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New York Times, Friday, May 11, 1956

Author:
J. F. Kelly
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.39, Missing: { J Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 88, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
J. F. Kelly has 25 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,509
Across
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Hollywood actor. : COOPER
7
Glider center of the U. S. : ELMIRA
13
Topnotch American jockey. : ARCARO
14
Farmers, in Europe. : PEASANTS
17
Downgraded dictator. : STALIN
18
Residential city S. of San Francisco. : SANMATEO
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Nonmetallic element. : BORON
20
South of France. : MIDI
21
Happen on. : FIND
22
Arabian names. : ALIS
23
Mount near the Dead Sea. : GILEAD
25
Le dernier cri. : FAD
26
Chinese dynasty. : HAN
27
English architectural style. : TUDOR
28
Swiftly. : APACE
30
Garden vegetable. : SNAPBEAN
32
Packed for shipment. : CRATED
33
Antarctic Shelf Ice, base for Byrd expedition. : ROSS
34
Well-known pen name. : SAKI
35
Town in Delaware. : DUPONT
38
Certain greenhouses. : VINERIES
42
Positive pole. : ANODE
43
Reception hall. : SALON
44
College at Blacksburg, Va. : VPI
45
Wire measure. : MIL
46
Invocation to the Ship of State. : SAILON
48
Engage in errantry. : ROAM
49
___ Foundation. : ASIA
51
Indian titles. : SRIS
52
Vaccine. : SERUM
53
Athenian philosopher. : SOCRATES
55
Piece of abstract sculpture, hanging in mid-air. : MOBILE
56
Skeletal component. : KNEEBONE
57
Gallery cry, to a timid speaker. : LOUDER
58
U. S. jets. : SABRES
59
Extra drawings for map makers. : INSETS
Down
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Native quarters of N. African cities. : CASBAHS
2
Bobolink. : ORTOLAN
3
Tuneful "sweet potato." : OCARINA
4
Columbus' starting point. : PALOS
5
Land of the Blarney Stone. : ERIN
6
Man's nickname. : RON
7
Greek letter. : EPSILON
8
Keystone State Governor. : LEADER
9
Rage. : MANIA
10
Theory. : ISM
11
Fliers from Down Under. : RAAF
12
Dieter's word. : ANTIFAT
15
Bridge term. : TENACE
16
Covered with turf. : SODDED
20
He of the golden touch. : MIDAS
23
"Be my ___." : GUEST
24
Become gloomy. : DARKEN
27
Steaks. : TBONES
29
Twosome. : PAIR
31
Spur. : PROD
32
Cathedral clergyman. : CANON
34
Fodder holders. : SILOS
35
Linen tablecloth. : DAMASK
36
Agreement. : UNISON
37
Keeps orderly. : POLICES
38
Drummer's burden. : VALISES
39
Tusklike product. : IVORIDE
40
Shoulder ornament. : EPAULET
41
Cooks. : SIMMERS
43
Lorelei: Fr. : SIRENE
47
American lost on the Titanic. : ASTOR
48
Form of riddle. : REBUS
50
Part of the earth's surface. : AREA
52
Early. : SOON
54
Warp yarn. : ABB
55
1051. : MLI

Answer summary: 12 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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