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New York Times, Thursday, August 30, 1956

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 9, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,620
Across
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Summon. : CITE
5
Skin: Comb. form. : DERM
9
Command to a dog. : HEEL
13
Ruminant mammal. : CAMEL
14
Needle case. : ETUI
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Friend. : ALLY
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Sufficiently. : AMPLY
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Tails. : FULLDRESS
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Brunch. : MEAL
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Foot: Comb. form. : PEDE
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Biblical name. : IRA
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Hamlet's hamlet. : ELSINORE
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Activities. : DOINGS
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List. : ROSTER
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Gilded metal. : ORMOLU
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Consumed. : ATE
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"___ 17." : STALAG
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Skill: Italian. : ARTE
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Name on a campaign button. : STEVENSON
37
Business organization: Abbr. : CORP
40
Stair posts. : NEWELS
41
Two: Span. : DOS
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Frightened: Dial. : AFEARD
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"As the twig ___." : ISBENT
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Carpenter's partner. : WALRUS
49
Name on a campaign button. : KEFAUVER
51
Also: Archaic. : EKE
52
Sheers. : HOSE
53
Foreign capital. : ROME
54
Certain workmen. : TEAMSTERS
57
Members of the choir. : ALTOS
58
Operatic role. : ELSA
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Member of the staff. : AIDE
60
Readers of the future. : SEERS
61
Word of agreement. : AMEN
62
Vegetable product. : BRAN
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Former President of Eire. : HYDE
Down
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Legendary site of England. : CAMELOT
2
Deadlock. : IMPASSE
3
"___ to the Marines." : TELLIT
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Isle of ___, county in E. England. : ELY
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Put off. : DEFER
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Piece of music. : ETUDE
7
Guide for conduct. : RULE
8
Body of citizen soldiers: Abbr. : MIL
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Prominent Democrat. : HARRIMAN
10
Former First Lady. : ELEANOR
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City transportation. : ELS
12
River in France and Belgium. : LYS
13
Tourist's appurtenance. : CAMERA
18
Christian of France. : DIOR
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Foretokens. : PORTENDS
23
___-ce pas? : NEST
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Unhappy existence. : DOGSLIFE
25
Describing edges of books: Abbr. : GLT
26
Heroine of popular song. : SUE
31
See 9 Down. : AVE
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Actor Ayres. : LEW
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One: Scot. : ANE
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Former V. P. candidate. : SPARKMAN
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Storied mountain. : OSSA
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Bird's call. : CAW
38
___ sort. : OFA
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Press agent's piece. : RELEASE
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Given up to a particular cause. : DEVOTED
42
What there's always room for. : ONEMORE
43
Emphasize. : STRESS
45
De Rivoli and others. : RUES
47
Kentucky tobacco. : BURLEY
49
Well-known name in movies. : KORDA
50
Ruhr metropolis. : ESSEN
52
___ presumptive. : HEIR
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Party. : TEA
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Slippery ___. : ELM
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One of the Hunters. : TAB
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Mountain ___. : ASH

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 8 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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