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New York Times, Monday, March 26, 1956

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,463
Across
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This year. : MCMLVI
7
Award. : BESTOW
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Greetings and farewells. : ALOHAS
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Aida's rival. : AMNERIS
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Do a cobbler's work. : RESOLE
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Sequins. : SPANGLES
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Charges. : COSTS
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Spring. : SKIP
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Roman theatres. : ODEA
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Game dog. : SETTER
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Deputy. : AGENT
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Something told. : TALE
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Obnoxious. : HATEFUL
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Where: Lat. : UBI
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Throws: Colloq. : PEGS
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Nourishing. : ALIBLE
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Brown study. : REVERIE
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Poem of eight lines. : TRIOLET
39
Bends. : FLEXES
40
Smartly dressed. : CHIC
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Trouble. : ADO
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Native of Delphi. : PYTHIAN
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In comparison with. : THAN
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Resounds. : PEALS
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Native. : INNATE
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Steno's reminder. : MEMO
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Ancient Asian. : MEDE
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Defense factor. : RADAR
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Delightful. : GLADSOME
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Wagner's wife. : COSIMA
59
Abounding with stars. : STELLAR
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Orang-utan. : APEMAN
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Poetic pastorals. : IDYLLS
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Become more tender. : RELENT
Down
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Composer Blitzstein. : MARC
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Early queen. : CLEO
3
Dramatist Hart. : MOSS
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Southern peak of Everest. : LHOTSE
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Concert piece. : VALSE
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Common suffix. : ISE
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Goals in a game. : BASKETS
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Supreme control. : EMPIRE
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Break. : SNAP
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Number. : TEN
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A giant in Spenser's "Faërie Queen." : ORGOGLIO
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Actor Cornel. : WILDE
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Examined. : SEEN
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Held a session. : SAT
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Field of action. : STAGE
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Believer in the existence of a god. : THEIST
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Of a court. : AULIC
25
Divot. : TURF
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Actor Walter. : ABEL
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Timely. : LIVE
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Meal made from cereal. : FARINA
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Weighs heavily (on). : PREYS
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Nonsense: Slang. : BLAH
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Mother of Helen of Troy. : LEDA
35
Town near London. : ETON
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Detonated. : EXPLODED
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Title for Macduff. : THANE
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Covering for a racing track. : CINDERS
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Of winter. : HIEMAL
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Thistlelike plant. : TEASEL
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Cabinet post: Abbr. : PMG
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Squirmers. : EELS
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Violin maker. : AMATI
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Figurative use of a word. : TROPE
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Defoe heroine. : MOLL
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Novel price. : DIME
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To ___ (every one). : AMAN
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Violent discourse. : RANT
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Roguish. : SLY
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Used ___. : CAR

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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