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New York Times, Thursday, June 7, 1956

Author:
H. L. Risteen
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 82, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.61, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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Students & seniors
Across
1. Noted medical researcher. : SALK
5. Inferior. : SCRUB
10. Present ___. : ARMS
14. Anne Nichols' hero. : ABIE
15. New religious novel. : THEPROPHET
17. New York's Elihu. : ROOT
18. Spring event. : EASTERTIME
19. Writer of best-seller nonfiction. : GUNTHER
21. Be obliged. : OWE
22. Born: French. : NEE
23. Malay gibbon. : LAR
24. Compass point. : NNE
25. Cartoonist of the Twenties. : HELD
26. Make an enemy of. : ALIENATE
30. Regret. : RUE
32. Covers. : LIDS
33. TV jokes. : GAGS
35. Seaport of Ireland. : SLIGO
39. Plant. : IVY
40. Splendid clothes. : REGALIA
42. Medico. : DOC
43. Tenth President. : TYLER
45. Slugger Musial. : STAN
46. Disappear. : MELT
47. Recipe abbreviation. : TSP
49. Certain members of the electorate. : EGGHEADS
51. He wrote 15 Across. : ASCH
54. ___ master. : OLD
56. Went hastily. : RAN
57. Chinese rolled tea. : CHA
58. 1051. : MLI
59. New England Senator. : PASTORE
63. Dance of the Twenties. : TURKEYTROT
66. Portent. : OMEN
67. Project. : ENTERPRISE
68. "Tobacco ___." : ROAD
69. Be in a dither. : STEW
70. Puts in office. : SEATS
71. Bribes. : SOPS
Down
1. Marionette man. : SARG
2. Leigh Hunt hero. : ABOU
3. Celebrity. : LION
4. Kitchen utensils. : KETTLES
5. Passenger ship section. : STEERAGE
6. Scorch. : CHAR
7. In medias ___. : RES
8. Author Sinclair. : UPTON
9. Beverage maker. : BREWER
10. Skillful. : APT
11. Pioneer in extrasensory perception. : RHINE
12. Port of Lithuania. : MEMEL
13. Knightly transportation. : STEED
16. Vermilion Range product. : ORE
20. Chinese river. : HAN
24. Rendered null. : NEGATED
25. Loki's daughter. : HEL
26. Came down. : ALIT
27. Roman historian. : LIVY
28. Short poetic descriptive passage. : IDYL
29. Labels. : TAGS
31. Trilogy by Dos Passos. : USA
34. Dross. : SLAG
36. Opinion. : IDEA
37. $35 per ounce. : GOLD
38. Calendar abbreviations. : OCTS
40. Common carriers: Abbr. : RRS
41. Ungrateful ones. : INGRATES
44. Archaic verb ending. : ETH
46. Wise and trusted advisers. : MENTORS
48. Sea anemones, for example. : POLYPS
50. Possesses. : HAS
51. Entr'___. : ACTES
52. Put aside. : SHUNT
53. ___ blanche. : CARTE
55. Measure of capacity. : LITRE
58. Sea: French. : MER
59. Wiley or Emily. : POST
60. Melville novel. : OMOO
61. Harvest. : REAP
62. Tips. : ENDS
64. ___ Gardens, of London. : KEW
65. Narrow inlet. : RIA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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