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New York Times, Monday, July 9, 1956

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,568

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Across
1
Bewailed. : WEPT
5
Sailing ships. : BRIGS
10
Out of harmony. : AJAR
14
Orphan Jane. : EYRE
15
Nest. : AERIE
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Ancient capital. : ROMA
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Kenneth Roberts novel. : BOONISLAND
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Talk: Slang. : CHIN
20
Finder of Livingstone. : STANLEY
21
British African protectorate. : UGANDA
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Extension. : ELL
24
Correct. : AMEND
25
Arouses. : STIRS
28
___ Tech. : CAL
30
___ Sainte Marie. : SAULT
33
Bristles of barley. : AWNS
34
Spiced cooky with nuts and raisins. : HERMIT
36
Virgo's neighbor. : LEO
37
Texas leaguer. : HIT
38
New England Senator. : PASTORE
39
Man's nickname. : LEN
40
Homemade product. : ICE
41
Arthurian lady. : ELAINE
42
Summoning gesture. : BECK
43
TV headliner. : BERLE
45
___ Sea. : RED
46
Glubb ___. : PASHA
47
Cubicles. : CELLS
49
Afflict. : TRY
50
Black Sea port. : ODESSA
52
6,080 feet. : SEAMILE
56
Seed cases. : PODS
57
Role for Ruth Gordon. : MATCHMAKER
60
Phrase of understanding. : ISEE
61
Emanations. : AURAE
62
See 42 Down. : ROAN
63
Comfort. : EASE
64
Ray. : SKATE
65
Fragments. : ENDS
Down
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Woven fabrics. : WEBS
2
Small island. : EYOT
3
Malayan outrigger. : PROA
4
Folding money. : TENNERS
5
City on the Rhine. : BASEL
6
Bank (on). : RELY
7
Man's name. : IRA
8
If, in Robert Burns' poems. : GIN
9
Stonecrop. : SEDUM
10
Secrets. : ARCANA
11
Eisenhower aide. : JOHNDULLES
12
Among. : AMID
13
Frog genus. : RANA
18
Troubles. : ILLS
22
Deed: Archaic. : GESTE
24
Jordan ___. : ALMOND
25
Title for Kipling. : SAHIB
26
Doubly. : TWICE
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Mediates. : INTERCEDES
28
Composer Franck and others. : CESARS
29
Mr. Shaw. : ARTIE
31
Old-time physician. : LEECH
32
___ bean. : TONKA
34
One of the Marches. : HAL
35
Where Munster is: Abbr. : IRE
38
Trims away. : PEELS
42
Horse of a certain color. : BAYMARE
44
Renter. : LESSEE
46
Baby coach. : PRAM
48
Actor Fernando. : LAMAS
49
Show amusement. : TEHEE
50
English portrait painter. : OPIE
51
___-dos, type of sofa. : DOSA
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Begone! : SCAT
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Religious picture. : IKON
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Direct. : LEAD
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Sea birds. : ERNS
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Arctic bird. : AUK
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Refrain syllable. : TRA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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