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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

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Students & seniors
Across
1. 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
19. That: Span. : ESA
20. Natives of Inchon. : KOREANS
22. TV's Caesar. : SID
23. Utter. : EMIT
25. Remains undecided. : PENDS
26. Part. : ROLE
27. Great ___. : DANES
29. Consumed. : ATE
30. Musician. : FIFER
31. 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
1. 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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