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New York Times, Wednesday, May 16, 1956

Author: Jack Luzzatto
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,514
Across Down
1. Upolu seaport. : APIA
5. Over and done with. : PAST
9. Solid figure. : PRISM
14. Mine pit. : SUMP
15. Linear measure. : INCH
16. Sound, as in hi fi. : AUDIO
17. Stamper. : IMPRINTER
19. Begin. : START
20. Light, bouncy feeling. : SPRINGINESS
22. Any color. : HUE
23. Large deer. : ELKS
24. Pagoda. : TAA
25. Appeasing gifts. : SOPS
26. On the fresh side. : SASSY
28. Terminal porter. : REDCAP
30. Impressive stillness. : HUSH
31. Staff. : ROD
32. Engaging for work. : HIRING
36. Small spaces. : AREOLAE
38. Heir. : HERITOR
39. Expounder of evolution. : DARWIN
40. Healthy. : FIT
41. Shoe size. : NINE
42. Taro roots. : EDDOES
44. De Mille of ballet. : AGNES
45. Misinformer. : LIAR
48. Three ___ match. : ONA
49. Bride. : WIFE
50. Hencoop find. : EGG
51. Added fanciful details to. : EMBROIDERED
55. Hawaiian greeting. : ALOHA
57. Worsen. : AGGRAVATE
58. Marsh rails. : SORAS
59. Offended: Colloq. : SORE
60. Singer Berger. : ERNA
61. Composer Carmichael. : HOAGY
62. Tributary of the Fulda. : EDER
63. Elizabethan goldpiece. : RYAL
1. In the present condition. : ASIS
2. Shoe. : PUMP
3. One who makes a mark. : IMPRESSER
4. Subject of an Al Jolson song. : APRILSHOWER
5. Sharp metallic sounds. : PINGS
6. Opposed. : ANTI
7. Perfumed. : SCENTED
8. Found in a sewing kit. : THREAD
9. Bridge term. : PASS
10. Groove. : RUT
11. Gov. Smylie's state. : IDAHO
12. Maple product. : SIRUP
13. Specks. : MOTES
18. Very black. : INKY
21. Powder. : SACHET
25. Common ailment. : SPRINGFEVER
26. Fish delicacy. : SHAD
27. Atmosphere. : AURA
28. Delicacy from 26 Down. : ROE
29. Earth's envelope. : AIR
31. Chance. : RANDOM
33. Travel route. : ITINERARY
34. "___ but the brave . . . " : NONE
35. Stoneware: Fr. : GRES
37. Cover. : LID
38. Pronoun. : HIS
40. Part of the "whole duty of man."—Ecclesiastes, XII, 13. : FEARGOD
43. In a position to score a run. : ONBASE
44. Verdi triumph. : AIDA
45. Restraining cord. : LEASH
46. Nanook's lodge. : IGLOO
47. Greek market place. : AGORA
49. Electrician. : WIRER
51. Comfortable. : EASY
52. Giant. : OGRE
53. Volcano. : ETNA
54. Administer. : DEAL
56. Weird sister. : HAG

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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