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New York Times, Wednesday, July 18, 1956

Author: S. A. Kay
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { F J Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
S. A. Kay has 118 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,577
Across Down
1. Hidden stores. : CACHES
7. Experience. : TASTE
12. Ingredient in goulash. : PAPRIKA
13. Palm off. : IMPOSE
15. Ambitious one. : ASPIRER
16. Blithe. : GAYSOME
18. Seek after. : SUE
19. Hoover and others. : EDGARS
21. Set with prominent objects. : STUD
22. Pointers on a dial. : HANDS
24. Mount up. : ARISE
26. Collegian. : ELI
27. Ray, on a marquee. : ALDO
28. Demands. : ASKS
29. Jeweler's weight. : CARAT
31. Heavenly joy. : BLISS
33. Skipjack. : BONITO
34. Dancing caper. : GAMBADO
37. One on a beat. : POLICER
38. Balanced. : APOISE
39. Apartments of the odalisques. : HAREM
40. Foundation gift. : GRANT
41. Snowy. : PURE
42. Church section. : APSE
46. Crowd around. : MOB
47. Clouts. : SLUGS
49. Cotterways. : SLOTS
50. "Stole ___, and away he run!" : APIG
52. Directly opposite to what is expected. : IRONIC
54. Dear me! : TUT
55. Eminent. : NOTABLE
57. Actress Coca. : IMOGENE
59. Whom Zeus destroyed by lightning. : SEMELE
60. Homemakers. : PARENTS
61. ___ talk. : SALES
62. Fish dish. : SMELTS
1. Nonchalant. : CASUAL
2. Hang. : APPEND
3. Dernier ___. : CRI
4. Employs. : HIRES
5. Made do (with "out"); : EKED
6. Floating mass of seaweed. : SARGASSO
7. Mosul's river. : TIGRIS
8. Roll up. : AMASS
9. Major John Andre, for instance. : SPY
10. Fling. : TOSS
11. Taught only to the initiated. : ESOTERIC
12. Egyptian title. : PASHA
14. Vie with. : EMULATE
17. Galley worker. : EDITOR
20. Places of safety. : ARKS
23. Gentle family horse. : DOBBIN
25. French school. : ECOLE
28. Right-hand man. : AIDE
30. 23 Down, for example. : ANIMAL
32. Wooden blocks for shaping footwear. : LASTS
33. Caliber. : BORE
34. Comedian's aide. : GAGMAN
35. To the point. : APROPOS
36. Old Testament people. : MOABITES
37. Edible white roots. : PARSNIPS
39. French novelist. : HUGO
41. Vegetable dishes. : PUREES
43. Having great influence. : POTENT
44. Hinders from growth. : STUNTS
45. Campaigner's name. : ESTES
48. Textile city of France. : LILLE
49. Cross the plate. : SCORE
51. Vasco da ___. : GAMA
53. Mohammedan priest. : IMAM
56. ___ canto, a style of singing. : BEL
58. Jellify. : GEL

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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