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New York Times, Tuesday, January 3, 1956

Author: Thomas Meekin
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.46, Missing: { F J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 1, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,380
Across Down
1. San Antonio's historic trees. : ALAMOS
7. Harrow parts. : DISCS
12. Light, low-wheeled carriage. : CALASH
13. Phrase meaning "all but." : ONLYNOT
16. Seaport city of Mexico. : TAMPICO
17. Wind musical instrument. : OCARINA
18. Burns' "To a Mouse." : ODE
19. Time of Armageddon. : LASTDAY
21. Projecting pin. : PEG
22. Roped square. : RING
24. Large nonflying bird. : RHEA
25. Flavorous. : SAPID
27. Matched up. : MATED
29. Early automotive figure. : OLDS
31. Mother of Helen of Troy. : LEDA
32. Consecrate. : ENSHRINE
34. Once upon a time. : ONEDAY
36. Use a wire-tapping device. : EAVESDROP
38. One of the Bowls. : ORANGE
41. Small, single-sailed vessels. : CATBOATS
45. Quarter. : COIN
46. Pip. : SPOT
48. Airplane seat accessory. : STRAP
49. Soft drinks. : COLAS
51. Uncloses: Poet. : OPES
53. Spanish dining hall. : SALA
54. One of 6 Down. : UTE
55. Short melody. : ARIETTA
58. Golfer Hogan. : BEN
59. Mexican police. : RURALES
61. Pouring down. : RAINING
63. City in Washington. : SPOKANE
64. One of the Truexes. : ERNEST
65. Knots. : NODES
66. What Hibok Hibok does. : ERUPTS
1. Louisiana Cajun's ancestry. : ACADIAN
2. Bewails. : LAMENTS
3. Matterhorn. : ALP
4. G. I.'s favorite call. : MAIL
5. Relative of an Audience Award. : OSCAR
6. Great Western Indian family. : SHOSHONE
7. Thingumbob. : DOODAD
8. Peruvian Indian. : INCA
9. Destroys. : SLAYS
10. St. ___, French "West Point." : CYR
11. Used shears. : SNIPPED
14. Lake near Syracuse. : ONEIDA
15. Red poppy pin-on time. : TAGDAY
16. Singer Mel. : TORME
20. Wonder on Mount Palomar. : TELESCOPE
23. Valley of Hinnom, near Jerusalem. : GEHENNA
26. Mugs in pubs. : ALEPOTS
28. Fishing reel attachment. : DRAG
30. Classify. : SORT
33. Lehman's colleague. : IVES
35. Jacks in cribbage. : NOBS
37. Important palm. : DATETREE
38. Happens. : OCCURS
39. Bring to light. : ROOTUP
40. Plane's wing flap. : AILERON
42. One versed in Saracen lore. : ARABIST
43. Natural gifts. : TALENTS
44. Sound of a rifle shot. : SPANG
47. Balances. : POISES
50. Escarole. : SALAD
52. Brenda of the "comics." : STARR
56. Author Le Sage's middle name. : RENE
57. Japanese aborigine. : AINU
60. About 14 gallons in Hungary. : AKO
62. Knot in wool staple. : NEP

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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