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New York Times, Friday, September 28, 1956

58-Across : Health: Comb. form.

Author:
W. E. Jones
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.17, Missing: { B Q }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,649
Across
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Companions of fears. : HOPES
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Cloud of dust. : MIST
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Plan preceding action. : IDEA
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Lizard. : ANOLI
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Aware of: Slang. : ONTO
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Cartoon moppet. : LULU
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Well-known symphony conductor. : SZELL
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Catches up with. : OVERTAKES
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Corolla leaves. : PETALS
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Genus of valuable trees. : OLEA
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Widths, as of printers' quads. : EMS
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Actor Jannings. : EMIL
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Japanese immigrant in the U. S. : ISSEI
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Camellia. : JAPONICA
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Character in "King Richard III." : ANNE
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Glandlike. : ADENOSE
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Boat hoists. : DAVITS
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Hip boots. : WADERS
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Member of NATO. : CANADA
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Key fruit of elm or ash. : SAMARA
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Icebox raider. : FORAGER
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Easier said ___ done. : THAN
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Adjective for ZaSu Pitts. : FLUTTERY
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Raves. : RANTS
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Take an easy gait. : LOPE
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Poetic verb form. : ART
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Fragrance. : ODOR
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Chubby. : ROTUND
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Moved like a snake. : SLITHERED
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Signature of a famous writer. : EAPOE
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Health: Comb. form. : SANI
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Girl's name. : LINA
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Father of the Centaurs. : IXION
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Power company abbreviation. : ELEC
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___ Susan. : LAZY
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What sausages come in. : LINKS
Down
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Old-fashioned fastening. : HASP
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Eleven: Fr. : ONZE
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57 Across. : POET
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She: Span. : ELLA
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Threshold. : SILL
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Jersey's lament. : MOO
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Shipper's statement. : INVOICE
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___ Polaris, the polestar. : STELLA
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Moved speedily. : TORE
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Longshoreman's group. : ILA
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Outstanding outfielder. : DUKESNIDER
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Type of school. : ELEMENTARY
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Davis Cup winners. : AUSSIES
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Group of tribes of Burma and Siam. : TAI
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Andalusian matron. : SENORA
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Young lady. : MISS
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Primitive. : SAVAGE
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First name of prominent statesman. : JAWAHARLAL
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Immovable. : ADAMANTINE
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Precise pedagogue. : PEDANT
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Something unparalleled. : ONER
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Snakebird. : DARTER
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Course for a medic: Abbr. : ANAT
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Swift stroke for political power. : COUP
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Relative of a bahn. : STRASSE
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First name of theatrical fame. : FLORENZ
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La Tosca. : FLORIA
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Soothing command, as to a horse. : SOH
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Farmer's home. : DELL
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Eye: Fr. : OEIL
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What planes do. : TAXI
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___ arms. : UPIN
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Retreat. : NOOK
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Retreats. : DENS
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Habitual mental reaction. : TIC
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He wrote "Life with Father." : DAY

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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