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New York Times, Saturday, December 1, 1956

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { H J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,713
Across Down
1. Poise. : APLOMB
7. Notable name in Suez history. : LESSEPS
14. It grows in India. : BOTREE
15. Atom-smasher similar to the synchrotron. : BEVATRON
16. Of a long mountain range. : ANDEAN
17. Not fit for food. : INEDIBLE
18. Men of science: Abbr. : SDS
19. The people of an ancient Greek state. : DEMOS
21. Equal. : LIKE
22. Main theme, in art, music, etc. : MOTIF
23. Important U. S. export. : DOLLAR
25. Acquired mom or dad. : INLAW
28. Nocturnal refreshment. : SLEEP
30. Newcastle proverb word. : COALS
31. Merchandise attachments. : SALESTAGS
36. Give vent to. : EMIT
37. Remained in the memory of man. : LIVED
38. Imaginary finish line, in horse racing. : WIRE
39. Itemize again. : RECATALOG
41. Maiden in the Forest of Arden. : CELIA
42. Rodeo scene. : ARENA
43. Intervals of silence, in music. : RESTS
44. Public buying preference. : DEMAND
48. Start. : ONSET
50. Citizen of SW Asia. : ARAB
51. As before. : DITTO
52. Lincoln's "Cap'n ___." : ERI
55. Cleaned house. : VACUUMED
58. Buoyant. : ELATED
60. Uranium isotope separators. : ISOTRONS
61. Springlike. : VERNAL
62. Population level. : DENSITY
63. Literary genre. : ESCAPE
1. Down with: Fr. : ABAS
2. Duck and fish locale. : POND
3. Certain trains: Abbr. : LTDS
4. Hematite. : ORE
5. One of the Jaynes. : MEADOWS
6. Teller of devil and Webster tale. : BENET
7. Burning glass. : LENS
8. Nov. 5, election-wise. : EVE
9. Dejected. : SAD
10. Movie publicity shot. : STILL
11. Oil-rich province of Iraq. : ERBIL
12. Cousin to the schottische. : POLKA
13. Deride. : SNEER
15. Nutrients in pulp of citrus fruits. : BIOFLAVONOIDS
20. Army's Redstone or Dart. : MISSILE
22. Ancient isle of Melita. : MALTA
23. Legal document. : DEED
24. Harvest goddess of Roman myth. : OPS
25. Baked goods finisher. : ICER
26. Cape in Alaska. : NOME
27. Nonprofessional. : LAIC
29. Richly ornamental. : ELEGANT
32. Bird note. : TWEET
33. Troubles. : AILS
34. Obstinate courage. : GRIT
35. Nautical media. : SEAS
37. Kitchen staple. : LARD
40. Relic of summer. : TAN
41. Louisianians. : CREOLES
44. Premier Ben-Gurion. : DAVID
45. Wipe out. : ERASE
46. Georgia industrial center. : MACON
47. Verges on. : ABUTS
49. Active Allen. : STEVE
51. Disclaim. : DENY
52. Sicilian troublemaker. : ETNA
53. Get a return. : REAP
54. Waste time. : IDLE
56. Altdorf's canton of Switzerland. : URI
57. Pithy remark. : MOT
59. Glow between electrodes. : ARC

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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