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New York Times, Tuesday, July 31, 1956

Author: Churchill Satterlee
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { Q W X }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Churchill Satterlee has 1 pre-Shortz puzzle in our database.
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,590
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1. Urge strongly. : PREACH
7. Water vapor. : STEAM
12. Talk rapidly (with "on"). : RATTLE
13. Range of the Sierra Nevada. : CASCADE
16. Author of "Minority Report." : MENCKEN
17. Whole number. : INTEGER
18. Quick to learn. : APT
19. Put in order. : ARRANGE
21. Sine qua ___. : NON
22. Lockup. : JAIL
24. Peer's last name. : GYNT
25. Card. : SPADE
27. Bullheaded. : ORNERY
29. Habitual mental reaction. : TIC
31. Mindanao tribesmen. : ATAS
32. Government monopoly for taxation in Europe. : REGIE
33. Circular farm structure. : SILO
34. Nickname for Miss Lawrence. : GERT
35. Saucy. : PERT
37. Easy gait. : LOPE
39. Seaport, isthmus, gulf, canal. : SUEZ
42. City in SE Turkey. : URFA
44. Peninsula below the St. Lawrence. : GASPE
48. Primary Vedic god. : AGNI
49. Close. : BAR
50. U.S. miler. : SANTEE
51. A Margaret diminutive. : MADGE
53. Eire's Lower House. : DAIL
55. River duck. : TEAL
56. Pronoun. : ONE
57. Difficult to do. : ARDUOUS
60. Employ. : USE
61. Arleigh Burke's rank. : ADMIRAL
63. Island group in the Bay of Bengal. : NICOBAR
65. Artlessness. : NAIVETE
66. "Sumer is ___ in, Lhude sing cuccu!" : ICUMEN
67. Wood. : CEDAR
68. Calcined building substance. : CEMENT
1. Make ready. : PREPARE
2. Bombastic. : RANTING
3. And so forth. : ETC
4. Large Aleutian island. : ATKA
5. Ministry. : CLERGY
6. One of the James brothers. : HENRY
7. The slightest bit. : SCINTILLA
8. Strong taste. : TANG
9. Adlai's fellow contender. : ESTES
10. Untouchable serve. : ACE
11. Tycoon. : MAGNATE
14. Relative of 57 Across. : DEODAR
15. Oscar Wilde hero. : ERNEST
16. Barbara's rank. : MAJOR
20. Counter: Prefix. : ANTI
23. East German city. : LEIPZIG
26. Spectacular exhibition. : PAGEANT
28. Arikaree. : REE
30. Cote sound. : COO
33. Man on the fence. : STRADDLER
36. Something that annoys. : RUB
38. Sponsor of a professional golf tournament. : PGA
39. Native of a Pacific island. : SAMOAN
40. British protectorate in E. Africa. : UGANDA
41. Indigenous. : ENDEMIC
43. Mrs. in Germany. : FRAU
45. Prussian general in the Revolution. : STEUBEN
46. Farmer of Europe. : PEASANT
47. Type of fisherman. : EELER
50. Gated waterway. : SLUICE
52. Aurated. : EARED
54. Greek architectural order. : IONIC
58. Pro ___. : RATA
59. Froth. : SCUM
62. Verbal contraction. : IVE
64. Cockney's diggings. : OME

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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