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New York Times, Thursday, October 25, 1956

Author:
Norton Rhoades
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 305 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Norton Rhoades has 24 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,676

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Standard. : FLAG
5
Wire nail. : BRAD
9
Sacred book in Arabic. : KORAN
14
Money in Rome. : LIRE
15
M. Descartes. : RENE
16
Ooze. : EXUDE
17
First-hand. : IMMEDIATE
19
Shoes of a size for Clementine. : NINES
20
Make, as a visit. : PAY
21
Important type of voter. : INDEPENDENT
23
Senator from New York. : IVES
24
Shelter. : LEE
25
Dug in the garden. : SPADED
28
Formal dance. : BALL
30
Initials of a golf tournament. : PGA
33
Ishmael's mother. : HAGAR
34
Terms of the school year. : SEMESTERS
36
Where Dinosaur National Monument is. : UTAH
37
Starchy foodstuffs. : SAGOS
38
Cool one's heels. : WAIT
39
Handbill. : THROWAWAY
41
Nobel Prize physicist. : FERMI
42
Distress signal. : SOS
43
Potential baby sitter. : AUNT
44
That which cures. : HEALER
45
Mother ___. : EVE
46
Yellow substance. : YOLK
47
Obsequious. : SUBSERVIENT
52
By way of. : VIA
55
Volcanic earth. : TRASS
56
Snaring. : ENMESHING
58
Come to terms. : AGREE
59
Tarry. : STAY
60
Formerly. : ONCE
61
Beauty's companion. : BEAST
62
Jack-in-the-boxes. : TOYS
63
Drop or bubble. : BEAD
Down
1
Saucy. : FLIP
2
South American capital. : LIMA
3
Cadets' team. : ARMY
4
Agree: Slang. : GEE
5
Pickled. : BRINED
6
Studies. : READS
7
Prior to: Prefix. : ANTE
8
Profound. : DEEP
9
Doghouses. : KENNELS
10
Chemical compound. : OXIDE
11
Ancient Scandinavian poem. : RUNE
12
Free port of Arabia. : ADEN
13
Comfortable home. : NEST
18
Frogman. : DIVER
22
French pronoun. : ELLES
23
State whose flower is the syringa. : IDAHO
25
Closes. : SHUTS
26
Disease: Comb. form. : PATHO
27
Culture mediums. : AGARS
28
Word much-used in the Old Testament. : BEGAT
29
Chinese seaport. : AMOY
30
Novelist Buck. : PEARL
31
Sooty dirt. : GRIME
32
Up and about. : ASTIR
34
Cut. : SAWN
35
Pinch. : TWEAK
37
Ballplayer Hank ___, of the Cards. : SAUER
40
Hair application. : WAVESET
41
Hats made of wool fabric. : FELTS
44
Darlings. : HONEYS
45
Letters. : ESSES
46
"Gather ye rosebuds while ___." : YEMAY
47
Pierce. : STAB
48
Impel. : URGE
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Theda of early movies. : BARA
50
Article of clothing. : VEST
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Preposition. : INTO
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Honeysuckle. : VINE
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Peruvian Indian. : INCA
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Full of years. : AGED
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Play ___ (cause trouble). : HOB

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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