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New York Times, Tuesday, April 3, 1956

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,471
Across
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Combat fatigue. : REST
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Burst forth. : ERUPT
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Irish luck. : CESS
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Advance by degrees. : INCH
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Japanese elder statesmen. : GENRO
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U. S. ship that pierced the Antarctic. : ATKA
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Friendly policy abroad. : FOREIGNAID
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Wrack's companion. : RUIN
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Warped. : TWISTED
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One from the land of Ruth. : MOABITE
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"The ___ and the Peri." : PEER
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___ Solemnis. : MISSA
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Black Sea oil port. : BATUM
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Tub. : VAT
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So. Afr. corral. : KRAAL
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Bird of Paradise constellation. : APUS
33
With remorse. : PENITENTLY
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Male counterpart of DAR. : SAR
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There at last. : ARRIVED
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Extremely. : TOO
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Kind of ship 16 Across is. : ICEBREAKER
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Brown: Fr. : BRUN
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Leading role in "Fanny." : CESAR
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On this side: Prefix. : CIS
43
Obverse side of a coin. : HEADS
44
___ bag, pitcher's aid. : ROSIN
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Soft powder. : TALC
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Unintelligent one. : LACKWIT
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Undependable. : ERRATIC
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Head shape. : OVAL
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Tending to break up. : DISRUPTIVE
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Father. : SIRE
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Stands against. : LEANS
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Welsh name. : EVAN
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Whirlpool. : EDDY
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"Keef." : ESTES
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Car repair item. : DENT
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Gap between. : RIFT
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Enough: Poet. : ENOW
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The Bible. : SCRIPTURES
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He threaded the Labyrinth. : THESEUS
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Kind of moth. : EGGER
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Tear apart. : REND
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Child in "Puck of Pook's Hill." : UNA
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Painters like Grandma Moses. : PRIMITIVES
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Fusses. : TODOS
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Storage shed for trolleys. : CARBARN
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Needle case. : ETUI
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Amusing sketch. : SKIT
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Sound of mind. : SANE
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Thing noted. : ITEM
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Invited. : ASKED
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Small dummy. : MANIKIN
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Fundamental. : BASIC
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Without delay. : APACE
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Truths. : VERACITIES
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Magnetic. : ATTRACTIVE
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Audibly. : ALOUD
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Silk city of France. : LYONS
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Before: Prefix. : PRE
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Thrice, in music. : TER
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Street sign. : ARROW
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Kentucky Senator. : BARKLEY
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Tardy. : BELATED
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Symbol for March 17. : HARP
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Go edgewise. : SIDLE
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Tie up. : TRUSS
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Come in second. : LOSE
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Eager. : AVID
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Program. : CARD
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Lake in North Ireland. : ERNE
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Dmitri's brother. : IVAN
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Lincoln memorial. : CENT
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Matinee day: Abbr. : SAT

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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