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New York Times, Friday, March 30, 1956

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.36, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 257 (avg 1.33)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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Students & seniors
Across
1. He'll be up on April 17th. : BATSMAN
8. Foot pounder. : STAMPER
15. Serving to bring together. : UNITIVE
16. Having lashlike hairs. : CILIATE
17. Small sturgeon. : STERLET
18. Fishing. : ANGLING
19. Oriental dress. : SARI
20. Bingen's river. : RHINE
22. Legendary Greek hero. : IDAS
23. Eucharist plate. : PATEN
25. Vaudeville turn. : ACT
27. Czech author Capek. : KAREL
30. Road map abbreviation. : RTE
32. G. O. P. chairman. : HALL
35. Easterly point. : ENE
36. Bewailing. : LAMENTATION
40. Historic event. : PEACECONFERENCE
42. Absorbing. : INTERESTING
43. Dine. : EAT
44. Zestiness. : TANG
45. "___ we meet again." : TIL
46. Attlee and others. : EARLS
48. Hoisting rope: Naut. : TYE
50. Watering places. : OASES
52. River in Kenya. : TANA
55. Repeated musical theme. : RONDO
57. Little hopper. : TOAD
61. Laughed noisily. : SHOUTED
63. Section of the "Divine Comedy." : INFERNO
65. Western world. : AMERICA
66. Tell. : NARRATE
67. Widows. : RELICTS
68. Smiling one. : GRINNER
Down
1. Kiss. : BUSS
2. Theatrical group. : ANTA
3. Rank of seats. : TIER
4. Mark of rank. : STRIPE
5. Wire measure. : MIL
6. Prevent. : AVERT
7. Farthest down. : NETHERMOST
8. Examine. : SCAN
9. Clothes moth. : TINEA
10. Math course: Abbr. : ALG
11. Operate (against). : MILITATE
12. Receipt word. : PAID
13. Portable stove. : ETNA
14. Soldiers of the standing army: Abbr. : REGS
21. Meaning. : INTENTION
24. Common susceptibility. : ALLERGY
26. One who is billed. : CHARGEE
27. Military cap. : KEPI
28. Concerning. : ANENT
29. Lasso. : REATA
31. Sweeping with gunfire. : ENFILADING
33. Airship. : LINER
34. Of the neighborhood. : LOCAL
37. Particle. : ACE
38. Decimal basis. : TEN
39. "___ To Catch the Wind." : NETS
41. Alpha ___, our nearest star. : CENTAURI
47. Where the wake is. : ASTERN
49. Build. : ERECT
51. Relative of radar. : SONAR
52. Monarch. : TSAR
53. Old-fashioned exclamation. : AHME
54. Masculine or feminine name. : NOEL
56. Harem rooms. : ODAS
58. Algerian seaport. : ORAN
59. Kind of room. : ANTE
60. Active one. : DOER
62. Twitch. : TIC
64. Calendar abbreviation. : FRI

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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