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New York Times, Saturday, February 25, 1956

Author: W. E. Jones
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.40, Missing: { J Q W Y Z }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 85, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
W. E. Jones has 95 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,433
Across Down
1. Strass. : PASTE
6. Coronas, for instance: Var. : SEGARS
12. Norman hero of First Crusade. : TANCRED
14. Dissonant: Mus. : ATONAL
15. Attacked. : ASSAILED
17. Tuber. : POTATO
18. Furrier’s item. : STOLE
19. Costa Rican banana port. : LIMON
21. Measures of time: Abbr. : HRS
22. Vocal sounds. : TONES
23. Composer Novello. : IVOR
24. Wife of the patriarch Jacob. : LEAH
25. Goddess of discord. : ERIS
26. “Deutschland ___ alles.” : UBER
27. Charles Laughton asset. : VOICE
28. Jan de Hartog’s subject. : SEA
29. Austere. : STERN
30. Turn-of-the-century diva. : EAMES
31. Quadrilateral. : FOURSIDED
33. Former Premier in Pretoria. : MALAN
36. Aborigines of Hokkaido. : AINUS
37. Spread, as hay. : TED
40. Certain exams. : ORALS
41. Famous Japanese admiral. : TOGO
42. Unerring. : SURE
43. Six: Comb. form. : HEXA
44. Belgian city. : MONS
45. Building lots. : SITES
46. Highway hotel. : INN
47. Charlotte Corday’s victim. : MARAT
48. Heavy vehicle. : TRUCK
49. Contemporary. : COEVAL
51. Member of Hugh Gaitskell’s party. : LABORITE
53. Classify. : ASSORT
54. Unwound. : RAVELED
55. Centaur slain by Hercules. : NESSUS
56. Irish ejaculation. : BEDAD
1. Senator from Providence. : PASTORE
2. Connecticut city. : ANSONIA
3. Appurtenance of Justitia. : SCALES
4. Attempts. : TRIES
5. Slippery fish. : EEL
6. Flavor. : SAPOR
7. Town on the Thames. : ETON
8. Prepared. : GOT
9. California city, site of Disneyland. : ANAHEIM
10. Frantic scurry: Slang. : RATRACE
11. Moves clumsily through water, mud, etc. : SLOSHES
12. Samples for savor. : TASTES
13. Judicially minded person. : DELIBERATOR
16. Recreative. : DIVERSIONAL
20. Name on a current best seller. : MORNINGSTAR
24. Cargo. : LOAD
26. Babylonian sun god. : UTU
27. Necklines. : VEES
29. Favorite ___. : SONS
31. Well-known Scottie. : FALA
32. Instrumental duet. : DUO
33. Member of Uncas’ tribe. : MOHICAN
34. Sandy. : ARENOSE
35. Nobel prize winner in literature, 1955. : LAXNESS
37. Largest island of American Samoa. : TUTUILA
38. Built. : ERECTED
39. Furnished, as a schoolroom. : DESKED
42. Addressed with respectful title. : SIRRED
44. Brewing substances. : MALTS
45. Heater. : STOVE
47. Japanese suffix to ships’ names. : MARU
50. Left-hand pages: Abbr. : VOS
52. W. S. Gilbert’s “___ Ballads.” : BAB

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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