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New York Times, Wednesday, January 11, 1956

Author:
Jules Arensberg
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,388
Across
1. Unchanged. : SAME
5. Oriental title. : PASHA
10. Another oriental title. : BABA
14. Tiny power device. : TRANSISTOR
16. Black. : EBON
17. TV's Salome. : EARTHAKITT
18. A capital city: Abbr. : LOND
19. Work steadily. : PLY
20. Unicum. : ONER
21. Oven product. : LOAVES
23. Lemberg. : LWOW
24. Motherless calf. : DOGIE
25. High old times. : SPREES
28. Bottom of the Hudson. : RIVERBED
31. Net. : CLEAR
32. Beneficiary. : DONEE
33. Mexican cheer. : OLE
34. Irritate. : RASP
35. Vee. : FIVER
36. Artless. : NAIF
37. Congressional product. : ACT
38. Is resilient. : GIVES
39. Strong point. : FORTE
40. Spiced. : PEPPERED
42. Translate. : RENDER
43. One of the Davises. : ELMER
44. Put to work. : HIRE
45. Importance. : STRESS
47. Cartoonist Goldberg. : RUBE
48. Huzza. : RAH
51. Hibernia. : ERIN
52. Noted garden dwellers. : ADAMANDEVE
55. Essential part. : ROOT
56. Background for a story. : LOCALCOLOR
57. Whirl. : EDDY
58. Rectify. : EMEND
59. Newcastle's river. : TYNE
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1. Dance maneuver. : STEP
2. Russian sea. : ARAL
3. ___ Jean Eisenhower. : MARY
4. Noun or adjective suffix. : ENT
5. Spinets. : PIANOS
6. To one side. : ASKEW
7. Petty rumbullion. : STIR
8. Just arrived. : HOT
9. Esthete. : ARTLOVER
10. Nashua's old Maryland home. : BELAIR
11. Square-shooting. : ABOVEBOARD
12. ___ of contention. : BONE
13. Connectives. : ANDS
15. Party with presents. : SHOWER
22. Molding. : OGEE
23. ___ Year. : LEAP
24. Sups. : DINES
25. Used and discarded. : SCRAP
26. Short street. : PLACE
27. Relative of a coffee break. : RESTPERIOD
28. Gallivanted. : ROVED
29. Upper crust. : ELITE
30. Put off. : DEFER
32. Springboard expert. : DIVER
35. Occasion for bargains. : FIRESALE
36. No part. : NONE
38. Works of art. : GEMS
39. Playwright Molnar. : FERENC
41. Prosperity. : PLENTY
42. Coarse. : RIBALD
44. Benevolent. : HUMAN
45. Yellowed. : SERE
46. Walked on. : TROD
47. People. : RACE
48. Bank on. : RELY
49. Stratford's river. : AVON
50. A way of saying "ad sum." : HERE
53. Canada's former status: Abbr. : DOM
54. Staccato mark. : DOT

Answer summary: 7 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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