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New York Times, Wednesday, August 29, 1956

Author:
Cora Goodman
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.39, Missing: { F Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 94, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,619
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Where St. John wrote the Revelation. : PATMOS
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Vine of the crowfoot family. : CLEMATIS
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Skillful. : ADROIT
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Do over. : RENOVATE
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Almost. : NEARLY
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Made precious. : ENDEARED
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The cream. : ELITE
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___ Hari. : MATA
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Tony the puppeteer. : SARG
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Hit a long, straight ball. : LINED
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"___ for Cinderella." : AKISS
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Scottish verb. : GAE
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Chemistry suffix. : ENE
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Genesis name. : ABEL
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Patches. : PLOTS
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Disordered. : DERANGED
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Popular singer with historic name. : BOONE
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Annoy. : ROIL
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Political unit. : BLOC
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Aphorism. : MOTTO
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Pseudo-biographical verse, originated by Edmund Bentley. : CLERIHEW
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Longfellow's children's hour. : PAUSE
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Middle Easterner. : ARAB
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___ carte. : ALA
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Social insect. : ANT
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___ Cup. : DAVIS
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Suggested headgear for our armed forces. : BERET
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Dewlap. : JOWL
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Slit at the back of a coat. : VENT
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Symbol of peace. : OLIVE
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Being ready for. : AWAITING
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Type of garage. : ONECAR
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"Love and ___." : MARRIAGE
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Distant. : REMOTE
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Wooded plateau of France and Belgium. : ARDENNES
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Prepared for print. : EDITED
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Decorated with woodwork. : PANELED
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Girl in a song. : ADELINE
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Important man in sports. : TRAINER
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"___ d'Arthur." : MORTE
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Lubricated. : OILED
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Enclosure. : STY
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Moved with a grating sound. : CREAKED
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Edible seed. : LENTIL
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"___ a Man." : ENDAS
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Man's nickname. : MOE
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Actress Gardner and namesakes. : AVAS
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Seasoning herb: Var. : TARAGON
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Repeat. : ITERATE
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Grasslike plants. : SEDGES
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Girl's name meaning lovable. : MABEL
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Wild animal trail. : SPOOR
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Currency exchange premium. : AGIO
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Sites. : LOCI
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Wiles. : ARTS
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Eminent. : NOTED
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Air bubble, in water or glass. : BLEB
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Wither. : BLAST
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Famous name in turf history. : MANOWAR
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Visible. : OUTWARD
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Shrinks. : CRINGES
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Ragout of lamb. : HARICOT
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Raise. : ELEVATE
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Kind of silk. : WATERED
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Type of garment. : PAJAMA
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Retaliate. : AVENGE
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Of birds. : AVIAN
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Prepared, as fish. : BONED
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Resin. : ELEMI
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Italian money. : LIRE
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Element. : TIN
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State: Abbr. : ORE

Answer summary: 6 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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