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Jack Luzzatto
Jack Luzzatto

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New York Times, Sunday, August 26, 1956

80-Across : Less strict.

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 70, Avg Word Len: 5.23, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 555 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 126, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 16
Jack Luzzatto has 292 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,616
Across
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Moslem Deity. : ALLAH
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Laugh. : HAHA
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___ Longa, oldest city in Latium. : ALBA
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Madison Avenue figure. : ADMAN
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Capital in the news. : CAIRO
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Soon. : ANON
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The Seven ___. : SEAS
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Formal parting. : LEAVE
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Roundup equipment. : RIATA
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Art of supplying, moving and feeding troops. : LOGISTICS
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Ethereal fluid. : ICHOR
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Tabard ___. : INN
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Foe of the pompous. : DEFLATOR
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Breton, Briton, Gaul or Gael. : KELT
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Maj. gen.'s men: Abbr. : DIV
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The ocean. : DEEP
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Important column. : SPINAL
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Type of electronic ray. : BETA
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Staff officer. : AIDE
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Polynesian chestnuts. : RATAS
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Leather for frontier garb. : DEERSKIN
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Hair-do of only yesterday. : PAGEBOY
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Silks. : MOIRES
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Plants of the heath family. : ERICAS
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Foreign. : EXOTIC
53
Speechless actors. : MIMERS
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Rock-clinging mollusk. : ABALONE
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Having a stem. : BOLED
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"Going, going, gone!" : HOMER
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Lots of Scots. : CLAN
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Born, in France. : NEE
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Quisling of 1780. : ANDRE
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Caps from England. : ETONS
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Adds new turf. : SODS
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In stitches. : SEWN
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A supreme naval power. : MISTRESSOFTHESEAS
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Roasting iron. : SPIT
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Minimum piece. : IOTA
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Young chicken. : FRYER
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A persistent joker. : CUTUP
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Healthy color. : TAN
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A theatrical Harris and others. : JEDS
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Cat genus. : FELIS
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In agreement. : ATONE
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Kitchen gadgets. : OPENERS
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Less strict. : LOOSER
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___ Trail. : OREGON
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River in Brazil and Argentina. : PARANA
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Aromatic gum resins. : MYRRHS
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Chemical glass tube, closed at one end. : MATRASS
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Card game at Monte Carlo. : BACCARAT
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Sacred plate. : PATEN
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Studies. : CONS
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Hawaii's stormy southwester. : KONA
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Rebel. : UPRISE
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Miss St. Claire and namesakes. : EVAS
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Poetic regret. : RUE
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To be: Lat. : ESSE
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Song in "The Desert Song." : ONEALONE
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Follower: Suffix. : ITE
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Azazel or Azrael : ANGEL
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Campaign figure. : STEVENSON
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Campaign figure. : NIXON
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Part of an opera. : SCENA
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To be: Fr. : ETRE
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Architectural feature. : APSE
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Things noted. : ITEMS
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Rising hour. : SEVEN
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Move with haste. : TEAR
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Cleansed harshly. : LYED
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Gavotte. : DANSE
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Bitter. : ACRID
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TV singer Frankie. : LAINE
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Plant of tropical rain forest. : LIANE
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Mr. Carney. : ART
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Aussie tennis menace. : HOAD
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Feature of many pension programs. : HALFPAY
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Chameleon-like lizards. : ANOLIS
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Navaho's lodge. : HOGAN
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Spanish form of girl's name. : ANITA
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Study of the stars: Abbr. : ASTR
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Memento of Diamond Head. : LEI
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Seconds. : BACKERS
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They come liquid and frozen. : ASSETS
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Got off. : ALIT
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Month: Abbr. : DEC
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Moslem leader of the faithful. : MAHDI
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Vacate. : AVOID
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Resolution. : NERVE
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Richard Harding Davis romance. : SOLDIERSOFFORTUNE
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Old thrusting sword. : ESTOC
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Fish. : LAKEBASS
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Past tense. : PRETERIT
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Companions of the flowers. : BEES
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Indigo. : ANIL
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Stays. : ABIDES
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Fumble. : ERR
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Country on the Caspian. : IRAN
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Small armadillo. : PEBA
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Part of a nerve cell. : AXON
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An "Argonaut." : GOLDMINER
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Fragrant blossom. : MIMOSA
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Signs of the times. : OMENS
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Prairie schooner. : CONESTOGA
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Again. : ANEW
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Discovered. : SEEN
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Choral works. : MOTETS
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Birch cousins. : ALDERS
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A King of Judea and son. : HERODS
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Legatee with another. : COHEIR
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Sen. Bridges of N. H. : STYLES
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Yquem. : SAUTERNE
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Closet appurtenances. : TIERACKS
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Unjaded. : FRESH
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Cards for two. : ECARTE
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Obstacle. : STOP
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Victorian daddy. : PAPA
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Ones: Span. : UNOS
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Female swans. : PENS
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Napoleon won here, Oct. 14, 1806. : JENA
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Catches. : NABS
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Northern constellation. : LYRA
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Mouths: Lat. : ORA
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Made of grain. : OATEN
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Lucie ___, whom Sydney Carton loved. : MANETTE
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Did stonework. : MASONED
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Pamper. : COSSET
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Hairy. : PILOSE
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Especially stupid. : CRASS
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Leopardlike cat : OUNCE
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Israel's land resource. : NEGEV
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Punitive. : PENAL
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Harsh-sounding. : RASPY
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Woman with a temper. : VIXEN
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___ For Peace. : ATOMS
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Judgment. : SENSE
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Spirit. : ELAN
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From beginning to end. : OVER
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Celtic girl's name. : ENID
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Easterly point. : ENE
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A time. : ERA
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Feminine name suffix. : ITA

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 11 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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