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New York Times, Friday, March 30, 1956

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.36, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 257 (avg 1.33)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Jack Luzzatto has 292 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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Students & seniors
Across
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He'll be up on April 17th. : BATSMAN
8
Foot pounder. : STAMPER
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Serving to bring together. : UNITIVE
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Having lashlike hairs. : CILIATE
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Small sturgeon. : STERLET
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Fishing. : ANGLING
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Oriental dress. : SARI
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Bingen's river. : RHINE
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Legendary Greek hero. : IDAS
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Eucharist plate. : PATEN
25
Vaudeville turn. : ACT
27
Czech author Capek. : KAREL
30
Road map abbreviation. : RTE
32
G. O. P. chairman. : HALL
35
Easterly point. : ENE
36
Bewailing. : LAMENTATION
40
Historic event. : PEACECONFERENCE
42
Absorbing. : INTERESTING
43
Dine. : EAT
44
Zestiness. : TANG
45
"___ we meet again." : TIL
46
Attlee and others. : EARLS
48
Hoisting rope: Naut. : TYE
50
Watering places. : OASES
52
River in Kenya. : TANA
55
Repeated musical theme. : RONDO
57
Little hopper. : TOAD
61
Laughed noisily. : SHOUTED
63
Section of the "Divine Comedy." : INFERNO
65
Western world. : AMERICA
66
Tell. : NARRATE
67
Widows. : RELICTS
68
Smiling one. : GRINNER
Down
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Kiss. : BUSS
2
Theatrical group. : ANTA
3
Rank of seats. : TIER
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Mark of rank. : STRIPE
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Wire measure. : MIL
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Prevent. : AVERT
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Farthest down. : NETHERMOST
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Examine. : SCAN
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Clothes moth. : TINEA
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Math course: Abbr. : ALG
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Operate (against). : MILITATE
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Receipt word. : PAID
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Portable stove. : ETNA
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Soldiers of the standing army: Abbr. : REGS
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Meaning. : INTENTION
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Common susceptibility. : ALLERGY
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One who is billed. : CHARGEE
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Military cap. : KEPI
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Concerning. : ANENT
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Lasso. : REATA
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Sweeping with gunfire. : ENFILADING
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Airship. : LINER
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Of the neighborhood. : LOCAL
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Particle. : ACE
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Decimal basis. : TEN
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"___ To Catch the Wind." : NETS
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Alpha ___, our nearest star. : CENTAURI
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Where the wake is. : ASTERN
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Build. : ERECT
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Relative of radar. : SONAR
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Monarch. : TSAR
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Old-fashioned exclamation. : AHME
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Masculine or feminine name. : NOEL
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Harem rooms. : ODAS
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Algerian seaport. : ORAN
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Kind of room. : ANTE
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Active one. : DOER
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Twitch. : TIC
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Calendar abbreviation. : FRI

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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