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New York Times, Friday, June 22, 1956

Author: Herbert Ettenson
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Herbert Ettenson has 87 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,551
Across Down
1. Spruce. : DAPPER
7. Concentration camp. : STALAG
13. Frankie Machine. : SINATRA
14. Popular TV program. : OMNIBUS
16. Emmy. : TVAWARD
17. Oscar winner. : MAGNANI
18. Corn breads. : PONES
19. Neighbor of Baluchistan. : IRAN
21. Cuxhaven's river. : ELBE
22. Dessicated. : ARID
23. River celebrated by Burns. : DOON
24. Australian marsupials: Colloq. : ROOS
25. Fiddler crab. : UCA
26. Powerful Siberian dog. : SAMOYED
29. Type of inhabitant: Abbr. : NAT
30. Eased off. : LESSENED
32. 100 centimos. : PESETA
34. Control. : REIN
35. Give sparingly. : DOLE
36. At a slant. : ASLOPE
39. Friendly. : SOCIABLE
43. ___ Jima. : IWO
44. Casts off. : SLOUGHS
46. Nine-eyes. : EEL
47. Legendary birds. : ROCS
49. Macerates. : RETS
50. Brightest star in Lyra. : VEGA
51. It's under a drawbridge. : MOAT
52. Hakenkreuzer. : NAZI
53. ___ mignon. : FILET
54. Yellowish-orange. : APRICOT
56. Finale of George-and-Gracie program. : ROUTINE
58. Patrick Dennis, for example. : PENNAME
59. Messenger's chores. : ERRANDS
60. Kind of line. : DOTTED
61. Rapids in narrow part of river. : DALLES
1. Disunite. : DIVORCE
2. Sapphira's spouse. : ANANIAS
3. Manhandled. : PAWED
4. School groups. : PTAS
5. Stumble. : ERR
6. Important people on shipboard. : RADIOMEN
7. Part of a Churchillian quote. : SOMANY
8. Humphrey operative. : TMAN
9. ___-Sax. : ANG
10. Queen Elizabeth. : LINER
11. Sea mollusk. : ABALONE
12. Navy vessel. : GUNBOAT
13. Mississippi port. : STPAUL
15. Snooze. : SIESTA
20. Cross. : ROOD
23. Texas Senator, sponsor of new narcotics-control bill. : DANIEL
26. Oozes. : SEEPS
27. Saecula. : EPOCHS
28. Fleur-___. : DELIS
31. Theatre sign. : SRO
33. Marmara. : SEA
35. Bushed. : DOGTIRED
36. Result of aerial reconnaissance. : AIRMAP
37. Pounced (upon). : SWOOPED
38. Treaty city. : LOCARNO
39. Strategic waterway. : SUEZ
40. Straight route. : BEELINE
41. Titles. : LEGENDS
42. Exhilarates. : ELATES
45. Speechified. : ORATED
48. Task. : STINT
50. Indispensible. : VITAL
52. City on Seward Peninsula. : NOME
53. Roll up tightly. : FURL
55. Grimalkin. : CAT
57. Mouths: Lat. : ORA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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