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New York Times, Monday, November 12, 1956

Author:
Helen Fasulo
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 305 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Helen Fasulo has 94 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,694
Across
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Prejudice. : BIAS
5
Fort ___, near Fayetteville, N.C. : BRAGG
10
Wharf. : DOCK
14
Brink. : EDGE
15
Continuation of a collar. : LAPEL
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Monte Cristo's weapon. : EPEE
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Interviews. : SEES
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Novelist Loos. : ANITA
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Differ. : VARY
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Doleful comic strip character. : SADSACK
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American League ball team. : ORIOLES
24
Item of office supply. : INK
25
Non-regular on a TV program. : GUEST
26
Happiness. : ENJOYMENT
30
Unauthorized revelations. : LEAKS
34
Diving bird. : LOON
35
Since. : AGO
36
Burn with anger. : SEETHE
37
___ Saud of Arabia. : IBN
38
Something imagined. : FIGMENT
40
Late cartoonist Fisher. : HAM
41
Engine that burns crude oil. : DIESEL
43
Longshoremen's group. : ILA
44
Mischief-making Norse god. : LOKI
45
Ford family name. : EDSEL
46
Possible aspect of a case history. : PSYCHOSIS
48
Mohammedan deity. : ALLAH
50
Arena decisions. : KOS
51
Medicine chest item. : BANDAID
54
Calls to witness. : OBTESTS
58
Potpourri. : OLIO
59
Forage grass. : GRAMA
61
Hawaiian island. : OAHU
62
Tedious. : LONG
63
Writer of many familiar hymns. : HEBER
64
Javanese tree. : UPAS
65
Afternoon functions. : TEAS
66
Despots. : TSARS
67
Ritzy. : TONY
Down
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Mrs. Truman. : BESS
2
Fancy. : IDEA
3
Not youthful. : AGED
4
Congressional term. : SESSION
5
Coerce into compliance by threats. : BLACKMAIL
6
Degree of quality. : RANK
7
High peak in Nepal. : API
8
Publish. : GETOUT
9
Brilliant reflection. : GLARE
10
Ardent enthusiast. : DEVOTEE
11
Precious stone. : OPAL
12
Waxlike membrane of a bird's beak. : CERE
13
Islands off the Florida coast. : KEYS
21
Indefinite number. : ANY
23
Atoll. : ISLET
25
Dwarflike. : GNOMISH
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Leave out. : ELIDE
27
Bridge player's phrase. : NOBID
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___ Beach. : JONES
29
Humpty Dumpty. : EGG
31
Dumas character. : ATHOS
32
G. I.'s former uniform. : KHAKI
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Partly detached houses, in Britain. : SEMIS
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Refreshment counters. : SNACKBARS
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"Happy" Broadway character. : FELLA
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Isle of ___, part of Cambridgeshire. : ELY
42
Pirates. : SEADOGS
44
Be defeated. : LOSEOUT
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Army chaplains. : PADRES
47
Peppery. : HOT
49
Not serious. : LIGHT
51
Measure of cloth. : BOLT
52
Medicinal plant. : ALOE
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One of the Warrens. : NINA
54
Hebrew bushel. : OMER
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Soap: Lat. : SAPO
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Word of comparison. : THAN
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Diminutive of a girl's name. : SUSY
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Arab's robe. : ABA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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