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New York Times, Monday, August 27, 1956

Author:
Helen Fasulo
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Helen Fasulo has 94 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,617
Across
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A gentle person. : LAMB
5
Devastation. : HAVOC
10
Relative of the herring. : SHAD
14
Cupid. : AMOR
15
West Indian voodoo. : OBEAH
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Account. : TALE
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River into the Arctic Ocean. : LENA
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Sound reasoning. : SENSE
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Tributary of the Humber. : OUSE
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Churchill, by avocation. : ARTIST
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Impresario. : DIRECTOR
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Epic poem: Var. : ENEID
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Pout. : SULK
27
Freewheeling vehicles. : BICYCLES
30
Dashing young men. : BLADES
34
Happy ___ lark. : ASA
35
Part to fit a mortise. : TENON
37
Town in Ethiopia. : ADOWA
38
Plant with a fragrant root. : NARD
40
George Eliot hero. : SILAS
42
Elbe tributary. : EGER
43
Lively old-fashioned dance. : GALOP
45
First Lady. : MAMIE
47
___-Magnon. : CRO
48
Teacakes. : SCONES
50
Symbol of an international society. : REDCROSS
52
Banshees, for example. : JETS
54
Decorative sticker. : DECAL
55
Statuette. : FIGURINE
59
Hodgepodge. : MEDLEY
62
Marie Wilson role. : IRMA
63
Car. : COUPE
65
Corn spikes. : EARS
66
Role in "The Lark." : JOAN
67
Peninsular country. : KOREA
68
English composer. : ARNE
69
Hostels. : INNS
70
Worn out. : SPENT
71
Land of B and K. : USSR
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Old-time exclamation. : LALA
2
The U. S. : AMER
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Resort on the Riviera. : MONTECARLO
4
Intelligent: Colloq. : BRAINY
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Indians on the warpath. : HOSTILES
6
Nickname of a President. : ABE
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Peddle. : VEND
8
Green spot in a waste. : OASIS
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Angel. : CHERUB
10
Defensive structure. : STOCKADE
11
___ monde. : HAUT
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Besides. : ALSO
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Mule ___ of western U. S. : DEER
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Division: Abbr. : SECT
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She: Span. : ELLA
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Twilled cotton cloth. : DENIM
27
Forehead adornment. : BANGS
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Hymnist Watts. : ISAAC
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___ system. : SOLAR
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Dowagers' jewelry. : DOGCOLLARS
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Pitchers. : EWERS
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Gulf, inlet of the Aegean. : SAROS
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Appointed. : NAMED
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Gallants. : DONJUANS
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Salt pork. : SIDEMEAT
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Noble. : PEER
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Behold! Lat. : ECCE
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Remains firm. : STICKS
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Raft or float: Lat. : RADEAU
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Busybody. : SNOOP
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South Pacific island group. : FIJI
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Golf club. : IRON
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F. B. I. agent. : GMAN
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River of northern France. : EURE
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White-tailed birds. : ERNS
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Belgian river. : YSER
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___ pal. : PEN

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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