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New York Times, Monday, September 24, 1956

Author:
Irving L. Rosenheim
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 2, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Irving L. Rosenheim has 4 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,645
Across
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Russet pear. : BOSC
5
Sheeplike antelope of the steppes. : SAIGA
10
Vipers. : ASPS
14
Outdoor sports arena. : OVAL
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Whimpers. : PULES
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Parry. : STOP
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Nothing other than. : MERE
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City on the Rhone delta. : ARLES
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Market. : SALE
20
Brilliant passages, in music. : BRAVURAS
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Revered. : ADORED
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Succinct. : TERSE
25
Tale tellers. : LIARS
26
Man's name in an expression. : GEORGE
28
Be directed (against). : MILITATE
31
Aspect. : ANGLE
32
Make merry. : REVEL
33
Goddess of night. : NOX
34
Support. : STAY
35
Dragged. : HALED
36
River in Italy. : ADDA
37
Doubles: Abbr. : PRS
38
Thin cracker. : WAFER
39
Indian state. : ASSAM
40
Seven daughters. : SEPTETTE
42
Parker and Lamour. : DOTTYS
43
Tears. : RENTS
44
Silly blunder. : BONER
45
Grosse ___, Detroit suburb. : POINTE
47
Worldly. : MATERIAL
50
Electrically charged atoms. : IONS
51
Respond. : REACT
53
A work. : OPUS
54
Theatre section. : LOGE
55
Crude tartar. : ARGOL
56
Nuisance. : PEST
57
Waste. : LOSS
58
Net. : SEINE
59
Common suffixes. : ESTS
Down
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Relative of a shell. : BOMB
2
Across. : OVER
3
Where Burgoyne was halted, 1777. : SARATOGASPRINGS
4
With ingenuity. : CLEVERLY
5
Not thickly grown. : SPARSE
6
Invisible vapors. : AURAE
7
Ailments. : ILLS
8
___ up (go ahead!) : GEE
9
Attacked with arguments. : ASSAILED
10
Pigeonhole. : ASSORT
11
Publication of two wars. : STARSANDSTRIPES
12
Wooden shaft. : POLE
13
Hastened. : SPED
21
Incite. : URGE
23
Eire's lower house. : DAIL
25
Companion of 44 Down. : LIVER
26
Sounds of surprise. : GASPS
27
___ nous. : ENTRE
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Battle royal. : MELEE
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Now. : TODAY
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Finals. : EXAMS
32
Floats. : RAFTS
35
Cape of North Carolina. : HATTERAS
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One of the Pleiades. : ASTEROPE
38
Left. : WENT
39
Top-notch. : AONE
41
Verb forms. : TENSES
42
Caked tobacco. : DOTTLE
44
See 25 Down. : BACON
45
Anything unpleasant but unavoidable. : PILL
46
Final football score. : OOOO
47
Wise men. : MAGI
48
European country: Abbr. : AUST
49
Invasion vessels. : LSTS
52
Cockney's "present." : ERE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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