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New York Times, Wednesday, October 10, 1956

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.39, Missing: { H Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Jack Luzzatto has 292 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,661
Across
1. Visitors from abroad. : ALIENS
7. Perfect example. : PARAGON
14. Part of Yugoslavia. : BOSNIA
15. Wryly humorous. : IRONICAL
17. Its capital is Amman. : JORDAN
18. What one must be to vote. : LITERATE
19. O. W. I. wartime production. : USA
20. Mob-scene extras. : SUPES
22. Large, convex molding. : TORUS
23. Ridge of coral. : REEF
25. Factions. : SIDES
27. Letter "opener." : SIRS
28. Chou ___, Chinese Red chief. : ENLAI
30. Boys: Span. : NINOS
32. Scottish "no." : NAE
33. Sing without full voice. : CROON
35. Entertain. : REGALE
37. Willow or birch flower. : CATKIN
39. Touch gently. : CARESS
40. Tidbit. : MORSEL
41. Turpentine product. : ROSIN
42. Fumble. : ERR
43. Ten: Lat. : DECEM
45. House plants. : FERNS
49. Football kick. : DROP
51. Speedy car. : RACER
53. Noted. : SEEN
54. Highest peak in Canada. : LOGAN
56. Starchy roots. : TAROS
58. Before: Prefix. : PRE
59. Descendants of Eve. : ADAMITES
61. Working. : ACTIVE
63. Quite reserved. : RETICENT
64. Oklahoman. : SOONER
65. Namesakes of a "Porgy and Bess" character. : SERENAS
66. Very English, as to suits. : TWEEDY
Down
1. Renounce. : ABJURE
2. Relax. : LOOSEN
3. Where Lydda is. : ISRAEL
4. Stoppage. : END
5. Isle W. of Sumatra. : NIAS
6. Healthy: Latin. : SANUS
7. Crowded aboard. : PILEDIN
8. Resurrected. : ARISEN
9. Twaddle. : ROT
10. Dill. : ANET
11. Early forms of helicopter. : GIROS
12. Simple wind instruments. : OCARINAS
13. White keys of a piano. : NATURALS
16. Party to a contract. : LESSEE
21. Tree of the southwest. : PINON
24. Data. : FACTS
26. Wading birds. : SORAS
29. Provoked. : IRKED
31. Type stroke. : SERIF
34. Tanker. : OILER
36. Hereditary factors. : GENES
37. Rusts. : CORRODES
38. Assume undue authority. : ARROGATE
39. Person of promise: Slang. : COMER
40. Applelike fruit. : MEDLAR
41. Selects new actors. : RECASTS
44. Chain or linked series. : CATENA
46. Fret for love. : REPINE
47. Gave courage to. : NERVED
48. Derisive. : SNEERY
50. Tableland of central Asia. : PAMIR
52. Pot ___. : ROAST
55. Attractive. : NICE
57. Barge. : SCOW
60. Not a dozen. : TEN
62. Type of dance. : TOE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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