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New York Times, Friday, June 15, 1956

Author: Jules Arensberg
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
Jules Arensberg has 95 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
PS notes: Original 1- through 39-Across clues missing from PDF; clues here are from a reprint of the puzzle in Series 29 Daily Puzzles Crosswords from The Times (Simon and Schuster), puzzle 71.
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,544
Across Down
1. ___ de saison (unseasonable): Fr. : HORS
5. Their motto is "Semper Paratus." : SPARS
10. Garment worn in New Delhi. : SARI
14. Standard amount. : UNIT
15. Spring flower. : TULIP
16. Blueprint. : PLAN
17. Record-setting Broadway musical. : MYFAIRLADY
19. Heron's cousin. : IBIS
20. Workout. : EXERCISE
21. Ruler. : GERENT
23. Rise and fall. : TIDE
24. Cheerful weather report. : CLEAR
25. It often starts at 7:30 now. : ACTONE
28. Actor Heston. : CHARLTON
31. Noncommittal gesture. : SHRUG
32. Commonplace or tedious. : PROSY
33. "Oh wad some pow'r the giftie ___ us . . . " : GIE
34. ___ accompli. : FAIT
35. Energetic ones. : DOERS
36. State of high altitudes: Abbr. : COLO
37. Uraeus. : ASP
38. Acknowledged applause. : BOWED
39. Carl, Mark or Charles Van ___. : DOREN
40. Spelled, as a pitcher. : RELIEVED
42. Places to eat. : DINERS
43. Stage direction. : ENTER
44. Seas: French. : MERS
45. Jive fan. : HEPCAT
47. Presidential aspirant. : KEFAUVER
51. ___ seaman. : ABLE
52. Dennis wrote it. : AUNTIEMAME
54. Golf hazard. : TRAP
55. Cause to become used to. : INURE
56. City in Oklahoma. : ENID
57. Pitcher Wilhelm. : HOYT
58. Tropical water lily. : LOTOS
59. Ennis and Crandall. : DELS
1. Actor Cronyn. : HUME
2. Cameo stone. : ONYX
3. Plentiful. : RIFE
4. Embark. : STARTOUT
5. Long step. : STRIDE
6. Underlying sentiment of a group. : PULSE
7. Wings. : ALAE
8. Disencumber. : RID
9. Telescope. : SPYGLASS
10. Forward pass. : SPIRAL
11. Colleague of 47 Across. : ALBERTGORE
12. Gloomy weather report. : RAIN
13. Part payment: Abbr. : INST
18. Cake decoration. : ICING
22. Preternaturally strange. : EERY
24. Combination of tones. : CHORD
25. ___ as (to the degree that). : ASFAR
26. His portrait is on $10,000 bills. : CHASE
27. Rara avis of baseball. : TRIPLEPLAY
28. Statement of belief. : CREED
29. Machine maintainer. : OILER
30. Broadway signs. : NEONS
32. Great nation. : POWER
35. Fit nicely. : DOVETAIL
36. Used up. : CONSUMED
38. Part of a fraternity insignia. : BETA
39. The Furies, in Roman myth. : DIRAE
41. Commence. : INCEPT
42. Beards the lion. : DEFIES
44. Subway in Europe. : METRO
45. "What ___ God wrought!" : HATH
46. Santander's river. : EBRO
47. Norwegian novelist Hamsun. : KNUT
48. Weathercock. : VANE
49. Biographer Ludwig. : EMIL
50. Claret and Bordeaux. : REDS
53. One: Italian. : UNO

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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