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New York Times, Wednesday, November 7, 1956

Author:
Victor Goldfarb
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Victor Goldfarb has 17 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,689

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Across
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Abode for señor. : CASA
5
Skipper of the "Conning Tower." : FPA
8
Suit fabric. : TWEED
13
Hebrews' ancestor. : EBER
14
Cenozoic and Paleozoic. : ERAS
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One of the Jameses. : HENRY
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Calendar unit. : SEVENDAYS
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One of the Robinsons. : EDDIE
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Office worker: Colloq. : STENOG
20
Hindu deity. : SIVA
22
Letters. : OES
23
Ship: Lat. : NAVIS
25
Metric units. : LITERS
27
Doily. : MAT
29
Giggles. : SNICKERS
31
Field. : AREA
33
Needlefish. : GAR
34
Establishes. : SETSUP
38
Cubic meter. : STERE
40
Extinct bird. : MOA
42
Look after. : SEETO
43
Church councils. : SYNODS
45
Seat of learning on the Coast: Abbr. : USF
47
Scandinavian man's name. : SVEN
48
"All the world's a stage," for example. : METAPHOR
51
Feminine suffix. : ESS
52
Rely. : LEANON
54
Long for. : YEARN
56
Salt: Fr. : SEL
57
Double. : TWIN
59
Harmful vapor in the air. : MIASMA
62
Novelist Cather. : WILLA
64
"The ___ Itch." : SEVENYEAR
66
Tipped to one side: Naut. : ALIST
67
Fair. : EVEN
68
Deserve. : EARN
69
Jellylike candy. : PASTE
70
Calendar abbreviation. : SAT
71
Decorations. : DSCS
Down
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Bad ___ to (bad luck to). : CESS
2
Aid's companion. : ABET
3
Story by Booth Tarkington. : SEVENTEEN
4
Place for action. : ARENA
5
"___ Diavolo." : FRA
6
Gives, as attention. : PAYS
7
"Soft ___." : ASSILK
8
Grauman's Chinese and others. : THEATRES
9
Marry. : WED
10
Biblical place. : ENDOR
11
Indians. : ERIES
12
Colors. : DYES
14
Fringe. : EDGING
17
Certain months: Abbr. : NOVS
21
Competes. : VIES
24
Scene of Anna Leonowens' adventure. : SIAM
26
Campaign name. : ESTES
27
Main part. : MASS
28
Rococo. : ARTY
30
Respiratory ailment. : CROUP
32
Bouquet. : AROMA
35
Book of Kipling poems (with "The"). : SEVENSEAS
36
Indians. : UTES
37
Singing star. : PONS
39
Toothless, as the sloth or anteater. : EDENTATE
41
Pale gray. : ASHY
44
Pack away. : STOW
46
Enemies: Poet. : FOEMEN
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Plants with fragrant seeds. : ANISES
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Weather forecast. : RAIN
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Girl's name meaning darkness. : LEILA
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Island no longer for sale. : ELLIS
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Beamed. : RAYED
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Trade: Colloq. : SWAP
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Leningrad's river. : NEVA
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Playwright Connelly. : MARC
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Well-known family in Kansas. : ARNS
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Invasion vessel. : LST
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Holder of D.V.M. degree. : VET

Answer summary: 8 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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