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New York Times, Saturday, August 18, 1956

Author:
Herbert Ettenson
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { B F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Herbert Ettenson has 87 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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Students & seniors
Across
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Dolomites. : ALPS
5
Old oath. : EGAD
9
Theatrical. : STAGY
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Bah! : POOH
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Memo. : NOTE
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Japanese immigrant. : ISSEI
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Election year routine. : STRAWVOTE
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Famous flattop. : LEYTE
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Lost sheep. : ESTRAY
21
Himself: Lat. : IPSE
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Adjective of Abner. : LIL
24
Sun. : SOL
25
Where Thule is. : GREENLAND
27
In ___ (instantly). : AWINK
29
Charge with gas. : AERATE
30
Rodrigo Diaz de Bivar. : CID
31
Topped a cake. : ICED
33
Parisian dance. : APACHE
37
Enduring. : ETERNAL
39
Crowned. : TIARAED
40
Gestures of doubt. : SHRUGS
41
Young salmon. : PARR
42
Kind of music. : RAG
43
Frying pan. : SPIDER
45
Towel cloth. : TERRY
47
Mike Mansfield and others. : MONTANANS
50
Recent: Comb. form. : NEO
51
Friend in Paris. : AMI
52
Mrs. Kostelanetz. : PONS
53
Tenor James. : MELTON
56
A sense. : TASTE
58
Filter-tip. : CIGARETTE
60
Bravo or ole. : CHEER
61
Malefic. : EVIL
62
List. : ROTA
63
Salutes. : HAILS
64
Breather. : REST
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Location. : SPOT
Down
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Church part. : APSE
2
Realty. : LOTS
3
Southpaw. : PORTSIDER
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City in Pennsylvania. : SHARON
5
Be green-eyed. : ENVY
6
Stickum. : GOO
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Raimented. : ATTIRED
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More abstruse. : DEEPER
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Type of business man. : SILENTPARTNER
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Lao-___, philosopher. : TSE
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Sanctuaries. : ASYLA
12
Arrive. : GETIN
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Produce. : YIELD
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Dismissal: Colloq. : WALKINGPAPERS
22
Attraction of a shore vacation. : SEAAIR
25
Highlander. : GAEL
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Goneril's father. : LEAR
27
Jane and Goodman. : ACES
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Accompanied by. : WITH
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Las Vegas building. : CASINO
34
Redhead. : CARROTTOP
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Listen to. : HEAR
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Snappish. : EDGY
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Oxidize. : RUST
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Rackstraw and Deadeye. : TARS
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Museful. : PENSIVE
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Margot Fonteyn, for example. : DANCER
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Certain fishermen. : EELERS
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Lucifer. : MATCH
48
Site of Creighton U. : OMAHA
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Son of 16 Across. : NISEI
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Stout ingredient. : MALT
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___ Preminger. : OTTO
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Shipshape. : NEAT
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___ Aviv. : TEL
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Khaki wearers. : GIS

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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