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New York Times, Friday, March 16, 1956

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 307 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,453
Across
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Strange: Lat. : RARA
5
Stolen property: Slang. : SWAG
9
Quagmire. : MARSH
14
Hero of 2,327 performances. : ABIE
15
Go by plane. : AERO
16
Fur piece. : STOLE
17
Senhor Kubitchek of Brazil. : JUSCELINO
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Color. : STAIN
20
Invite. : ASK
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Take-off. : PARODY
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Calculates. : ADDS
24
Creator of "Porgy." : HEYWARD
26
Blackbeard the pirate. : TEACH
28
Sub-zero. : ICY
29
Angler's accessory. : FISHHOOK
32
Suction tube. : PIPET
35
Brings under control. : TAMES
36
Exclamation accompanied by a shudder. : UGH
37
Stratford's river. : AVON
38
Gratifies. : SATES
39
"But doth suffer ___ change . . . " : ASEA
40
Symbol of debt. : IOU
41
Rooms in a casa. : SALAS
42
Senator from Rhode Island. : GREEN
43
R. L. S. creation. : DRJEKYLL
45
Port of New Guinea. : LAE
46
Dispatch boat. : AVISO
47
Coastal region of SW India. : MALABAR
51
Where the Côte d'Azur is. : MIDI
53
Flowery. : ORNATE
55
Freudian term. : EGO
56
"Of Thee ___." : ISING
58
Nick Carter opus. : DIMENOVEL
60
Puccini heroine. : TOSCA
61
Verve. : ELAN
62
Glass sheet. : PANE
63
Stage direction. : ENTER
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Balance. : REST
65
Keleps. : ANTS
Down
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Oriental ruler. : RAJAH
2
Maltreat. : ABUSE
3
Chancy. : RISKY
4
Adm. Strauss' Commission. : AEC
5
Income. : SALARY
6
Unearthly. : WEIRD
7
Cartoonist Peter. : ARNO
8
Ups. : GOODTIMES
9
Author's copies: Abbr. : MSS
10
Hook on. : ATTACH
11
Wayside inn. : ROADHOUSE
12
Tried to steal a base. : SLID
13
Poultry. : HENS
18
Excess of solar year over lunar year. : EPACT
22
Concessions. : YESES
25
Vienna. : WIEN
27
Happy expressions. : AHS
29
Deadly. : FATAL
30
Reverse curve. : OGEE
31
Genghis or Aly. : KHAN
32
Settled up. : PAID
33
___ Novello. : IVOR
34
French right winger. : POUJADIST
35
Tough job. : TALLORDER
38
Authority. : SAYSO
39
Square miles. : AREA
41
Compete at Cortina. : SKI
42
Early Greek physician. : GALEN
44
Show. : EVINCE
45
Hidden. : LATENT
47
Housewives. : MAMAS
48
British Laborite. : BEVAN
49
Facient. : AGENT
50
Scenario characters. : ROLES
51
Small creature. : MITE
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"The bird ___ the wing." : ISON
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Site of the Aswan Dam. : NILE
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Civil War vets. : GAR
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Price-fixing agency. : OPA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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