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New York Times, Saturday, October 13, 1956

Author: Jules Arensberg
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,664
Across Down
1. Plateau. : MESA
5. Bridal path. : AISLE
10. W. W. II craft. : LSTS
14. She'll star in "The Little Hut." : AVAGARDNER
16. Jane of Lowood School. : EYRE
17. Sid Caesar's new TV wife. : JANETBLAIR
18. J. E. Hoover's operatives. : GMEN
19. Incidental. : ODD
20. Yesterday: Fr. : HIER
21. Without aim. : ADRIFT
23. Stain again. : RESPOT
25. Having a triangular sail. : LATEEN
27. ___ car. : USED
29. Pickling agent. : VINEGAR
32. Beauty spot. : MOLE
35. Disallow. : REJECT
37. ___ hold. : TOE
38. Fire bell. : ALARM
40. A level of equality. : PAR
41. Former Chief Justice. : STONE
43. Stage of a journey. : LEG
44. Takes as one's own. : ADOPTS
47. United. : ONED
48. Wash. : LAUNDER
50. Garment for Mme. Pandit. : SARI
52. Charge with gas. : AERATE
54. Resident of Sofia. : BULGAR
58. Stipulated. : AGREED
60. Marsh bird. : RAIL
62. Anthropoid. : APE
63. Alan of the movies. : LADD
64. Graziano of the movies. : PAULNEWMAN
67. Work hard. : MOIL
68. Hokum. : APPLESAUCE
69. Wings: Lat. : ALAE
70. Diplomatic missives. : NOTES
71. Swelter. : STEW
1. Barbara, for one. : MAJOR
2. Shirk. : EVADE
3. White ___, New Mexico. : SANDS
4. Actuary's concern. : AGE
5. Umpire. : ARBITER
6. Unoccupied. : IDLE
7. Traffic jam. : SNARL
8. Souvenir from Kauai. : LEI
9. Irregular. : ERRATIC
10. Cruel taskmaster. : LEGREE
11. Democratic Senator. : SYMINGTON
12. Not kosher: Heb. : TREF
13. Posted. : SENT
15. Dumas character. : ATHOS
22. Relatives of nicks. : DENTS
24. Boy: Lat. : PUER
26. Deflects. : AVERTS
28. Banish. : DEPORT
30. Tiptop. : AONE
31. Marsh grass. : REED
32. Promenade. : MALL
33. Olive genus. : OLEA
34. Queens airport. : LAGUARDIA
36. Where Kanagawa is: Abbr. : JAP
39. Mother of a niño. : MADRE
42. Hard work. : TOIL
45. Expressionless: Slang. : DEADPAN
46. Ancient Italians. : SABINES
49. Pointed leaf. : NEEDLE
51. Exercises authority over. : RULES
53. Burst forth. : ERUPT
55. From A to Z. : GAMUT
56. With speed. : APACE
57. Take up an option. : RENEW
58. ___ mater. : ALMA
59. Old prison. : GAOL
61. Prussian river. : ALLE
65. Volcano of P. I. : APO
66. Used to be. : WAS

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

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