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New York Times, Wednesday, November 21, 1956

Author:
Madeline Corse
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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Students & seniors
Across
1. Parts of canal locks. : GATES
6. Keep quiet! : SHSH
10. Academic gown. : ROBE
14. Ring-shaped reef. : ATOLL
15. Shrill. : PIPY
16. Hibernia. : ERIN
17. Lucky chance. : FLUKE
18. ___ in the wood. : AGED
19. Singer to the music of a harp. : BARD
20. Conifer. : FIR
21. Where Haarlem is. : NETHERLANDS
24. Central points. : NODES
26. Cereal grain. : OAT
27. See the world. : TRAVEL
29. Make irrelevant remarks. : DIGRESS
33. Well-known name in opera. : HOMER
34. Summoned by calling by name. : PAGED
35. Indian. : UTE
37. Level. : EVEN
38. Assume. : PUTON
39. Wing length. : SPAN
40. Foreign monetary unit. : YEN
41. Author of "John Brown's Body." : BENET
42. Rigorous. : STERN
43. Violins and cellos. : STRINGS
45. Magna ___. : CHARTA
46. Against: Prefix. : ANT
47. Paintings of a tyro. : DAUBS
48. Favorite buffet repast. : SMORGASBORD
53. Sometimes soothing substance. : OIL
56. Want and expect. : HOPE
57. Highlander. : GAEL
58. Thick. : DENSE
60. Biblical name. : ABEL
61. Make eyes (at). : OGLE
62. "Of two ___ choose the lesser." : EVILS
63. Abbreviated metropolitan address. : NYNY
64. Certain fabrics. : NETS
65. Swift currents of water. : RACES
Down
1. Fisherman's hook. : GAFF
2. King of the Huns: Norse myth. : ATLI
3. Series of contests. : TOURNAMENT
4. Antlered animal. : ELK
5. Slight. : SLENDER
6. Gaiters. : SPATS
7. Superior. : HIGH
8. Maximilian von ___. : SPEE
9. Element of vast power. : HYDROGEN
10. Deduction. : REBATE
11. Algerian seaport. : ORAN
12. Warbler. : BIRD
13. Tips. : ENDS
22. Wriggler. : EEL
23. Shortening. : LARD
25. Drying compartment. : OVEN
27. People generally. : THEY
28. Wanders at will. : ROVES
29. Rendezvous. : DATES
30. "___ Rhythm." : IGOT
31. Describing the speed of jets. : SUPERSONIC
32. Move suddenly. : START
34. Boxlike sleigh. : PUNG
36. Place in Sicily. : ENNA
38. Government building. : PENTAGON
39. Try: Colloq. : STAB
41. Nickname of a singing star. : BING
42. Shake. : SHUDDER
44. Seldom. : RARELY
45. Conveyance. : CAR
47. Apportions sparingly. : DOLES
48. Native of Indochina. : SHAN
49. "___ Dick." : MOBY
50. Frank. : OPEN
51. Seasoning. : SAGE
52. Zone. : BELT
54. Man, for example. : ISLE
55. Fewer. : LESS
59. Little ___. : EVA

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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