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New York Times, Tuesday, November 27, 1956

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,709
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1. Amount made at one baking. : BATCH
6. Seizes. : NABS
10. Simple form of flute. : FIFE
14. Full of ardor. : AFIRE
15. Old Greek coin. : OBOL
16. Cape Horn natives. : ONAS
17. Poorer. : LAMER
18. Nomads. : WANDERERS
20. Sleep. : DREAMLAND
22. Combine. : MERGE
23. Popular sport. : SKIING
24. English physicist. : NEWTON
25. Pronoun. : SHE
27. Man's nickname. : TED
28. Card game. : FARO
29. Tennis's Mr. Trabert. : TONY
31. Vault. : STRONGROOM
36. Desert springs. : OASES
38. Lew Wallace's Ben. : HUR
39. Elicit. : EDUCE
40. Thirty-three Americans. : PRESIDENTS
43. Excel. : STAR
44. One of triplets. : TRIN
45. Nonsense: Slang. : ROT
47. Compass point. : SSE
48. Dormant. : ASLEEP
51. Angel. : SERAPH
53. Scoff at. : SCORN
54. Poet Jiménez' language. : CASTILIAN
57. Privations. : HARDSHIPS
59. Fencing move. : LUNGE
60. City in Sicily. : ENNA
61. American Indian. : OTOE
62. Signs. : OMENS
63. Supporting rope. : STAY
64. Units of light intensity. : PYRS
65. Convene again. : RESIT
1. Unadorned. : BALD
2. Remote. : AFAR
3. What the laggard often lacks. : TIMESENSE
4. Sound of a rusted hinge. : CREAK
5. Spiced cooky. : HERMIT
6. Occasionally. : NOWANDTHEN
7. "Not with ___ but a whimper." : ABANG
8. Paper for letterheads. : BOND
9. Shipping abbreviation. : SLD
10. Introductions. : FOREWORDS
11. Slow. : INERT
12. Pioneer expressman. : FARGO
13. Krupp city. : ESSEN
19. Become manifest. : EMERGE
21. Deceptions. : LIES
24. Actress Merriman. : NAN
25. Obstacle. : STOP
26. White. : HOAR
28. Flying ___. : FORTRESSES
30. Recently. : YESTERDAY
32. Sprint. : RUN
33. Excels in splendor. : OUTSHINES
34. Wood sorrels. : OCAS
35. Only (as said to be). : MERE
37. Charmers. : SIRENS
41. Plunge into water. : DIP
42. Nature. : SORT
46. Savile Row personage. : TAILOR
48. Powdered lava. : ASHES
49. Meager. : SCANT
50. Blackmore heroine. : LORNA
51. Flavor. : SAPOR
52. Hat adornment. : PLUME
54. Washington or Lincoln. : CITY
55. Vedic god of fire. : AGNI
56. Home of the Phoenix. : NEST
58. Jump. : HOP

Answer summary: 5 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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