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New York Times, Friday, October 12, 1956

Author: Stephen Barr
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { F J K Q W Y Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,663
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1. Here and there: Lat. : PASSIM
7. School book. : READER
13. Useful foreign invention (ends in Z). : ALPHABET
15. Flattened at the poles, as a spheroid. : OBLATE
16. Ill-fated Francesca. : DARIMINI
17. Sluice gates. : VALVES
18. Makes reparation. : ATONES
19. Secluded valley. : GLEN
21. N. Y. C. subway line. : IRT
22. Traps. : GINS
23. Oldest son. : HEIR
24. ___ Domini. : ANNO
25. Compass point. : ENE
26. Fox and Rabbit. : BRERS
28. An award. : OSCAR
29. Pressing instrument. : SADIRON
31. A kind of strength. : TENSILE
33. Forty winks. : NAP
34. Victory sign. : VEE
35. Wears away. : ABRADES
39. Football players. : CENTERS
43. Sharp bends. : LOOPS
44. Evening: Ger. : ABEND
46. Number on a clock dial. : XII
47. Dipterous insect. : GNAT
48. Plant. : ALOE
49. Auditors' aides. : CPAS
50. Book of the Apocrypha: Abbr. : ESD
51. Height: Comb. form. : ALTI
52. Marred the quality of. : SPOILT
54. Puccini opus. : BOHEME
56. Soak through. : SATURATE
58. Engager in tumult. : RIOTER
59. Teacher. : EDUCATOR
60. Silvery. : ARGENT
61. Poplars. : ABELES
1. Old name for a precious metal. : PLATINA
2. Wearing a certain garment. : APRONED
3. Climbs in a certain way. : SHINS
4. Unchanged. : SAME
5. Long-billed wading bird. : IBIS
6. Players on a team. : MEN
7. Pirate. : ROVER
8. Israeli plenipotentiary. : EBAN
9. ___ fours. : ALL
10. "Madonna of the Rocks" painter. : DAVINCI
11. Unchanging. : ETERNAL
12. Give back. : RESTORE
13. Proverbs. : ADAGES
14. Striped animal. : TIGER
20. Roll. : LIST
23. Layer. : HEN
24. Desirable thing. : ASSET
26. Wire nails. : BRADS
27. Line. : ROPE
28. Columbus' placement of an egg. : ONEND
30. Awkward. : INAPT
32. Just. : EVEN
35. School subject. : ALGEBRA
36. French greeting. : BONSOIR
37. Type of driver. : ROADHOG
38. Give tang to. : SALT
39. Passing mark. : CEE
40. Make amends for. : EXPIATE
41. Theatre districts. : RIALTOS
42. Head nurse, in Britain. : SISTER
45. Western capital. : BOISE
48. Warn. : ALERT
49. "Of his bones are ___ made . . . " : CORAL
51. Verily. : AMEN
52. Type of pen. : STUB
53. Brownish purple. : PUCE
55. French season. : ETE
57. Oklahoma city. : ADA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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