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New York Times, Saturday, September 1, 1956

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,622
Across
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Lively play. : ROMP
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Very much surprised. : AGAPE
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Part of the globe. : WEST
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Baal. : IDOL
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Military survey, for short. : RECON
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Deeply: Poet. : INLY
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See 52 Across. : FOREIGNMINISTER
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Person highly valued. : TREASURE
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Exaggerate. : OVERDO
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Duck. : SMEE
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Mantle's forte. : RBIS
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Published. : ISSUED
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Old-time teamster. : MULETEER
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Inadequate. : SHORT
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Utterly destroyed. : RASED
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Year in Nero's reign. : LXI
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Delayed. : LATE
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Murals by a Spanish painter. : SERTS
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Soot. : SMUT
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Newt. : EFT
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Tarries. : STAYS
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Low, wet ground. : SWALE
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Faucet. : STOPCOCK
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Is suspicious of. : SCENTS
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Source. : ROOT
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Atmosphere. : AURA
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Lessen. : EASEUP
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Pronounce the "h." : ASPIRATE
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Member of the Suez conference. : DMITRITSHEPILOV
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Addlepate. : DOLT
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Crystalline salt. : NITER
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Dancer Kaye. : NORA
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In bad taste. : ARTY
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Acquisitions. : GAINS
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Leo ___, in "Moby Dick." : GENN
Down
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Crack. : RIFT
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Attar's attribute. : ODOR
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Additional. : MORE
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One's wish, will or choice. : PLEASURE
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Maintained. : ARGUED
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Style. : GENRE
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Zenith. : ACME
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Fermented taro paste. : POI
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Dignifies. : ENNOBLES
10
Showing the best judgment. : WISEST
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___'acte. : ENTR
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Coasting vehicle. : SLED
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Tenderfoot. : TYRO
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Turkey's Inonu. : ISMET
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Describing campus buildings. : IVIED
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Reddish colours. : RUSTS
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Man, Skye, etc. : ISLES
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Arrow. : SHAFT
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Under: Italian. : SOTTO
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Wouk's mutineer. : MARYK
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Russian-born violinist. : ELMAN
29
Rejoice. : EXULT
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Baptism, marriage, etc. : RITES
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Respond. : REACT
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Deigning. : STOOPING
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Promising emphatically. : SWEARING
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Polish thoroughly. : SCOUR
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Certificate. : SCRIP
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Charming. : PRETTY
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Building managers, for short. : SUPERS
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Pale. : ASHEN
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Icelandic book. : EDDA
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Winged child, in art. : AMOR
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Delta deposit. : SILT
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Italian city. : ASTI
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Spiny plant. : ALOE
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Rent. : TORN
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Novelist Hunter. : EVAN
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___ Juana. : TIA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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