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New York Times, Thursday, November 22, 1956

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.40, Missing: { F J Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,704

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Students & seniors
Across
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Piece of construction equipment. : IBAR
5
Biblical city. : DAN
8
Profound. : DEEP
12
De ___. : LUXE
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Medley. : OLIO
15
Reigning beauty. : BELLE
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Gift for a cold climate. : ELECTRICBLANKET
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What Elvis Presley sings about. : BLUESUEDESHOES
20
Clarinet or oboe. : REED
21
Major or minor. : URSA
22
Inventor of the gyrocompass. : SPERRY
25
Brushes used by stable boys. : GROOMERS
29
Rods. : POLES
30
Certain horses. : GRAYS
31
Sound of disapproval. : BOO
32
Set, as a dinner table. : LAID
33
Habitual paths. : BEATS
34
Mixture of melted butter and flour. : ROUX
35
Simulate. : ACT
36
___ de Leon. : PONCE
37
Awareness. : SENSE
38
Garment industry, for example. : THETRADE
40
Pantry. : LARDER
41
Greek letter. : IOTA
42
State flower of Utah. : SEGO
43
Part of a Thanksgiving menu. : CRANBERRYSAUCE
49
Confection. : PEPPERMINTSTICK
51
___ area is 16,000,000 sq. mi. : ASIAS
52
Enough: Arch. : ENOW
53
Kind of jacket. : ETON
54
"___ the Man." : STAN
55
Famous initials. : DDE
56
Transmitted. : SENT
Down
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___ d'Yeu, off the coast of Brittany. : ILE
2
Tuber. : BULB
3
Hero of Conrad's "Victory." : AXEL
4
Came back. : RECURRED
5
Jimmy or Tommy. : DORSEY
6
Some other thing: Lat. : ALIUD
7
Delightful. : NICE
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Poet of Dryden's day. : DENHAM
9
City in Nevada. : ELKO
10
Gen. Robert ___. : ELEE
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Darlings. : PETS
14
Unyielding. : OBDURATE
15
Siepi and Vichey. : BASSOS
17
Golfers about to drive. : TEERS
18
Mervyn and family. : LEROYS
22
Part of a chair. : SPLAT
23
Cook, as an egg. : POACH
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Very important persons. : ELITE
25
Popular princess. : GRACE
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Patriotic investment. : EBOND
27
Become active. : ROUSE
28
Bobby___. : SOXER
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French policeman. : GENDARME
33
Straw hat, in Britain. : BOATER
34
Changes the circuit of. : REROUTES
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Investigates thoroughly. : PROBES
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Long stories of adventure. : SAGAS
39
___ Alley. : TINPAN
40
"___ forget." : LESTWE
42
Ecclesiastical council. : SYNOD
43
Auditors' aides: Abbr. : CPAS
44
Piece of mind. : REST
45
Upolu Island seaport. : APIA
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Outer layer. : RIND
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Quote. : CITE
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College course: Abbr. : ECON
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What Walter Raleigh was: Abbr. : KNT

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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