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New York Times, Wednesday, November 14, 1956

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,696
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1. Attention-seeking sound. : PSST
5. Metal fastening. : HASP
9. Arm: Fr. : BRAS
13. Where Cedar Falls is. : IOWA
14. Becomes crabbed. : SOURS
15. French actress-dancer. : LILO
16. Baseball rarity. : TRIPLEPLAY
18. Jackie Robinson's alma mater. : UCLA
19. Moderated. : TEMPERED
20. Drive-in attendant. : CARHOP
22. Collected sayings. : ANA
23. Biblical country. : SHEBA
24. Immovable one. : STANDPATTER
29. Federal lending agency. : RFC
32. Face: Slang. : PHIZ
33. Eastern ruler. : EMIR
34. Direction. : ORDER
36. New York State symbol. : ROSE
37. Thong. : STRAP
39. De Valera's country. : EIRE
40. Small land body. : ISLET
42. Mrs. Chaplin. : OONA
43. Flood or ebb. : TIDE
44. Agree: Slang. : GEE
45. Annual news event. : WORLDSERIES
48. Wield. : SWING
50. Witness. : SEE
51. Breastbones. : STERNA
53. Scaleless fish of North Atlantic. : SEARAVEN
58. "Dies ___," Latin hymn. : IRAE
59. Spectators' place. : GRANDSTAND
61. Ping-pong paddles. : BATS
62. Ghostly. : EERIE
63. Old Icelandic work. : EDDA
64. Order: Abbr. : SYST
65. Incursion. : RAID
66. Lectern. : DESK
1. Earl of Chatham, statesman. : PITT
2. Distressed. : SORE
3. In the ___. : SWIM
4. Hudson River expansion. : TAPPANZEE
5. Famous diamond. : HOPE
6. "___ Lang Syne." : AULD
7. Spanish Mrs. : SRA
8. Mythical maiden. : PSYCHE
9. Copywriter's product. : BLURB
10. Shakespearean product. : RICHARDIII
11. Different from: Comb. form. : ALLO
12. Cleanser. : SOAP
14. Souvenirs of Mexico. : SERAPES
17. Furnish. : LEND
21. Aircraft. : AERO
23. Shore. : STRAND
24. Shoot. : SPRIG
25. Pronoun. : THOSE
26. Critics' places. : AISLESEATS
27. Soviet trading agency. : AMTORG
28. Region in the Alps. : TIROL
30. Composer Grofé. : FERDE
31. Indians. : CREES
35. Backed down. : RETREATED
38. Pivot, in horsemanship. : PASSADE
41. Double. : TWIN
46. Wild ass of Asia. : ONAGER
47. Poetic contractions. : EERS
49. Extort. : WREST
51. Brother and sister. : SIBS
52. Cafeteria article. : TRAY
53. Eastern garb. : SARI
54. Lady of the "Idylls." : ENID
55. Depart!: Lat. : VADE
56. Book ___. : ENDS
57. Where Bismarck is: Abbr. : NDAK
60. Department of Agriculture division: Abbr. : REA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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