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New York Times, Saturday, April 14, 1956

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { J Q U X }, Scrabble score: 304 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,482
Across
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Mischievous children. : IMPS
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Flatfish. : DABS
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Brush off. : WHISK
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Household necessity. : SOAP
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Scheme. : IDEA
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Composer Copland. : AARON
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Arctic Circle native. : LAPP
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Dog in "King Lear." : TRAY
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Oblivion. : LIMBO
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One: Dial. : ANE
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To-do. : STIR
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Finally. : ATLAST
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Basil O'Connor's concern. : MARCHOFDIMES
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Article. : THE
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Pertaining to anatomical tissue. : TELAR
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Any woven fabric. : WEB
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Monastic heads. : PRIORS
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English poet. : DELAMARE
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Administrations. : REGIMES
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European mining center. : SILESIA
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Fear-struck. : OVERAWED
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Actress Williams. : ESTHER
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___ capita. : PER
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Namesakes of a Jules Verne character. : NEMOS
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Take: Scot. : TAE
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HEW administrator. : MARIONFOLSOM
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Products of Cremona. : STRADS
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Horse of a certain color. : ROAN
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Sine ___. : DIE
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Gladiatorial milieu. : ARENA
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"Over the hill." : AWOL
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Basketball star. : GOLA
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Smallest liquid measure. : MINIM
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Port S W of Jerusalem. : GAZA
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Mr. Lattimore. : OWEN
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Fizzy drinks. : SODAS
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Hurricane centers. : EYES
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Catcher Seminick. : ANDY
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Lands of the Moslems. : ISLAM
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Title character of famous South Seas film. : MOANA
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Empty threat, in oriental parlance. : PAPERTIGER
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Species: Pl. abbr. : SPP
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Typewriter character. : DITTO
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Moving aimlessly. : ADRIFT
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Goateed. : BEARDED
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Opinion. : SAY
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He made good in Brooklyn. : WALTERALSTON
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Calls, as a cab. : HAILS
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TV role. : IRMA
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Shows grief. : SOBS
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Carrick bend is one. : KNOT
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White House aide. : SHERMANADAMS
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Charlotte ___, capital of Virgin Islands. : AMALIE
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Vocal group. : CHOIR
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Madagascar et Martinique. : ILES
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Hoses. : WASHESDOWN
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O. H. Perry fought here. : ERIE
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Wall Street man. : BEAR
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Stay. : PROP
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Dream: Fr. : REVE
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Dressmakers. : SEWERS
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Platinum. : METAL
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Half. : SEMI
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Threshold. : DOORWAY
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Forty winks. : SNOOZE
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Fad. : MANIA
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Musical refrains. : FALAS
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Made smooth. : OILED
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AFL-CIO chief. : MEANY
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Levene and Jaffe. : SAMS
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Musical group. : TRIO
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Split apart. : REND
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Stage of life. : AGE
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Portuguese colony in India. : GOA

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 1 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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