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New York Times, Thursday, January 5, 1956

Author:
J. F. Kelly
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 29, Avg Word Len: 5.44, Missing: { J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.34)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
J. F. Kelly has 25 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,382
Across
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Star of "Halls of Ivy." : COLMAN
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North Germanic language. : SWEDISH
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Melodious in style. : ARIOSO
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Symbol of a state. : LONESTAR
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Rural brook. : RILLET
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Having corners. : ANGULATE
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Place for growth. : SOIL
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Split asunder. : REND
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___ Domingo. : SANTO
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River into the Danube. : OLT
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Canada's Pearson. : LESTER
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Name for a collie. : SHEP
27
Bulganin-Krushchev host. : NEHRU
29
Pointed mass of ice. : SERAC
31
Where Astoria is: Abbr. : ORE
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Alleviated. : EASED
34
___ Zee of the Hudson River. : TAPPAN
36
International airport, Eire. : SHANNON
39
Lacking airfoils. : FINLESS
40
Locale of "The Cowboy's Lament." : LAREDO
41
Pre-Crockett coonskin wearer. : BOONE
42
Lord Boyd ___. : ORR
43
The elbow. : ANCON
45
Father of Henry Ford II. : EDSEL
49
Big: French. : GROS
51
Trans-Atlantic airport, Newfoundland. : GANDER
53
Function. : USE
54
Leg-of-mutton sleeve. : GIGOT
56
Enlist again, in Army slang. : REUP
57
Totals: Abbr. : AMTS
58
Flowed forth. : EMANATED
60
Game roasted, then stewed in sauce. : SALMIS
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Signer of a bill. : RATIFIER
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Punctual. : ONTIME
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Aphid's honey tube. : NECTARY
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Official title of address in the Navy. : MISTER
Down
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TV comedian. : CARSON
2
Ball player. : ORIOLE
3
Witch of folklore. : LILITH
4
Defoe heroine. : MOLL
5
Pere Gynt relative. : ASE
6
___ Dame. : NOTRE
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Directed. : SLANTED
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The Colossus of Rhodes, for one. : WONDER
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John Bull's land: Abbr. : ENG
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___ ex machina (artificial solution of a difficulty). : DEUS
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Mallorca and Menorca. : ISLAS
12
Light, open carriage. : STANHOPE
13
Hurricane-battered cape. : HATTERAS
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Resumes. : REOPENS
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Metropolis of the Ruhr. : ESSEN
24
Capital of Angola, Africa. : LUANDA
25
Proportion. : RATIO
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M. Descartes. : RENE
30
Worker with foods. : CANNER
33
Famous Chinese family. : SOONG
35
Begged. : PLED
36
Plodding one. : SLOGGER
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An "inactive" candidate. : HARRIMAN
38
Claim without right. : ARROGATE
39
Blended, as colors. : FONDU
41
Describing Kansas before 1949. : BONEDRY
44
Lifework. : CAREER
46
Geneva meeting, July, 1955. : SUMMIT
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Succés d'___. : ESTIME
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Not so important. : LESSER
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Of sound. : SONIC
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Town south of London. : EPSOM
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Late Senator. : TAFT
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Substitutes: Abbr. : ALTS
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___ Juana. : TIA
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Cuckoo. : ANI

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 6 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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