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New York Times, Wednesday, August 15, 1956

Author:
Sidney Lambert
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { F J }, Scrabble score: 316 (avg 1.71)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
Sidney Lambert has 114 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,605
Across
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Apprised. : AWARE
6
College campus: Colloq. : QUAD
10
Presidential candidate, 1900 to 1920. : DEBS
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Source of rubber. : LATEX
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Name for two constellations. : URSA
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Pupil's ordeal. : EXAM
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A. L. infielder. : DROPO
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Stravinsky. : IGOR
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Calliope. : MUSE
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Canapé. : APPETIZER
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House plant of the arum family. : CALLA
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Austrian city on the Danube. : LINZ
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Exchange. : BARTER
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Large sum of money: Colloq. : POT
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Father of Enoch. : CAIN
30
Sea animal. : ORC
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Of certain poetry. : ODIC
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Dissonance. : CACOPHONY
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Sulu Moslem. : MORO
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Specific flavor. : SAVOR
40
Roisterer's cry of yore. : EVOE
41
Airplane part. : PROPELLER
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Habitación. : SALA
44
___ Maria. : AVE
45
Chapter of the Koran. : SURA
48
Spanish article. : LOS
49
Supported firmly. : BRACED
52
Wails. : SOBS
54
Citrus fruit. : LIMES
55
Where the green-room is. : BACKSTAGE
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He loves: Latin. : AMAT
61
Crater outpouring. : LAVA
62
Trencherman. : EATER
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Bristle: Comb. form. : SETI
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Parody. : SKIT
65
Crystalline salt. : NITER
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Scandinavian name. : ERIC
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Type of ranch. : DUDE
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Architectural bracket. : TRUSS
Down
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Screen star. : ALDA
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Loom threads. : WARP
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Above. : ATOP
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Turn away. : REPEL
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Foreign. : EXOTIC
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Bantering. : QUIZZICAL
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Hasten (with "on"). : URGE
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Hebrew stringed instrument. : ASOR
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Women's group: Abbr. : DAR
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Changes of policy, as in diplomacy. : DEMARCHES
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Rejoice. : EXULT
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Swiss canton. : BASLE
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Vilify. : SMEAR
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"Once ___ Lifetime." : INA
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Relative of a goldfish. : CARP
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Clodhopper. : BOOR
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Brilliant display. : POMP
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Estimation. : ODOR
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Beginner: Var. : TIRO
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Wheel hubs. : NAVES
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First-rate: Slang. : COPACETIC
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Gleam in flashes. : CORUSCATE
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Athletic field. : OVAL
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___ contendere. : NOLO
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Votes in favor. : YEAS
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Pung. : SLED
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Preceding periods. : EVES
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Soldier of Seoul. : ROK
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Inattentive to what is passing. : ABSENT
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Surfeited. : BLASE
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Versifier: Var. : RIMER
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Famous family of Cremona. : AMATI
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Step. : STAIR
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Oil port on the Caspian. : BAKU
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Athirst. : AVID
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Neighbor of Atka. : ATTU
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Turns to the off side. : GEES
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Goes astray. : ERRS
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Pounds, shillings, pence. : LSD

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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