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New York Times, Saturday, May 19, 1956

Author:
J. F. Kelly
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 29, Avg Word Len: 5.44, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
J. F. Kelly has 25 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,517
Across
1. Historic place on Manila Bay. : BATAAN
7. Scurried off. : SCOOTED
14. Actress Stritch. : ELAINE
15. Prominent Democrat. : HARRIMAN
17. Stroll. : WANDER
18. Happen aforetime. : ANTEDATE
19. Seeks. : ASKS
20. Wide in scope. : VAST
22. Civet's relative. : GENET
23. Gettysburg VIP. : IKE
24. Strongly inclined toward. : BENTON
26. Preserve. : SALT
27. Key off Florida coast. : LARGO
29. Opposed and defied. : DARED
31. Sesame. : TIL
32. City on the Rhone. : ARLES
34. TV's Miss Francis. : ARLENE
36. Enemies of the Cheyenne. : PAWNEES
39. Marriage partners. : SPOUSES
40. Wine into vinegar. : ALEGAR
41. Nickname of Bucknell U. athlete. : BISON
42. Kinsman: Abbr. : REL
43. Forfeits. : LOSES
45. He had title role in "The Jolson Story." : PARKS
49. Tools. : AWLS
51. Type of income. : SALARY
53. Break fast. : EAT
54. Small change. : DIMES
56. Function. : ROLE
57. Prince, in Kabul. : AMIR
58. Well-known name in Buenos Aires. : EVAPERON
60. TV singer. : LAROSA
62. Eating again. : REDINING
63. Diminishes. : ABATES
64. Popeye and Sindbad. : SEADOGS
65. Birds of the gull family: Var. : YAGERS
Down
1. Lament. : BEWAIL
2. Domain of the sourdough. : ALASKA
3. Type of vessel. : TANKER
4. Succors. : AIDS
5. Suffix in chemistry. : ANE
6. Gumption. : NERVE
7. Oxeye daisies. : SHASTAS
8. "Banjo eyes." : CANTOR
9. Waste fragment. : ORT
10. Where Astoria is: Abbr. : OREG
11. Streams. : TIDES
12. Issues forth. : EMANATES
13. Appendage to a news article. : DATELINE
16. Weeds. : NETTLES
21. Where Uspallata Pass is. : ANDES
24. Of the north wind. : BOREAL
25. Tides. : NEAPS
28. Labor crew. : GANG
30. Sagging. : DROOPY
33. Island S. of Smyrna. : LEROS
35. Moon goddess. : LUNA
36. Marcher. : PARADER
37. Herringlike fish. : ALEWIVES
38. Skillfully built. : WELLMADE
39. Cordage plant. : SISAL
41. "But my heart ___ to daddy." : BELONGS
44. Garment. : SARONG
46. Faint. : REMOTE
47. Oakland industrialist. : KAISER
48. Lead glass. : STRASS
50. Cuttlefish. : SEPIA
52. Shift. : RELAY
55. Thrill with bebop. : SEND
57. One of a Kipling trio. : ARAG
59. Harbor dominated by Sugar Loaf. : RIO
61. Arab robe. : ABA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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