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New York Times, Wednesday, November 21, 1956

Author:
Madeline Corse
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Madeline Corse has 39 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,703
Across
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Parts of canal locks. : GATES
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Keep quiet! : SHSH
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Academic gown. : ROBE
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Ring-shaped reef. : ATOLL
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Shrill. : PIPY
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Hibernia. : ERIN
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Lucky chance. : FLUKE
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___ in the wood. : AGED
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Singer to the music of a harp. : BARD
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Conifer. : FIR
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Where Haarlem is. : NETHERLANDS
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Central points. : NODES
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Cereal grain. : OAT
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See the world. : TRAVEL
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Make irrelevant remarks. : DIGRESS
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Well-known name in opera. : HOMER
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Summoned by calling by name. : PAGED
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Indian. : UTE
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Level. : EVEN
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Assume. : PUTON
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Wing length. : SPAN
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Foreign monetary unit. : YEN
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Author of "John Brown's Body." : BENET
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Rigorous. : STERN
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Violins and cellos. : STRINGS
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Magna ___. : CHARTA
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Against: Prefix. : ANT
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Paintings of a tyro. : DAUBS
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Favorite buffet repast. : SMORGASBORD
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Sometimes soothing substance. : OIL
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Want and expect. : HOPE
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Highlander. : GAEL
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Thick. : DENSE
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Biblical name. : ABEL
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Make eyes (at). : OGLE
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"Of two ___ choose the lesser." : EVILS
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Abbreviated metropolitan address. : NYNY
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Certain fabrics. : NETS
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Swift currents of water. : RACES
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Fisherman's hook. : GAFF
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King of the Huns: Norse myth. : ATLI
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Series of contests. : TOURNAMENT
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Antlered animal. : ELK
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Slight. : SLENDER
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Gaiters. : SPATS
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Superior. : HIGH
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Maximilian von ___. : SPEE
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Element of vast power. : HYDROGEN
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Deduction. : REBATE
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Algerian seaport. : ORAN
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Warbler. : BIRD
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Tips. : ENDS
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Wriggler. : EEL
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Shortening. : LARD
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Drying compartment. : OVEN
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People generally. : THEY
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Wanders at will. : ROVES
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Rendezvous. : DATES
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"___ Rhythm." : IGOT
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Describing the speed of jets. : SUPERSONIC
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Move suddenly. : START
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Boxlike sleigh. : PUNG
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Place in Sicily. : ENNA
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Government building. : PENTAGON
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Try: Colloq. : STAB
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Nickname of a singing star. : BING
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Shake. : SHUDDER
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Seldom. : RARELY
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Conveyance. : CAR
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Apportions sparingly. : DOLES
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Native of Indochina. : SHAN
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"___ Dick." : MOBY
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Frank. : OPEN
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Seasoning. : SAGE
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Zone. : BELT
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Man, for example. : ISLE
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Fewer. : LESS
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Little ___. : EVA

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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