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New York Times, Thursday, February 2, 1956

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 358 (avg 1.88)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,410
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1. Play tricks. : JAPE
5. Tilt. : JOUST
10. Containers for liquids. : JUGS
14. Greek hero. : AJAX
15. Unit of “prevention.” : OUNCE
16. Army officer: Colloq. : EXEC
17. Controlling groups in House and Senate. : MAJORITIES
19. High church tribunal. : ROTA
20. Chairman of New York City Anti-Crime Committee. : BRADEN
21. Explosive. : TNT
22. Formerly: Poet. : ERST
23. Mire. : MUD
24. Discarded things. : JETSAM
26. Le Gallienne and Gabor. : EVAS
28. Shocks. : JARS
29. Ransack. : RIFLE
33. Projecting part. : JAG
34. “So cares and ___ abound . . . ” : JOYS
35. Laughed heartily. : ROARED
36. Click beetles. : ELATERS
38. Bantering. : JOSHING
39. Civility. : COMITY
40. Color. : JADE
41. Summer: Fr. : ETE
42. Scene of famous Council, 1545–63. : TRENT
43. Races, as a motor: Slang. : GUNS
44. Ballplayer Slaughter. : ENOS
45. Whirl. : GYRATE
47. Days of yore. : ELD
48. McCrea of the films. : JOEL
51. Entire. : ALL
52. Dress fabric. : FAILLE
55. Italian town. : ATRI
56. Mistrustful feelings. : JEALOUSIES
58. Jowl area. : CHIN
59. Famous orphan. : ANNIE
60. Put in the mail. : SENT
61. Fictional King. : KONG
62. Pluto’s place. : HADES
63. Gulf of the Ionian Sea. : ARTA
1. Part of a door frame. : JAMB
2. Out of harmony. : AJAR
3. Broadway musical. : PAJAMAGAME
4. Book of the Bible. : EXODUS
5. Combine. : JOIN
6. Aloud. : OUT
7. Joiners. : UNITERS
8. Tracks. : SCENTS
9. Trials. : TESTS
10. Book of the Bible. : JEREMIAH
11. Wife: Latin. : UXOR
12. Arrives. : GETS
13. Go away! : SCAT
18. Brick ___. : RED
24. Crows’ relatives. : JAYS
25. Originated. : AROSE
26. Oust. : EJECT
27. Gallantry. : VALOR
28. Actor Victor. : JORY
30. More favorable. : FRIENDLIER
31. Slow: Music. : LENTO
32. Rims. : EDGES
34. Landing pier. : JETTY
35. Curtain supports. : RODS
37. Prickly feeling. : TINGLING
38. Actress Russell. : JANE
40. Peninsula of Northern Europe. : JUTLAND
43. Lead ore. : GALENA
44. A name for Dido. : ELISSA
46. Indian prince. : RAJAH
47. ___ de Cologne. : EAU
48. Hoisting machine. : JACK
49. Holy Roman Emperor, 962–973. : OTHO
50. Hibernia. : ERIN
52. Antagonists. : FOES
53. Forty weekdays. : LENT
54. This thing: Sp. : ESTA
57. Lodge. : LIE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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