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New York Times, Saturday, May 19, 1956

Author:
J. F. Kelly
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 29, Avg Word Len: 5.44, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
J. F. Kelly has 25 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,517
Across
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Historic place on Manila Bay. : BATAAN
7
Scurried off. : SCOOTED
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Actress Stritch. : ELAINE
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Prominent Democrat. : HARRIMAN
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Stroll. : WANDER
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Happen aforetime. : ANTEDATE
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Seeks. : ASKS
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Wide in scope. : VAST
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Civet's relative. : GENET
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Gettysburg VIP. : IKE
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Strongly inclined toward. : BENTON
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Preserve. : SALT
27
Key off Florida coast. : LARGO
29
Opposed and defied. : DARED
31
Sesame. : TIL
32
City on the Rhone. : ARLES
34
TV's Miss Francis. : ARLENE
36
Enemies of the Cheyenne. : PAWNEES
39
Marriage partners. : SPOUSES
40
Wine into vinegar. : ALEGAR
41
Nickname of Bucknell U. athlete. : BISON
42
Kinsman: Abbr. : REL
43
Forfeits. : LOSES
45
He had title role in "The Jolson Story." : PARKS
49
Tools. : AWLS
51
Type of income. : SALARY
53
Break fast. : EAT
54
Small change. : DIMES
56
Function. : ROLE
57
Prince, in Kabul. : AMIR
58
Well-known name in Buenos Aires. : EVAPERON
60
TV singer. : LAROSA
62
Eating again. : REDINING
63
Diminishes. : ABATES
64
Popeye and Sindbad. : SEADOGS
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Birds of the gull family: Var. : YAGERS
Down
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Lament. : BEWAIL
2
Domain of the sourdough. : ALASKA
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Type of vessel. : TANKER
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Succors. : AIDS
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Suffix in chemistry. : ANE
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Gumption. : NERVE
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Oxeye daisies. : SHASTAS
8
"Banjo eyes." : CANTOR
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Waste fragment. : ORT
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Where Astoria is: Abbr. : OREG
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Streams. : TIDES
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Issues forth. : EMANATES
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Appendage to a news article. : DATELINE
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Weeds. : NETTLES
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Where Uspallata Pass is. : ANDES
24
Of the north wind. : BOREAL
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Tides. : NEAPS
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Labor crew. : GANG
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Sagging. : DROOPY
33
Island S. of Smyrna. : LEROS
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Moon goddess. : LUNA
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Marcher. : PARADER
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Herringlike fish. : ALEWIVES
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Skillfully built. : WELLMADE
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Cordage plant. : SISAL
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"But my heart ___ to daddy." : BELONGS
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Garment. : SARONG
46
Faint. : REMOTE
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Oakland industrialist. : KAISER
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Lead glass. : STRASS
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Cuttlefish. : SEPIA
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Shift. : RELAY
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Thrill with bebop. : SEND
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One of a Kipling trio. : ARAG
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Harbor dominated by Sugar Loaf. : RIO
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Arab robe. : ABA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 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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