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New York Times, Tuesday, February 7, 1956

Author: Victor Goldfarb
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.17, Missing: { B J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 255 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Victor Goldfarb has 17 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,415
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1. Duties. : TASKS
6. Punctuation marks. : STOPS
11. Small pilchard. : SARDINE
13. Schoolroom equipment. : ERASERS
16. Make large profits: Slang. : CLEANUP
17. Theatrical performance. : MATINEE
18. Inlet. : RIA
19. Floors of London buildings. : STOREYS
21. Cockney’s wish. : OPE
22. Aborigine of Peru. : INCA
24. Parts of the face. : EYES
25. Football kick. : DROP
26. Allen and others. : MELS
27. Posed. : SAT
28. Tenant’s document. : LEASE
29. Bring, as charges. : PREFER
32. Failed to bid again. : REPASSED
34. Eager. : AVID
36. Revive (with “up”). : RAKE
37. Not genuine. : SPURIOUS
41. Seraglios. : HAREMS
45. Substance of an atoll. : CORAL
46. The Anguilla. : EEL
48. Word of agreement. : TRUE
49. Greek letters. : ETAS
50. ___ letter. : DEAD
52. Spanish artist. : SERT
53. Girl’s nickname. : NAN
54. Calumniate. : SLANDER
57. Italian pronoun. : MIO
58. Phrase of denial. : ITISNOT
60. Papers. : DAILIES
62. Pluck. : COURAGE
63. Name. : ENTITLE
64. Broods. : MOPES
65. Town official, in Canada. : REEVE
1. A viscid syrup. : TREACLE
2. Oklahoma city. : ADA
3. Sloth and envy. : SINS
4. Famous Coach Rockne. : KNUTE
5. Rebels of 1857–58. : SEPOYS
6. Half a college year. : SEMESTER
7. Salver. : TRAY
8. Food. : OATS
9. Just before omega. : PSI
10. Ladies of Spain. : SENORAS
11. Be frugal. : SCRIMP
12. Straightener. : ALINER
14. Rest. : REPOSE
15. Trickled slowly. : SEEPED
20. Bring up. : REAR
23. To the degree that. : ASFARAS
25. Goes AWOL. : DESERTS
28. “Mighty ___ Rose.” : LAKA
30. Corrupt. : EVIL
31. ___ de la Plata. : RIO
33. Exclamation of disbelief. : PAH
35. Notations on bank calendars. : DUEDATES
37. Type of railway. : SCENIC
38. Plant of the nightshade family. : POTATO
39. Element. : URANIUM
40. What children should be. : SEEN
42. Anchoret. : EREMITE
43. Girl’s name. : MURIEL
44. Bristly. : SETOSE
47. Hook’s companion. : LADDER
51. Diplomat of Ben Franklin’s time. : DEANE
54. Liveliness. : SNAP
55. Part of a theatre. : LOGE
56. Formal observance. : RITE
59. Sign on the Rialto. : SRO
61. Fifty-four. : LIV

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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