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New York Times, Thursday, October 25, 1956

Author:
Norton Rhoades
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 305 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Norton Rhoades has 24 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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Students & seniors
Across
1. Standard. : FLAG
5. Wire nail. : BRAD
9. Sacred book in Arabic. : KORAN
14. Money in Rome. : LIRE
15. M. Descartes. : RENE
16. Ooze. : EXUDE
17. First-hand. : IMMEDIATE
19. Shoes of a size for Clementine. : NINES
20. Make, as a visit. : PAY
21. Important type of voter. : INDEPENDENT
23. Senator from New York. : IVES
24. Shelter. : LEE
25. Dug in the garden. : SPADED
28. Formal dance. : BALL
30. Initials of a golf tournament. : PGA
33. Ishmael's mother. : HAGAR
34. Terms of the school year. : SEMESTERS
36. Where Dinosaur National Monument is. : UTAH
37. Starchy foodstuffs. : SAGOS
38. Cool one's heels. : WAIT
39. Handbill. : THROWAWAY
41. Nobel Prize physicist. : FERMI
42. Distress signal. : SOS
43. Potential baby sitter. : AUNT
44. That which cures. : HEALER
45. Mother ___. : EVE
46. Yellow substance. : YOLK
47. Obsequious. : SUBSERVIENT
52. By way of. : VIA
55. Volcanic earth. : TRASS
56. Snaring. : ENMESHING
58. Come to terms. : AGREE
59. Tarry. : STAY
60. Formerly. : ONCE
61. Beauty's companion. : BEAST
62. Jack-in-the-boxes. : TOYS
63. Drop or bubble. : BEAD
Down
1. Saucy. : FLIP
2. South American capital. : LIMA
3. Cadets' team. : ARMY
4. Agree: Slang. : GEE
5. Pickled. : BRINED
6. Studies. : READS
7. Prior to: Prefix. : ANTE
8. Profound. : DEEP
9. Doghouses. : KENNELS
10. Chemical compound. : OXIDE
11. Ancient Scandinavian poem. : RUNE
12. Free port of Arabia. : ADEN
13. Comfortable home. : NEST
18. Frogman. : DIVER
22. French pronoun. : ELLES
23. State whose flower is the syringa. : IDAHO
25. Closes. : SHUTS
26. Disease: Comb. form. : PATHO
27. Culture mediums. : AGARS
28. Word much-used in the Old Testament. : BEGAT
29. Chinese seaport. : AMOY
30. Novelist Buck. : PEARL
31. Sooty dirt. : GRIME
32. Up and about. : ASTIR
34. Cut. : SAWN
35. Pinch. : TWEAK
37. Ballplayer Hank ___, of the Cards. : SAUER
40. Hair application. : WAVESET
41. Hats made of wool fabric. : FELTS
44. Darlings. : HONEYS
45. Letters. : ESSES
46. "Gather ye rosebuds while ___." : YEMAY
47. Pierce. : STAB
48. Impel. : URGE
49. Theda of early movies. : BARA
50. Article of clothing. : VEST
51. Preposition. : INTO
52. Honeysuckle. : VINE
53. Peruvian Indian. : INCA
54. Full of years. : AGED
57. Play ___ (cause trouble). : HOB

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

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