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New York Times, Friday, August 17, 1956

Author:
Jules Arensberg
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Jules Arensberg has 95 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,607
Across
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Israel's U.N. man. : EBAN
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Be fractious. : ACTUP
10
Part of Caesar's last words. : ETTU
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In ___, completely. : TOTO
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One of the Ionian Islands. : CORFU
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Rise high. : SOAR
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Modern highway intersection. : CLOVERLEAF
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Invisible Empire. : KLAN
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Housewife, for instance. : HOMEBODY
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Ruffles. : FRILLS
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Misplacement. : LOSS
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Its power is measured in megatons. : HBOMB
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Dress goods. : SATINS
28
Halifax and Hamilton. : SEAPORTS
31
Line a nana. : NURSY
32
Rouse to action. : RALLY
33
Wrath. : IRE
34
The E in Q.E.D. : ERAT
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Sea ___. : LEVEL
36
Design. : IDEA
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They held off the Luftwaffe. : RAF
38
Greek physician. : GALEN
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Broadway backer. : ANGEL
40
Put off. : DEFERRED
42
Bucephalus and Rosinante. : STEEDS
43
Counterpart. : IMAGE
44
Inferior. : POOR
45
Suit. : BECOME
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Emulate the idler. : KILLTIME
51
Bookkeeper's abbreviation. : ACCT
52
Sixty on the Thruway. : SPEEDLIMIT
54
Brogan. : SHOE
55
Considering. : SINCE
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Golf tourney. : OPEN
57
Conciliatory gifts. : SOPS
58
Take part. : ENTER
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Girl: Span. : NINA
Down
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Practice a form of art. : ETCH
2
Relative of a machete. : BOLO
3
Source of power. : ATOM
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Faulkner. : NOVELIST
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Puzzle direction. : ACROSS
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Winter inconveniences. : COLDS
7
Canasta card. : TREY
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Russian city in the Urals. : UFA
9
Edible fungus. : PUFFBALL
10
Arctic native. : ESKIMO
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The Triborough is one. : TOLLBRIDGE
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South African language. : TAAL
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Samovars. : URNS
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Valuable wood. : EBONY
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Viscous. : ROPY
24
Queen of Sparta. : HELEN
25
Straw-hatted puppet. : SNERD
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Nimbi. : AURAE
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Highway man. : TRAFFICCOP
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Put away. : SAVED
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Cornered. : TREED
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Circus performers. : SEALS
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Signature of a great general. : RELEE
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Bounty. : LARGESSE
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Quietude. : INERTION
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15.43 grains. : GRAM
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Bikini. : ATOLL
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Overacts. : EMOTES
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Metallic alloy. : SOLDER
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A coin. : PIECE
45
Deep in tone. : BASS
46
Response. : ECHO
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British dukedom. : KENT
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Group of Kaffir warriors. : IMPI
49
Bearing. : MIEN
50
Alcohol burner used in laboratories. : ETNA
53
Marker of a golf hole. : PIN

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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