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New York Times, Tuesday, July 24, 1956

Author:
Marion Moeser
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,583
Across
1. Wanderers. : NOMADS
7. Symbol on a certain key. : BETA
11. Links instructor. : PRO
14. New York's Fifth. : AVENUE
15. Asian inland sea. : ARAL
16. Exclamation. : AHA
17. Talk insincerely. : PALTER
18. Unless: Law. : NISI
19. Permissive word. : LET
20. French "she." : ELLE
21. Longfellow's famed artisan. : BLACKSMITH
24. Varnish ingredient. : RESIN
26. Palms off. : FOISTS
27. Terminal. : DEPOT
30. Maternal figure. : MADONNA
32. Gershwin brother. : IRA
33. Curtain ___. : RAISER
35. Norse saga. : EDDA
38. New adherent. : CONVERT
40. Soaring too high. : ICARIAN
42. Old Italian family. : ESTE
43. European measures. : METRES
45. Any sergeant's title. : NCO
46. Having arches. : ARCADED
48. Actress who played Joan. : HAGEN
50. City of caliphs. : BAGDAD
52. Low cards. : TREYS
54. Distasteful. : UNRELISHED
56. Dramatist O'Casey. : SEAN
60. Horned antelope. : GNU
61. Medicinal plant. : ALOE
62. Chin covering. : GOATEE
64. Misstatement. : LIE
65. Unkind remark. : SLUR
66. Novelist Wylie. : ELINOR
67. Wriggly swimmer. : EEL
68. ___ d'oeuvre. : HORS
69. Presidential middle name. : DELANO
Down
1. Nucha. : NAPE
2. Playing field. : OVAL
3. Pell-___. : MELL
4. Front: Comb. form. : ANTERO
5. Adequate. : DUE
6. Slavic peoples. : SERBS
7. Latin-American exports. : BANANAS
8. Viking voyager. : ERIC
9. Military combat group. : TASKFORCE
10. Heroine of Chaucer's "Miller's Tale." : ALISON
11. Fortifying with fences. : PALISADING
12. Scarlett's husband. : RHETT
13. Solemn words. : OATHS
22. Type of train. : LIMITED
23. Underground worker. : MINER
25. To be: Fr. : ETRE
27. Cubes. : DICE
28. Greek Cupid.. : EROS
29. Rabelais giant. : PANTAGRUEL
31. Legendary Irish heroine. : DEIRDRE
34. Burrowing animal. : ARMADILLO
36. Fresh-water carp. : DACE
37. Presently. : ANON
39. Westernmost African cape. : VERDE
41. Pale. : ASHY
44. Ties up. : TETHERS
47. Hooded carriage. : CALASH
49. Make attack. : ASSAIL
50. Flowering plant. : BUGLE
51. Miss Oakley. : ANNIE
53. Bordered. : EDGED
55. Minus sugar. : SOUR
57. Mount in Italy. : ETNA
58. Time stretch. : AEON
59. Roman ruler. : NERO
63. Spaniard's "hurrah!" : OLE

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

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