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New York Times, Saturday, June 9, 1956

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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1. Table covering. : SCARF
6. Speak angrily (with "out"). : LASH
10. Trade. : WORK
14. Interweaver. : LACER
15. Hand ___ (give deserved credit): Slang. : ITTO
16. Senator Bible. : ALAN
17. One-celled animal. : AMEBA
18. ___ sheet. : TEAR
19. Frogman's specialty. : DIVE
20. Rapid succession of beats. : PITAPAT
22. Indigenes. : NATIVES
24. Intrigue. : PLOT
25. With pleasure. : GLADLY
27. Team at bat. : INS
28. Other. : ELSE
29. Mother of Helen of Troy. : LEDA
30. Ballerina Jeanmaire. : RENEE
32. River in Scotland. : DEE
33. English hymnist. : HEBER
34. Obvious. : OVERT
35. Part of Tallchief's costume. : TUTU
36. Screen player Andrews. : DANA
38. Pieces of furniture. : SOFAS
41. Stand. : TABLE
43. Cheer. : RAH
46. Supplicates. : PRAYS
47. Knighted English actor (1853–1917). : TREE
48. One of Caesar's "wives." : COCA
49. Bad ___. : EMS
50. Former President of Mexico. : ALEMAN
52. Omnia vincit ___. : AMOR
53. One kind of sandwich man. : CATERER
55. Leftover. : REMNANT
57. Bow. : KNOT
58. High point. : ACME
60. Miss Loos. : ANITA
61. Miss Ferber. : EDNA
62. Boy: Latin. : PUER
63. Specific for alopecia. : TONIC
64. Colors. : DYES
65. Certain cities: Abbr. : SPTS
66. Kind of screen prevue. : SNEAK
1. "He Who Gets ___." : SLAPPED
2. Garbo role. : CAMILLE
3. Vinegary. : ACETOSE
4. Deduction. : REBATE
5. Bind together with ropes. : FRAP
6. Bride of Captain Corcoran. : LITTLEBUTTERCUP
7. Suffix of agency. : ATE
8. Political party fuglemen. : STANDARDBEARERS
9. Of the hours. : HORAL
10. African arroyo. : WADI
11. Chrysolite. : OLIVINE
12. Glutton. : RAVENER
13. Israeli's parliament. : KNESSET
21. Shoelace tag. : AGLET
23. One of the Powers. : TYRONE
26. Author of "The County Chairman." : ADE
31. Little heroine. : EVA
33. European cavalryman. : HUSSAR
35. Largest river in Scotland. : TAY
37. Coeur d'___, city in Idaho. : ALENE
38. Spotted. : SPECKED
39. Well-known conductor. : ORMANDY
40. Tricky maneuver: Slang. : FASTONE
42. Sleeve. : ARM
43. Cos lettuce. : ROMAINE
44. Javelins of ancient Greece. : ACONTIA
45. Rider of Preakness winner Fabius. : HARTACK
48. Howitzer. : CANNON
51. Entrechats, in ballet. : LEAPS
54. Fraternity letters. : ETAS
56. Pads. : MATS
59. Came across. : MET

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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