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New York Times, Monday, October 1, 1956

Author: Herbert Lyle
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { B F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,652
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1. Lion's ___. : SHARE
6. "My Fair Lady" star. : HARRISON
14. California bulrushes. : TULES
15. Literary or scientific club. : ATHENAEUM
17. Northern constellation. : ARIES
18. What the game isn't worth. : THECANDLE
19. Trio of beauties. : GRACES
21. Old school. : ETON
22. State: Abbr. : ILL
23. Luxury. : EASE
24. Churchman. : CANON
26. Point of land. : SPIT
27. Haggard title. : SHE
28. Juniper. : CEDAR
29. Folds up. : SHUTS
30. Stood out. : SHONE
32. Role for Edie Adams. : DAISY
33. Baseball events. : OUTS
34. Desert plant. : SAGE
35. Coverings. : WRAPS
37. Accumulate. : AMASS
39. Ranges. : TIERS
40. Lear's second daughter. : REGAN
42. Volcano in the Philippines. : APO
45. Trust (with "on"). : RELY
46. Rio Grande tributary. : PECOS
47. Dilatory. : SLOW
48. New Haven tributary. : ELI
49. Crown of a hat: Span. : COPA
50. Old-time movie comedian. : KEATON
52. Prominent Bonn residents. : ADENAUERS
55. Sheer fabric. : VOILE
56. Lay waste. : DEVASTATE
57. Secret. : INNER
58. Heartily disliked. : DETESTED
59. English industrial center. : LEEDS
1. Colonial transportation. : STAGES
2. "The Last ___." : HURRAH
3. Devices for remaining incognito. : ALIASES
4. Tennessee Congressman. : REECE
5. In ___. : ESSE
6. Cloche. : HAT
7. Olympic goddess. : ATHENA
8. Orator. : RHETOR
9. Military survey, for short. : RECON
10. "___ Old Hawaiian Village." : INAN
11. ___ Jacinto River. : SAN
12. Well-known complex. : OEDIPUS
13. Nothingness. : NULLITY
16. Disappears. : MELTS
20. Gets a hint of. : SCENTS
25. Fruit drinks. : ADES
26. Flings. : SHIES
28. Brilliant strokes. : COUPS
29. Mlle. Françoise. : SAGAN
31. Ancient. : HOARY
32. Rose-colored. : DAMASK
34. Palm tree. : SAGO
35. Held and used. : WIELDED
36. Send help to. : RELIEVE
38. Cracker. : SALTINE
39. Walk. : TREAD
40. Vote more than once. : REPEAT
41. Card game. : ECARTE
43. Put together. : POOLED
44. Proprietors. : OWNERS
46. Looks sullen. : POUTS
47. Rhone tributary. : SAONE
49. South Dakota Senator. : CASE
51. Harmful. : EVIL
53. One of the Leagues: Abbr. : NAT
54. But: Latin. : SED

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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