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New York Times, Tuesday, June 19, 1956

Author:
H. L. Risteen
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 4.75, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,548
Across
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Throws. : CASTS
6
Ultra-modern music: Slang. : BASH
10
Grow rapidly. : BOOM
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Indo-European. : ARYAN
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Lawrence Tibbett is his replacement. : EZIOPINZA
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Dance. : SAMBA
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Facet of radio and TV programs. : NARRATION
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Name for mademoiselle. : EMILIE
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Imparted. : LENT
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Wicket sides: Cricket. : ONS
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Friend of Kit Nubbles. : NELL
24
French season. : ETE
25
Joint. : KNEE
26
Follows closely. : DOGS
28
___ spot. : INA
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Strong-smelling plant. : RUE
32
Quantity: Abbr. : AMT
33
Clayey loam. : LOESS
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Talk idly. : PRATE
39
"It's raining ___ . . . " : VIOLETS
41
Author of 60 Across. : OCONNOR
43
Heating devices. : ETNAS
44
Democrat of ancient days. : SOLON
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Egg drink. : NOG
47
___ blanket. : WET
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Long or short ___. : TON
50
Goes down. : SETS
51
Popular fancies. : FADS
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Chinese weight. : HAO
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Musical symbol. : CLEF
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Past. : AGO
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Attract buyers. : SELL
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"The Last ___," current bestseller. : HURRAH
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Something for a rainy day. : TARPAULIN
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End. : CEASE
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Ill will. : ANIMOSITY
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Of the mind or spirit. : INNER
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Maid. : LASS
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Suffixes in chemistry. : ENES
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Stopover of transoceanic airlines. : DAKAR
Down
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South Dakota Senator. : CASE
2
Ancient Syria. : ARAM
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Could-be favorite son. : SYMINGTON
4
Turn the ___ (reverse completely). : TABLES
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Slowpoke. : SNAIL
6
Actor Gazzara. : BEN
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Attraction of South Carolina festival. : AZALEAS
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River into the Danube. : SIRET
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Nursery rhyme hero. : HORNER
10
Tool. : BIT
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Vegetable. : ONION
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Pure air. : OZONE
13
Type of residence. : MANSE
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Mrs. Nixon. : PAT
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"Middlemarch" author. : ELIOT
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American composer. : KERN
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Runner Sime. : DAVE
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Overlook. : OMIT
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Noun suffix. : NESS
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Preposition. : UPON
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___ majesty. : LESE
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Musical offering. : SOLO
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Susan Strasberg role. : ANNEFRANK
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Warning sound. : TOOT
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Work units. : ERGS
40
Regulations. : LAWS
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Sea shell. : CONCH
45
Ear stone: Anat. : OTOLITE
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"What's ___?" : THEUSE
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Miss Blandish, Enid Bagnold heroine. : SERENA
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Decisive. : FATAL
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Guam's capital. : AGANA
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Wife of 15 Across. : DORIS
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Fatigued: Colloq. : ALLIN
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Clearheaded. : LUCID
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___ Miguel, Azores island. : SAO
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Sailing. : ASEA
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German title. : HERR
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V. I. P.'s. : PMS
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Symbols on Giants' caps. : NYS

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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