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New York Times, Monday, April 16, 1956

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { F Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,484
Across
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City in Texas. : WACO
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Nails. : BRADS
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MacArthur-Ridgway title. : SCAP
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Amo, amas, ___. : AMAT
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Capital of French Morocco. : RABAT
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Muse of history. : CLIO
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Fictional relative. : AUNTIEMAME
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Resounded. : RANG
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Popular vocalists. : CROONERS
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African sorcery. : VOODOO
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Japanese system of wrestling. : JUDO
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True-hearted: Scot. : LEAL
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Chases away. : SHOOS
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Dry. : DRINKLESS
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Promotes the sale of. : PUSHES
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Cowpoke's mount. : HOSS
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Neckline. : VEE
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Well versed in: Colloq. : UPON
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___ acids. : AMINO
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Alone; stage direction for an actress. : SOLA
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Kinsman: Abbr. : REL
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Scheme. : PLAN
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City on the Yangtze: Var. : NANKIN
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"I second ___." : THEMOTION
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Composer Taylor. : DEEMS
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Odd: Scot. : ORRA
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Top. : ACME
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Famous Met baritone. : SCOTTI
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Steps. : STAIRWAY
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Not possible: Colloq. : NOGO
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Blood donors and sky watchers. : VOLUNTEERS
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Stettin's river. : ODER
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First German President : EBERT
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Network in anatomy. : RETE
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Letters. : WYES
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Emulates the Lone Ranger. : RIDES
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Mast. : SPAR
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Army Corps, established 1942. : WAAC
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River of Asia. : AMUR
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I sing: Latin. : CANO
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Berlin turncoat. : OTTOJOHN
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Type. : BREED
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Musket tamper. : RAMROD
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Down with!: French. : ABAS
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Huge Nile project. : DAM
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Grover Cleveland's second-term V. P. : STEVENSON
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Dead Sea find. : SCROLL
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Dressed. : CLAD
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Primitive Japanese. : AINO
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Walt Kelly's candidate. : POGO
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Being employed for a given purpose. : INUSE
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Trees. : OAKS
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Britain's symbol. : LION
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Sudden burst of energy. : SPURT
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Province of east central China. : HUPEH
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"___ Mio." : OSOLE
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Jungle beast: Colloq. : RHINO
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Summon forth. : EVOKE
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Early Ottoman Sultan. : SELIM
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O'Casey and namesakes. : SEANS
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Where Horse Mesa dam is. : SALTRIVER
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Mother of Hermes. : MAIA
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Imitators of Pooh-Bah. : SNEERERS
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Coastal city. : PORT
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Confess. : ADMIT
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Group of securities. : MOTORS
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Character. : NATURE
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Tilts. : CANTS
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Winter blanket. : SNOW
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Buffalo Bill. : CODY
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S-shaped curve. : OGEE
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Coaster. : SLED
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Lament. : WEEP
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Gulf of Greece. : ARTA
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River into North Sea. : YSER
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Kimono sash. : OBI

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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