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New York Times, Monday, May 28, 1956

Author: Alice H. Cook
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Alice H. Cook has 25 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,526
Across Down
1. Concomitant of ale. : CAKES
6. Cools. : ICES
10. Place to eat. : CAFE
14. Relish. : OLIVE
15. Marshal of France, 1914. : FOCH
16. Highly seasoned meat dish. : OLLA
17. Vexed: Colloq. : RILED
18. Plays a popular game. : SCRABBLES
20. Former Ambassador to U. S. S. R. : KENNAN
22. Seaport on Honshu. : KURE
23. Card. : ACE
24. Laugh contemptuously. : SNORT
26. Mischievous tricks. : PRANKS
28. Courtyard: Ger. : HOF
31. Cookers. : STEAMERS
33. Auspices. : EGIS
35. Estrangement. : ALIENATION
39. A very high mark. : APLUS
41. "___ See You Again." : ILL
42. The forest trees of an area. : SILVA
43. A dessert. : PUMPKINPIE
46. Bring up. : REAR
47. Rearranged the place cards. : RESEATED
49. Crafty. : SLY
50. Scribble. : SCRAWL
53. More unusual. : RARER
55. Sound of pleased surprise. : AHA
56. "___ Lynne." : EAST
58. Is filled with longing. : YEARNS
62. Public utility conduit. : WATERMAIN
65. Fold. : PLEAT
66. The Musketeers, for instance. : TRIO
67. Idea: Comb. form. : IDEO
68. Make joyful. : ELATE
69. Siouan Indians. : OTOS
70. Be priced at. : COST
71. Dress material. : NYLON
1. City in Ireland. : CORK
2. "Father, I cannot tell ___ . . . " : ALIE
3. Oven. : KILN
4. 2, 4, 6, etc. : EVENS
5. Cars. : SEDANS
6. Suppositions. : IFS
7. Part of the social round. : COCKTAILPARTIES
8. Pale color. : ECRU
9. Make keener. : SHARPEN
10. Short thickset horse. : COB
11. Gov. Shivers. : ALLAN
12. National Open champion. : FLECK
13. Facilitates. : EASES
19. Catcher Larry and family. : BERRAS
21. Half of N. B. : NOTA
25. Do a tailoring repair job. : RELINE
27. Up and about. : ASTIR
28. A lot. : HEAP
29. NKVD succeeded this. : OGPU
30. Make a motion picture. : FILM
32. Ancient name of Malta. : MELITA
34. Above: Prefix. : SUPRA
36. French islands. : ILES
37. Shape of a football. : OVAL
38. Not one: Dial. : NARY
40. Pin for meat. : SKEWER
44. Pertaining to Moslems. : ISLAMIC
45. Inspiring fear. : EERY
48. Become intense. : DEEPEN
50. Looked after. : SAWTO
51. Diagram. : CHART
52. Fixed relation. : RATIO
54. Mass meeting. : RALLY
57. Carriage used in Java. : SADO
59. Genuine. : REAL
60. Gen. Norstad's new post. : NATO
61. British machine gun. : STEN
63. Aurora. : EOS
64. Negative. : NOT

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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