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New York Times, Tuesday, April 3, 1956

Author: Jack Luzzatto
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,471
Across Down
1. Combat fatigue. : REST
5. Burst forth. : ERUPT
10. Irish luck. : CESS
14. Advance by degrees. : INCH
15. Japanese elder statesmen. : GENRO
16. U. S. ship that pierced the Antarctic. : ATKA
17. Friendly policy abroad. : FOREIGNAID
19. Wrack's companion. : RUIN
20. Warped. : TWISTED
21. One from the land of Ruth. : MOABITE
23. "The ___ and the Peri." : PEER
24. ___ Solemnis. : MISSA
25. Black Sea oil port. : BATUM
27. Tub. : VAT
28. So. Afr. corral. : KRAAL
32. Bird of Paradise constellation. : APUS
33. With remorse. : PENITENTLY
35. Male counterpart of DAR. : SAR
36. There at last. : ARRIVED
37. Extremely. : TOO
38. Kind of ship 16 Across is. : ICEBREAKER
40. Brown: Fr. : BRUN
41. Leading role in "Fanny." : CESAR
42. On this side: Prefix. : CIS
43. Obverse side of a coin. : HEADS
44. ___ bag, pitcher's aid. : ROSIN
46. Soft powder. : TALC
47. Unintelligent one. : LACKWIT
50. Undependable. : ERRATIC
53. Head shape. : OVAL
54. Tending to break up. : DISRUPTIVE
56. Father. : SIRE
57. Stands against. : LEANS
58. Welsh name. : EVAN
59. Whirlpool. : EDDY
60. "Keef." : ESTES
61. Car repair item. : DENT
1. Gap between. : RIFT
2. Enough: Poet. : ENOW
3. The Bible. : SCRIPTURES
4. He threaded the Labyrinth. : THESEUS
5. Kind of moth. : EGGER
6. Tear apart. : REND
7. Child in "Puck of Pook's Hill." : UNA
8. Painters like Grandma Moses. : PRIMITIVES
9. Fusses. : TODOS
10. Storage shed for trolleys. : CARBARN
11. Needle case. : ETUI
12. Amusing sketch. : SKIT
13. Sound of mind. : SANE
18. Thing noted. : ITEM
22. Invited. : ASKED
24. Small dummy. : MANIKIN
25. Fundamental. : BASIC
26. Without delay. : APACE
27. Truths. : VERACITIES
29. Magnetic. : ATTRACTIVE
30. Audibly. : ALOUD
31. Silk city of France. : LYONS
33. Before: Prefix. : PRE
34. Thrice, in music. : TER
36. Street sign. : ARROW
39. Kentucky Senator. : BARKLEY
40. Tardy. : BELATED
43. Symbol for March 17. : HARP
45. Go edgewise. : SIDLE
46. Tie up. : TRUSS
47. Come in second. : LOSE
48. Eager. : AVID
49. Program. : CARD
50. Lake in North Ireland. : ERNE
51. Dmitri's brother. : IVAN
52. Lincoln memorial. : CENT
55. Matinee day: Abbr. : SAT

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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