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New York Times, Monday, February 20, 1956

Author:
S. A. Kay
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
S. A. Kay has 118 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,428
Across
1. Routed. : BEATEN
7. Prospector’s backers. : STAKERS
14. Disregard deliberately. : IGNORE
15. Presidential advisory group. : CABINET
16. Witty reply. : RETORT
17. First man to reach the South Pole, 1911. : AMUNDSEN
19. Presentation by 3 Down. : DRAMA
20. Tiff. : SPAT
21. Money in Bologna. : LIRA
22. Pollen sac. : ANTHER
24. Well-known comedian. : BENNY
25. Flounder. : BLUNDER
28. Top players. : ACES
30. Cheering. : ROSY
31. Born. : NEE
33. Business resources. : ASSETS
37. Floes. : ICE
38. Pieces of furniture. : LOWBOYS
40. Social lion. : VIP
41. ___ setter. : GORDON
43. Inferior: Slang. : BUM
44. Person regarded as an ideal. : HERO
45. British Arctic explorer. : ROSS
47. Frame for embroidery. : TABORET
49. Function in accord with. : ACTON
52. Stinging insect. : HORNET
54. Literary form. : POEM
55. Excellent. : FINE
56. Pulsation. : THROB
60. Concerned with penalties. : PUNITIVE
62. Wheel of a pulley. : SHEAVE
63. Second sale. : REORDER
64. Happy state. : HEAVEN
65. Restless sleepers. : TOSSERS
66. Patriarchs. : ELDERS
Down
1. Warbler. : BIRD
2. River in Bohemia. : EGER
3. Theatrical group. : ANTA
4. Be one ___ for (overwhelm). : TOOMANY
5. Job for a page. : ERRAND
6. Curtain material. : NET
7. Flower stalk. : SCAPE
8. Ballerina Geva. : TAMARA
9. Be contiguous. : ABUT
10. Relations. : KIN
11. Infinite. : ENDLESS
12. Product of pines. : RESIN
13. Unyielding. : STERN
18. A refusal. : NAY
20. Mouselike mammal. : SHREW
23. Mortise joints. : TENONS
24. Mrs. Truman. : BESS
25. Ship. : BRIG
26. From place to place: Comb. form. : LOCO
27. Employer. : USER
29. Large alligator. : CAYMAN
32. Decline. : EBB
34. At any time. : EVER
35. Fag. : TIRE
36. Locate. : SPOT
38. Bird. : LOON
39. Extravagant: Fr. : OUTRE
42. The twins in “Comedy of Errors.” : DROMIOS
44. A harum-scarum. : HOTHEAD
46. Tremble. : SHIVER
48. Place of worship. : BETHEL
49. Addition to a book: Abbr. : APP
50. Area for a ball game. : COURT
51. I hold: Latin. : TENEO
53. Thumpers: Slang. : ONERS
55. Bona ___. : FIDE
57. Talk overenthusiastically. : RAVE
58. Beyond. : OVER
59. Peaks, in Scotland. : BENS
61. Financial officers: Abbr. : TRS
62. Pronoun. : SHE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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