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New York Times, Thursday, September 27, 1956

47-Down : Textile city near Warsaw.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { F J Q X }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,648
Across
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Spring brew. : BOCK
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Large parrot. : MACAW
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Advantage. : ODDS
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A king of Judea. : AMON
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Let up. : ABATE
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Patient and mild. : MEEK
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Rarities in baseball. : NOHITGAMES
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Jai ___. : ALAI
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Part of C.I.O. : CONGRESS
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An occupant of 38 Across. : TENANT
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Charter. : HIRE
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Souvenir. : RELIC
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Signal before taps. : TATTOO
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Slangy symbol of political patronage. : PORK
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Where Salem is: Abbr. : ORE
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Environs. : AREAS
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Group founded in 1917 by Melvin Jones. : LIONSCLUB
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Shrill, whistling sound. : SING
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Places for figure eights. : RINKS
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Combining form in printing terms. : LINO
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Part of the city scene. : TENEMENTS
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Mediterranean port. : GENOA
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Compass point. : ESE
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Where radar is used. : ASEA
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Wrong. : ERRANT
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Warning device. : SIREN
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Give ___ up (help to advance). : ALEG
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Sen. Hill of Alabama. : LISTER
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City waif. : ALLEYCAT
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Music halls. : ODEA
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Only man to pitch 17 Across twice in a row (1938). : VANDERMEER
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Business topic. : DEAL
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Stage direction. : ENTER
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River of Spain. : EBRO
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Clownish character. : ZANY
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Like ghost stories. : SCARY
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Soir. : NUIT
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Judge's bench. : BANC
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Melville title. : OMOO
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___ and Schine. : COHN
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Register listing Eden, Churchill, etc. : KNIGHTAGE
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Island at northern tip of Norway. : MAGERO
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Humble. : ABASE
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Parts of a mechanism. : CAMS
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Supped. : ATE
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Adventure stories. : WESTERNS
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Yemenite's neighbor. : OMANI
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Chief Mexican delegate to U. N. : DELACOLINA
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Faculty member. : DEAN
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One form of satire. : SKIT
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Musical compositions. : TRIOS
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Group founded in 1868. : ELKS
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Four on a chessboard. : ROOKS
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Decorator's asset. : TASTE
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Zodiac sign. : ARIES
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Native of Pittsburgh Landing. : TENNESSEAN
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Santa Maria's sister. : PINTA
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Keep talking. : RUNON
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Type of vessel. : EBOAT
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Household necessity. : LINEN
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Ministers. : CLERGYMEN
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National Guard. : RESERVES
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Equine. : MARE
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A Hollywood first name. : GREER
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Queen of whodunits. : ELLERY
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Where Leghorn is. : ITALY
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Tree. : ALDER
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Textile city near Warsaw. : LODZ
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Design. : IDEA
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Broadway group. : ANTA
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Philippine island. : CEBU
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Of aircraft: Comb. form. : AERI
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Jog. : TROT
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Nurses' organization. : ANC

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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