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New York Times, Saturday, January 7, 1956

Author: Jack Luzzatto
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,384
Across Down
1. Early Briton. : PICT
5. Formerly. : ERST
9. Formulates. : CASTS
14. Aggrieved: Slang. : SORE
15. A Chaplin wife. : LITA
16. Perceptive. : AWARE
17. ___ bill. : TWODOLLAR
19. Pry. : LEVER
20. Wood cutter. : SAW
21. Devout voyager. : PILGRIM
23. Changeling. : OAF
24. Goddess of hope. : SPES
26. Evening: Poet. : EEN
27. Cunning ways. : ARTS
28. Upholstered pieces. : SOFAS
30. Muddles. : ADDLES
32. ___-deucy, kind of backgammon. : ACEY
33. Part of the union merger. : CIO
34. Leaves out. : OMITS
37. Subtitle of "Othello." : THEMOOROFVENICE
41. Overstrict. : STERN
42. Small deer. : ROE
43. "___ corny as Kansas . . . " : IMAS
44. Weavers of the Southwest. : NAVAJO
46. Moveless. : INERT
47. Strip of wood. : SLAT
50. Gold: Span. : ORO
51. Takes its course. : GOES
52. This is corny too. : COB
53. Pertaining to Apollo. : PYTHIAN
55. Object. : END
58. River ___, Michigan. : ROUGE
60. Deep-seated. : INGRAINED
62. Business property. : ASSET
63. Social hanger-on. : SNOB
64. ___ were (so to speak). : ASIT
65. Bakers' shovels. : PEELS
66. Rank beginner. : TYRO
67. Norse name. : NELS
1. Hists! : PSTS
2. Great corn state. : IOWA
3. Signs of age. : CROWSFEET
4. Hitter Kluszewski. : TED
5. Island S. W. of Manhattan. : ELLIS
6. Streamlet. : RILL
7. Character along the rialto. : STAGEDOORJOHNNY
8. Describing a road surface. : TARRED
9. Without fright. : CALM
10. Deep wonder. : AWE
11. Taste. : SAVOR
12. Rare delight. : TREAT
13. Feudal peasants. : SERFS
18. Flings wide: Poet. : OPES
22. Chorus refrain, 43 Across. : INLOVE
25. Recompense. : PAYMENT
27. Unintelligent. : ASININE
28. Convened. : SAT
29. Noted name in journalism. : OCHS
30. Tune. : AIR
31. Uncle: Dial. : EME
33. Naval escort. : CONVOY
35. Important instinctive ability. : TIMESENSE
36. Deface. : SCAR
38. Mouths: Lat. : ORA
39. Prefecture in China: Var. : FOO
40. Successor to D. S. T. : EST
45. Sterling performer. : ARTIST
46. New Rochelle college. : IONA
47. Morsel. : SCRAP
48. Relax. : LOOSE
49. Mistreatment. : ABUSE
51. A queen of the screen. : GARBO
53. Darlings. : PETS
54. Russian prince. : IGOR
56. Dog on TV. : NEIL
57. Bugs' bane. : DDTS
59. Set like jelly. : GEL
61. Scotsman's name. : IAN

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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