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New York Times, Thursday, July 19, 1956

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { V W Z }, Scrabble score: 305 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Jack Luzzatto has 292 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,578
Across
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Homebody. : PAPA
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Trophies. : CUPS
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Weavers of destiny. : FATES
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Not all closed. : AJAR
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Medicinal plant. : ALOE
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Replica. : IMAGE
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Eight-legged animal. : TARANTULA
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Country of King Idris. : LIBYA
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Actors in a mob scene. : EXTRAS
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Caliph. : IMAM
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Make a choice. : OPT
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John, Scottish style. : IAN
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Appian Way, for instance. : ITER
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Toddlers. : TOTS
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Sound made to attract attention. : HIST
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Thorny. : SPINOSE
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Peak near ancient Troy. : IDA
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Smartly stylish. : CHIC
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Ascended. : UPROSE
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United Nations body. : GENERALASSEMBLY
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Put on some speed. : HASTEN
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Ex-Dodger on the Orioles. : LOES
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"Sticker" of a plant. : BUR
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Mythical creature. : CENTAUR
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Girl's name meaning bountiful. : ALMA
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Buddies. : PALS
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Killer whales. : ORCS
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Calendar abbreviation. : FRI
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Expression of agreement. : IDO
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Do needle work. : KNIT
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Jackie Gleason's high-hat character. : REGGIE
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Put down. : QUASH
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Piece of furniture. : SIDEBOARD
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Super. : ULTRA
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Ugly one. : TOAD
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Cervine animal. : STAG
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Edith Wharton character. : ETHAN
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Concludes. : ENDS
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Symbol of servitude. : YOKE
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The head. : PATE
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Achilles' comrade-in-arms. : AJAX
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People who take sides. : PARTISANS
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Noah's landfall. : ARARAT
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Real cool characters. : CATS
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Eskimo's knife used by women. : ULU
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Campaign maneuvers. : POLITICALACTION
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Forecastle dwellers. : SEAMEN
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Take a photograph of. : FILM
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"Bel ___," de Maupassant novel. : AMI
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Don't touch!. : TABOO
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Where Aswan is. : EGYPT
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Box ___. : SEATS
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Mixed-up Ann. : NAN
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Agitator. : AROUSER
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Philippine hardwood tree. : IPIL
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Duration of office. : TERM
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Superior. : HIGH
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Concept. : IDEA
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Airfield in Eire. : SHANNON
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Goddess of hope. : SPES
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Canadian Indian. : CREE
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Submelody accompanying a main theme. : OBBLIGATO
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Housing problem. : SLUM
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Tropical American wild cat. : EYRA
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Catchall abbreviations. : ETCS
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Small French coins. : SOUS
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"Valse ___," by Sibelius. : TRISTE
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Large ship: Poet. : ARGOSY
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Dress material. : PIQUE
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Over 21. : ADULT
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Unwilling. : LOATH
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Calendar abbreviation. : FEB
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Eastern title. : KHAN
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Refuters of Stalin. : REDS
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Saudi Arabia's neighbor. : IRAK
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Brink. : EDGE
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Lady of Madrid: Abbr. : SRA
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Ditto 1 Across. : DAD

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

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