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New York Times, Tuesday, October 23, 1956

Author: Peter L. Tea, Jr.
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { G Q X }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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Across Down
1. Recently nationalized area. : SUEZ
5. Of little value. : CHEAP
10. Similar. : AKIN
14. Actor Ray. : ALDO
15. John Ridd's bride. : LORNA
16. ___ show. : SIDE
17. Member of a delegation at Bandung Conference. : INDONESIAN
19. Strip of leather on a shoe. : WELT
20. Dawn to dusk. : DAYTIME
21. Mexican dishes. : TAMALES
23. Grassy field. : LEA
24. Sultanate bordering Arabian Sea. : OMAN
25. Coward. : CRAVEN
29. Former terror organization. : KLAN
30. ___ Passos. : DOS
33. Opera first performed in 25 Down. : AIDA
34. Native of Bangkok. : THAI
36. Fruit like an apricot or cherry. : DRUPE
38. Actress Massey. : ILONA
40. Lyricist Gershwin. : IRA
41. Country bordering on 48 Down. : YEMEN
42. Opposing any control. : REBEL
43. Bill of fare. : MENU
45. Game named for an Egyptian king. : FARO
46. Poem. : ODE
47. Moslem nation. : IRAN
49. Second president of Egypt. : NASSER
51. Lean to a side. : HEEL
52. Floating lily leaf. : PAD
53. Porch. : VERANDA
56. The Crimson Tide. : ALABAMA
61. ___ League. : ARAB
62. Orderly. : SYSTEMATIC
64. Flower girl of opera. : MIMI
65. Soothing one. : EASER
66. Quip. : JOKE
67. Fuel. : PEAT
68. Concerning. : ANENT
69. Tarzan's comrades. : APES
1. Port ___, serving 1 Across. : SAID
2. Arm bone. : ULNA
3. Whirl. : EDDY
4. Type of flashy suit: Slang. : ZOOT
5. Keynoter for the Democrats. : CLEMENT
6. Prophet of 8th century, B. C. : HOSEA
7. Silkworm. : ERI
8. Of Asiatic Turkey. : ANATOLIAN
9. Canal built 1904–14. : PANAMA
10. Proposed high dam. : ASWAN
11. Canal connecting North and Baltic Seas. : KIEL
12. Futile. : IDLE
13. Gains. : NETS
18. One of the world's longest rivers. : NILE
22. Girl in Irving Berlin song. : MANDY
25. City in the news. : CAIRO
26. Angered: Colloq. : RILED
27. Clay house. : ADOBE
28. Weathercock. : VANE
29. Burmese tribesman. : KAREN
30. "King of Paris." : DUMAS
31. ___ citato (in the work quoted): Lat. : OPERE
32. Caballero's title. : SENOR
35. Of a region in India and Tibet. : HIMALAYAN
37. Relatives of umps. : REFS
39. Outsider. : ALIEN
44. Inattentive. : UNALERT
48. It's south and east of 1 Across. : REDSEA
50. ___ Bede. : ADAM
51. Custom. : HABIT
52. Disk. : PATEN
53. Part of a shoe. : VAMP
54. N. Y. canal. : ERIE
55. Incarnation of Vishnu. : RAMA
57. Mexican peninsula, ___ California. : BAJA
58. At the summit. : ATOP
59. Sen. Mansfield. : MIKE
60. Single points. : ACES
63. Compass point. : SSE

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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