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New York Times, Thursday, August 23, 1956

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { G J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
Jack Luzzatto has 292 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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Across
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Big hit. : SMASH
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Move. : STEP
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Member of U. S. C. G. : SPAR
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A call for attention. : HOLLO
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Wild duck. : TEAL
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See 17 Across. : ELMO
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With 16 Across, a public opinion specialist. : ROPER
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Suppy a ship or army with food again. : REVICTUAL
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Theatre guide. : USHER
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Staggering. : AREEL
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Article. : THE
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Make happy or blessed. : BEATIFY
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Constellation. : DRACO
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Dumas ___. : FILS
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Artists' apparel. : SMOCKS
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Shipmates of owls. : PUSSYCATS
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The great Siddons. : SARAH
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If ever. : ONCE
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Widgeons. : SMEES
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Narrative. : TALE
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Treat inadequately. : SCANT
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Aided. : BENEFITED
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Enter without being asked: Slang. : HORNIN
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Equal. : PEER
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Opera star of the Gay Nineties. : EAMES
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One of Churchill's names. : SPENCER
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Harriman-Bunker organization: Abbr. : ARC
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Moral. : ETHIC
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Try for an ace, in tennis. : SERVE
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Part of a beach visible at low tide. : FORESHORE
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Canadian Indians. : CREES
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Fissionable unit. : ATOM
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___ jacket. : ETON
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Open. : OVERT
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Lines. : ROWS
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Cost-of-living item. : RENT
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Social units. : SEPTS
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Woody plant. : SHRUB
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Former political symbol. : MOOSE
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Brightest star of a constellation. : ALPHA
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Winter glaze. : SLEET
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Appall. : HORRIFY
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Topic for the Whiffenpoofs. : STRAYLAMB
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Golf-ball setter. : TEER
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Ledged, as a roof. : EAVED
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Gripping tool. : PLIERS
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Coterie. : SET
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Very rich man. : PLUTOCRAT
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Oriental baby sitter. : AMAH
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Item of dramatis personae. : ROLE
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Seafood. : CLAMS
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Adjectival suffixes. : FICS
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Raccoonlike mammal. : COATI
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Too difficult: Colloq. : STEEP
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Kind of cabbage. : KALE
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Tool house. : SHED
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Pretty swank, in Britain. : POSH
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Strange, in Scotland. : UNCO
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Fred Stone's unforgettable role. : SCARECROW
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Medicinal dried leaves. : SENNA
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Growing old. : SENESCENT
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Ooze. : SEEP
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Fleet Street name. : TIMES
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Water color designs on wet plaster. : FRESCOS
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Below the earth's surface. : NETHER
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Young hog. : SHOTE
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Self-command under stress. : NERVE
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Inch along. : CREEP
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Turn outward. : EVERT
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Bridges, in billiards. : RESTS
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Not near. : AFAR
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Photo section. : ROTO
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Shipment to Pittsburgh. : IRON
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M, m. : EMS

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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