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New York Times, Friday, May 11, 1956

Author: J. F. Kelly
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.39, Missing: { J Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 88, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
J. F. Kelly has 25 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,509
Across Down
1. Hollywood actor. : COOPER
7. Glider center of the U. S. : ELMIRA
13. Topnotch American jockey. : ARCARO
14. Farmers, in Europe. : PEASANTS
17. Downgraded dictator. : STALIN
18. Residential city S. of San Francisco. : SANMATEO
19. Nonmetallic element. : BORON
20. South of France. : MIDI
21. Happen on. : FIND
22. Arabian names. : ALIS
23. Mount near the Dead Sea. : GILEAD
25. Le dernier cri. : FAD
26. Chinese dynasty. : HAN
27. English architectural style. : TUDOR
28. Swiftly. : APACE
30. Garden vegetable. : SNAPBEAN
32. Packed for shipment. : CRATED
33. Antarctic Shelf Ice, base for Byrd expedition. : ROSS
34. Well-known pen name. : SAKI
35. Town in Delaware. : DUPONT
38. Certain greenhouses. : VINERIES
42. Positive pole. : ANODE
43. Reception hall. : SALON
44. College at Blacksburg, Va. : VPI
45. Wire measure. : MIL
46. Invocation to the Ship of State. : SAILON
48. Engage in errantry. : ROAM
49. ___ Foundation. : ASIA
51. Indian titles. : SRIS
52. Vaccine. : SERUM
53. Athenian philosopher. : SOCRATES
55. Piece of abstract sculpture, hanging in mid-air. : MOBILE
56. Skeletal component. : KNEEBONE
57. Gallery cry, to a timid speaker. : LOUDER
58. U. S. jets. : SABRES
59. Extra drawings for map makers. : INSETS
1. Native quarters of N. African cities. : CASBAHS
2. Bobolink. : ORTOLAN
3. Tuneful "sweet potato." : OCARINA
4. Columbus' starting point. : PALOS
5. Land of the Blarney Stone. : ERIN
6. Man's nickname. : RON
7. Greek letter. : EPSILON
8. Keystone State Governor. : LEADER
9. Rage. : MANIA
10. Theory. : ISM
11. Fliers from Down Under. : RAAF
12. Dieter's word. : ANTIFAT
15. Bridge term. : TENACE
16. Covered with turf. : SODDED
20. He of the golden touch. : MIDAS
23. "Be my ___." : GUEST
24. Become gloomy. : DARKEN
27. Steaks. : TBONES
29. Twosome. : PAIR
31. Spur. : PROD
32. Cathedral clergyman. : CANON
34. Fodder holders. : SILOS
35. Linen tablecloth. : DAMASK
36. Agreement. : UNISON
37. Keeps orderly. : POLICES
38. Drummer's burden. : VALISES
39. Tusklike product. : IVORIDE
40. Shoulder ornament. : EPAULET
41. Cooks. : SIMMERS
43. Lorelei: Fr. : SIRENE
47. American lost on the Titanic. : ASTOR
48. Form of riddle. : REBUS
50. Part of the earth's surface. : AREA
52. Early. : SOON
54. Warp yarn. : ABB
55. 1051. : MLI

Answer summary: 12 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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