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New York Times, Thursday, March 29, 1956

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,466

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Across
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___ Basin. : SAAR
5
Laborer. : PEON
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Mound. : KNOLL
14
Yucca's relative. : ALOE
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Voice part. : ALTO
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Certain stars. : NOVAE
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Middle East statesman. : BENGURION
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Radio feature. : OPERA
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Certain stage directions. : EXEUNTS
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Advancing. : ONWARDS
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Flower. : LILAC
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Everyone. : ALL
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Part of METO. : TREATY
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Revealed. : UNMASKED
34
Undersized animal. : RUNT
35
Primp. : PREEN
36
Grain-bearing spike. : EAR
37
Pressed. : URGED
39
Great Lakes cargo. : ORE
40
Visitor to Purgatory. : DANTE
42
Presidential nickname. : CAL
43
Inched. : EDGED
45
Anilines. : DYES
46
Negatively charged particle. : ELECTRON
48
Settees. : DIVANS
50
Division of geologic time. : ERA
51
Greek letter. : THETA
53
Safekeeping of goods. : STORAGE
57
Kitchen devices. : OPENERS
61
Fright. : PANIC
62
Scene of a proposed colony. : ANTARCTIC
64
Top layer. : CRUST
65
Loud noise. : ROAR
66
Therefore: Lat. : ERGO
67
Senators from New Jersey and South Dakota. : CASES
68
Sibilant signal to silence. : PSST
69
Bench. : SEAT
Down
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Quién ___? (who knows?): Span. : SABE
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Mr. Woollcott. : ALEX
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Tops. : AONE
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Control. : REGULATE
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In some measure. : PARTLY
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French form of a girl's name. : ELISA
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Indian. : OTO
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Frequent advice to baby. : NONO
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Senate minority leader. : KNOWLAND
10
Prickly pears. : NOPALS
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Finished. : OVER
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Cooking fat. : LARD
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Meadows. : LEAS
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Undivided whole. : UNIT
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Famous person. : NAME
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In vogue. : CURRENT
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Armistice. : TRUCE
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Countrified. : RURAL
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American poet. : ENGLE
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Require. : NEED
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Scene of Mau Mau terror. : KENYA
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Consumed. : EATEN
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Costume. : DRESS
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Comic character. : POGO
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Takes away a part. : DETRACTS
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Promotions. : ADVANCES
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Haul. : DRAG
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Reddish hue. : CERISE
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Leave. : DEPART
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Road: Lat. : ITER
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___ Tophet. : HOTAS
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Humane society: Abbr. : SPCC
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Ancient Irish capital. : TARA
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Obligation. : ONUS
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Frontier Marshal. : EARP
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Raison d'___. : ETRE
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Baltic port. : RIGA
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Gael. : SCOT
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Numerals: Abbr. : NOS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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