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New York Times, Wednesday, February 22, 1956

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
PS notes: Original 40-Down clue had "joi"; corrected it to "joie."
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,430
Across Down
1. Estaminet. : CAFE
5. Edible tuber. : OCA
8. Dwellings. : PLACES
14. Gibus. : OPERAHAT
16. French actor on Broadway. : AUMONT
17. Candidate for an Oscar. : BORGNINE
18. Oscar winner. : BRANDO
19. Questionnaire item. : AGE
20. Fameworthy. : NOTABLE
22. Size of writing paper, 14x17 inches. : CAP
23. Monocle. : LENS
25. Where the Storting sits. : OSLO
26. Crew. : MEN
27. Georgia, for instance. : TECH
28. Spanish linen. : CREA
29. City in North Dakota. : FARGO
31. Personalities. : EGOS
33. Use empty threats. : BLUSTER
35. Actor Brian. : AHERNE
38. Audience call. : ENCORE
39. Artificial. : MANMADE
41. Pop. : SODA
42. “Coronation Ode” composer. : ELGAR
43. ___ go! : LETS
45. Catamaran. : RAFT
49. 60 sec. : MIN
50. Theda of the silents. : BARA
51. Cruising. : ASEA
52. Ghostly. : WAN
53. Gentlemen of Cadiz. : SENORES
56. Hem. : SEW
57. Cockpits. : ARENAS
59. Relative of La Guardia. : IDLEWILD
61. Many long years ago. : ICEAGE
62. Rome or Berlin. : COMPOSER
63. Hostile remark. : THREAT
64. I love: Lat. : AMO
65. Sinewy. : WIRY
1. Element or dark-blue pigment. : COBALT
2. Highest point. : APOGEE
3. Playwright Molnar. : FERENC
4. Work unit. : ERG
5. Lausche’s state. : OHIO
6. Ida and Eddie. : CANTORS
7. Military command. : ATEASE
8. Picasso. : PABLO
9. Fishing fly. : LURE
10. Doctors’ group. : AMA
11. Musical work. : CONCERTO
12. Imperil. : ENDANGER
13. Bus station. : STOP
15. ___ Arbor. : ANN
21. Gossip. : BLAB
24. Mr. Adams of N. H. : SHERMAN
26. Make-up item. : MASCARA
28. College student. : COED
29. Supply. : FUND
30. Mine product. : ORE
32. Growl. : GNAR
34. Papal names. : LEOS
35. Soul: Fr. : AME
36. Star of a give-away program. : HALMARCH
37. Graduate of 27 Across. : ENGINEER
40. Relative of joie de vivre. : ELAN
41. Theatrical renown. : STARDOM
44. Beethoven’s third. : EROICA
46. St. Francis’ town. : ASSISI
47. Trial balloon. : FEELER
48. Tinselly. : TAWDRY
50. Plagued. : BESET
52. Be patient. : WAIT
53. Long narrative. : SAGA
54. Hero of 1866 romance. : ELMO
55. It follows Aug. : SEP
58. Scotch negative. : NAE
60. Smash hit: Slang. : WOW

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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