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New York Times, Wednesday, April 20, 1966

56-Across : Like Darby and Joan.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { Q W X }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,094
Across
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An apostle. : STJUDE
7
Form of some cereal products. : FLAKES
13
Open carriage. : PHAETON
14
Historic Egyptian town. : ROSETTA
16
Garden flower. : LANTANA
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Romance language. : ITALIAN
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Quick to learn. : APT
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Son of Gertrude. : HAMLET
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Matador's adversary. : TORO
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Draw close. : NEAR
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Seeps slowly. : OOZES
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Business abbreviation. : LTD
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Honshu port. : KURE
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Indonesian island group. : AROE
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Where Valparaiso is. : CHILE
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Visitors from another planet. : SPACEMEN
33
Witches. : CRONES
34
Desertlike. : ARID
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Shower. : RAIN
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Senorita's mentor. : DUENNA
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Inventor of airships. : ZEPPELIN
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Part of E. U. A. : ETATS
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Knock against. : BUMP
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Bulb plant. : SEGO
46
Bookkeeping entries: Abbr. : CRS
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Arctic air outpost. : THULE
49
Pueblo Indian. : TANO
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Canadian rebel of 1884. : RIEL
52
African wild sheep. : AOUDAD
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Airfoil. : FIN
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Like Darby and Joan. : ELDERLY
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Battologize. : ITERATE
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Hard to pin down. : ELUSIVE
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Furious. : ENRAGED
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Began. : OPENED
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Arranged in groups. : SORTED
Down
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Hiring system, on the docks. : SHAPEUP
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Trumpet call. : TANTARA
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Air liner. : JET
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Bryce Canyon site. : UTAH
5
Spanish title. : DONA
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Charmed. : ENAMORED
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Sculptured ornamental band. : FRIEZE
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Soprano Lehmann. : LOTTE
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Clean ___ hound's tooth. : ASA
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Welshman. : KELT
11
Yellowish pigment. : ETIOLIN
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Surprise. : STARTLE
13
Parts of political platforms. : PLANKS
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Storage battery parts. : ANODES
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Aquatic bird. : LOON
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Make a retraction. : RECANT
25
Emergency paper currency. : SCRIP
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Genus of the bowfin. : AMIA
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Trustworthy. : HONEST
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Mach's first name. : ERNST
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Founder of Dogpatch. : CAPP
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Sets right. : REMEDIES
36
Judgment. : DECREE
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French painter of street scenes. : UTRILLO
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Lessened. : EASEDUP
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South African. : ZULU
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Spring greenery. : LEAFAGE
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Kindled. : IGNITED
42
Stopped for lunch en route: Dial. : NOONED
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Encouraged. : BUOYED
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Bisect. : HALVE
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Injure: Fr. : LESE
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___ time. : ATNO
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Earl ___ Biggers. : DERR
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Tenth of a sen. : RIN
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Bandicoot. : RAT

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1 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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