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New York Times, Monday, June 25, 1956

Author:
H. L. Risteen
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 3, 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. 2,554
Across
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Scarf. : CRAVAT
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Highest part. : CAP
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Storage: Abbr. : STGE
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Cigar. : HAVANA
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Popeye's 37 Down. : OLIVEOYL
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Inflict just punishment. : AVENGE
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Hedonist's chief goal. : PLEASURE
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Congressional abbreviation. : DEM
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Overcoats. : ULSTERS
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Mounted troops: Abbr. : CAV
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Campus workrooms. : LABS
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Container. : KEG
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Head of the Marine Corps. : PATE
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Whirring sound. : BIRR
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Made public. : AIRED
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Over 1.2 billion are in circulation. : ONES
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Vegetables. : ONIONS
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Punch's advice to those about to marry. : DONT
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Marbles. : AGATES
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Ivy League mentor. : LITTLE
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The talk of the town. : HEAT
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Theatre forms. : OPERAS
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Set system. : ROTE
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Tooth. : MOLAR
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Impolite. : RUDE
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Steel piece used in building. : IBAR
51
Schoolmarm's group. : NEA
52
Courtroom word. : OYER
53
Allen or Ott. : MEL
54
Moon goddess. : ARTEMIS
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Quietly. : LOW
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Symbol of relaxation. : ARMCHAIR
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Republican Senator. : MALONE
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The "Garden of France." : TOURAINE
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Sisals, century plants, etc. : AGAVES
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Purposes. : ENDS
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Opened. : LED
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Most unfamiliar. : NEWEST
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African lake. : CHAD
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A thread. : RAVELING
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Prayer. : AVEMARIA
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Hollywood's Johnson. : VAN
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Breed of black cattle. : ANGUS
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Weight of E. Asia. : TAEL
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Flying-machine. : COPTER
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Declared. : ALLEGED
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Buttress. : PIER
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His: French. : SES
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Fruit-eating bird. : TOUCAN
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Move in a spiral. : GYRATE
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Etudiants. : ELEVES
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Duct: Anat. : VAS
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___ pole. : SKI
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Good fellow: Colloq. : BROTHER
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Dishes. : POTTERY
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Snake. : BOA
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Shillong is its capital. : ASSAM
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Sadness: Poet. : DOLOR
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Born. : NEE
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Tuck's associate. : NIP
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See 15 Across. : TRUELOVE
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Former name of the Marianas. : LADRONES
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Compass point. : ESE
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"The ___," current novel. : TONTINE
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Fissured: Zool. : RIMATE
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Husband of Titania. : OBERON
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Body of Jewish law. : TALMUD
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Played the wolf. : LEERED
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Old Dutch measure. : AAM
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American Indian. : OSAGE
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Exclamation of triumph. : AHA
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Wading bird. : RAIL
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"___ old cowhand . . . " : IMAN
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Noted British author. : WEST
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Bookkeeper's abbreviation : CRS
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A profession. : LAW

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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