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New York Times, Tuesday, April 17, 1956

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.39, Missing: { G J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 90, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,485
Across
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Non-varsity team. : SCRUBS
7
Relishes. : RADISHES
15
Doctor and author. : CRONIN
16
Shoot forth. : ERADIATE
17
Famous Filipino. : ROMULO
18
City in Pennsylvania. : SCRANTON
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That: Span. : ESA
20
Natives of Inchon. : KOREANS
22
TV's Caesar. : SID
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Utter. : EMIT
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Remains undecided. : PENDS
26
Part. : ROLE
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Great ___. : DANES
29
Consumed. : ATE
30
Musician. : FIFER
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Acted furtively. : SNEAKED
33
Piccadilly dandies. : TOFFS
34
Primitive dwelling. : CAVE
35
Underling. : SERF
36
Michigan ___. : STATE
38
Author of "H. M. S. Ulysses." : MACLEAN
42
Emporium. : STORE
43
Bird sound. : COO
45
Ghostly. : EERIE
46
Center of trade. : MART
47
Movements, in music: Ital. : MOTOS
49
Fixed. : SURE
50
Sea eagle. : ERN
51
Housekeeping necessity. : WASHTUB
53
Put in order. : DID
54
Dining procedure. : ALACARTE
56
French statesman. : LANIEL
58
A kind of dogwood. : REDOSIER
59
Chinese philosopher. : LAOTSE
60
Corks. : STOPPERS
61
Things of value. : ASSETS
Down
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Harangues. : SCREEDS
2
Henrietta ___, star of the 1900's. : CROSMAN
3
Salad vegetable. : ROMAINE
4
Far East Premier. : UNU
5
Swindle. : BILK
6
Pry. : SNOOP
7
Feel indignation. : RESENT
8
Passageway. : ARCADE
9
Does repair work. : DARNS
10
Miss Lupino and others. : IDAS
11
Original ___. : SIN
12
Flag tribute. : HATSOFF
13
Heavenly bodies: Fr. : ETOILES
14
Telegraph office employe. : SENDER
21
English novelist (1814–84). : READE
24
Accessory for 33 Down. : TEACART
26
Little waves. : RIFFLES
28
Broad, flat fish. : SKATE
30
Police ___. : FORCE
32
Poetic time. : EVE
33
Beverage. : TEA
35
Hawley-___ Tariff Act. : SMOOT
36
Comer in Hollywood. : STARLET
37
Weather Bureau problem. : TORNADO
39
Scholarly. : ERUDITE
40
Most graceful. : AIRIEST
41
Winner of Florida Derby. : NEEDLES
42
Sullies. : SMEARS
43
Fruit seller of London streets. : COSTER
44
Not these. : OTHERS
47
Admiral Byrd's wife. : MARIE
48
Roman dictator, 82 B. C. : SULLA
51
Hornet. : WASP
52
Sounds sheepish. : BAAS
55
Word J. Edgar Hoover is against. : COP
57
Sixes and sevens: Abbr. : NOS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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