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New York Times, Saturday, July 14, 1956

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,573

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Across
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Starters of quarrels. : AGGRESSORS
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Askew. : AWRY
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He expects something for nothing. : FREELOADER
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Artist Addams. : CHAS
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William Bridgeman and others. : TESTPILOTS
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Institute at Houston. : RICE
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Numerical prefix. : OCT
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Australian cockatoo. : ARARA
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Carpenter's joint. : MITER
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Christmas carols. : NOELS
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Decree of a sultan. : IRADE
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Name assumed by Robin Hood. : LOCKSLEY
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Chop. : HEW
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Wagner role. : ELSA
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In slower musical tempo: Abbr. : RIT
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Cash register ring-up. : NOSALE
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American base in the Pacific. : GUAM
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Important Turkish city. : ADANA
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First name of baseball immortal. : TRIS
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Camille's M. Duval. : ARMAND
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Healthy. : FIT
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State: Fr. : ETAT
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Moisture. : DEW
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"The girl I left behind me." : OLDFLAME
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Job for an expert showman. : EMCEE
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Act to salute the flag. : UNHAT
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Former Russian U. N. delegate. : MALIK
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Deposits: Slang. : PARKS
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One: Dial. : ANE
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Dance. : HULA
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Well-known choreographer. : BALANCHINE
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Sen. Watkins' home town. : OREM
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Forms into particles. : GRANULATES
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Oriental garment. : SARI
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Artful planner. : STRATEGIST
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River in an old song. : AFTON
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Spanish dancer José. : GRECO
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"Beau ___," bestseller of 1924. : GESTE
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Soak, as flax. : RET
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City on the Rio Grande. : ELPASO
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Bon ___. : SOIR
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Hall in a Spanish house. : SALA
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Fragrance. : ODOR
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Pass on, as gossip. : RETAIL
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Spanish gentlemen: Abbr. : SRS
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Bitter. : ACRID
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Inn where Mr. Pickwick met 35 Down. : WHITEHART
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Preakness, for example. : RACE
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Belgian river. : YSER
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County in Ireland. : MAYO
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Andes pack animal. : LLAMA
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Diva Tibaldi. : RENATA
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Setting for a lullaby. : CRADLE
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Young animal. : KID
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VIP entourage. : STAFF
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Essayist's pen name. : ELIA
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Cecily Fairchild's pen name. : WEST
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Archaic interjection. : EGAD
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Enticement. : LURE
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Mr. Pickwick's factorum. : SAMWELLER
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Dutch painter. : STEEN
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Nothing. : NIL
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Notch in a bow: Archery. : NOCK
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Set out. : DEPART
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Triceps, for instance. : MUSCLE
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Winter resort. : MIAMI
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Where Port-au-Prince is. : HAITI
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Queen ___ lace. : ANNES
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Tinsmith's anvil. : TEEST
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Reciprocals of ohms. : MHOS
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Aroma. : AURA
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Winged. : ALAR
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Princely title in India. : RANA
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Novelist Hamsun. : KNUT
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Coffee shipper's abbreviation. : BGS
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Crone. : HAG

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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