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New York Times, Friday, November 9, 1956

Author: Sidney Lambert
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 313 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
Sidney Lambert has 114 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,691
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1. Hardy character. : JUDE
5. Blisters. : BLEBS
10. Poplars: Poet. : ASPS
14. Girl's name. : ALIX
15. Member of the falcon family. : EAGLE
16. Large food fish. : CERO
17. Suitable for rough use. : KNOCKABOUT
19. "Three acres and ___." : ACOW
20. Facilitating. : EASING
21. Puts in writing. : SETSDOWN
23. Soft mineral. : TALC
25. Destroyed. : SLAIN
26. Talks idly. : PALAVERS
30. Faithful wife of Greek legend. : EVADNE
33. Solo. : ALONE
34. Kostelanets. : ANDRE
36. Bosh! : ROT
37. Tumult. : RIOT
38. Julie and Rex. : STARS
39. Publius Ovidius ___, Roman poet. : NASO
40. Erstwhile "Empire." : KKK
41. "Norma." : OPERA
42. Take part. : SITIN
43. East Indian plant. : SESAME
45. Obliterators. : EFFACERS
47. Asian palm. : ARECA
49. Ripped. : TORE
50. Mutual attraction. : AFFINITY
53. Hybrid animal. : CATALO
57. Rackets. : BATS
58. Nocturnal trafficker. : MOONSHINER
60. Indian. : CREE
61. Heavenly being: Ger. : ENGEL
62. Wriggling. : EELY
63. Diana of England. : DORS
64. Snow: Fr. : NEIGE
65. Mythical river. : STYX
1. Just right: Slang. : JAKE
2. Companion of the radius. : ULNA
3. God: Span. : DIOS
4. Stimulating. : EXCITANT
5. Hound. : BEAGLE
6. Campus building. : LAB
7. Conceits. : EGOS
8. Melancholy syncopation. : BLUES
9. Homesteaders. : SETTLERS
10. Evangeline's home. : ACADIA
11. Mediocre. : SECONDRATE
12. Place for a figurehead. : PROW
13. Seeded. : SOWN
18. Varlet. : KNAVE
22. Deliver. : SAVE
24. Container. : CRATE
26. Yellowstone and Yosemite. : PARKS
27. Equally. : ALIKE
28. Attends to : LOOKSAFTER
29. Anything tempting and risky. : SNARE
31. Absolutely not! : NOSIR
32. Certain collars or jackets. : ETONS
35. Subject of campaign debate. : DRAFT
38. Sample. : SPECIMEN
39. Subtle details. : NICETIES
41. Presage. : OMEN
42. Bernhardt. : SARAH
44. Begins. : ARISES
46. Seafarer's term for part of a ship. : FOCSLE
48. ___ time (formerly). : ATONE
50. First four rows. : ABCD
51. Card game. : FARO
52. Well-known diamond nickname. : YOGI
54. Dill: Obs. : ANET
55. Dutch painter in England, Sir Peter ___. : LELY
56. African antelope. : ORYX
59. Opposite of pos. : NEG

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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