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New York Times, Thursday, October 4, 1956

Author:
Helen Fasulo
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J K Q }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Helen Fasulo has 94 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,655
Across
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Perjurer. : LIAR
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A major crime. : ARSON
10
Eye slyly. : OGLE
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Heavenly being: Fr. : ANGE
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Pelf. : LUCRE
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Barkley's title. : VEEP
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Run before the wind. : SCUD
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Brief editorial, in an English paper. : LEADERETTE
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Paper. : THESIS
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Restrain. : MODERATE
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Successful. : ONTOP
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Very much. : FAR
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Tailless animal. : MANXCAT
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Increase Mather, for example. : PURITAN
33
Poetic preposition. : ERE
34
Designing. : ARTFUL
36
Dickens character. : DORA
37
Coolidge's V. P. : DAWES
39
Creativeness. : ART
40
Charges with an errand. : SENDS
41
Roman date. : IDES
42
Snippet of cloth. : SWATCH
44
Add up. : TOT
45
Ajaccio is its capital. : CORSICA
47
Hard to grasp mentally. : ELUSORY
49
Wood. : ASH
50
Ethan Frome's wife. : ZEENA
51
Highlander's sword. : CLAYMORE
55
Chinese and Japanese. : ASIANS
59
Congressman. : LEGISLATOR
61
Map of a city. : PLAT
62
"Lend me your ___." : EARS
63
Humble. : ABASE
64
Aleutian base. : ATTU
65
College group. : FRAT
66
Vertical piece between steps. : RISER
67
Midday. : NOON
Down
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Conclusive. : LAST
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Creep along. : INCH
3
Tropical fever. : AGUE
4
Fenway Park players. : REDSOX
5
Describing a certain team. : ALLSTAR
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Regret. : RUE
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Rogue. : SCAMP
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Church calendar. : ORDO
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Essential. : NEEDFUL
10
Disregard. : OVERRIDE
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Wooden clogs worn in Japan. : GETA
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Baltic native. : LETT
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Fencer's weapon. : EPEE
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Build. : REAR
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Peruvian Indians. : INCAS
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Pontiac was one. : OTTAWA
26
Richard Boone's former TV series. : MEDIC
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Southwestern farmland. : ARADO
28
More up-to-date. : NEWER
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Doughboy's leg covering. : PUTTEE
30
The Lone Ranger's riding companion. : TONTO
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Enthusiasm. : ARDOR
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Ill-natured. : NASTY
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Monk. : FRA
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Type of writer. : ESSAYIST
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Eschews. : SHUNS
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Gentleman's companion. : SCHOLAR
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Lighter. : CLEARER
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Doctrines. : ISMS
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Island of the Marianas. : SAIPAN
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Letters after epsilons. : ZETAS
51
Musical symbol. : CLEF
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Humorist of the limericks. : LEAR
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City of India. : AGRA
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Physicist and Nobel prize winner. : RABI
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Tenor violin. : ALTO
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Its HQ is at Rocquencourt. : NATO
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Overwhelm. : STUN
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Full of: Suffix. : OSE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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