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New York Times, Friday, October 19, 1956

Author:
Helen Fasulo
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Helen Fasulo has 94 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,670
Across
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Apices. : TIPS
5
Practice trickery. : CHEAT
10
Big blow. : GALE
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Russian river. : URAL
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Western gunman's command. : REACH
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Mariner's call. : AHOY
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Composer of "High Society." : COLEPORTER
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Ivy League team. : YALE
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Genuflects. : KNEELS
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Mythical sailor. : SINDBAD
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Outmoded. : PASSE
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Card game. : LOO
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Well-known TV executive. : PALEY
30
Expressions of regret. : APOLOGIES
35
Highway of Rome. : ITER
36
Apparitions. : SHAPES
37
Maglie of the no-hitter. : SAL
38
___ de plume. : NOM
39
Bric-a-brac stand. : ETAGERE
40
Altar constellation. : ARA
41
Burmese political figure. : UNU
42
Very foolish ones. : MORONS
43
Sheet of matted cotton wool. : BATT
44
V. I. P. : PERSONAGE
46
Katrine and Lomond. : LOCHS
47
Indian. : UTE
48
Faux pas. : ERROR
50
According to protocol. : CORRECT
54
Heretofore: Poet. : ERENOW
58
Instrument of great antiquity. : OBOE
59
Bizarre. : OUTLANDISH
62
Bench. : SEAT
63
Former film comedian. : LLOYD
64
And no other. : ONLY
65
Ancient Phoenician capital. : TYRE
66
Prominent Republican. : DEWEY
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Bovine sounds. : MOOS
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Member of Robin Hood's band. : TUCK
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Household appliance. : IRON
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Fence picket. : PALE
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Railroad car. : SLEEPER
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Veteran opera M. C. : CROSS
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Pronoun. : HER
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Take nourishment. : EAT
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Good cards. : ACES
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Hitchcock productions, for example. : THRILLERS
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Dashing young man. : GAYDOG
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Gregory Peck role. : AHAB
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"Whatever ___ Wants." : LOLA
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Scrutinized. : EYED
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Actor's vehicle. : PLAY
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Lariat loop. : NOOSE
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Region of northern Africa. : SAHARA
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In logic, argument by induction. : EPAGOGE
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Calendar girl photo. : PINUP
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Make amends. : ATONE
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Nocturnal monkeylike animal. : LEMUR
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Kitchen gadget. : OPENER
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Sir ___ Newton. : ISAAC
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Potter's clay. : EARTH
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Wooden strips. : SLATS
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Ironic description of lukewarm food. : STONECOLD
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Act overdramatically. : EMOTE
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Ennui. : BOREDOM
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French police organization (with "La"). : SURETE
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Poetically lonely. : LORN
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Close at hand. : READY
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Outlay. : COST
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Do as told. : OBEY
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Loud guffaw. : ROAR
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Bulrush. : TULE
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Spanish boy. : NINO
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Foreign capital. : OSLO
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Companions of wherefores. : WHYS
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Coarse hemp fiber. : TOW
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Soap ingredient. : LYE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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