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New York Times, Tuesday, October 9, 1956

Author: H. L. Risteen
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 308 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,660
Across Down
1. Kind. : STAMP
6. Tenuous. : SLIM
10. Initials well-known in Canada. : RCMP
14. Eliza Doolittle. : MYFAIRLADY
16. Syllables of inquiry. : EHEH
17. Summer refreshments. : ORANGEADES
18. Gambling game. : FARO
19. Language: Abbr. : GER
20. Does printery work. : INKS
21. Native of Europe. : TEUTON
23. Not busy. : FREE
24. Strokes of good fortune. : HITS
25. Gems having two layers. : CAMEOS
28. Pole-vaulting parson. : RICHARDS
32. Locale of final scene of "Saint Joan." : ROUEN
33. Final passage in music. : CODA
34. Body of knowledge. : LORE
35. Trade. : ART
36. Wooden peg. : DOWEL
37. Passing through. : VIA
38. Printing direction. : STET
40. New or old times. : ERAS
41. Divided. : CLEFT
43. Contemporary political figure. : HARRIMAN
45. Ruins. : BLASTS
46. ___ Mountains. : URAL
47. Begin to form. : BREW
48. Star of "Happy Hunting." : MERMAN
51. English essayist. : ELIA
52. Campaign nickname. : IKE
55. "We'll tak' ___ o' kindness yet . . . " : ACUP
56. English star of stage and screen. : DAVIDNIVEN
59. Exclamation of delight. : WHEE
60. Tending to fade away. : EVANESCENT
61. Musical abbreviation. : SOST
62. Lectern. : DESK
63. Far and Near. : EASTS
1. Metropolitan problem. : SMOG
2. Seaport in Lebanon. : TYRE
3. Distant. : AFAR
4. Operate. : MAN
5. Blast furnace product. : PIGIRON
6. Satisfy. : SLAKE
7. Cadets. : LADS
8. Food fish. : IDE
9. Spiritually symbolic. : MYSTICAL
10. A right in connection with an option. : REFUSAL
11. Small talk. : CHAT
12. Large grouper of warm seas. : MERO
13. Study of speech sounds: Abbr. : PHON
15. Coty and Plevin. : RENES
22. Ordinal suffix. : ETH
23. Recompense. : FEE
24. Peltries. : HIDES
25. Coarse linen cloth. : CRASH
26. Artery. : AORTA
27. More unresponsive. : MUTER
28. Mountain ash. : ROWAN
29. Rambles. : ROVES
30. Meaning. : DRIFT
31. Two on the aisle. : SEATS
33. Shade of red. : CORAL
36. Exacted. : DEMANDED
39. Louis Armstrong's forte. : TRUMPET
41. Purify. : CLEANSE
42. Gresham's ___. : LAW
44. Man's name. : IRA
45. Woman in white. : BRIDE
47. Twinkle. : BLINK
48. Gullets. : MAWS
49. Sympathetic response. : ECHO
50. Morgue and others. : RUES
51. Little Miss St. Clare's namesakes. : EVAS
52. Stevenson's sister's name. : IVES
53. English county. : KENT
54. Common suffixes. : ENTS
57. Part of a street sign. : AVE
58. City in Peru. : ICA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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