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WORDS IN ECHELON

New York Times, Sunday, March 4, 1956

Author:
Marjorie Connelly
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 78, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 644 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 142, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 22
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,441
Across
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Hemmed. : SEWED
6
Son of Odin. : THOR
10
Coast Guard member. : SPAR
14
Dim images. : SHADOWS
21
Speechify. : ORATE
22
Charter. : HIRE
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Fruit. : LIME
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Large vase: Fr. : POTICHE
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Gliders. : MOTORLESSPLANES
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Controversial. : ERISTIC
29
Common suffix. : ESE
30
Noted cartoonist. : NAST
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Evasive treatment: Slang. : RUNAROUND
33
Outlay. : COST
34
More pay. : RAISE
36
Recent visitor to Moscow. : PORGY
37
Bound by. : UNDER
39
Achilles and others: Abbr. : GKS
40
Box elders. : MAPLES
42
Shackles: Arch. : GYVES
43
___ bien. : TRES
44
Exist. : ARE
46
More efficient. : ABLER
47
French city. : ARLES
48
Ten: Prefix. : DECA
49
Davits. : CRANES
52
Wheedle. : COAX
53
Trail of an animal. : SPOOR
54
Sublease. : RELET
55
Entertain. : REGALE
56
Novelist Ferber. : EDNA
57
Hamlet. : TOWN
58
Same: Fr. : MEME
59
Southwest wind. : AFER
61
Flowed. : RAN
62
Comes on stage again. : REENTERS
64
Airship. : DIRIGIBLE
66
Rosebush fruits. : HIPS
67
Prohibition. : DONT
68
___-dos, back to back. : DOSA
69
___-poly. : ROLY
70
Importune. : TEASE
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Namesakes of Scott heroine. : ELLENS
74
Supine. : PROSTRATE
76
Christopher Robin's family. : MILNES
77
Builds. : REARS
78
Earth. : CLOD
79
"___ Camera." : IAMA
80
Where the Riviera is. : MIDI
81
Singer Merriman and others. : NANS
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Navy Dumbos. : SEAPLANES
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Chosen. : SELECTED
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Finis. : END
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Unhurried. : EASY
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Protein food. : EGGS
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New head of Marine Corps. : PATE
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O'Neill's daughter. : OONA
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Bites. : STINGS
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Infants. : BABES
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Quadrupeds. : MULES
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Choice object. : PLUM
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Certain pigments. : TONERS
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Responsibility. : ONUS
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Something beyond help. : GONER
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Forbidding. : STERN
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Ox driver's command. : GEE
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Senate and House: Abbr. : CONG
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Carols. : SONGS
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Cubic meters. : STERES
107
Pershing's command. : AEF
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Comb. form for a country. : TURKO
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Baskets. : CAGES
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Winner of National Book Award. : OHARA
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Night crawlers. : BAIT
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William Bridgeman, for example. : TESTPILOT
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German number. : DREI
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Union for drivers. : TWU
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Repeat. : ITERATE
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Forrestal or Yorktown. : AIRPLANECARRIER
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Thinned down. : DILUTED
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Mexican Indian. : TECA
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Harum-scarum. : RASH
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School: Fr. : ECOLE
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Makes beloved. : ENDEARS
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Times. : ERAS
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Wild oxen. : YAKS
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Very good: Slang. : DANDY
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About. : SOME
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Antony's Friend. : EROS
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Airship. : WATERPLANE
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D. D. E.'s former domain. : ETO
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Le ___ cri. : DERNIER
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Things mentioned. : THESE
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School subject: Abbr. : HIST
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Conjunctions. : ORS
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Chider. : REPROVER
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Uses jive talk. : SLANGS
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French statesman. : PINAY
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Western World: Abbr. : AMER
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Expedient. : RESOURCE
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Uses up. : SPENDS
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Pack. : HORDE
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N. Z. tribe. : ATI
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Type of jockey. : DISC
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Robert Frost, for example. : OCTOGENARIAN
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Small broom. : WHISK
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Denominations. : SECTS
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Annie Laurie. : LASS
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Entices. : LURES
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Descriptive of badly cooked food. : UNEATABLE
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Eight Popes. : ALEXANDERS
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Marker in an air race. : PYLON
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More unusual. : RARER
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Staff bearer. : MACER
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Home. : ABODE
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Waxes. : GROWS
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Certain messages. : TELEGRAMS
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"Tiger ___." : RAG
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To the left: Naut. : APORT
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Half: Prefix. : DEMI
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Indian. : CREE
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Slip by. : ELAPSE
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Realizes. : SENSES
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British guns. : STENS
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Second estimates. : RERATINGS
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___ America. : MISS
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Aviate. : FLY
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"Sixteen ___." : TONS
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Small "drone" plane. : DOODLEBUG
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Jot. : IOTA
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Airship. : HELICOPTER
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Air pocket phenomenon. : DROP
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Stream. : TIDE
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McFarland of Arizona. : ERNEST
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Shed. : LEANTO
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Relative of an airstrip. : LANDINGFIELD
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Copies of dramas. : PLAYBOOKS
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Rachel's namesakes. : RAES
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Distances traveled. : MILES
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These: French. : CES
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39.37 inches. : METER
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Fresh talk. : SASS
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"Rock of ___." : AGES
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Auctions. : SALES
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Religious freedom. : TOLERATION
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Have effect. : ENURE
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Casts to perdition. : DAMNS
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Plumed heron. : EGRET
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Sleighs. : PUNGS
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Born: Fr. : NEE
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Furnish with notes. : ANNOTATE
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Of the coinage. : MONETARY
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Russian writer. : GOGOL
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Having steps. : STAIRED
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Confessions of faith. : CREEDS
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Free-swimming tunicates. : SALPAS
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Butter-yielding tree. : SHEA
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Put up with. : ABIDE
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Dine at home. : EATIN
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Speak. : UTTER
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About. : CIRCA
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Musical groups: Abbr. : ORCHS
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Correct. : TRUE
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Buttress. : PIER
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Rolltop. : DESK
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Unite, as metal. : WELD
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Atomic scientist. : UREY
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One ___ time. : ATA
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National air group: Abbr. : NAA
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Sarnoff's outfit: Abbr. : RCA

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 14 debuted here and reused later, 12 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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