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New York Times, Saturday, May 5, 1956

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,503
Across
1. Tried to resemble. : APED
5. Argonauts' leader. : JASON
10. Baseball's "Georgia Peach." : COBB
14. De ___ (elegant). : LUXE
15. Plentifully. : AMPLY
16. Plant. : ALOE
17. Bankbook abbreviation. : ACCT
18. Daniel Boone's road, now U. S. Route 24. : WILDERNESS
20. Mrs. Lawrence is one. : SKIER
22. Modern doughboys. : GIS
23. Regatta crew. : EIGHT
24. Fabric resembling knitting. : TRICOT
26. Actor Hunter. : IAN
27. In hiding. : PERDU
28. Symbol of chivalry. : LANCELOT
33. Decisive Derby distance. : HOMESTRETCH
35. Poem. : ODE
36. Not new. : USED
37. Embankment. : LEVEE
38. Court. : AREA
39. Lauris Norstad's title: Abbr. : GEN
40. Founder of the Boy Scouts. : BADENPOWELL
42. Mezzanine. : ENTRESOL
44. Fish with a moving line. : TROLL
45. Owns. : HAS
46. Energetic action. : HUSTLE
48. Madame de ___. : STAEL
51. In defense of. : FOR
52. Playground device. : SLIDE
55. Guffaw. : HORSELAUGH
58. Pelvic bones. : ILIA
59. Famous last words. : ETTU
60. Uncertain. : ATSEA
61. Brand. : SEAR
62. Botch. : MESS
63. Bureau. : CHEST
64. Rossini hero. : TELL
Down
1. Ach! : ALAS
2. Disk in Stanley cup games. : PUCK
3. Derby Day by-product. : EXCITEMENT
4. Hindered. : DETERRED
5. Part of the face. : JAW
6. Pal from Acapulco. : AMIGO
7. Type of dwelling popular in suburbs. : SPLITLEVELHOUSE
8. Famous name in steel. : OLDS
9. Bevan's nickname. : NYE
10. Boxer or pointer. : CANINE
11. Designer Cassini. : OLEG
12. Nonsense! : BOSH
13. "The ___ is yet to be." : BEST
19. Holdup man's command. : REACH
21. Disencumbers. : RIDS
25. Machete. : CUTLASS
26. Begins. : INCEPTS
27. German name of Polish city. : POSEN
29. Solar disk of 1358 B. C. : ATEN
30. Prototype of the gold digger. : LORELEILEE
31. Governor of N. Y., 1900. : ODELL
32. River duck. : TEAL
33. Brobdingnagian. : HUGE
34. Perform anew. : REDO
38. Record of absentees at camp. : AWOLLIST
40. Famous street in Memphis. : BEALE
41. Table scraps. : ORTS
43. Monkey used in experiments. : RHESUS
47. Importunes. : URGES
48. Bibical name. : SHEM
49. Lug. : TOTE
50. Critic's subject. : ARTS
51. Dress designer : FATH
53. Channel changer. : DIAL
54. Coach Blaik of Army. : EARL
56. Insect substance. : LAC
57. Topknot. : HAT

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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