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New York Times, Friday, August 10, 1956

Author:
Irving Rosenheim
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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Across
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Filled with wonder. : AWED
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Curly. : CRISP
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Arrest. : STEM
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Bail. : LADE
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Charles or James. : RIVER
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Leander's beloved. : HERO
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Peculiar mode of handclasp. : GRIP
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Type of type. : AGATE
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Hotchpotch. : OLIO
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First recorded Sherlock Holmes case. : ASTUDYINSCARLET
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Trampled. : TROD
24
Coldness. : ICE
25
Conquistadores' promised land. : DARIEN
28
Sometimes portentous sound. : FOOTSTEP
33
Bewilderment. : AMAZE
34
A very beautiful woman. : VENUS
35
Column on a baseball score. : RBI
36
___ le roi. : VIVE
37
Annoys thoroughly. : RILES
38
Common suffix. : TION
39
Summer on the Riviera. : ETE
40
Promenades. : MALLS
41
E. C. Bentley's detective. : TRENT
42
City in Georgia. : SYLVANIA
44
Upsweep, for example. : HAIRDO
45
Business abbreviation. : INC
46
Turfs. : SODS
47
First recorded Ellery Queen case (with "The"). : ROMANHATMYSTERY
55
Opposed: Dial. : AGIN
56
Salome's uncle. : HEROD
57
Current. : RIFE
58
___ Stone. : FRED
59
Relative of a sierra. : ARETE
60
"For ever ___ day." : ANDA
61
Moors. : FENS
62
Visible sign. : TOKEN
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A quantity of food. : MESS
Down
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Sea lettuce. : ALGA
2
Contends. : WARS
3
Redact. : EDIT
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Appoint as a substitute. : DEPUTIZE
5
Stick of chalk or graphite. : CRAYON
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Firm. : RIGID
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A Karamazov. : IVAN
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Becomes fast. : SETS
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Term of endearment. : PRECIOUS
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"To the ___ of Tripoli . . . " : SHORES
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Enumerate. : TELL
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Clinton's Ditch. : ERIE
13
Debatable. : MOOT
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Undergo, in Scotland. : DREE
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Court decisions. : ACTS
25
Runner Sime and others. : DAVES
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Good will. : AMITY
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Fray. : RAVEL
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"Most Happy" one. : FELLA
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Units. : ONES
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Experimenter. : TRIER
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Good investment. : EBOND
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Cowboy's mount. : PINTO
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Brother of Odin. : VILI
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Sombrero. : RANCHHAT
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Hero of medieval romance. : TRISTRAM
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Horace or Thomas. : MANN
41
Small fry. : TADS
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Provisions. : VIANDS
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Tomboy. : HOYDEN
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Hit. : SMOTE
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Trash: Scot. : RAFF
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Folklore character. : OGRE
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Air. : MIEN
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Prefix on an Air Letter. : AERO
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Migrate by ox-wagon. : TREK
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One: German. : EINE
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P. O. designations. : RFDS
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Words of assent. : YEAS

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

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