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New York Times, Thursday, February 16, 1956

Author:
Thomas J. Varner
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 308 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Thomas J. Varner has 12 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,424
Across
1. Ready money. : CASH
5. Perform again. : REACT
10. Trade. : SWAP
14. Expression of surprise. : OHNO
15. Emotional warmth. : ARDOR
16. Defeat or veto, as a bill. : KILL
17. “The ___ and I.” : MOON
18. Bread-spread. : GRAPEJELLY
20. Common saying. : BYWORD
22. Fine. : PENALTY
23. Resting place. : ROOST
25. Evenly scored contest. : TIE
26. Realtor's sign. : FORSALE
29. Political decampers. : BOLTERS
33. Fire-fighting tool. : AXE
34. Type of sweater. : SLIPON
36. Nuncupative, as a will. : ORAL
37. First public appearance. : DEBUT
39. Chicago’s Lincoln Park attraction. : ZOO
40. Five-dollar bill: Slang. : VNOTE
41. Notices. : EYES
42. Spirit. : METTLE
44. Witness. : SEE
45. Crossed out. : DELETED
47. Deeply convinced. : EARNEST
49. Family member. : DAD
50. Kind of breakfast juice. : PRUNE
51. Lean back. : RECLINE
54. ___ ultra (furthest limit). : NEPLUS
58. Lowered in worth. : DEVALUATED
60. Pueblo Indian. : HOPI
61. Incense. : ODOR
62. Pontifical ornament. : MITER
63. Black. : EBON
64. Circulates. : GOES
65. Foxily. : SLYLY
66. Go: Poet. : WEND
Down
1. Tonsorial tool. : COMB
2. Nautical term. : AHOY
3. TV screen interference. : SNOW
4. Trump cards. : HONORS
5. Child’s plaything. : RAGDOLL
6. Fluff a line, as in radio. : ERR
7. Conform. : ADAPT
8. Be a match for. : COPE
9. Where Washington crossed the Delaware. : TRENTON
10. Halloween masquerade costume. : SKELETON
11. Lose strength. : WILT
12. Helper. : ALLY
13. Single thickness or fold. : PLY
19. Lockup. : JAIL
21. Harsh criticism: Colloq. : ROAST
24. Caught. : SEIZED
26. Vanished. : FADED
27. Daisy. : OXEYE
28. Resist authority. : REBEL
29. Football team’s punter. : BOOTER
30. Jagged. : EROSE
31. Resort prices. : RATES
32. Unpleasant driving weather. : SLEET
35. ___ roast. : POT
38. Bargains on the lot. : USEDCARS
40. Creator of Captain Nemo. : VERNE
42. Means. : MEDIUMS
43. Wash. : LAUNDRY
46. Statuesque. : TALL
48. Male relative. : NEPHEW
50. Contemptible. : PETTY
51. Decorate again. : REDO
52. Cry of revelry. : EVOE
53. Secure. : NAIL
55. Part of the ear. : LOBE
56. ___ my word! : UPON
57. Where Karachi is. : SIND
58. Chihuahua. : DOG
59. Look-alike of the oarfish. : EEL

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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