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New York Times, Monday, May 14, 1956

Author: Victor Goldfarb
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J V X }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 10, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,512
Across Down
1. Man of Mexico. : AZTEC
6. Surprised exclamation. : PHEW
10. Weather word. : SMOG
14. Skin: Comb. form. : DERMO
15. Where the tall corn grows. : IOWA
16. Sound. : TONE
17. Positions in ballet dancing. : ARABESQUES
19. Persia. : IRAN
20. Be listless. : MOPE
21. Pronoun. : OURS
22. Release. : UNTIE
23. West Point freshman. : PLEBE
25. Plants with compound flowers. : ASTERS
26. Look cheerful. : SMILE
28. Rigging. : SAILS
31. Sports announcer. : HUSING
33. Small sea animal. : STARFISH
38. Aardvark's meal. : ANTS
39. Autumnal worker. : RAKER
41. Hep. : ONTO
42. Part of a chicken. : WISHBONE
44. "___ most foul . . . " : MURDER
46. Hollywood family. : LADDS
48. Loads cargo. : STOWS
49. In a faint. : ASWOON
53. Abrogate. : ANNUL
55. Azalea, for example. : SHRUB
56. Painter of melting telephones. : DALI
58. ___ East. : NEAR
61. Water fowl. : COOT
62. Port in French Morocco. : CASABLANCA
64. Put in one's stake. : ANTE
65. ___ da capo. : ARIA
66. Having a hankering. : ITCHY
67. ___ Gynt. : PEER
68. Relative of 26 Across. : BEAM
69. Vegetable. : BEETS
1. Biblical name. : ADAM
2. Naught. : ZERO
3. Monks. : TRAPPISTS
4. Adorn. : EMBELLISH
5. College in 15 Across. : COE
6. Cotton fabrics. : PIQUES
7. Daylight saving unit. : HOUR
8. Members of the flock. : EWES
9. Part of "to be." : WAS
10. Assigned task. : STINT
11. "___ d'Arthur." : MORTE
12. Walking ___. : ONAIR
13. Tunney and others. : GENES
18. Have a good cry. : SOB
22. Member nation of the U. N. : USSR
24. Early night: Poet. : EEN
25. "View with ___." : ALARM
26. Author Irwin. : SHAW
27. Winner of a Toni award. : MUNI
29. Inquired. : ASKED
30. Follower of: Suffix. : ITE
32. Emulate Bing Crosby. : GROAN
34. Lucky. : FORTUNATE
35. Spring feeling. : INDOLENCE
36. Goulash. : STEW
37. ___ d'oeuvres. : HORS
40. Companion of or. : AND
43. Small drop, as of paint. : BLOB
45. Part of the Armed Forces. : USN
47. Oriental greeting. : SALAAM
49. Songwriters' group. : ASCAP
50. Was the leading light. : SHONE
51. Indited. : WROTE
52. External. : OUTER
54. Part of a pen. : NIB
56. Virginia ___. : DARE
57. Home to over a billion. : ASIA
59. Eight: German. : ACHT
60. Skates. : RAYS
62. Hansom. : CAB
63. Ad ___. : LIB

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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