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New York Times, Tuesday, October 30, 1956

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { H J V X }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 86, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,681
Across
1. Veteran entertainer. : CANTOR
7. Air Force Secretary. : QUARLES
14. Lake near Syracuse, New York. : ONEIDA
15. Salve. : UNGUENT
16. More petty. : MEANER
17. Noel time. : DECEMBER
18. ___ up (offer). : PUT
19. Prominent tennis player. : SEGURA
21. Church vessel. : AMA
22. Enrages. : IRES
24. Floral necklets. : LEIS
25. Cuckoos. : ANIS
26. Register. : LIST
27. Distribute (with "out"). : METE
28. Members of the lily family. : ALOES
29. Start of a journey. : ENTRAIN
31. Mr. Wilson's forte. : DEFENSE
33. Where Libertyville is: Abbr. : ILL
34. Turn from a straight course, as a boat. : YAW
35. Author of "Love or Perish." : BLANTON
39. Literary forms. : SERIALS
43. Louisiana notables. : LONGS
44. Flower. : IRIS
46. Defect. : FLAW
47. Big, awkward boats. : ARKS
48. Fog-smoke mixture. : SMOG
49. Affluence. : EASE
50. Oriental cymbal. : ZEL
51. Between Saturn and Neptune. : URANUS
54. Actress Marsh. : MAE
55. Atom component. : ELECTRON
58. Fasten again. : REBOLT
60. Emeritus. : RETIRED
61. Pointer of a compass. : NEEDLE
62. The Dionnes. : SISTERS
63. Bad temper. : SPLEEN
Down
1. Make an anthology. : COMPILE
2. England's Bevan. : ANEURIN
3. Most skillful. : NEATEST
4. Silver-white element. : TIN
5. Keats' specialties. : ODES
6. Thin. : RARE
7. Raised a question. : QUERIED
8. J. F. Cooper hero. : UNCAS
9. Statistical figure. : AGE
10. Card game. : RUM
11. Israel's neighbor. : LEBANON
12. Those hostile to a cause. : ENEMIES
13. Berlin thoroughfare. : STRASSE
17. Musical offering. : DUET
20. Valley. : GLEN
23. Conditions attached to a plan: Colloq. : STRINGS
25. Herringlike fish. : ALEWIFE
27. Venus of ___. : MILO
28. Distant. : AFAR
30. High tones. : ALTS
32. Loops of metal or thread. : EYES
35. Jackets. : BLAZERS
36. Anita Loos siren. : LORELEI
37. Type of hose. : ANKLETS
38. Devotees of the hunt. : NIMRODS
39. "Cattle Crossing," for example. : SIGN
40. In style. : ALAMODE
41. French explorer. : LASALLE
42. Make agreeable. : SWEETEN
45. Horse. : ROAN
48. More trustworthy. : SURER
52. Metal containers with faucets. : URNS
53. Percolate. : SEEP
56. Townsman. : CIT
57. Three: Ital. : TRE
59. ___ canto, a style of singing. : BEL

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

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