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New York Times, Thursday, March 22, 1956

Author: Cora Goodman
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,459
Across Down
1. Ullage. : LOSS
5. Diving bird. : GREBE
10. Pesters. : NAGS
14. Oriental servant. : AMAH
15. Greeting. : HELLO
16. Writer Gardner. : ERLE
17. Famous Swiss alchemist. : PARACELSUS
19. Sign. : OMEN
20. Type of armed ship. : PRIVATEER
21. Set firmly. : PLANT
22. This: Span. : ESTA
23. Walked. : TROD
24. Pullman. : CAR
27. Jerk about. : TOSS
29. Capital of Saskatchewan. : REGINA
32. Yankee: Abbr. : AMER
34. Steam engines of antiquity. : EOLIPILES
36. ___ Lisa. : MONA
37. Lowest deck of a ship. : ORLOP
38. Cut. : SLIT
39. Writs. : PROCESSES
41. "Thursday's child has far ___." : TOGO
42. Numbers. : SEVENS
43. Piece of furniture. : DESK
46. Discourse: Abbr. : SER
47. Slangy "that's a." : ATTA
48. Stratum. : SEAM
50. Our: French. : NOTRE
52. Respect. : DEFERENCE
57. Well-known nom de plume. : ELIA
58. Making of amends. : REPARATION
59. Political group. : BLOC
60. ___ blue. : ALICE
61. Biting. : ACID
62. Disappeared. : SANK
63. Walked. : PACED
64. Optometrist's concern. : LENS
1. Inhabitant of a northern country. : LAPP
2. The tentmaker. : OMAR
3. Operetta by Kalman. : SARI
4. Pare. : SHAVE
5. Scene of "The Wall." : GHETTO
6. Tripping devices on machines. : RELEASERS
7. Otherwise. : ELSE
8. Indistinctness. : BLUR
9. Dawn goddess. : EOS
10. Coiner of words. : NEOLOGIST
11. Toothless, burrowing animals. : ARMADILLOS
12. Valley. : GLEN
13. Dispatched. : SENT
18. Angler's action. : CAST
21. Kind of a school: Abbr. : PREP
23. Journey. : TRIP
24. Summer places. : CAMPS
25. Con ___. : AMORE
26. Restoration to original state. : RENOVATION
28. Mended, as a shoe. : SOLED
30. Snow, in France. : NEIGE
31. John Jacob ___. : ASTOR
33. Churchill Downs. : RACETRACK
35. Is discredited. : LOSESFACE
37. Bones: Lat. : OSSA
40. Being: Span. : ENTE
44. Be angry: Colloq. : SEERED
45. Sea, arm of the Arctic Ocean. : KARA
49. Manganese. : METAL
50. Beaks. : NEBS
51. Spanish pot. : OLLA
52. Rue ___ Paix. : DELA
53. Heroic. : EPIC
54. French resort. : NICE
55. Eagle. : COIN
56. Goals. : ENDS
58. Knock. : RAP

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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