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New York Times, Monday, May 14, 1956

Author:
Victor Goldfarb
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J V X }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 10, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,512
Across
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Man of Mexico. : AZTEC
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Surprised exclamation. : PHEW
10
Weather word. : SMOG
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Skin: Comb. form. : DERMO
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Where the tall corn grows. : IOWA
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Sound. : TONE
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Positions in ballet dancing. : ARABESQUES
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Persia. : IRAN
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Be listless. : MOPE
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Pronoun. : OURS
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Release. : UNTIE
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West Point freshman. : PLEBE
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Plants with compound flowers. : ASTERS
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Look cheerful. : SMILE
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Rigging. : SAILS
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Sports announcer. : HUSING
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Small sea animal. : STARFISH
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Aardvark's meal. : ANTS
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Autumnal worker. : RAKER
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Hep. : ONTO
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Part of a chicken. : WISHBONE
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"___ most foul . . . " : MURDER
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Hollywood family. : LADDS
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Loads cargo. : STOWS
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In a faint. : ASWOON
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Abrogate. : ANNUL
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Azalea, for example. : SHRUB
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Painter of melting telephones. : DALI
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___ East. : NEAR
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Water fowl. : COOT
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Port in French Morocco. : CASABLANCA
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Put in one's stake. : ANTE
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___ da capo. : ARIA
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Having a hankering. : ITCHY
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___ Gynt. : PEER
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Relative of 26 Across. : BEAM
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Vegetable. : BEETS
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Biblical name. : ADAM
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Naught. : ZERO
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Monks. : TRAPPISTS
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Adorn. : EMBELLISH
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College in 15 Across. : COE
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Cotton fabrics. : PIQUES
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Daylight saving unit. : HOUR
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Members of the flock. : EWES
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Part of "to be." : WAS
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Assigned task. : STINT
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"___ d'Arthur." : MORTE
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Walking ___. : ONAIR
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Tunney and others. : GENES
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Have a good cry. : SOB
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Member nation of the U. N. : USSR
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Early night: Poet. : EEN
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"View with ___." : ALARM
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Author Irwin. : SHAW
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Winner of a Toni award. : MUNI
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Inquired. : ASKED
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Follower of: Suffix. : ITE
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Emulate Bing Crosby. : GROAN
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Lucky. : FORTUNATE
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Spring feeling. : INDOLENCE
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Goulash. : STEW
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___ d'oeuvres. : HORS
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Companion of or. : AND
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Small drop, as of paint. : BLOB
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Part of the Armed Forces. : USN
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Oriental greeting. : SALAAM
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Songwriters' group. : ASCAP
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Was the leading light. : SHONE
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Indited. : WROTE
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External. : OUTER
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Part of a pen. : NIB
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Virginia ___. : DARE
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Home to over a billion. : ASIA
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Eight: German. : ACHT
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Skates. : RAYS
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Hansom. : CAB
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Ad ___. : LIB

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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