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New York Times, Tuesday, April 24, 1956

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { F J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 308 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,492
Across
1. Reptile: Colloq. : CROC
5. Try to find. : SEEK
9. Audit makers. : CPAS
13. Vagrant. : HOBO
14. English actor ___ Maude. : CYRIL
16. Impel. : URGE
17. News note. : ITEM
18. Author of "Loving." : HENRYGREEN
20. Suburbanites' cost-cutting set-up. : CARPOOL
22. Israel's Parliament. : KNESSET
23. Insect harmful to roses. : APHID
25. Amendment re U. S. Senators. : XVII
26. Structure on the Sacramento River. : SHASTADAM
30. Llama's habitat. : ANDES
33. Vessel for burning perfumes. : CENSER
34. Small deer. : ROE
36. Actress Rowlands. : GENA
37. Squirrel relative. : RAT
38. $64,000 subject. : DICKENS
41. Filbert. : NUT
42. On. : ATOP
44. Before. : ERE
45. Church room. : VESTRY
47. Sleuth Vance. : PHILO
49. Office article. : INKERASER
51. Scruff. : NAPE
53. ___ year. : SOLAR
54. Island of British West Indies. : GRENADA
57. A word or term. : VOCABLE
61. Jalopy. : RATTLETRAP
63. Part of an automobile body. : COWL
64. Before: Prefix. : ANTE
65. Clarissa, to Winston. : NIECE
66. Suffix in chemistry. : ENOL
67. Former prizefighter. : BAER
68. Brenner or Khyber. : PASS
69. Man bites dog. : NEWS
Down
1. High style. : CHIC
2. Roster. : ROTA
3. Higher: German. : OBER
4. Airman's guide. : COMPASS
5. Reservoir feeding N. Y. C. : SCHOHARIE
6. Human blinker. : EYELID
7. Sea eagle. : ERN
8. Lisa or Phyllis. : KIRK
9. Hurling imprecations. : CURSING
10. Arthur, Garfield, Hayes, etc. : PRESIDENTS
11. Askew: Dial. : AGEE
12. Dispatched. : SENT
15. Savage feline. : LYNX
19. Ballerina Tamara ___. : GEVA
21. Chose, as citizenship. : OPTED
24. Obscures. : DARKENS
26. Discard. : SCRAP
27. Wild tract. : HEATH
28. Balzac heroine. : ANTOINETTE
29. Man's nickname. : MOE
31. Toughen. : ENURE
32. Sylvan deity. : SATYR
35. Office supplies. : ENVELOPES
39. Dernier ___. : CRI
40. Ice formation. : SERAC
43. Simon Legree was one. : PLANTER
46. Moslem. : SARACEN
48. Form of silica. : OPAL
50. Ernie of TV. : KOVACS
52. Name in the news. : EDEN
54. Snatch. : GRAB
55. Ambassador from Nepal. : RANA
56. Eagerly expecting. : ATIP
58. Humerus. : BONE
59. Historic Polish city. : LWOW
60. Parts of houses. : ELLS
62. Cartoonist Gardner ___. : REA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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