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New York Times, Wednesday, June 20, 1956

Author: Fawn Watson
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { B J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
Fawn Watson has 1 pre-Shortz puzzle in our database.
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,549
Across Down
1. Petty quarrel. : SPAT
5. Lukewarm. : TEPID
10. Bulk. : MASS
14. Bobbinet. : LACE
15. Zinc ___. : OXIDE
16. City in Iran. : ARAK
17. President's peace plan. : OPENSKIESPOLICY
20. Latest. : TARDIEST
21. Destroy. : UNMAKE
22. Split. : RENT
23. Officer: Abbr. : PRES
24. Careless. : REMISS
27. Let. : LEASEOUT
31. Slanting. : ATILT
32. Fuel. : PEAT
33. River between Manchuria and Korea. : YALU
34. Throttle of an engine: Slang. : GUN
35. Reference books. : ATLASES
38. Heavy weight. : TON
39. "Eastward in ___." : EDEN
41. Rant. : RAVE
42. Ones near by. : THESE
44. Forsaken. : DESOLATE
46. Gazed abstractly. : MOONED
47. Chemical combining form. : IODO
48. Principal. : MAIN
49. City in the Bahamas. : NASSAU
52. Girl's name. : MARCELLA
56. Not working. : OUTOFCOMMISSION
58. Jack-in-the-pulpit. : ARUM
59. Mineral spa of France. : EVIAN
60. Parties. : TEAS
61. Harness part. : HAME
62. English actor. : RAINS
63. City in Arizona. : YUMA
1. Narrow opening. : SLOT
2. Spouse of 48 Down. : PAPA
3. The Maples. : ACER
4. Part of a vine. : TENDRIL
5. Signs. : TOKENS
6. Be present. : EXIST
7. Little magpie. : PIET
8. Relatives of egos. : IDS
9. Free from impurities. : DEPURATE
10. Sweet white wine. : MALMSEY
11. Operatic solo. : ARIA
12. Bag. : SACK
13. Terrier of very old breed. : SKYE
18. Tropical custom. : SIESTA
19. Certain persons. : ONES
23. The makings of porridge. : PEASE
24. Stormed. : RAGED
25. Practice piece for solo instrument. : ETUDE
26. Kimberly sites. : MINES
27. Permission. : LEAVE
28. Made of grain. : OATEN
29. Characterized by: Suffix. : ULOSE
30. Made harmonious. : TUNED
32. Classic philosopher. : PLATO
36. Slanderer. : TRADUCER
37. Impassive people. : STOICS
40. Offensive. : NOISOME
43. Fairness. : HONESTY
45. Spend time idly. : LOAF
46. Works of a noted water-colorist. : MARINS
48. Member of a French family. : MAMAN
49. Father of Japheth. : NOAH
50. Invisible exhalation. : AURA
51. Unfermented grape juice. : STUM
52. A year in the future. : MMII
53. Stead. : LIEU
54. Good earth. : LOAM
55. Handle on an amphora. : ANSA
57. Eggs: Lat. : OVA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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