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New York Times, Saturday, November 17, 1956

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,699

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Across
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Famous Broadway name. : GISH
5
Hotel employes. : MAIDS
10
Snack. : BITE
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Eight: Span. : OCHO
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German city. : ESSEN
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Always. : EVER
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Time for man-made satellite experiments. : GEOPHYSICALYEAR
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Lord Boyd ___. : ORR
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Formicids. : ANTS
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Newsstands. : KIOSKS
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Stories. : TALES
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Gov. Clement's state: Abbr. : TENN
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More tangy. : RACIER
28
Quiet, please! : PIPEDOWN
32
Washington V. I. P. : ADAMS
33
Twist's tutor. : FAGIN
34
___ media (middle way): Lat. : VIA
35
Tibetan beasts. : YAKS
36
Pleasure craft. : YACHT
37
Steersman's post. : HELM
38
Unit. : ONE
39
Relative of a bois. : FORET
40
Singer Lena. : HORNE
41
Cure-alls. : NOSTRUMS
43
Lethargy. : TORPOR
44
Turmerics. : REAS
45
March king. : SOUSA
46
Where the Cyclades are. : AEGEAN
49
God of thunder. : THOR
50
Health resort. : SPA
53
Well-known art expert. : EDWARDGROBINSON
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Foulards. : TIES
57
Ballerina Shearer. : MOIRA
58
Torn. : RENT
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Member of class of 1957: Abbr. : SENR
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Government loan certificate. : EBOND
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Voyaging. : ASEA
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Slogan of action : GOGO
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Refrigerator. : ICER
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Dessert treats. : SHORTCAKES
4
Jump onto. : HOP
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Eastern Governor. : MEYNER
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Helpers: Abbr. : ASSTS
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Egyptian goddess. : ISIS
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Ten: Comb. form. : DEC
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Reptilian abode. : SNAKEPIT
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Past. : BEYOND
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Biographer of Stevenson. : IVES
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Valuable wood. : TEAK
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Goes astray. : ERRS
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Drags. : HALES
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Napery. : LINEN
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Goals. : AIMS
25
Scarce in relation to demand. : TIGHT
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Synthetic fabric. : RAYON
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Town in a Hersey novel. : ADANO
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Steps. : PACES
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Highway bridges. : OVERPASSES
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Polish name of Lithuanian capital. : WILNO
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One who nominates. : NAMER
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Dairies. : FARMS
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Part of the refrain of "Little Brown Jug." : YOUANDME
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___ de combat. : HORS
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Senator from Delaware. : FREAR
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Mohammedan nymph. : HOURI
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Check signer: Abbr. : TREASR
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Tch, tch! : TOOBAD
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Clipped. : SHORN
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Abbreviations meaning "aged." : AETS
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"Daisy Mae" Adams. : EDIE
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"Lola" Verdon. : GWEN
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Three. : TRIO
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Corn bread. : PONE
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Broadway initials. : ANTA
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Sailor: Slang. : GOB
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Blue Eagle. : NRA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 8 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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