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New York Times, Friday, December 28, 1956

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { Q W X }, Scrabble score: 298 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,740

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Mineral unctuous to the touch. : TALC
5. Palace doings. : ACTS
9. Run along! : SCRAM
14. Inter ___. : ALIA
15. Swing around. : SLUE
16. Air base in Greenland. : THULE
17. Nittany Lions. : PENNSTATE
19. Harp on unpleasantly. : RUBIN
20. Senator-elect of Kentucky. : COOPER
21. Alarms. : SCARES
23. Yosemite and Yellowstone. : PARKS
25. Here: Lat. : HIC
26. Senator-elect of New York. : JAVITS
29. Cutting grinders. : TEETHING
34. Zodiac sign. : ARIES
35. Yields. : CEDES
36. Large beetle. : DOR
37. Plays. : BETS
38. Right to send mail free. : FRANK
39. River in Sweden. : PITE
40. ___ shoestring. : ONA
41. South African fox. : CAAMA
42. Bull ___. : MOOSE
43. Senator-elect of Georgia. : TALMADGE
45. Senator-elect of Kentucky. : MORTON
46. Exist. : ARE
47. Scarlett's Butler. : RHETT
49. Longing. : THIRST
52. Alloy resembling gold. : OROIDE
55. Good: Span. : BUENO
56. Senator-elect of W. Virginia. : REVERCOMB
59. Altogether. : INALL
60. Russian city. : OREL
61. Princess of Oz. : OZMA
62. Emerald or aquamarine. : BERYL
63. TV personality. : DALY
64. Membership. : SEAT
Down
1. Put a new sole on. : TAP
2. Actor Guinness. : ALEC
3. Linen: Span. : LINO
4. Relatives of marquees. : CANOPIES
5. Flowers. : ASTERS
6. Senator-elect of Pennsylvania. : CLARK
7. Impatient explanation. : TUT
8. Interviews. : SEES
9. Magellan and Malacca. : STRAITS
10. Senator-elect of Idaho. : CHURCH
11. Bumpkin. : RUBE
12. Baba and others. : ALIS
13. Homines. : MEN
18. Tiffs. : SPATS
22. Sauciness: Colloq. : CHEEK
24. Autoclave. : STEAMER
26. Trimming for dress front. : JABOT
27. Sports ___. : ARENA
28. Essential. : VITAL
30. Rep. Kelly of New York. : EDNA
31. Silly one. : IDIOT
32. ___ bad. : NOTSO
33. Rhode Island Senator. : GREEN
35. Rugged rock. : CRAG
38. Grows dim. : FADES
39. Colonnades. : PORTICOS
41. Senator-elect of Colorado. : CARROLL
42. Power producer. : MOTOR
44. Chiefly. : MAINLY
45. Just. : MERELY
48. Shed. : HOVEL
49. Concord. : TUNE
50. Permit to speak. : HEAR
51. Footed. : TROD
53. Nap. : DOZE
54. Willard in the Hall of Fame. : EMMA
55. Part of an apron. : BIB
57. Time. : ERA
58. Wink: Colloq. : BAT

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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