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New York Times, Monday, July 16, 1956

Author:
Thomas Meekin
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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Students & seniors
Across
1. Heavy coach with seats on top. : DRAG
5. Item of evidence. : DATUM
10. Government operator. : TMAN
14. Married gypsy woman. : ROMI
15. Unassisted. : ALONE
16. Dwindle. : WANE
17. K. P. gadget. : APPLECORER
19. Sicilian peak. : ETNA
20. Home of football's Black Knights. : WESTPOINT
21. Place of vows. : ALTAR
22. Discord goddess. : ERIS
23. Cut in two. : HALVE
25. Trust. : CREDIT
28. Boiled gently. : SIMMERED
31. Ladder footings. : RUNGS
32. Concentrate. : FOCUS
33. "Scots, Wha ___," Burns poem. : HAE
34. Press. : URGE
35. ___ bear. : POLAR
36. One of the Spenlows. : DORA
37. ___ de tête. : MAL
38. Atoll formation. : CORAL
39. Lorelei. : SIREN
40. Chap: British slang. : BLIGHTER
42. Uses up. : SPENDS
43. Narrow openings. : SLITS
44. Exclamations of dismay. : OHOH
45. For this specific purpose. : ADHOC
47. Moderately good. : TOLERABLE
52. TV singer. : COMO
53. Symbols of Vermont and Wisconsin. : MAPLETREES
54. News note. : ITEM
55. "Au ___ de la lune . . . " : CLAIR
56. Mrs. Julia ___ Grant. : DENT
57. Say no. : DENY
58. French pronoun. : ELLES
59. German admiral, World War I. : SPEE
Down
1. Arena decision. : DRAW
2. Towing gear. : ROPE
3. Electrical units: Abbr. : AMPS
4. Of the highest quality, as bonds. : GILTEDGE
5. Gangster of India or Burma. : DACOIT
6. Relative of Aloysius. : ALOIS
7. Tattered. : TORN
8. Not cricket. : UNETHICAL
9. Mal de ___. : MER
10. Hour. : TWELVE
11. Mont Cervin. : MATTERHORN
12. Eleanor Roosevelt's first name. : ANNA
13. Close to. : NEAR
18. Enamored: French. : EPRIS
21. Charitable gift. : ALMS
24. River in Asia. : AMUR
25. Morsel. : CRUMB
26. Countrified. : RURAL
27. Churchill and Eden. : ENGLISHMEN
28. Of Earth's source of heat. : SOLAR
29. Fruited, as corn. : EARED
30. Dizzy and Daffy. : DEANS
32. Get there first. : FORESTALL
35. Size of paper. : POTT
36. Obstinate opponents. : DIEHARDS
38. A la mode. : CHIC
39. Diversion. : SPORT
41. Melancholy. : GLOOMY
42. Nylons. : SHEERS
44. TV character. : OLLIE
45. Sour. : ACID
46. Be foolishly fond. : DOTE
48. Girasol. : OPAL
49. Auto horn: Imitative. : BEEP
50. Unaspirated. : LENE
51. Commune in Italy. : ESTE
53. Engineering degree. : MCE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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