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New York Times, Tuesday, June 12, 1956

Author: Jack Luzzatto
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.71, Missing: { F J K Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 90, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
Jack Luzzatto has 292 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
PS notes: Original 7-Across clue had no comma; added it.
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,541
Across Down
1. Outcome. : RESULT
7. Louis St. ___, P. M. of Canada. : LAURENT
14. Poetess Wylie. : ELINOR
15. Supreme power. : IMPERIUM
17. An untamed shrew : VIRAGO
18. P. M. of Eire. : COSTELLO
19. Tin Woodman's tool. : AXE
20. High-flown romance by John Lyly, 1579. : EUPHUES
22. Farmhouse addition. : ELL
23. Dig for. : MINE
25. Smoothly mixed. : BLENT
26. Snaffle. : BIT
27. Rife. : PREVALENT
29. Device in a pipe to regulate flow. : VALVE
31. Cover name. : ALIAS
32. Took to court again. : RESUED
33. Moment. : SECOND
35. Spice. : GINGER
36. Released from jail: Slang. : SPRUNG
37. Ars ___, vita brevis. : LONGA
38. Smooth soup. : PUREE
39. Full of hazard. : DANGEROUS
43. Man's name. : IRA
44. Staffs symbolizing authority. : MACES
45. Hungarian name for the Danube. : DUNA
46. Author Yutang. : LIN
47. Trick or prank: Scot. : CANTRIP
49. Metal. : TIN
50. A gay deceiver. : LOTHARIO
52. Bestow. : DONATE
54. Guarantees. : SURETIES
55. Eulogistic memoirs. : ELOGES
56. Contraction of the heart. : SYSTOLE
57. Eisenhower aid Montgomery. : ROBERT
1. Recast and fix up. : REVAMP
2. Type of medicine. : ELIXIR
3. Screaming whistle: Var. : SIRENE
4. Actress Merkel. : UNA
5. Theatre box. : LOGE
6. Bothersome. : TROUBLING
7. Plants for rock gardens. : LICHENS
8. Number of. : AMOUNT
9. Unexpected victory. : UPSET
10. Soaks, as flax. : RETS
11. Before. : ERE
12. Color. : NILEBLUE
13. Maggie ___, heroine of "The Mill on the Floss." : TULLIVER
16. Shed. : MOLTED
21. Beg. : PLEAD
24. One removed from danger area. : EVACUE
28. Single-handedly. : ALONE
29. Take retaliation: Archaic. : VENGE
30. Home of Norse gods and heroes. : ASGARD
32. Fight fan close up. : RINGSIDER
33. False. : SPURIOUS
34. Business of a knight of old. : ERRANTRY
35. Thing beyond help: Colloq. : GONER
36. Dumps out. : SPILLS
37. Milk sugar. : LACTOSE
39. Margaret Truman's new name. : DANIEL
40. Accidental suspension of operation. : OUTAGE
41. Federator. : UNITER
42. Most rational. : SANEST
44. Singer Lanza. : MARIO
47. Suffragist Carrie. : CATT
48. Game played in chukkers. : POLO
51. "For ___ going to marry Yum-Yum . . . " : HES
53. A dandy. : NOB

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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