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New York Times, Wednesday, February 22, 1956

59-Across : Relative of La Guardia.

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
David Steinberg notes:

Original 40-Down clue had "joi"; corrected it to "joie."

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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,430
Across
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
Down
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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