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New York Times, Friday, November 23, 1956

Author:
A. H. Drummond, Jr.
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
A. H. Drummond, Jr. has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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Students & seniors
Across
1. Promises. : VOWS
5. Roman general and emperor. : TITUS
10. Edison's middle name. : ALVA
14. Church image. : ICON
15. What i. e. means. : IDEST
16. Variegated. : PIED
17. Kurt Weill's magnum opus (with "The"). : THREEPENNYOPERA
20. Phoenician goddess. : ASTARTE
21. British field marshal of W. W. I. : ALLENBY
22. Bandstand structure. : KIOSK
24. Girl in a song. : IDA
25. A joining. : SPLICE
28. Town in Israel. : NAZARETH
33. Theatre. : ARENA
34. Sand formations. : DUNES
35. Coach Little. : LOU
36. Former archbishop of Canterbury. : LANG
37. One of the Days. : DORIS
38. Principles. : LAWS
39. Sign on a clock. : EDT
40. Confederate general. : EWELL
41. Author of "America the Beautiful." : BATES
42. Time for romance. : MOONRISE
44. Quackery: Coloq. : FAKERY
45. Massachusetts cape. : ANN
46. Wild dog of India. : DHOLE
48. Beach. : SEASIDE
52. Recluse. : EREMITE
56. Well-known fairy tale. : HANSELANDGRETEL
58. Osprey. : ERNE
59. Get around. : EVADE
60. Without any changes. : ASIS
61. Room. : SPAR
62. Popeye's creator. : SEGAR
63. Relative of a dingle. : DALE
Down
1. Brief autobiographical sketch. : VITA
2. Well-known name in journalism. : OCHS
3. Liquid used in brewing. : WORT
4. Type of suspicion. : SNEAKING
5. Go stealthily. : TIPTOE
6. ___ fixes. : IDEES
7. Midmorning. : TEN
8. Annapolis. : USNA
9. Designs in conventional manner. : STYLIZES
10. Loom. : APPEAR
11. A credit term. : LIEN
12. Part of speech. : VERB
13. "An apple ___ . . . " : ADAY
18. Violinist Morini. : ERICA
19. ___ the hills. : OLDAS
23. Having milled edges. : KNURLED
25. Hawthorne's birthplace. : SALEM
26. Madrid Museum. : PRADO
27. Slow: Music. : LENTO
29. Source of indigo. : ANIL
30. Make cheerful. : ELATE
31. Belfry. : TOWER
32. Minx. : HUSSY
34. Accomplishes. : DOES
37. Shrinks. : DWINDLES
38. Hoover Dam reservoir. : LAKEMEAD
40. Comedian Kovacs. : ERNIE
41. Type of pressing machine. : BALER
43. African dictator. : NASSER
44. Counterfeiter. : FORGER
47. Ibsen character. : HEDDA
48. "The liner ___ a lady . . . " : SHES
49. Hero of the West. : EARP
50. Actress Magnani. : ANNA
51. Roof part. : EAVE
53. "___ Lovely Day Today." : ITSA
54. Linden tree. : TEIL
55. In addition. : ELSE
57. Pester. : NAG

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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