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New York Times, Wednesday, July 18, 1956

Author:
S. A. Kay
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { F J Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
S. A. Kay has 118 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,577

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Across
1
Hidden stores. : CACHES
7
Experience. : TASTE
12
Ingredient in goulash. : PAPRIKA
13
Palm off. : IMPOSE
15
Ambitious one. : ASPIRER
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Blithe. : GAYSOME
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Seek after. : SUE
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Hoover and others. : EDGARS
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Set with prominent objects. : STUD
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Pointers on a dial. : HANDS
24
Mount up. : ARISE
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Collegian. : ELI
27
Ray, on a marquee. : ALDO
28
Demands. : ASKS
29
Jeweler's weight. : CARAT
31
Heavenly joy. : BLISS
33
Skipjack. : BONITO
34
Dancing caper. : GAMBADO
37
One on a beat. : POLICER
38
Balanced. : APOISE
39
Apartments of the odalisques. : HAREM
40
Foundation gift. : GRANT
41
Snowy. : PURE
42
Church section. : APSE
46
Crowd around. : MOB
47
Clouts. : SLUGS
49
Cotterways. : SLOTS
50
"Stole ___, and away he run!" : APIG
52
Directly opposite to what is expected. : IRONIC
54
Dear me! : TUT
55
Eminent. : NOTABLE
57
Actress Coca. : IMOGENE
59
Whom Zeus destroyed by lightning. : SEMELE
60
Homemakers. : PARENTS
61
___ talk. : SALES
62
Fish dish. : SMELTS
Down
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Nonchalant. : CASUAL
2
Hang. : APPEND
3
Dernier ___. : CRI
4
Employs. : HIRES
5
Made do (with "out"); : EKED
6
Floating mass of seaweed. : SARGASSO
7
Mosul's river. : TIGRIS
8
Roll up. : AMASS
9
Major John Andre, for instance. : SPY
10
Fling. : TOSS
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Taught only to the initiated. : ESOTERIC
12
Egyptian title. : PASHA
14
Vie with. : EMULATE
17
Galley worker. : EDITOR
20
Places of safety. : ARKS
23
Gentle family horse. : DOBBIN
25
French school. : ECOLE
28
Right-hand man. : AIDE
30
23 Down, for example. : ANIMAL
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Wooden blocks for shaping footwear. : LASTS
33
Caliber. : BORE
34
Comedian's aide. : GAGMAN
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To the point. : APROPOS
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Old Testament people. : MOABITES
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Edible white roots. : PARSNIPS
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French novelist. : HUGO
41
Vegetable dishes. : PUREES
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Having great influence. : POTENT
44
Hinders from growth. : STUNTS
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Campaigner's name. : ESTES
48
Textile city of France. : LILLE
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Cross the plate. : SCORE
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Vasco da ___. : GAMA
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Mohammedan priest. : IMAM
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___ canto, a style of singing. : BEL
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Jellify. : GEL

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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