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New York Times, Friday, June 29, 1956

Author:
Anthony Morse
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { Q V }, Scrabble score: 316 (avg 1.67)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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Students & seniors
Across
1. Querying sounds. : HEHS
5. Two Russians, in journalese. : BANDK
10. Locality. : SPOT
14. River into the Caspian. : URAL
15. Good-by. : ADIEU
16. Labyrinth. : MAZE
17. Rodolfo's beloved. : MIMI
18. Evil one. : SATAN
19. First word of the Aeneid. : ARMA
20. Enviable complexion. : PEACHESANDCREAM
23. Tide. : NEAP
24. Bunk. : ROT
25. One of Egypt's boundaries. : REDSEA
27. Spring distillations. : MAYWINES
32. Tool. : AXE
33. Misanthrope. : CYNIC
35. Sinclair Lewis heroine. : LEORA
36. Irish dances. : JIGS
38. Christmas figure. : SANTA
40. Plunder: Slang. : SWAG
41. Seaweeds, pond scum, etc. : ALGAE
43. Fuel substances. : PEATS
45. Ibsen character. : ASE
46. The evening star. : HESPERUS
48. King's barons. : THANES
50. ___ de la Cité, part of Paris. : ILE
51. Contained. : HELD
52. One's household effects. : LARESANDPENATES
60. Leprechaun's home. : ERIN
61. Sierra Nevada lake. : TAHOE
62. Where the tibia is. : SHIN
63. Exchequer. : FISC
64. Dress up. : ADORN
65. Gambling game. : KENO
66. Subtract. : TAKE
67. Cut. : SAWED
68. Again. : ANEW
Down
1. Hummock. : HUMP
2. Lake port. : ERIE
3. Short order. : HAMANDEGGS
4. Drives that often go in the rough. : SLICES
5. Authorized fundamental allowances. : BASEPAYS
6. Actress Rehan and others. : ADAS
7. Girl in a Spanish song. : NITA
8. Cathedral official. : DEAN
9. Enchantress in "Parsifal." : KUNDRY
10. Show-offs. : SMARTIES
11. Reduce gradually. : PARE
12. Frank Baum heroine. : OZMA
13. Nine Giants. : TEAM
21. Hic, ___, hoc. : HAEC
22. Hood. : COWL
25. Indian VIP. : RAJAH
26. Makarios' fate. : EXILE
27. Digs for ore. : MINES
28. Recorded proceedings. : ACTA
29. Once in a while. : NOWANDTHEN
30. Rub off. : ERASE
31. Plants of the mint family. : SAGES
34. Small, deerlike animal of Malaya. : NAPU
37. Wisdom. : SAPIENCE
39. Finally. : ATTHEEND
42. Slithery things. : EELS
44. Chinese name for God. : SHEN
47. Lariats: Span. : REATAS
49. Where Fairbanks is. : ALASKA
52. Went away. : LEFT
53. Song. : ARIA
54. Gamble. : RISK
55. Nothing: Spanish. : NADA
56. Lateen-rigged Arab craft. : DHOW
57. Orifice. : PORE
58. One: German. : EINE
59. Fuji's cap. : SNOW

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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