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TREASURE-TROVE

New York Times, Sunday, June 10, 1956

Author:
Roberta Morse
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 83, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 663 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 150, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 11, XRef: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 21
Roberta H. Morse has 64 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,539
Across
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Cordial. : ANISETTE
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Push. : SHOVE
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Penitential Psalm. : MISERERE
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American hardwood trees. : REDASHES
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Manolete's victims. : TOROS
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Spray. : ATOMIZER
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Recent archaeological discovery. : DEADSEASCROLLS
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The art of disputation. : POLEMICS
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Before. : ERE
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Constellation. : ALTAR
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Old-fashioned people. : FOGEYS
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Overdo the heart throbs. : EMOTE
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Between Mont. and Minn. : NDAK
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Indo-European. : ARYAN
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Window part. : PANE
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Cut. : PARE
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Hue. : TONE
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Snows: Fr. : NEIGES
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Of ancient Greeks. : EOLIC
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Diminutive of a girl's name. : REBA
49
Neighbors of the Assyrians. : MEDES
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Living ___. : WAGE
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Eight furlongs. : MILE
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Fused refuse. : SLAG
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Colombia, for instance. : ESTADO
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Blanche of the Met. : THEBOM
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Con ___. : AMORE
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That: Span. : ESA
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Blockade buster. : AIRLIFT
66
Gay. : ELATE
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One of the Leagues: Abbr. : NAT
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Unspoken. : TACIT
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Where Jackie Burke shines. : TEE
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Casts out. : EJECTS
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Noun suffixes. : ORS
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Quickly. : SMARTLY
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Girasol. : OPAL
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Old Testament object. : URIM
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Racers. : SNAKES
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Singe. : CHAR
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Bona ___. : FIDE
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Modern "wonderful." : DREAMY
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Wood: Latin. : LIGNUM
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Gaucho's weapon. : BOLA
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African tree. : SHEA
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Slept noisily. : SNORED
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Fish part. : GILL
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Temporary setback. : SNAG
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Italian president. : GRONCHI
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Aunt: Span. : TIA
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Improve the street. : REPAVE
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Suffix meaning "tribe." : INI
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Assign (to). : REFER
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Ship's clock. : NEF
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On ___ (carousing). : ATEAR
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Hotwind. : SIROCCO
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Noun suffix. : IST
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Brownish pigment. : UMBER
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Overenthusiastic sun bather. : NUDIST
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Burdens. : ONUSES
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Flooring. : TILE
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Department of France. : ORNE
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Goddess of hope. : SPES
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Parts. : ROLES
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Dark river. : STYX
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Spanish kings. : REYES
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Public functionary. : NOTARY
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Pronoun. : THIS
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Trudge. : PLOD
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Ardor. : ZEAL
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Nine: Lat. : NOVEM
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Right-minded. : SANE
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War cry of ancient Greeks. : ALALA
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Tarkington's bad boy. : PENROD
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Shreds. : WISPS
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Brief statement: Abbr. : BUL
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Golden horse. : PALOMINO
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Red rallying song. : INTERNATIONALE
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Terra cotta instruments. : OCARINAS
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Arrowsmith's wife. : LEORA
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Of architectural construction. : TECTONIC
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Musical tribute. : SERENADE
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Krupp's city. : ESSEN
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Showing resemblance of sound. : ASSONANT
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Vehement. : ARDENT
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___-well. : NEERDO
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Of a mountain in Crete. : IDAEAN
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Wistful. : SAD
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She: Italian. : ESSA
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Where 25 Across were found. : THELANDOFJUDAH
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Plant of the Orient. : TEATREE
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Repplier, for example. : ESSAYIST
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Vessel: Abbr. : STR
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Pedal extremity. : HOOF
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Ship's deck. : ORLOP
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Kuibishev's river. : VOLGA
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Dweller in Qumram monastery. : ESSENE
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Plans. : MAPS
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Japanese name. : ITO
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Coin of Peru. : SOL
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Turkish title. : EMEER
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Implements for cutting edges. : RIMMERS
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"Fanny" star. : EZIO
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Type of dwelling: Abbr. : RECT
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Gaelic. : ERSE
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Rock. : CRAG
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Beefeater. : YEOMAN
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Famous name in Turkey. : KEMAL
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Stair parts. : NEWELS
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Bots in blue. : PILOTS
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The maples. : ACER
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Biblical land. : SABA
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Site of U. of San Marcos. : LIMA
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Important branch of physics. : ELECTRONICS
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Herb. : BASIL
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Like quartz. : AGATY
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Girl's nickname. : EDIE
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Agreed. : GOTON
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Beryl. : EMERALD
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"Thou shalt not ___ it." : EATOF
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Metropolitan basso. : SIEPI
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Part of T. R.'s slogan. : TREADSOFTLY
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Cossack leader. : HETMAN
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Far North settlement. : ETAH
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Region: Abbr. : TERR
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Hussein, Faisal, etc. : ARABS
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French companies: Abbr. : CIES
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What schussboomers do. : SKI
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Event at Melbourne. : MCMLVIOLYMPICS
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Support on which to lean: Ger. : LEHNE
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Neighbors of 69 Down. : SYRIANS
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Moths. : EGGERS
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Cut. : SNIP
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Pithy remark. : MOT
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Feminine diminutive endings. : ULAS
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Uhlan's adjunct. : LANCE
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Exchange premiums. : AGIOS
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Off white. : ECRU
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Consume. : EATUP
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Deep South food. : GRITS
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Meet again. : RESIT
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Natural. : INBRED
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___ d'être. : RAISON
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Bird. : ERNE
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Counting-out word. : EENY
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Become haughty. : FREEZE
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P. M. : EDEN
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Ditto 71 Across. : OUSTS
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Philippine Moslem. : MORO
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"La ___" (The Castaway). : TRAVIATA
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Investigate. : EXPLORE
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Minnie Minoso. : ORESTES
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Foolish. : SENILE
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Hamlet. : TOWN
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Island capital: Span. : HABANA
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Starchy rootstuff. : INULIN
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Choice. : SELECT
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Thin plate: Var. : LAMIN
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English composer and family. : ARNES
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River flower. : LOTOS
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Overseas addresses. : APOS
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Honiton. : LACE
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Winged. : ALAR
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Sit. : POSE
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"___ Mable." : DERE
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Pepys' "And ___ bed." : SOTO
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Once ___ lifetime. : INA
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Famed school of design: Abbr. : NAD
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Melted. : RAN
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Mademoiselle's refusal. : NON

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 15 debuted here and reused later, 18 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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