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New York Times, Thursday, March 29, 1956

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,466
Across Down
1. ___ Basin. : SAAR
5. Laborer. : PEON
9. Mound. : KNOLL
14. Yucca's relative. : ALOE
15. Voice part. : ALTO
16. Certain stars. : NOVAE
17. Middle East statesman. : BENGURION
19. Radio feature. : OPERA
20. Certain stage directions. : EXEUNTS
21. Advancing. : ONWARDS
23. Flower. : LILAC
25. Everyone. : ALL
26. Part of METO. : TREATY
29. Revealed. : UNMASKED
34. Undersized animal. : RUNT
35. Primp. : PREEN
36. Grain-bearing spike. : EAR
37. Pressed. : URGED
39. Great Lakes cargo. : ORE
40. Visitor to Purgatory. : DANTE
42. Presidential nickname. : CAL
43. Inched. : EDGED
45. Anilines. : DYES
46. Negatively charged particle. : ELECTRON
48. Settees. : DIVANS
50. Division of geologic time. : ERA
51. Greek letter. : THETA
53. Safekeeping of goods. : STORAGE
57. Kitchen devices. : OPENERS
61. Fright. : PANIC
62. Scene of a proposed colony. : ANTARCTIC
64. Top layer. : CRUST
65. Loud noise. : ROAR
66. Therefore: Lat. : ERGO
67. Senators from New Jersey and South Dakota. : CASES
68. Sibilant signal to silence. : PSST
69. Bench. : SEAT
1. Quién ___? (who knows?): Span. : SABE
2. Mr. Woollcott. : ALEX
3. Tops. : AONE
4. Control. : REGULATE
5. In some measure. : PARTLY
6. French form of a girl's name. : ELISA
7. Indian. : OTO
8. Frequent advice to baby. : NONO
9. Senate minority leader. : KNOWLAND
10. Prickly pears. : NOPALS
11. Finished. : OVER
12. Cooking fat. : LARD
13. Meadows. : LEAS
18. Undivided whole. : UNIT
22. Famous person. : NAME
24. In vogue. : CURRENT
26. Armistice. : TRUCE
27. Countrified. : RURAL
28. American poet. : ENGLE
30. Require. : NEED
31. Scene of Mau Mau terror. : KENYA
32. Consumed. : EATEN
33. Costume. : DRESS
35. Comic character. : POGO
38. Takes away a part. : DETRACTS
41. Promotions. : ADVANCES
44. Haul. : DRAG
47. Reddish hue. : CERISE
48. Leave. : DEPART
49. Road: Lat. : ITER
52. ___ Tophet. : HOTAS
53. Humane society: Abbr. : SPCC
54. Ancient Irish capital. : TARA
55. Obligation. : ONUS
56. Frontier Marshal. : EARP
58. Raison d'___. : ETRE
59. Baltic port. : RIGA
60. Gael. : SCOT
63. Numerals: Abbr. : NOS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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