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New York Times, Tuesday, January 24, 1956

Author:
Helen Fasulo
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { X }, Scrabble score: 312 (avg 1.67)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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Students & seniors
Across
1. Praise unduly. : PUFF
5. Moroccan capital. : RABAT
10. Bluish-green. : AQUA
14. Normandy town. : STLO
15. The villain, in stage parlance. : HEAVY
16. Finnish poem. : RUNE
17. Sad and sentimental play. : TEARJERKER
19. Puerto ___. : RICO
20. Term of endearment. : SWEETIE
21. Female warrior of Greek myth. : AMAZON
23. Malevolence. : HATE
24. Wildebeests. : GNUS
25. Ecclesiastic of TV. : SHEEN
28. ___ Bernard. : SAINT
30. Of small number. : FEW
33. Badger. : HARASS
35. Narrow opening. : SLIT
36. Britain's West Point: Abbr. : RMA
37. Cortex. : RIND
38. Seat of government of Bolivia. : LAPAZ
40. Draw ___ (stop). : REIN
41. Harvard's friendly enemy. : ELI
42. A ___ a dozen (cheap). : DIME
43. First woman to swim the Channel. : EDERLE
45. Very small. : WEE
46. Pertaining to. : ANENT
48. Is tractable. : OBEYS
49. Put under contract. : SIGN
50. Lie at anchor. : RIDE
52. Congressional adjournment. : RECESS
55. Jersey. : SINGLET
58. Dull pain. : ACHE
59. Wrestling hold. : HALFNELSON
62. Relative of the herring. : SHAD
63. Pope's ceremonial scarf. : ORALE
64. Relaxation. : EASE
65. Shetland. : PONY
66. Lighting facility of early days. : TAPER
67. Gold miner's treasure. : DUST
Down
1. Listen! : PST
2. Red men. : UTES
3. Crack. : FLAW
4. Part of the face. : FOREHEAD
5. Clark Gable role. : RHETT
6. Robbers' roosts. : AERIES
7. Cook. : BAKE
8. Prayer. : AVE
9. Oppress. : TYRANNIZE
10. French city. : ARRAS
11. Popular type of TV program. : QUIZ
12. Strange: Scot. : UNCO
13. Eternity. : AEON
18. Popular attire. : JEANS
22. Comic strip character. : MUTT
24. Arizona river. : GILA
25. Virago. : SHREW
26. ___ Selassie, Ethiopian emperor. : HAILE
27. Sergeant Bilko. : ERNIE
29. Poplar tree. : ASPEN
30. Jacques, for example. : FRERE
31. One of the Brontës. : EMILY
32. Lessens. : WANES
34. Type of weapon. : SLINGSHOT
39. Word of agreement. : AMEN
40. Opposed any authority. : REBELLED
42. Platform. : DAIS
44. Clever device. : DODGE
47. Worthless bauble. : TRIFLE
49. Down at heel. : SEEDY
51. Hidden. : INNER
52. Rough sound. : RASP
53. Principle of radar. : ECHO
54. Charlie ___. : CHAN
55. Provocation to duel. : SLAP
56. Jacob's elder brother. : ESAU
57. Throw carelessly. : TOSS
60. Macaw. : ARA
61. Bed hanging for tropical climates. : NET

Answer summary: 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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