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New York Times, Thursday, October 4, 1956

Author:
Helen Fasulo
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J K Q }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Helen Fasulo has 94 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,655
Across
1. Perjurer. : LIAR
5. A major crime. : ARSON
10. Eye slyly. : OGLE
14. Heavenly being: Fr. : ANGE
15. Pelf. : LUCRE
16. Barkley's title. : VEEP
17. Run before the wind. : SCUD
18. Brief editorial, in an English paper. : LEADERETTE
20. Paper. : THESIS
22. Restrain. : MODERATE
23. Successful. : ONTOP
25. Very much. : FAR
26. Tailless animal. : MANXCAT
29. Increase Mather, for example. : PURITAN
33. Poetic preposition. : ERE
34. Designing. : ARTFUL
36. Dickens character. : DORA
37. Coolidge's V. P. : DAWES
39. Creativeness. : ART
40. Charges with an errand. : SENDS
41. Roman date. : IDES
42. Snippet of cloth. : SWATCH
44. Add up. : TOT
45. Ajaccio is its capital. : CORSICA
47. Hard to grasp mentally. : ELUSORY
49. Wood. : ASH
50. Ethan Frome's wife. : ZEENA
51. Highlander's sword. : CLAYMORE
55. Chinese and Japanese. : ASIANS
59. Congressman. : LEGISLATOR
61. Map of a city. : PLAT
62. "Lend me your ___." : EARS
63. Humble. : ABASE
64. Aleutian base. : ATTU
65. College group. : FRAT
66. Vertical piece between steps. : RISER
67. Midday. : NOON
Down
1. Conclusive. : LAST
2. Creep along. : INCH
3. Tropical fever. : AGUE
4. Fenway Park players. : REDSOX
5. Describing a certain team. : ALLSTAR
6. Regret. : RUE
7. Rogue. : SCAMP
8. Church calendar. : ORDO
9. Essential. : NEEDFUL
10. Disregard. : OVERRIDE
11. Wooden clogs worn in Japan. : GETA
12. Baltic native. : LETT
13. Fencer's weapon. : EPEE
19. Build. : REAR
21. Peruvian Indians. : INCAS
24. Pontiac was one. : OTTAWA
26. Richard Boone's former TV series. : MEDIC
27. Southwestern farmland. : ARADO
28. More up-to-date. : NEWER
29. Doughboy's leg covering. : PUTTEE
30. The Lone Ranger's riding companion. : TONTO
31. Enthusiasm. : ARDOR
32. Ill-natured. : NASTY
35. Monk. : FRA
38. Type of writer. : ESSAYIST
40. Eschews. : SHUNS
42. Gentleman's companion. : SCHOLAR
43. Lighter. : CLEARER
46. Doctrines. : ISMS
48. Island of the Marianas. : SAIPAN
50. Letters after epsilons. : ZETAS
51. Musical symbol. : CLEF
52. Humorist of the limericks. : LEAR
53. City of India. : AGRA
54. Physicist and Nobel prize winner. : RABI
56. Tenor violin. : ALTO
57. Its HQ is at Rocquencourt. : NATO
58. Overwhelm. : STUN
60. Full of: Suffix. : OSE

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

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