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New York Times, Monday, May 28, 1956

50-Across : Scribble.

Author:
Alice H. Cook
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Alice H. Cook has 25 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,526
Across
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Concomitant of ale. : CAKES
6
Cools. : ICES
10
Place to eat. : CAFE
14
Relish. : OLIVE
15
Marshal of France, 1914. : FOCH
16
Highly seasoned meat dish. : OLLA
17
Vexed: Colloq. : RILED
18
Plays a popular game. : SCRABBLES
20
Former Ambassador to U. S. S. R. : KENNAN
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Seaport on Honshu. : KURE
23
Card. : ACE
24
Laugh contemptuously. : SNORT
26
Mischievous tricks. : PRANKS
28
Courtyard: Ger. : HOF
31
Cookers. : STEAMERS
33
Auspices. : EGIS
35
Estrangement. : ALIENATION
39
A very high mark. : APLUS
41
"___ See You Again." : ILL
42
The forest trees of an area. : SILVA
43
A dessert. : PUMPKINPIE
46
Bring up. : REAR
47
Rearranged the place cards. : RESEATED
49
Crafty. : SLY
50
Scribble. : SCRAWL
53
More unusual. : RARER
55
Sound of pleased surprise. : AHA
56
"___ Lynne." : EAST
58
Is filled with longing. : YEARNS
62
Public utility conduit. : WATERMAIN
65
Fold. : PLEAT
66
The Musketeers, for instance. : TRIO
67
Idea: Comb. form. : IDEO
68
Make joyful. : ELATE
69
Siouan Indians. : OTOS
70
Be priced at. : COST
71
Dress material. : NYLON
Down
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City in Ireland. : CORK
2
"Father, I cannot tell ___ ... " : ALIE
3
Oven. : KILN
4
2, 4, 6, etc. : EVENS
5
Cars. : SEDANS
6
Suppositions. : IFS
7
Part of the social round. : COCKTAILPARTIES
8
Pale color. : ECRU
9
Make keener. : SHARPEN
10
Short thickset horse. : COB
11
Gov. Shivers. : ALLAN
12
National Open champion. : FLECK
13
Facilitates. : EASES
19
Catcher Larry and family. : BERRAS
21
Half of N. B. : NOTA
25
Do a tailoring repair job. : RELINE
27
Up and about. : ASTIR
28
A lot. : HEAP
29
NKVD succeeded this. : OGPU
30
Make a motion picture. : FILM
32
Ancient name of Malta. : MELITA
34
Above: Prefix. : SUPRA
36
French islands. : ILES
37
Shape of a football. : OVAL
38
Not one: Dial. : NARY
40
Pin for meat. : SKEWER
44
Pertaining to Moslems. : ISLAMIC
45
Inspiring fear. : EERY
48
Become intense. : DEEPEN
50
Looked after. : SAWTO
51
Diagram. : CHART
52
Fixed relation. : RATIO
54
Mass meeting. : RALLY
57
Carriage used in Java. : SADO
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Genuine. : REAL
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Gen. Norstad's new post. : NATO
61
British machine gun. : STEN
63
Aurora. : EOS
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Negative. : NOT

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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