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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
Across Down
1. Bewailed. : WEPT
5. Sailing ships. : BRIGS
10. Out of harmony. : AJAR
14. Orphan Jane. : EYRE
15. Nest. : AERIE
16. Ancient capital. : ROMA
17. Kenneth Roberts novel. : BOONISLAND
19. Talk: Slang. : CHIN
20. Finder of Livingstone. : STANLEY
21. British African protectorate. : UGANDA
23. 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
1. 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
27. 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
52. Begone! : SCAT
53. Religious picture. : IKON
54. Direct. : LEAD
55. Sea birds. : ERNS
58. Arctic bird. : AUK
59. 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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