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New York Times, Tuesday, July 31, 1956

Author:
Churchill Satterlee
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { Q W X }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Churchill Satterlee has 1 pre-Shortz puzzle in our database.
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,590
Across
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Urge strongly. : PREACH
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Water vapor. : STEAM
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Talk rapidly (with "on"). : RATTLE
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Range of the Sierra Nevada. : CASCADE
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Author of "Minority Report." : MENCKEN
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Whole number. : INTEGER
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Quick to learn. : APT
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Put in order. : ARRANGE
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Sine qua ___. : NON
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Lockup. : JAIL
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Peer's last name. : GYNT
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Card. : SPADE
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Bullheaded. : ORNERY
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Habitual mental reaction. : TIC
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Mindanao tribesmen. : ATAS
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Government monopoly for taxation in Europe. : REGIE
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Circular farm structure. : SILO
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Nickname for Miss Lawrence. : GERT
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Saucy. : PERT
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Easy gait. : LOPE
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Seaport, isthmus, gulf, canal. : SUEZ
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City in SE Turkey. : URFA
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Peninsula below the St. Lawrence. : GASPE
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Primary Vedic god. : AGNI
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Close. : BAR
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U.S. miler. : SANTEE
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A Margaret diminutive. : MADGE
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Eire's Lower House. : DAIL
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River duck. : TEAL
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Pronoun. : ONE
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Difficult to do. : ARDUOUS
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Employ. : USE
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Arleigh Burke's rank. : ADMIRAL
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Island group in the Bay of Bengal. : NICOBAR
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Artlessness. : NAIVETE
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"Sumer is ___ in, Lhude sing cuccu!" : ICUMEN
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Wood. : CEDAR
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Calcined building substance. : CEMENT
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Make ready. : PREPARE
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Bombastic. : RANTING
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And so forth. : ETC
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Large Aleutian island. : ATKA
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Ministry. : CLERGY
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One of the James brothers. : HENRY
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The slightest bit. : SCINTILLA
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Strong taste. : TANG
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Adlai's fellow contender. : ESTES
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Untouchable serve. : ACE
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Tycoon. : MAGNATE
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Relative of 57 Across. : DEODAR
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Oscar Wilde hero. : ERNEST
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Barbara's rank. : MAJOR
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Counter: Prefix. : ANTI
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East German city. : LEIPZIG
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Spectacular exhibition. : PAGEANT
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Arikaree. : REE
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Cote sound. : COO
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Man on the fence. : STRADDLER
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Something that annoys. : RUB
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Sponsor of a professional golf tournament. : PGA
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Native of a Pacific island. : SAMOAN
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British protectorate in E. Africa. : UGANDA
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Indigenous. : ENDEMIC
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Mrs. in Germany. : FRAU
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Prussian general in the Revolution. : STEUBEN
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Farmer of Europe. : PEASANT
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Type of fisherman. : EELER
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Gated waterway. : SLUICE
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Aurated. : EARED
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Greek architectural order. : IONIC
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Pro ___. : RATA
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Froth. : SCUM
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Verbal contraction. : IVE
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Cockney's diggings. : OME

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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