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New York Times, Tuesday, August 28, 1956

Author:
Herbert Lyle
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,618
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___ loss. : ATA
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Held up in use. : WORE
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___ und Drang, German literary era. : STURM
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Middle East VIP. : BENGURION
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Actor Truex. : ERNIE
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Eastern state capital. : ANNAPOLIS
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Bring up. : RAISE
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Doctrines. : TENETS
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Called the strikes. : UMPIRED
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Compass point. : NNE
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Oldest U. S. senator. : GREEN
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Fed up. : SATED
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Dry ___. : CLEANERS
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Damage. : HURT
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Creator of Arthur Gordon Pym. : POE
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Cooks in a certain way. : STEAMS
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Broadway's Hagen. : UTA
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Creator of Silas Lapham. : HOWELLS
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Italian pronoun. : MIO
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Nocturnal serenader. : TOMCAT
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Well-known stage name. : FOY
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Number of votes recorded. : POLL
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False. : SPURIOUS
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Designated courses for ships. : LANES
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Amusingly odd. : DROLL
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Color. : TAN
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Food fish. : SARDINE
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People. : HUMANS
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Deft and active. : AGILE
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Folsom or Hill. : ALABAMIAN
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Excitement. : FEVER
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An asset in human relations. : TOLERANCE
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Wind instruments : REEDS
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Farm animals. : EWES
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___ out (make do). : EKE
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Arab garment. : ABA
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Pavilion. : TENT
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___ Frank. : ANNE
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Made a record of. : WROTE
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Old masters. : OILS
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"Le ___ soleil." : ROI
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Secure. : ENSURE
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Treacherous ones. : SERPENTS
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Recruit. : TRAINEE
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To join: Fr. : UNIR
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Singer Stevens. : RISE
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Poetic recompense. : MEED
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Large sea bird. : GANNET
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Overturn. : UPEND
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Skimpy: Colloq. : MEASLY
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Happy. : GLEEFUL
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Fold up. : SHUT
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Parking problems. : AUTOS
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Footloose fellow. : TRAMP
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Intimidate. : COW
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Manila's Magsaysay. : RAMON
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Have a pleasing appearance. : SMILE
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Philter. : POTION
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Silver coins of Peru. : SOLS
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Cross-country runners. : HARRIERS
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___ Alamos. : LOS
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Curled up. : CUDDLED
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Republic of Latin America. : PANAMA
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Salt of an acid. : OLEATE
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Truman's Missouri birthplace. : LAMAR
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TV parts. : TUBES
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Where Durban is: Abbr. : SAFR
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To one side: Dial. : AGEE
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Cleave. : RIVE
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Vigorous. : HALE
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Athletic team. : NINE
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Base. : SACK
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___ Countries. : LOW
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Born: French. : NEE

Answer summary: 6 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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