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New York Times, Friday, July 13, 1956

8-Down : Plant life of Antarctica.

Author:
J. F. Kelly
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.39, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
J. F. Kelly has 25 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,572
Across
1
TV star. : CAESAR
7
Exploded. : BLASTED
14
Not accomplished. : UNDONE
15
Causes of rough water. : RIPTIDES
17
The Duke of Ebbetts Field. : SNIDER
18
The islands in the Pacific. : OCEANICA
19
Fairy tale feline. : PUSS
20
Erstwhile land of Deseret. : UTAH
22
Muddle. : BEFOG
23
Labor group. : ILO
24
Truman's Secretary of Treasury. : SNYDER
26
"Your Majesty." : SIRE
27
Australian wild dog. : DINGO
29
Where "Tanglewood" is. : LENOX
31
Presidential nickname. : CAL
32
Author of "Treadmill to Oblivion." : ALLEN
34
Type of match. : SAFETY
36
Small change. : SILVER
38
Month of 1st French Republic. : NIVOSE
39
One in need. : WANTER
40
Mach 1 barrier. : SONIC
41
They: Fr. : ILS
42
Italian given name. : ROCCO
44
Racing crew. : EIGHT
48
Type of TV show. : LATE
50
Salt cellar. : SHAKER
52
Squabble. : ROW
53
Household article. : DRAPE
55
Handle: Lat. : ANSA
56
Wing: Fr. : AILE
57
Great theoretical physicist. : EINSTEIN
59
Illustration. : SAMPLE
61
Source of aid. : RECOURSE
62
Slipped away. : ELOPED
63
Transferred by will. : DEMISED
64
Minneapolis cage quintet. : LAKERS
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Canine tooth. : CUSPID
2
Rings of light in an eclipse. : ANNULI
3
Inventor of transmitter, improved stock ticker, etc. : EDISON
4
Patches up a lawn. : SODS
5
Noun suffix. : ANE
6
Old film on TV. : RERUN
7
Expand. : BROADEN
8
Plant life of Antarctica. : LICHEN
9
Primate. : APE
10
Brutus' modus operandi. : STAB
11
Prongs. : TINES
12
Stately structures. : EDIFICES
13
Paint or wallpaper. : DECORATE
16
With wisdom. : SAGELY
21
V. P. who became President. : TYLER
24
Crossword fan. : SOLVER
25
Pitcher's aid. : ROSIN
28
Former name of Mrs. Woodrow Wilson. : GALT
30
St. Francis ___. : XAVIER
33
Island off Smyrna. : LEROS
35
Converging points. : FOCI
36
On the payroll. : SALARIED
37
Example. : INSTANCE
38
Secluded spots. : NOOKS
39
American playwright. : WILDER
40
Iconoscoped. : SCANNED
43
___ lounge. : CHAISE
45
Influenza. : GRIPPE
46
Complain loudly: Colloq. : HOLLER
47
Change-off for the gray flannel suit. : TWEEDS
49
___ Downs. : EPSOM
51
Canvas holder. : EASEL
54
Small case. : ETUI
56
Berserk, Asiatic style. : AMOK
58
Common suffixes. : ERS
60
___ king. : ALA

Answer summary: 7 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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