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New York Times, Friday, October 26, 1956

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,677
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1. Egg on. : ABET
5. Surrounds (with "in"). : HEMS
9. Young animal. : CALF
13. Moslem judge. : CADI
14. Youthful French authoress. : SAGAN
15. River into the Caspian. : URAL
16. Shellfish. : CLAM
17. Phrase meaning "quickly." : INGOODTIME
19. Eternal. : TIMELESS
21. Phrased. : WORDED
22. Muscovite girl's name. : OLGA
23. Former Radio Artists' union. : AFRA
24. Refer indirectly (to). : ALLUDE
27. Insincere, empty talk. : CLAPTRAP
31. Encounters. : MEETS
32. Summon. : CALL
33. Seine tributary. : EURE
34. Lawyer: Abbr. : ATT
35. Confusion of sounds. : BABEL
36. Depot: Abbr. : STA
37. Fold up. : SHUT
39. Exclusively. : ONLY
40. Two-word negative. : NOSIR
42. Distinct. : SEPARATE
44. Trustworthy. : HONEST
45. Hockey goals. : NETS
46. Withered. : SERE
47. Device for mixing or blending. : SHAKER
50. Phrase meaning "very quickly." : INNOTIME
54. Diversion for idle moments. : TIMEKILLER
56. Currier's partner. : IVES
57. Done with. : OVER
58. Newspaper. : DAILY
59. Distillery substance. : MALT
60. Cattle enclosures. : PENS
61. And others: Abbr. : ETAL
62. Linemen on the gridiron. : ENDS
1. Banking abbreviation. : ACCT
2. Island of Indonesia. : BALI
3. Dutch city. : EDAM
4. Gridiron recess. : TIMEOUT
5. Merchant guild: Var. : HANSA
6. Sunny-sided food. : EGGS
7. Chinese Communist leader. : MAO
8. Winter weather prediction. : SNOWFALL
9. At reduced prices. : CUTRATE
10. Parched. : ARID
11. ___ duck. : LAME
12. Ran away. : FLED
14. Long, wearying time: Colloq. : SIEGE
18. Hamlet. : DORP
20. Degrees in law. : LLDS
23. Back street. : ALLEY
24. Gather. : AMASS
25. Oblivion. : LETHE
26. Pause: Colloq. : LETUP
27. Wire rope. : CABLE
28. Charlotte ___. : RUSSE
29. Ars gratia ___ (art for art's sake): Lat. : ARTIS
30. Lively: Dial. : PEART
32. Tilts. : CANTS
35. Around-Manhattan-Island trip. : BOATRIDE
38. Ships of a certain type. : TANKERS
40. Bandleader Morales. : NORO
41. Quondam. : ONETIME
43. Emit odors. : REEK
44. Pres. Harrison's middle name. : HENRY
46. Angling item. : SNELL
47. Road sign. : STOP
48. Busy place. : HIVE
49. So be it. : AMEN
50. Hip bones. : ILIA
51. One of the Brothers Karamazov. : IVAN
52. Pinochle play. : MELD
53. Superlative suffixes. : ESTS
55. Ancient language: Abbr. : LAT

Answer summary: 8 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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