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New York Times, Friday, November 23, 1956

Author:
A. H. Drummond, Jr.
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
A. H. Drummond, Jr. has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,705
Across
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Promises. : VOWS
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Roman general and emperor. : TITUS
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Edison's middle name. : ALVA
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Church image. : ICON
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What i. e. means. : IDEST
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Variegated. : PIED
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Kurt Weill's magnum opus (with "The"). : THREEPENNYOPERA
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Phoenician goddess. : ASTARTE
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British field marshal of W. W. I. : ALLENBY
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Bandstand structure. : KIOSK
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Girl in a song. : IDA
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A joining. : SPLICE
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Town in Israel. : NAZARETH
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Theatre. : ARENA
34
Sand formations. : DUNES
35
Coach Little. : LOU
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Former archbishop of Canterbury. : LANG
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One of the Days. : DORIS
38
Principles. : LAWS
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Sign on a clock. : EDT
40
Confederate general. : EWELL
41
Author of "America the Beautiful." : BATES
42
Time for romance. : MOONRISE
44
Quackery: Coloq. : FAKERY
45
Massachusetts cape. : ANN
46
Wild dog of India. : DHOLE
48
Beach. : SEASIDE
52
Recluse. : EREMITE
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Well-known fairy tale. : HANSELANDGRETEL
58
Osprey. : ERNE
59
Get around. : EVADE
60
Without any changes. : ASIS
61
Boom. : SPAR
62
Popeye's creator. : SEGAR
63
Relative of a dingle. : DALE
Down
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Brief autobiographical sketch. : VITA
2
Well-known name in journalism. : OCHS
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Liquid used in brewing. : WORT
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Type of suspicion. : SNEAKING
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Go stealthily. : TIPTOE
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___ fixes. : IDEES
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Midmorning. : TEN
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Annapolis. : USNA
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Designs in conventional manner. : STYLIZES
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Loom. : APPEAR
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A credit term. : LIEN
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Part of speech. : VERB
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"An apple ___ . . . " : ADAY
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Violinist Morini. : ERICA
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___ the hills. : OLDAS
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Having milled edges. : KNURLED
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Hawthorne's birthplace. : SALEM
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Madrid Museum. : PRADO
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Slow: Music. : LENTO
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Source of indigo. : ANIL
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Make cheerful. : ELATE
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Belfry. : TOWER
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Minx. : HUSSY
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Accomplishes. : DOES
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Shrinks. : DWINDLES
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Hoover Dam reservoir. : LAKEMEAD
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Comedian Kovacs. : ERNIE
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Type of pressing machine. : BALER
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African dictator. : NASSER
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Counterfeiter. : FORGER
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Ibsen character. : HEDDA
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"The liner ___ a lady . . . " : SHES
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Hero of the West. : EARP
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Actress Magnani. : ANNA
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Roof part. : EAVE
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"___ Lovely Day Today." : ITSA
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Linden tree. : TEIL
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In addition. : ELSE
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Pester. : NAG

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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