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New York Times, Monday, April 30, 1956

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.39, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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Maintainer of party discipline. : WHIP
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Game appurtenances. : BATS
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Growth of the soil. : GRASS
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In this place. : HERE
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Inter ___. : ALIA
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Frilly collar lace. : RUCHE
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Not at all in jest. : EARNESTLY
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Greek market place. : AGORA
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Foreign-language job. : TRANSLATION
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Steep by soaking. : RET
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Have beginning (with "from"). : DATE
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Insinuation. : INNUENDO
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___ acids, obtained from proteins : AMINO
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Sleeping children. : ANGELS
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Strong feeling. : HEAT
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Barrel. : KEG
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Cartographer. : MAPPER
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Part of a Tennessee Williams title. : ASTREET
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Finnish-Russian isthmus. : KARELIA
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Pulley wheel. : SHEAVE
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Fasten. : PIN
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Guido ___, painter. : RENI
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Perfumed with burnt spices. : CENSED
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Cried like a lamb. : BAAED
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Reface with fine wood. : REVENEER
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Without: Fr. : SANS
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Mr. Yale. : ELI
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Too hasty. : PRECIPITATE
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___ hand (help). : LENDA
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Of the morning. : MATUTINAL
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In disguise: Colloq. : INCOG
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Kind of school: Abbr. : ELEM
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Dross or refuse. : SCUM
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Fictional ship. : CAINE
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Township of ancient Attica. : DEME
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Novel heroine. : TESS
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Sharpen. : WHET
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Get news. : HEAR
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Beam out rays. : IRRADIATE
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What the baseball season starts. : PENNANTRACE
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Swiss city on the Rhine. : BASLE
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Canadian province: Abbr. : ALTA
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Taking part in a joust. : TILTING
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Maxim. : SAYING
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Like salt or sugar. : GRANULAR
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Floor piece. : RUG
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Squirrel find. : ACORN
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Tatter. : SHRED
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Bangkok is its HQ. : SEATO
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___ perpetua: Idaho's motto. : ESTO
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Busiest kind of band. : ONEMAN
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International language adherent. : ESPERANTIST
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Exclamations. : AHAS
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What gears do. : MESH
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At the age of: Lat. abbr. : AET
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Sharper. : KEENER
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Delightful garden. : PLEASANCE
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"___ Kleine Nachtmusik." : EINE
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Desperate foray. : RAID
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Part of a book; verso. : EVENPAGE
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Fine leather. : KID
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Fine sheet cotton. : PERCALE
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Appeared. : SEEMED
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Tempting offer. : BAIT
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Leftover from the past. : RELIC
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Former Queen of Italy. : ELENA
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Leonardo da ___. : VINCI
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Froth. : SPUME
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Article. : ITEM
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Greek letters. : TAUS
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Trees. : ELMS
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Man's title. : DON

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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