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New York Times, Monday, April 2, 1956

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { K Q X }, Scrabble score: 309 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,470
Across
1. Realities. : FACTS
6. Balmy. : DAFT
10. Extreme. : DEEP
14. Ocean menace. : UBOAT
15. He sings "Welcome Home." : EZIOPINZA
17. Amiens' river. : SOMME
18. Glamorous miss. : COVERGIRL
19. Arithmetic result. : SUM
20. Superior. : ABOVE
22. Norse writings. : EDDAS
23. Medieval trappings. : ARMOR
25. ___ gratias (thanks to God). : DEO
26. Currency collections. : MONIES
28. County in S. W. England. : CORNWALL
33. Zeal. : ARDOR
34. Dandy. : DUDE
35. Zero: German. : NULL
36. Service. : USE
37. Were in harmony: Colloq. : JIBED
38. Filipino peasant. : TAO
39. Former American tennis champion. : DOEG
41. During. : OVER
42. Chum. : CRONY
44. Makes more fruitful. : ENRICHES
46. Triton, for example. : SEAGOD
47. Actor Ameche. : DON
48. Entertainer. : WINER
49. Oriental prince. : AMEER
52. Religious pamphlet. : TRACT
54. Time of day: Abbr. : AFT
57. Well-known prizefighter. : BOBOOLSON
59. Greening. : APPLE
61. Result. : EVENTUATE
62. Wedding attendant. : USHER
63. Stocking sizes. : TENS
64. Campus reveler in June. : GRAD
65. Stairway part. : RISER
Down
1. Commotion. : FUSS
2. Leigh Hunt hero. : ABOU
3. Take by force. : COMMANDEER
4. Headwear. : TAM
5. Watercraft. : STEAMER
6. Stage scenery. : DECOR
7. Sea connecting with Black Sea. : AZOV
8. Basketball team. : FIVE
9. ___ dance. : TOE
10. Give till it hurts. : DIGDOWN
11. City in Oklahoma. : ENID
12. ___ Taft Benson. : EZRA
13. Intimates. : PALS
16. Dress carefully. : PREEN
21. Genus of ruminant quadrupeds. : BOS
24. ___ Grande. : RIO
25. Headline name of 1857. : DRED
26. Big first name in the theatre. : MAUDE
27. Ditto 26 Down. : ORSON
28. Solids. : CUBES
29. Breslau's river. : ODER
30. Collector's items. : AUTOGRAPHS
31. Broad treeless plain. : LLANO
32. ___ George. : LLOYD
34. Gainer. : DIVE
37. Coolidge's first name. : JOHN
40. Organization of commercial travelers. : GIDEONS
42. Legendary monster. : CENTAUR
43. Girl's name. : RAE
45. French landscape painter. : COROT
46. Thus. : SIC
48. Drew to a close. : WANED
49. Help. : ABET
50. Propose. : MOVE
51. "___ Holden." : EBEN
52. Dictator. : TSAR
53. Church court. : ROTA
55. Avoid. : FLEE
56. Region: Abbr. : TERR
58. Projecting part. : LUG
60. Greek letter. : PSI

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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