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GLOBAL GLEANINGS

New York Times, Sunday, November 11, 1956

Author:
Walt Clark
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 77, Avg Word Len: 5.32, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 706 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 136, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 19
Walt Clark has 16 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,693
Across
1. Mignonette. : RESEDA
7. Snake-eyes. : AMBSACE
14. Shakespearean Queen. : TITANIA
21. Gold coin of old Rome. : SOLIDUS
22. Son of Sycorax. : CALIBAN
23. Robert Smylie, for example. : IDAHOAN
24. Well-known diplomat. : CLAREBOOTHELUCE
26. Disturb. : DERANGE
27. Althorn. : ALTO
28. Painter of "The Wrestler." : LUKS
29. Twisting back. : RETORTION
31. Against. : CON
32. Smooth woolens. : DOESKINS
34. Cotton separators. : GINS
35. Kiltie. : GAEL
36. Cupel. : TEST
37. Secure. : BIND
38. Scoter. : COOT
39. Fruitcake ingredients. : CITRONS
41. Basque caps. : BERETS
44. ___ Arthur. : PORT
45. Neighborly gatherings. : BEES
46. Hockey player. : GOALIE
50. Nimble. : ALERT
51. Olympian: Poet. : JOVE
52. Brief advertisement: Abbr. : PERS
53. Type of communism. : TITOISM
54. Candy. : MINT
55. Man's name in an expression. : MIKE
56. Divot. : TURF
57. "For ___ jolly good fellow . . . " : HESA
58. Beanie's relative. : TAM
59. Cry of a merino. : BAA
60. Hiker's burden. : HAVERSACK
62. Trading center. : MART
63. Guy. : STAY
64. Molière character. : ISIDORE
66. TV actress. : GALESTORM
68. Minerals. : TALCS
69. Be ill-humored. : SULK
70. "Showboat" song. : BILL
71. Shuck. : HUSK
72. Strong feeling. : FIRE
73. Small fish, the blacktail. : DASSY
75. Certain birds. : FORKTAILS
77. Yew. : CONIFER
80. He loves: Lat. : AMAT
81. Flirtation Walk. : MALL
82. Bookkeeping category. : ARREARAGE
84. "___ tree by a river . . . " : ONA
85. Little: Suffix. : KIN
86. Opera of 1871. : AIDA
87. Egyptian dancing girl. : ALME
88. A Crosby. : GARY
89. Tools. : AXES
90. Bestows on. : ACCORDS
92. ___ Friars. : GREY
93. In the same ___ (in agreement). : CAMP
94. ___ de cacao. : CREME
95. Canadian officials. : REEVES
96. Arm: Fr. : BRAS
97. Fedoras. : HATS
98. Namesakes of Mrs. Ross. : BETSYS
99. Richard Basehart role. : ISHMAEL
101. ___ Marquette. : PERE
102. Spanish surrealist. : DALI
103. Moslem titles. : AGAS
106. Glaucus' beloved. : IONE
107. Staple's relative. : BRAD
108. P. M. G. in Wilson's Cabinet. : BURLESON
112. Espouse. : WED
113. Lawn gadget. : SPRINKLER
115. Cologne: Ger. : KOLN
116. Chaise: Colloq. : SHAY
117. Confederate cruiser of 1864. : ALABAMA
119. Aintree event: 2 wds. : THESTEEPLECHASE
122. Make over. : REMODEL
123. Oriental. : EASTERN
124. Hydrocarbons. : ETHANES
125. Intend. : DESTINE
126. Julia's suitor. : ANTONIO
127. Harriet and Calvin. : STOWES
Down
1. Viking chief of 900 A. D. : ROLLO
2. Inspirit. : ELATE
3. Satirist Sitwell. : SIROSBERT
4. City in Nigeria. : EDE
5. Cities in Georgia and Texas. : DUBLINS
6. "There was ___ of revelry by night . . . " : ASOUND
7. Book of the Bible. : ACTS
8. ––– Jongg. : MAH
9. English Channel flier, 1909. : BLERIOT
10. Omitting mention. : SILENT
11. Adjoins. : ABUTS
12. Harsh: Comb. form. : CACO
13. Capacities for action. : ENERGIES
14. More orderly. : TIDIER
15. Theorist. : IDEOLOGIST
16. Mountain pool. : TARN
17. Interjection. : AHA
18. Time being. : NONCE
19. Shakespearean roles. : IAGOS
20. Concerning. : ANENT
21. A saurel. : SCAD
25. Stamps of approval. : OKS
30. Makes fancy work. : TATS
33. Night club star. : KITT
34. Senator from Tennessee. : GORE
36. Ancient state of China. : TSAO
38. Model. : COVERGIRL
39. TV panelist. : CERF
40. ___ bene. : NOTA
41. Walt Disney hero. : BAMBI
42. Biblical name. : ELIAS
43. Of a style of architecture. : RENAISSANCE
44. Bag. : POKE
45. Black and white hog. : BERKSHIRE
47. Lillian Hellman play (with "The"). : LITTLEFOXES
48. Virtuoso Stern. : ISAAC
49. TV awards. : EMMYS
51. Modern jargon. : JIVE
52. Color. : PUCE
53. Expression. : TERM
55. Eminence. : MARK
56. Yarns. : TALLTALES
57. ___ back (revert). : HARK
60. Consecrated. : HOLY
61. Honored physician. : SALK
62. Variety of quartz. : MOSSAGATE
63. Delhi's vogue for ladies. : SARI
65. Pollen. : DUST
67. Bulrush. : TULE
68. Tooth. : TINE
70. Gaucho's weapon. : BOLA
72. Mossback. : FOGY
73. Cape Verde port. : DAKAR
74. Fur-lined tippet. : AMICE
75. Ephemerals. : FADS
76. Brucker's department. : ARMY
77. Fish. : CARP
78. Foe. : ENEMY
79. Destroys. : RASES
81. Future ensigns. : MIDSHIPMEN
83. Drives into. : RAMS
86. Olympian. : ARES
87. Sea betweeen Kazakh and Uzbek. : ARAL
89. Bandleader of note. : ARTIESHAW
91. Genus of sheep. : OVIS
92. Gunpowder is one. : GREENTEA
93. Drawing ___. : CARD
94. Compartment. : CELL
96. Romanian money. : BANI
97. Encourage. : HEARTEN
98. Noted U. S. physicist. : BARNETT
100. State of mind. : MORALE
101. Magic word in ledgerdemain. : PRESTO
102. J. F. D. : DULLES
103. Grant. : AWARD
104. Term in French cookery. : GELEE
105. Booth Tarkington's Alice. : ADAMS
107. Isle of the ___. : BLEST
108. Style of jazz. : BOP
109. Well-known Western. : SHANE
110. Desert stopovers. : OASES
111. Bevan and others. : NYES
113. Persian poet of 13th cen. : SADI
114. Tartar title. : KHAN
115. Game. : KENO
118. Of plants: Abbr. : BOT
120. Silkworm. : ERI
121. Japanese measure. : CHO

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 11 debuted here and reused later, 14 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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