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New York Times, Wednesday, July 11, 1956

Author:
Jules Arensberg
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 306 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
Jules Arensberg has 95 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,570
Across
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Pitcher's mound. : SLAB
5
Harmonium. : ORGAN
10
Where Camaguey is. : CUBA
14
Seaport of Hawaii. : HILO
15
He wrote "The Lorelei." : HEINE
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"___ in a poke." : APIG
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Syria, Egypt et al. : ARABLEAGUE
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Quick: Fr. : VITE
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Certain investments. : WARBONDS
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Motorless planes. : DRONES
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Long ago. : YORE
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Wide awake. : ALERT
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Describing a rag doll. : FLOPPY
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Inhaled. : BREATHED
31
___ lazuli. : LAPIS
32
Bracing. : CRISP
33
Stapes, tympanum, etc. : EAR
34
Solar disk. : ATEN
35
Veers. : SLUES
36
Carry on. : WAGE
37
Brothers. : MEN
38
"___ my boy!" : THATS
39
Dancer Shearer. : MOIRA
40
Former serviceman. : EXMARINE
42
Uglified. : MARRED
43
Copying. : APING
44
Sermon. : TALK
45
Anne ___ Lindbergh. : MORROW
47
Plant with purple flowers. : WISTERIA
51
City in Nevada. : ELKO
52
Mrs. Kovacs. : EDITHADAMS
54
Witnessed. : SEEN
55
Svelte. : LITHE
56
Men in blue. : UMPS
57
Certain business men: Abbr. : AGTS
58
After. : LATER
59
Just gone by. : PAST
Down
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Novelist Irwin. : SHAW
2
Gold coin of Turkey. : LIRA
3
Winglike. : ALAR
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Relative of a curler. : BOBBYPIN
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William Sydney Porter. : OHENRY
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English author. : READE
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Two-wheeled carriages. : GIGS
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Babylonian sky god. : ANU
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Superfluous. : NEEDLESS
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Cut capers. : CAVORT
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Not settled. : UPINTHEAIR
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Be gullible. : BITE
13
Milleniums. : AGES
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More or less circular figures. : LOOPS
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Harvest. : REAP
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Zodiacal sign. : ARIES
25
Blaze. : FLAME
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Milky liquid of the rubber tree. : LATEX
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Nonrestricted sale. : OPENMARKET
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Et tu, ___! : BRUTE
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Tidal flood. : EAGRE
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Apprehension. : DREAD
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Bell sound. : CLANG
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English Laborite. : SHINWELL
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Excited. : WORKEDUP
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Part of a full house. : TRIO
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Where Valletta is. : MALTA
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Paved areas in front of hangars. : APRONS
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Kitchen gadget. : MASHER
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Tenth part. : TITHE
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Geological formation. : MESA
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Designer Cassini. : OLEG
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De___ Clinton. : WITT
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Incarnation of Vishnu. : RAMA
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Devilkins. : IMPS
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Helper: Abbr. : ASST
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24 hours: Span. : DIA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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