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New York Times, Saturday, April 14, 1956

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { J Q U X }, Scrabble score: 304 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,482
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1. Mischievous children. : IMPS
5. Flatfish. : DABS
9. Brush off. : WHISK
14. Household necessity. : SOAP
15. Scheme. : IDEA
16. Composer Copland. : AARON
17. Arctic Circle native. : LAPP
18. Dog in "King Lear." : TRAY
19. Oblivion. : LIMBO
20. One: Dial. : ANE
21. To-do. : STIR
22. Finally. : ATLAST
23. Basil O'Connor's concern. : MARCHOFDIMES
26. Article. : THE
27. Pertaining to anatomical tissue. : TELAR
28. Any woven fabric. : WEB
31. Monastic heads. : PRIORS
34. English poet. : DELAMARE
36. Administrations. : REGIMES
38. European mining center. : SILESIA
39. Fear-struck. : OVERAWED
41. Actress Williams. : ESTHER
42. ___ capita. : PER
43. Namesakes of a Jules Verne character. : NEMOS
45. Take: Scot. : TAE
46. HEW administrator. : MARIONFOLSOM
50. Products of Cremona. : STRADS
53. Horse of a certain color. : ROAN
54. Sine ___. : DIE
55. Gladiatorial milieu. : ARENA
56. "Over the hill." : AWOL
57. Basketball star. : GOLA
58. Smallest liquid measure. : MINIM
59. Port S W of Jerusalem. : GAZA
60. Mr. Lattimore. : OWEN
61. Fizzy drinks. : SODAS
62. Hurricane centers. : EYES
63. Catcher Seminick. : ANDY
1. Lands of the Moslems. : ISLAM
2. Title character of famous South Seas film. : MOANA
3. Empty threat, in oriental parlance. : PAPERTIGER
4. Species: Pl. abbr. : SPP
5. Typewriter character. : DITTO
6. Moving aimlessly. : ADRIFT
7. Goateed. : BEARDED
8. Opinion. : SAY
9. He made good in Brooklyn. : WALTERALSTON
10. Calls, as a cab. : HAILS
11. TV role. : IRMA
12. Shows grief. : SOBS
13. Carrick bend is one. : KNOT
21. White House aide. : SHERMANADAMS
22. Charlotte ___, capital of Virgin Islands. : AMALIE
24. Vocal group. : CHOIR
25. Madagascar et Martinique. : ILES
28. Hoses. : WASHESDOWN
29. O. H. Perry fought here. : ERIE
30. Wall Street man. : BEAR
31. Stay. : PROP
32. Dream: Fr. : REVE
33. Dressmakers. : SEWERS
35. Platinum. : METAL
37. Half. : SEMI
40. Threshold. : DOORWAY
44. Forty winks. : SNOOZE
46. Fad. : MANIA
47. Musical refrains. : FALAS
48. Made smooth. : OILED
49. AFL-CIO chief. : MEANY
50. Levene and Jaffe. : SAMS
51. Musical group. : TRIO
52. Split apart. : REND
56. Stage of life. : AGE
57. Portuguese colony in India. : GOA

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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