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New York Times, Monday, June 4, 1956

Author:
Madeline Corse
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Madeline Corse has 39 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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Short-run play. : FLOP
5
Herd. : DROVE
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Talk too much on one topic (with "on"). : HARP
14
"Whatever ___ wants . . . " : LOLA
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Eroded. : EATEN
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Musical instrument. : OBOE
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Bedouin's head cord. : AGAL
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Secret agents. : SPIES
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Name in an expression. : PETE
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"___ is Legion." : MYNAME
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Title of TV program. : CRUSADER
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Poet Sandburg. : CARL
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Fur animal. : SEAL
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Catcher. : RECEIVER
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Where ski fans meet. : SLOPES
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Eggs: Latin. : OVA
36
"___ Good Will." : MENOF
38
Took a prayerful attitude. : KNELT
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Disease preventatives. : SERA
41
Flat. : STALE
43
Adhesive. : GLUE
44
Smith's block. : ANVIL
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Tea cake. : SCONE
48
Village in Holland. : EDE
49
Cubic meters. : STERES
51
Element potentially destructive. : HYDROGEN
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Headlight. : LAMP
55
"You ___ say!" : DONT
56
Where whirlybird comes to rest. : HELIPORT
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Part of the eye. : RETINA
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Algerian seaport. : ORAN
65
Non-fliers in the Air Force. : KIWIS
67
P. M. : EDEN
68
Yearn. : PINE
69
Hero of "South Pacific." : EMILE
70
City in Georgia. : ROME
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Bakery employe. : ICER
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Dissuade. : DETER
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Highway sign. : SLOW
Down
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Humbug. : FLAM
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Dull or sluggish. : LOGY
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Heroine of "The Good Earth." : OLAN
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Home of Vaudeville. : PALACE
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Merits. : DESERVES
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Knock. : RAP
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Auricular. : OTIC
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Shifts. : VEERS
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Follows. : ENSUES
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Children's TV hero. : HOPALONG
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Not up. : ABED
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Fixed course of procedure. : ROTE
13
Equal. : PEER
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Cripple. : MAIM
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Congressional medal winner. : SALK
25
Spring times. : LENTS
27
19th C. Argentine dictator. : ROSAS
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Occurrence. : EVENT
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Cut in a design. : CARVE
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Sunfish. : ROACH
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Man's name, now seldom used. : PELEG
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Baffle. : ELUDE
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Dutch painter. : STEEN
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___ Bennett, famous aviator. : FLOYD
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Passenger plane. : AIRLINER
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Signer. : ENDORSER
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Spring. : LEAP
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Osprey's cousin. : ERNE
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Cured. : SMOKED
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Aquatic animals. : OTTERS
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Youth. : PRIME
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Pueblo Indian. : HOPI
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Author Ambler. : ERIC
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Part of a freeway. : LANE
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Gibe. : TWIT
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Baal, for instance. : IDOL
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Nobody: Latin. : NEMO
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Once more. : ANEW
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French island. : ILE

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