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New York Times, Friday, June 29, 1956

Author:
Anthony Morse
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { Q V }, Scrabble score: 316 (avg 1.67)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Anthony Morse has 35 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,558
Across
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Querying sounds. : HEHS
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Two Russians, in journalese. : BANDK
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Locality. : SPOT
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River into the Caspian. : URAL
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Good-by. : ADIEU
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Labyrinth. : MAZE
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Rodolfo's beloved. : MIMI
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Evil one. : SATAN
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First word of the Aeneid. : ARMA
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Enviable complexion. : PEACHESANDCREAM
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Tide. : NEAP
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Bunk. : ROT
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One of Egypt's boundaries. : REDSEA
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Spring distillations. : MAYWINES
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Tool. : AXE
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Misanthrope. : CYNIC
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Sinclair Lewis heroine. : LEORA
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Irish dances. : JIGS
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Christmas figure. : SANTA
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Plunder: Slang. : SWAG
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Seaweeds, pond scum, etc. : ALGAE
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Fuel substances. : PEATS
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Ibsen character. : ASE
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The evening star. : HESPERUS
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King's barons. : THANES
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___ de la Cité, part of Paris. : ILE
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Contained. : HELD
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One's household effects. : LARESANDPENATES
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Leprechaun's home. : ERIN
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Sierra Nevada lake. : TAHOE
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Where the tibia is. : SHIN
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Exchequer. : FISC
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Dress up. : ADORN
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Gambling game. : KENO
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Subtract. : TAKE
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Cut. : SAWED
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Again. : ANEW
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Hummock. : HUMP
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Lake port. : ERIE
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Short order. : HAMANDEGGS
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Drives that often go in the rough. : SLICES
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Authorized fundamental allowances. : BASEPAYS
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Actress Rehan and others. : ADAS
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Girl in a Spanish song. : NITA
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Cathedral official. : DEAN
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Enchantress in "Parsifal." : KUNDRY
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Show-offs. : SMARTIES
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Reduce gradually. : PARE
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Frank Baum heroine. : OZMA
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Nine Giants. : TEAM
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Hic, ___, hoc. : HAEC
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Hood. : COWL
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Indian VIP. : RAJAH
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Makarios' fate. : EXILE
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Digs for ore. : MINES
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Recorded proceedings. : ACTA
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Once in a while. : NOWANDTHEN
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Rub off. : ERASE
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Plants of the mint family. : SAGES
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Small, deerlike animal of Malaya. : NAPU
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Wisdom. : SAPIENCE
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Finally. : ATTHEEND
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Slithery things. : EELS
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Chinese name for God. : SHEN
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Lariats: Span. : REATAS
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Where Fairbanks is. : ALASKA
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Went away. : LEFT
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Song. : ARIA
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Gamble. : RISK
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Nothing: Spanish. : NADA
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Lateen-rigged Arab craft. : DHOW
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Orifice. : PORE
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One: German. : EINE
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Fuji's cap. : SNOW

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

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