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New York Times, Tuesday, October 2, 1956

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 257 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,653
Across
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"Rock of ___." : AGES
5
Armies. : HOSTS
10
Snatch. : GRAB
14
Locale of the Quirinal. : ROME
15
Innuit's abode. : IGLOO
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Plentiful. : RIFE
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Gopher Prairie chronicle. : MAINSTREET
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Levantine port. : ACRE
20
Fastened in a certain way. : STRAPPED
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Helmet: Slang. : TINHAT
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Type of rose. : TEA
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Ballroom dance. : CONGA
25
Sensational action. : MELODRAMA
30
Killarney's county. : KERRY
33
Cupid. : AMOR
34
Clock sounds. : ALARMS
36
Twosome. : DUO
37
Jerk upward. : TOSS
38
Shape of plane wings. : DELTA
39
Primitive Japanese. : AINU
40
Greek vowel. : ETA
41
Trappist author. : MERTON
42
He wrote "The Making of an American." : RIIS
43
Ballerina Jeanmaire. : RENEE
45
Deep reddish-yellow. : TANGERINE
47
Building material. : GLASS
49
Between Ga. and Miss. : ALA
50
"Dallas" girl. : STELLA
52
Expert in church law. : CANONIST
57
Cup. : HOLE
58
Strait at San Francisco. : GOLDENGATE
60
German river. : ODER
61
Celestial "ram." : ARIES
62
Pianist Petri. : EGON
63
Nosegay. : POSY
64
Chief Justice after Hughes. : STONE
65
Troupe's circuit. : ROAD
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Foreign aid problem. : ARMS
2
Blame bearer. : GOAT
3
Eastern title. : EMIR
4
Dressen's team. : SENATORS
5
TV program. : HITPARADE
6
Fee, fi, fo, fum. : OGRE
7
Bob. : SLED
8
Part of a sock. : TOE
9
Under: It. : SOTTO
10
Famous No. 77 of Illini. : GRANGE
11
Olivier role. : RICHARDIII
12
Former radio actors' union. : AFRA
13
Chard. : BEET
18
Went like the wind. : SPED
22
Indelible and India. : INKS
24
Lucie Manette's admirer. : CARTON
25
Roman's mother. : MATER
26
What "hams" do. : EMOTE
27
Where the Rams play. : LOSANGELES
28
C. D. A. signals. : ALERTS
29
Subject of recent British conference. : MALTA
31
Arrest: Slang. : RUNIN
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Dead End kid's pronoun. : YOUSE
35
Metal for hardening steel. : MANGANESE
39
Worker with band or orchestra. : ARRANGER
41
Cereal grain. : MEAL
44
___ Queen. : ELLERY
46
College in N. C. : ELON
48
Adventure tales. : SAGAS
50
Look for bargains. : SHOP
51
Have ___ with. : TODO
52
History's muse. : CLIO
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Yemen's neighbor. : ADEN
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One of Ferrer's roles. : IAGO
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Structure near an agora. : STOA
56
Watch over. : TEND
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Table scrap. : ORT

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 1 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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