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New York Times, Monday, January 16, 1956

Author:
Herbert Lyle
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { B Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,393
Across
1. Equipment for Cortina d'Ampezzo events. : SKIS
5. Weasel. : STOAT
10. Large amount. : MASS
14. Hip joint. : COXA
15. Of the sound phase of a broadcast. : AUDIO
16. English essayist. : ELIA
17. Cruiser. : SHIP
18. Popular band leader. : FREDWARING
20. Cause for celebration in Argentina. : LAPRENSA
22. Sets in order. : FIXES
23. Religious reformer and martyr. : HUSS
24. Old language: Abbr. : LAT
25. Office worker. : TYPIST
28. Most unrefined. : COARSEST
33. Author of "Something of Value." : RUARK
34. Why: German. : WARUM
35. Vehicle. : CAR
36. Port in Israel. : ACRE
37. Propelled a boat. : OARED
38. Plumlike fruit. : SLOE
39. Dessert. : ICE
40. Incarcerates. : JAILS
41. Dizzy and Daffy. : DEANS
42. Molière hero. : TARTUFFE
44. Barrens. : WASTES
45. Hospital workers: Abbr. : RNS
46. Throw. : CAST
47. ___ barrier. : SONIC
50. Dixie Senator. : SMATHERS
54. Latest Costain title. : THETONTINE
56. Gather. : REAP
58. European country. : EIRE
59. To love: Fr. : AIMER
60. Inhabitant of 58 Across. : CELT
61. Inadequate. : POOR
62. ___ conference. : PRESS
63. Members of a brotherhood. : ELKS
Down
1. Sciences: Abbr. : SCS
2. Cosmetic for the eyelids. : KOHL
3. Lily plant. : IXIA
4. Deep-blue corundum. : SAPPHIRE
5. Most trustworthy. : SAFEST
6. Converts. : TURNS
7. Literary forms. : ODES
8. Milanov role. : AIDA
9. Broken fibers of flax. : TOW
10. Actual facts, good or bad. : MERITS
11. Girl's name. : ALIX
12. Mathematical ratio. : SINE
13. Declines in value. : SAGS
19. Old MacDonald had one. : AFARM
21. Sweetened biscuit. : RUSK
24. Praise. : LAUD
25. Characteristic. : TRAIT
26. State flower of New Mexico. : YUCCA
27. Cutter. : PARER
28. Popular band leader. : CARLE
29. Mesabi Range products. : ORES
30. Brilliancy. : ECLAT
31. Tributary of the Rhone. : SAONE
32. Lock. : TRESS
34. Neglected child. : WAIF
37. Simpletons. : OAFS
38. Ancient Roman coin. : SESTERCE
40. Small finch. : JUNCO
41. Small amount. : DASH
43. More commonplace. : TRITER
44. Stage star. : WATERS
46. Candy ___. : CANES
47. Grade in rank. : STEP
48. Senator Bender's state. : OHIO
49. Foe of early Christians. : NERO
50. Commotion. : STIR
51. Jester. : MIME
52. Dance. : REEL
53. Medical notable. : SALK
55. Be off guard. : NAP
57. Units of measure: Abbr. : PTS

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

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