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New York Times, Wednesday, July 11, 1956

Author:
Jules Arensberg
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 306 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
Jules Arensberg has 95 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,570
Across
1. Pitcher's mound. : SLAB
5. Harmonium. : ORGAN
10. Where Camaguey is. : CUBA
14. Seaport of Hawaii. : HILO
15. He wrote "The Lorelei." : HEINE
16. "___ in a poke." : APIG
17. Syria, Egypt et al. : ARABLEAGUE
19. Quick: Fr. : VITE
20. Certain investments. : WARBONDS
21. Motorless planes. : DRONES
23. Long ago. : YORE
24. Wide awake. : ALERT
25. Describing a rag doll. : FLOPPY
28. Inhaled. : BREATHED
31. ___ lazuli. : LAPIS
32. Bracing. : CRISP
33. Stapes, tympanum, etc. : EAR
34. Solar disk. : ATEN
35. Veers. : SLUES
36. Carry on. : WAGE
37. Brothers. : MEN
38. "___ my boy!" : THATS
39. Dancer Shearer. : MOIRA
40. Former serviceman. : EXMARINE
42. Uglified. : MARRED
43. Copying. : APING
44. Sermon. : TALK
45. Anne ___ Lindbergh. : MORROW
47. Plant with purple flowers. : WISTERIA
51. City in Nevada. : ELKO
52. Mrs. Kovacs. : EDITHADAMS
54. Witnessed. : SEEN
55. Svelte. : LITHE
56. Men in blue. : UMPS
57. Certain business men: Abbr. : AGTS
58. After. : LATER
59. Just gone by. : PAST
Down
1. Novelist Irwin. : SHAW
2. Gold coin of Turkey. : LIRA
3. Winglike. : ALAR
4. Relative of a curler. : BOBBYPIN
5. William Sydney Porter. : OHENRY
6. English author. : READE
7. Two-wheeled carriages. : GIGS
8. Babylonian sky god. : ANU
9. Superfluous. : NEEDLESS
10. Cut capers. : CAVORT
11. Not settled. : UPINTHEAIR
12. Be gullible. : BITE
13. Milleniums. : AGES
18. More or less circular figures. : LOOPS
22. Harvest. : REAP
24. Zodiacal sign. : ARIES
25. Blaze. : FLAME
26. Milky liquid of the rubber tree. : LATEX
27. Nonrestricted sale. : OPENMARKET
28. Et tu, ___! : BRUTE
29. Tidal flood. : EAGRE
30. Apprehension. : DREAD
32. Bell sound. : CLANG
35. English Laborite. : SHINWELL
36. Excited. : WORKEDUP
38. Part of a full house. : TRIO
39. Where Valletta is. : MALTA
41. Paved areas in front of hangars. : APRONS
42. Kitchen gadget. : MASHER
44. Tenth part. : TITHE
45. Geological formation. : MESA
46. Designer Cassini. : OLEG
47. De___ Clinton. : WITT
48. Incarnation of Vishnu. : RAMA
49. Devilkins. : IMPS
50. Helper: Abbr. : ASST
53. 24 hours: Span. : DIA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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