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New York Times, Saturday, September 29, 1956

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { C J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,650

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Across
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One of a Kipling trio. : ARAG
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Isles of the ___. : BLEST
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Texas congressman at large. : DIES
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Talking bird: Var. : MINA
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Hardship. : RIGOR
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Name for a Fraulein. : INGA
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The advertising world. : MADISONAVE
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Tunisian seaport. : SFAX
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"Santiago" star. : ALANLADD
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One of about 200,000. : MARINE
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Fountain treat. : SODA
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Petty officer: Colloq. : BOSUN
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Be subservient: Colloq. : KOWTOW
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Member of a well known "brother" act. : BERTPIEL
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Paleozoic or mesozoic. : ERA
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Kind of weight. : PAPER
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"A Night ___ Opera." : ATTHE
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Not very enthusiastic. : MILD
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Crop. : YIELD
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Your Majesty! : SIRE
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More adept. : ABLER
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Part of a golf course. : GREEN
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A translation: Abbr. : VER
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Data from 27 Down. : LISTINGS
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Cards. : SEVENS
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Dave Garroway's show. : TODAY
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Write-in candidate for president. : POGO
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Vegetable in a well-known proverb. : TURNIP
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Striking out. : DELETING
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Cruising. : ASEA
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The world of high society. : PARKAVENUE
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Refute. : MEET
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Thomas Stearns ___. : ELIOT
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Parts of spectacles. : RIMS
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Family important in 15th–16th cent. : ESTE
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Conductor Erno. : RAPEE
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Law: Abbr. : STAT
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Abbess. : AMMA
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Foreign coin. : RIAL
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"With a Smile ___ Song." : ANDA
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Contrary to: Poet. : GAINST
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The theatrical world. : BROADWAY
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Miss Christian. : LINDA
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Hoople's exclamation. : EGAD
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Gold coin: Abbr. : SOV
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Slight quiver. : TREMOR
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Throws out of kilter. : DISRUPTS
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To have or to hold. : INFINITIVE
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Family name of $64,000 experts. : EGAN
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___-Coburg-Gotha. : SAXE
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Racing yacht. : SLOOP
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Fictional dog. : ASTA
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Stateman Adolf. : BERLE
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Mustapha of Turkey. : KEMAL
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Antelope with tufts of hair at knees. : ORIBI
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The financial world. : WALLSTREET
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Synonym for Milwaukee. : BEERS
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To honor: Ger. : EHREN
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Sly looks. : LEERS
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Kind of bank. : PIGGY
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Set off. : DETONATE
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Forlorn. : DESOLATE
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Laugh: Ital. : RIDI
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Southern Israel. : NEGEV
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Light sleeper. : NAPPER
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Concern of Ike and Adlai. : VOTERS
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Black or Orange. : PEKOE
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Without force. : TAME
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Exercises. : USES
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Cornice projection. : DRIP
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"What's ___ for me?" : INIT
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___ Pompilius of Rome. : NUMA
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Exploit : GEST
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State: Abbr. : ALA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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