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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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Students & seniors
Across
1
Play tricks. : JAPE
5
Tilt. : JOUST
10
Containers for liquids. : JUGS
14
Greek hero. : AJAX
15
Unit of “prevention.” : OUNCE
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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
Down
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
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Antagonists. : FOES
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Forty weekdays. : LENT
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This thing: Sp. : ESTA
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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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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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