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New York Times, Tuesday, January 10, 1956

Author: S. A. Kay
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F J Q V W }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,387
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1. Cummerbund. : SASH
5. Overlook. : MISS
9. Send back. : REMIT
14. Urgent entreaty. : PLEA
15. Replication. : ECHO
16. With haste. : APACE
17. Folding money. : LONGGREEN
19. Daily ___. : DOZEN
20. Wayfarer's stop. : INN
21. Irritate: Colloq. : RILE
22. Kitchen gadgets. : DICERS
23. Vexed. : TEASED
25. Flashlight. : TORCH
27. Single points. : ACES
29. Argues logically. : REASONS
33. Great pioneer route of U. S. history. : OREGONTRAIL
37. Member of the family. : POP
38. Office chief. : BOSS
39. Indefinitely long period. : EON
40. The Forsyte story. : SAGA
41. Adder. : ASP
42. Emulate the chameleon. : CHANGECOLOR
46. Journal. : DAYBOOK
48. Fillip. : SNAP
49. Blot out. : ERASE
51. Name in Baseball's Hall of Fame. : SISLER
55. London street, parallel to the Thames. : STRAND
58. Noble in Yemen. : EMIR
60. The Tin Woodman's companion. : AXE
61. Repeat idly. : PRATE
62. Calendar now in general use. : GREGORIAN
64. ___ Mongolia. : OUTER
65. ___ entendu (certainly): Fr. : BIEN
66. At all. : ONCE
67. Lighthearted years. : TEENS
68. Fits to music. : SETS
69. Dole out. : METE
1. Disunite. : SPLIT
2. Apart from another. : ALONE
3. Plant of the pea family. : SENNA
4. Broomstick rider. : HAG
5. City in Connecticut. : MERIDEN
6. Young republic: Abbr. : ICEL
7. Leaf of a book. : SHEET
8. Native ___. : SON
9. Advocating sweeping change. : RADICAL
10. Remarkable periods of time. : EPOCHS
11. Confusing network. : MAZE
12. Cooling device. : ICER
13. See 17 Across. : TENS
18. Dancer Jose. : GRECO
22. After zwei. : DREI
24. Loses stability. : SAGS
26. Red apes. : ORANGS
28. Porterhouse and club. : STEAKS
30. Hyalite. : OPAL
31. Hopeless attempt: Colloq. : NOGO
32. Yard or boom. : SPAR
33. Old Testament book: Abbr. : OBAD
34. Luigi's girl. : ROSA
35. Make out. : ESPY
36. Man's nickname. : RON
40. Dunks. : SOPS
42. Cut ___ (take a direct route). : CORNERS
43. Tennis star. : HOAD
44. One-stripers. : ENSIGNS
45. Nasser's capital. : CAIRO
47. On the losing side. : BEATEN
50. Unearthly. : EERIE
52. Singer Frankie. : LAINE
53. Methodical. : EXACT
54. Dancer Jeanmaire. : RENEE
55. Catch with the eye. : SPOT
56. Faithful. : TRUE
57. Class in a certain order. : RATE
59. Sports gathering. : MEET
62. Noted man of letters. : GBS
63. Book of the Bible: Abbr. : ROM

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