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New York Times, Monday, March 26, 1956

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,463
Across Down
1. This year. : MCMLVI
7. Award. : BESTOW
13. Greetings and farewells. : ALOHAS
14. Aida's rival. : AMNERIS
16. Do a cobbler's work. : RESOLE
17. Sequins. : SPANGLES
19. Charges. : COSTS
20. Spring. : SKIP
21. Roman theatres. : ODEA
22. Game dog. : SETTER
24. Deputy. : AGENT
25. Something told. : TALE
28. Obnoxious. : HATEFUL
30. Where: Lat. : UBI
31. Throws: Colloq. : PEGS
32. Nourishing. : ALIBLE
36. Brown study. : REVERIE
38. Poem of eight lines. : TRIOLET
39. Bends. : FLEXES
40. Smartly dressed. : CHIC
41. Trouble. : ADO
42. Native of Delphi. : PYTHIAN
44. In comparison with. : THAN
45. Resounds. : PEALS
48. Native. : INNATE
50. Steno's reminder. : MEMO
51. Ancient Asian. : MEDE
52. Defense factor. : RADAR
56. Delightful. : GLADSOME
58. Wagner's wife. : COSIMA
59. Abounding with stars. : STELLAR
60. Orang-utan. : APEMAN
61. Poetic pastorals. : IDYLLS
62. Become more tender. : RELENT
1. Composer Blitzstein. : MARC
2. Early queen. : CLEO
3. Dramatist Hart. : MOSS
4. Southern peak of Everest. : LHOTSE
5. Concert piece. : VALSE
6. Common suffix. : ISE
7. Goals in a game. : BASKETS
8. Supreme control. : EMPIRE
9. Break. : SNAP
10. Number. : TEN
11. A giant in Spenser's "Faërie Queen." : ORGOGLIO
12. Actor Cornel. : WILDE
15. Examined. : SEEN
18. Held a session. : SAT
20. Field of action. : STAGE
23. Believer in the existence of a god. : THEIST
24. Of a court. : AULIC
25. Divot. : TURF
26. Actor Walter. : ABEL
27. Timely. : LIVE
29. Meal made from cereal. : FARINA
31. Weighs heavily (on). : PREYS
33. Nonsense: Slang. : BLAH
34. Mother of Helen of Troy. : LEDA
35. Town near London. : ETON
37. Detonated. : EXPLODED
38. Title for Macduff. : THANE
40. Covering for a racing track. : CINDERS
43. Of winter. : HIEMAL
44. Thistlelike plant. : TEASEL
45. Cabinet post: Abbr. : PMG
46. Squirmers. : EELS
47. Violin maker. : AMATI
49. Figurative use of a word. : TROPE
51. Defoe heroine. : MOLL
53. Novel price. : DIME
54. To ___ (every one). : AMAN
55. Violent discourse. : RANT
57. Roguish. : SLY
58. Used ___. : CAR

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

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