK
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Discourse: Abbr. : SER
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Slangy "that's a." : ATTA
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Stratum. : SEAM
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Our: French. : NOTRE
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Respect. : DEFERENCE
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Well-known nom de plume. : ELIA
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Making of amends. : REPARATION
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Political group. : BLOC
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___ blue. : ALICE
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Biting. : ACID
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Disappeared. : SANK
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Walked. : PACED
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Optometrist's concern. : LENS
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Inhabitant of a northern country. : LAPP
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The tentmaker. : OMAR
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Operetta by Kalman. : SARI
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Pare. : SHAVE
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Scene of "The Wall." : GHETTO
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Tripping devices on machines. : RELEASERS
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Otherwise. : ELSE
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Indistinctness. : BLUR
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Dawn goddess. : EOS
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Coiner of words. : NEOLOGIST
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Toothless, burrowing animals. : ARMADILLOS
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Valley. : GLEN
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Dispatched. : SENT
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Angler's action. : CAST
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Kind of a school: Abbr. : PREP
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Journey. : TRIP
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Summer places. : CAMPS
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Con ___. : AMORE
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Restoration to original state. : RENOVATION
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Mended, as a shoe. : SOLED
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Snow, in France. : NEIGE
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John Jacob ___. : ASTOR
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Churchill Downs. : RACETRACK
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Is discredited. : LOSESFACE
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Bones: Lat. : OSSA
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Being: Span. : ENTE
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Be angry: Colloq. : SEERED
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Sea, arm of the Arctic Ocean. : KARA
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Manganese. : METAL
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Beaks. : NEBS
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Spanish pot. : OLLA
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Rue ___ Paix. : DELA
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Heroic. : EPIC
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French resort. : NICE
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Eagle. : COIN
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Goals. : ENDS
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Knock. : RAP

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

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