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New York Times, Monday, February 13, 1956

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { F J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,421
Across Down
1. Bargain priced. : CHEAP
6. Salamander. : NEWT
10. ___ noire (bugbear). : BETE
14. Shilly-shally. : HEDGE
15. Swiss river. : AARE
16. Duce-Fuehrer combine. : AXIS
17. Rags-to-riches exponent. : ALGER
18. Novice: Colloq. : GREENHORN
20. Dreams on paper. : PLANS
21. Winged. : ALATE
22. Born. : NEE
23. Combat missions by planes. : SORTIES
25. School paper. : THEME
27. Price cut. : SLASH
29. Sensational. : LURID
32. Catch up with. : OVERTAKE
36. Shaped like an ancient harp. : LYRATE
37. Operation springboard. : DIVE
38. Tax of a tenth. : TITHE
40. Solar disk. : ATEN
41. Unwilling. : AVERSE
43. Kitchen appliances. : TOASTERS
45. Abraham’s wife. : SARAH
46. Sunny part of the house. : PORCH
47. Fairy-tale dwarf. : GNOME
49. Olympic field event. : SHOTPUT
54. A flair for pitch. : EAR
56. Reading Gaol poet. : WILDE
58. Chatter idly. : PRATE
59. Backstage place. : GREENROOM
61. Spanish cloak. : MANTA
62. Ripening agent. : AGER
63. Raison d’___. : ETRE
64. Snake. : ADDER
65. Ding’s companion. : DONG
66. Sock chore. : DARN
67. Approaches. : NEARS
1. Cowboy apparel. : CHAPS
2. Exclamation of surprise. : HELLO
3. M. Faure. : EDGAR
4. Representative. : AGENT
5. Keep at it. : PERSIST
6. Japanese city. : NAGASAKI
7. Title for Attlee. : EARL
8. Garland. : WREATH
9. Parts of an effective law. : TEETH
10. Scrooge’s exclamation. : BAH
11. Exculpate. : EXONERATE
12. Fatigue. : TIRE
13. Feudal toiler. : ESNE
19. West Virginia Senator. : NEELY
24. Overjoyed. : ELATE
26. Napoleonic Marshal. : MURAT
28. Scuffle. : SETTO
30. Roman road. : ITER
31. Lairs. : DENS
32. Harem rooms. : ODAS
33. Long live: Span. : VIVA
34. Laurel. : EVERGREEN
35. Showed a film again. : RERAN
36. Percolate through ashes. : LEACH
39. Jockeys. : HORSEMEN
42. Displayed. : SHOWN
44. Store worker. : SHOPMAN
46. Basque court game. : PELOTA
48. Bogged down. : MIRED
50. Essence of commerce. : TRADE
51. Relative of the raccoon. : PANDA
52. Complete. : UTTER
53. Lizette Reese’s well-known sonnet. : TEARS
54. Quaint oath. : EGAD
55. Jason’s ship. : ARGO
57. Rhode Island rebel, 1842. : DORR
60. Unit of work. : ERG

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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