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New York Times, Saturday, March 10, 1956

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.40, Missing: { J K Q }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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Students & seniors
Across
1. Domestic animal. : CALF
5. Copper or zinc. : METAL
10. Where Meteor Crater is: Abbr. : ARIZ
14. Tall tale teller. : LIAR
15. Relative of mib or taw. : AGATE
16. Knot. : NODE
17. Versatile stage-screen performer. : EDWARDGROBINSON
20. Element from cinnabar. : MERCURY
21. Keyboards on an organ. : MANUALS
22. Relaxation. : EASE
23. Actress Patricia. : NEAL
24. Think: Fr. : PENSE
26. Raise too high. : OVERLIFT
30. Behold: Lat. : ECCE
31. Article of clothing. : WAIST
32. Educators' group. : NEA
33. Brews. : ALES
34. Thread. : LISLE
35. Presidential monograms. : FDRS
36. Rodent. : RAT
37. Goes on a diet: Humorous. : BANTS
38. River in Armenia. : ARAS
39. Wages. : STIPENDS
41. Stubborn as ___. : AMULE
42. Harsh cry. : BRAY
43. Wading bird. : IBIS
44. Like the path of a celestial body. : ORBITAL
47. German state. : PRUSSIA
50. Family of comedians. : THEMARXBROTHERS
52. Head: Fr. : TETE
53. Mason's partner. : DIXON
54. Patron saint of sailors. : ELMO
55. Grain. : OATS
56. Milksop. : SISSY
57. Rebuff. : SLAP
Down
1. One of Skelton's roles. : CLEM
2. Assistant. : AIDE
3. American baritone. : LAWRENCETIBBETT
4. Loud disturbances. : FRACASES
5. Sierra ___. : MADRE
6. Adjective for custard. : EGGY
7. Black liquid. : TAR
8. Part of an element. : ATOM
9. Natives of Beirut. : LEBANESE
10. Zinnia or marigold. : ANNUAL
11. Actress in "Picnic." : ROSALINDRUSSELL
12. Heathen deity. : IDOL
13. Members of Buddhist sect. : ZENS
18. Trojan horse, for example. : RUSE
19. Torpid. : INERT
24. Boscs. : PEARS
25. Fame. : ECLAT
26. Kilns. : OASTS
27. Small communities: Abbr. : VILS
28. Wild. : FERAL
29. Part of a suit of armor. : TASSE
31. Boreas. : WIND
34. Short pieces of rope. : LANYARDS
35. Deprives of food. : FAMISHES
37. Blessed: Lat. : BEATA
40. Makes ready. : PRIMES
41. Border on. : ABUT
43. Figure of speech. : IRONY
44. Playwright Harbach. : OTTO
45. She was called "Mother of the Gods." : RHEA
46. Sixty-two. : LXII
47. Certain golfers. : PROS
48. Marie Wilson's role. : IRMA
49. Very wet. : ASOP
51. Containers: Abbr. : BXS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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