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New York Times, Tuesday, September 25, 1956

Author:
Madeline Corse
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { F J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,646
Across
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Stake. : ANTE
5
"Tell me where is fancy ___ . . . " : BRED
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Cougar. : PUMA
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Campus building. : DORM
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The Divine Word. : LOGOS
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Wicked. : EVIL
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Federation of nations. : ARABLEAGUE
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Coty of France. : RENE
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More heroic. : MANLIER
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Rich fabric. : BROCADE
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Transmit. : SEND
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General assemblies: Lat. : PLENA
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Doorbell. : CHIME
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Furnish with battlements. : CRENELATE
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Smaller. : LESS
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Extinct bird. : MOA
33
Spheres of action. : ARENAS
34
Symbol of industry. : ANT
35
Burl Ives' forte. : BALLADS
37
___ plate. : TIN
38
Made a TD. : SCORED
40
Cool. : ICE
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Part of a windmill. : VANE
42
Foreign. : PEREGRINE
44
Shares. : PARTS
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Semblance. : GUISE
46
Mineral. : TALC
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Pickets. : PALINGS
50
Ecclesiastical cap. : BIRETTA
53
Wheeling's river. : OHIO
54
New industrial phenomenon. : AUTOMATION
56
Forsaken: Poet. : LORN
57
Vive ___! : LEROI
58
602. : DCII
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Alkaline solutions. : LYES
60
Province of Pakistan. : SIND
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Picnic provender. : EATS
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"In ___'s fall We sinned all." : ADAM
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Colleen's name. : NORA
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Small electronic device. : TRANSISTOR
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Badges. : EMBLEMS
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Feel sympathy. : BLEED
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Zoo sound effect. : ROAR
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Spinach garnish. : EGG
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Counterpart. : DOUBLE
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Cotton fabric. : PERCALE
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Part of the eye. : UVEA
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Opinion. : MIND
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Sheltered. : ALEE
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Special piece of music. : SERENADE
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Descent. : LINE
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Remarkable people. : ONERS
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Nut confection. : PRALINE
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Buckle. : CLASP
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Therefore. : HENCE
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Army officer: Abbr. : COL
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Scene of Operation Deep Freeze. : ANTARCTICA
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Trace of evil. : TAINT
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Slaves of 1066. : ESNES
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Lyric poem set to music. : MADRIGAL
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Was initiated. : BEGUN
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Card. : ACE
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Extents of land. : REGIONS
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___ chambre, French servant. : VALETDE
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Campaign matters. : ISSUES
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State of Brazil. : PARA
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Hesitant. : TIMID
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Amount of voting. : POLL
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Nautical cry. : AHOY
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Foreign currency. : LIRE
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Welcome benefit. : BOON
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Put ___ (hard pressed). : TOIT
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Blackbirds. : ANIS
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Numerical prefix. : TRI

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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