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New York Times, Saturday, June 9, 1956

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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Across
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Table covering. : SCARF
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Speak angrily (with "out"). : LASH
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Trade. : WORK
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Interweaver. : LACER
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Hand ___ (give deserved credit): Slang. : ITTO
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Senator Bible. : ALAN
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One-celled animal. : AMEBA
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___ sheet. : TEAR
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Frogman's specialty. : DIVE
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Rapid succession of beats. : PITAPAT
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Indigenes. : NATIVES
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Intrigue. : PLOT
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With pleasure. : GLADLY
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Team at bat. : INS
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Other. : ELSE
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Mother of Helen of Troy. : LEDA
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Ballerina Jeanmaire. : RENEE
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River in Scotland. : DEE
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English hymnist. : HEBER
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Obvious. : OVERT
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Part of Tallchief's costume. : TUTU
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Screen player Andrews. : DANA
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Pieces of furniture. : SOFAS
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Stand. : TABLE
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Cheer. : RAH
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Supplicates. : PRAYS
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Knighted English actor (1853–1917). : TREE
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One of Caesar's "wives." : COCA
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Bad ___. : EMS
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Former President of Mexico. : ALEMAN
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Omnia vincit ___. : AMOR
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One kind of sandwich man. : CATERER
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Leftover. : REMNANT
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Bow. : KNOT
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High point. : ACME
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Miss Loos. : ANITA
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Miss Ferber. : EDNA
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Boy: Latin. : PUER
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Specific for alopecia. : TONIC
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Colors. : DYES
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Certain cities: Abbr. : SPTS
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Kind of screen prevue. : SNEAK
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"He Who Gets ___." : SLAPPED
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Garbo role. : CAMILLE
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Vinegary. : ACETOSE
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Deduction. : REBATE
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Bind together with ropes. : FRAP
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Bride of Captain Corcoran. : LITTLEBUTTERCUP
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Suffix of agency. : ATE
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Political party fuglemen. : STANDARDBEARERS
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Of the hours. : HORAL
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African arroyo. : WADI
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Chrysolite. : OLIVINE
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Glutton. : RAVENER
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Israeli's parliament. : KNESSET
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Shoelace tag. : AGLET
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One of the Powers. : TYRONE
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Author of "The County Chairman." : ADE
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Little heroine. : EVA
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European cavalryman. : HUSSAR
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Largest river in Scotland. : TAY
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Coeur d'___, city in Idaho. : ALENE
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Spotted. : SPECKED
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Well-known conductor. : ORMANDY
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Tricky maneuver: Slang. : FASTONE
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Sleeve. : ARM
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Cos lettuce. : ROMAINE
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Javelins of ancient Greece. : ACONTIA
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Rider of Preakness winner Fabius. : HARTACK
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Howitzer. : CANNON
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Entrechats, in ballet. : LEAPS
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Fraternity letters. : ETAS
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Pads. : MATS
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Came across. : MET

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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