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New York Times, Monday, August 20, 1956

Author:
H. L. Risteen
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.70, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,610
Across
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Hollywood name. : LADD
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Monotonous. : DRAB
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Pass over quickly. : SCOUR
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Man's nickname. : ABIE
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Roof edge. : EAVE
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Former Turkish regime. : PORTE
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He wrote "Minority Report." : HLMENCKEN
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Actor Murphy. : AUDIE
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Breathe. : RESPIRE
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She will star in "Harbor Lights." : DARNELL
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"The ___," Cooper classic. : SPY
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Barbara ___ Geddes. : BEL
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Very: French. : TRES
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Tam o' Shanter player. : BOROS
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Popular entertainer. : BORGE
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Leigh Hunt hero. : ABOU
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Eskimo's feathered friend. : AUK
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Travels over. : RANGES
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Housebreakers. : LOOTERS
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Strangest. : EERIEST
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Fasten. : TETHER
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Recognize. : OWN
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Scene of Biblical miracle. : CANA
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Popular crooner. : LAINE
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Slicer. : PARER
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Slash. : GASH
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Compass point. : NNE
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Olivier title. : SIR
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Replies in kind. : RETORTS
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Enclose in a covering. : SHEATHE
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___ Castle. : IRENE
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Campus man. : UNDERGRAD
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Involved in difficulties. : MIRED
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Shakespearean hero. : LEAR
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700-mile river of the Congo. : UELE
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Improves. : MENDS
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Term of endearment for a child. : TYKE
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Years without end. : AEON
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"Waiting for Godot" star. : LAHR
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Talented. : ABLE
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Makes indistinct. : DIMS
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Alabama, Georgia, etc. : DEEPSOUTH
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Censure. : DECRY
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Tool. : RAKE
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Supplication. : AVE
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Midwest Senator. : BENDER
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Wrangle or dispute. : SPAR
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Peerage member. : COUNT
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Series. : ORDER
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Practical. : UTILE
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Rustic dances. : REELS
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Checks the growth of. : NIPS
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Author of "A Walk on the Wild Side." : ALGREN
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Florida benefactor. : BOK
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Native of Latvia. : BALT
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Musical instrument. : OBOE
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Origin. : ROOT
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Vehicle. : BUS
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Projection. : EAR
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Thoroughgoing. : ARRANT
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Where the Mosquito Coast is. : NICARAGUA
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Equipment. : GEAR
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Underling of 1066. : ESNE
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Luminous, globular mass. : STAR
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Slippery fellow. : EEL
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Farm animal. : EWE
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Number. : ONE
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Duel prelude. : INSULT
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Buttress. : PIER
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Former Braves manager. : GRIMM
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Home on a height. : AERIE
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Noted violinist. : STERN
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Sharpened. : HONED
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___ Khan, Kipling tiger. : SHERE
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Colors. : REDS
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State: Abbr. : SDAK
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Plane. : TREE
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Gloriole. : HALO
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Figure in the Suez conference. : EDEN
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Napoleonic marshal. : NEY

Answer summary: 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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