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New York Times, Monday, January 9, 1956

Author: J. F. Kelly
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J P Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
J. F. Kelly has 25 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,386
Across Down
1. Washington V. I. P. : MESTA
6. Bell sound. : TOLL
10. The "lowing herd." : KINE
14. First name in the political arena. : ADLAI
15. Shout of exhilaration. : WHEE
16. Star of "Pompey's Head." : EGAN
17. Be deeply moved. : YEARN
18. Hebrides island. : IONA
19. New name to appear on the ticker. : FORD
20. One adjective for the Boston Tea Party group. : ANTITAX
22. "Truth or Consequences" originator. : EDWARDS
24. Bubbly effect. : FROTH
26. ___ Claire, Wisconsin. : EAU
27. Burning Tree player. : GOLFER
30. Coming to pass. : ARRIVING
35. Part of IOU. : OWE
36. Floor: Fr. : ETAGE
38. Undomesticated. : FERAL
39. Plant bearing pods. : BEAN
41. Sports place. : ARENA
43. Incarnation of Vishnu. : RAMA
44. Relative of the crane. : EGRET
46. Nonsinging Met star. : CROSS
48. Sign-off on a geometric problem. : QED
49. A choice carrying great odds. : LONGSHOT
51. Guntherism. : INSIDE
53. Non-pro sports set-up. : AAU
54. Alpine echo. : YODEL
56. Its capital is Asmara. : ERITREA
60. Go over the books again. : REAUDIT
64. Welles role. : LEAR
65. Korean V. I. P. : RHEE
67. Port on Bougainville Island, S. Pacific. : KIETA
68. East Indian starch. : SAGO
69. Hall of the silent harp. : TARA
70. Acclaim. : ECLAT
71. Theban diety. : AMON
72. Retired. : ABED
73. ___ Robbia. : DELLA
1. Central American. : MAYA
2. Expected guest in Washington, Jan. 30. : EDEN
3. Thin board. : SLAT
4. Object of Uruguayan Pres. Berres' trip to U. S. : TARIFF
5. English race course. : AINTREE
6. Poetic form of "between." : TWIXT
7. Exclamation of surprise. : OHO
8. Soft consonant. : LENE
9. Governor of Keystone state. : LEADER
10. His hat is in the ring. : KEFAUVER
11. Composer Stravinsky. : IGOR
12. Fragrant ointment. : NARD
13. Tips. : ENDS
21. Artery. : AORTA
23. Gamin. : WAIF
25. Middleman between Ike and the Press. : HAGERTY
27. "And here I am, and there you are." : GOBEL
28. Town west of Binghamton, N. Y. : OWEGO
29. Acquire mentally. : LEARN
31. Site of U. of Nevada. : RENO
32. Middle East natives. : IRAQI
33. Dubbed. : NAMED
34. Woodland space. : GLADE
37. Test site, in Idaho, for atomic engines. : ARCO
40. Old term for an electron. : NEGATRON
42. Stage remark. : ASIDE
45. Mikhail Romanov. : TSAR
47. Transferred secretly. : SNEAKED
50. Mexican President during Zapata revolt. : HUERTA
52. Lumbermill viaduct. : SLUICE
55. Echo. : OREAD
56. Actress Lanchester. : ELSA
57. A great amount: Colloq. : REAM
58. False friend. : IAGO
59. Great king of Israel. : AHAB
61. Dingle. : DELL
62. Proofreader's abbreviation. : ITAL
63. Colloquial farewell. : TATA
66. Before. : ERE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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