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New York Times, Wednesday, November 7, 1956

Author:
Victor Goldfarb
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Victor Goldfarb has 17 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,689
Across
1. Abode for señor. : CASA
5. Skipper of the "Conning Tower." : FPA
8. Suit fabric. : TWEED
13. Hebrews' ancestor. : EBER
14. Cenozoic and Paleozoic. : ERAS
15. One of the Jameses. : HENRY
16. Calendar unit. : SEVENDAYS
18. One of the Robinsons. : EDDIE
19. Office worker: Colloq. : STENOG
20. Hindu deity. : SIVA
22. Letters. : OES
23. Ship: Lat. : NAVIS
25. Metric units. : LITERS
27. Doily. : MAT
29. Giggles. : SNICKERS
31. Field. : AREA
33. Needlefish. : GAR
34. Establishes. : SETSUP
38. Cubic meter. : STERE
40. Extinct bird. : MOA
42. Look after. : SEETO
43. Church councils. : SYNODS
45. Seat of learning on the Coast: Abbr. : USF
47. Scandinavian man's name. : SVEN
48. "All the world's a stage," for example. : METAPHOR
51. Feminine suffix. : ESS
52. Rely. : LEANON
54. Long for. : YEARN
56. Salt: Fr. : SEL
57. Double. : TWIN
59. Harmful vapor in the air. : MIASMA
62. Novelist Cather. : WILLA
64. "The ___ Itch." : SEVENYEAR
66. Tipped to one side: Naut. : ALIST
67. Fair. : EVEN
68. Deserve. : EARN
69. Jellylike candy. : PASTE
70. Calendar abbreviation. : SAT
71. Decorations. : DSCS
Down
1. Bad ___ to (bad luck to). : CESS
2. Aid's companion. : ABET
3. Story by Booth Tarkington. : SEVENTEEN
4. Place for action. : ARENA
5. "___ Diavolo." : FRA
6. Gives, as attention. : PAYS
7. "Soft ___." : ASSILK
8. Grauman's Chinese and others. : THEATRES
9. Marry. : WED
10. Biblical place. : ENDOR
11. Indians. : ERIES
12. Colors. : DYES
14. Fringe. : EDGING
17. Certain months: Abbr. : NOVS
21. Competes. : VIES
24. Scene of Anna Leonowens' adventure. : SIAM
26. Campaign name. : ESTES
27. Main part. : MASS
28. Rococo. : ARTY
30. Respiratory ailment. : CROUP
32. Bouquet. : AROMA
35. Book of Kipling poems (with "The"). : SEVENSEAS
36. Indians. : UTES
37. Singing star. : PONS
39. Toothless, as the sloth or anteater. : EDENTATE
41. Pale gray. : ASHY
44. Pack away. : STOW
46. Enemies: Poet. : FOEMEN
49. Plants with fragrant seeds. : ANISES
50. Weather forecast. : RAIN
52. Girl's name meaning darkness. : LEILA
53. Island no longer for sale. : ELLIS
55. Beamed. : RAYED
56. Trade: Colloq. : SWAP
58. Leningrad's river. : NEVA
60. Playwright Connelly. : MARC
61. Well-known family in Kansas. : ARNS
63. Invasion vessel. : LST
65. Holder of D.V.M. degree. : VET

Answer summary: 8 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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