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New York Times, Friday, August 17, 1956

Author:
Jules Arensberg
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,607
Across
1. Israel's U.N. man. : EBAN
5. Be fractious. : ACTUP
10. Part of Caesar's last words. : ETTU
14. In ___, completely. : TOTO
15. One of the Ionian Islands. : CORFU
16. Rise high. : SOAR
17. Modern highway intersection. : CLOVERLEAF
19. Invisible Empire. : KLAN
20. Housewife, for instance. : HOMEBODY
21. Ruffles. : FRILLS
23. Misplacement. : LOSS
24. Its power is measured in megatons. : HBOMB
25. Dress goods. : SATINS
28. Halifax and Hamilton. : SEAPORTS
31. Line a nana. : NURSY
32. Rouse to action. : RALLY
33. Wrath. : IRE
34. The E in Q.E.D. : ERAT
35. Sea ___. : LEVEL
36. Design. : IDEA
37. They held off the Luftwaffe. : RAF
38. Greek physician. : GALEN
39. Broadway backer. : ANGEL
40. Put off. : DEFERRED
42. Bucephalus and Rosinante. : STEEDS
43. Counterpart. : IMAGE
44. Inferior. : POOR
45. Suit. : BECOME
47. Emulate the idler. : KILLTIME
51. Bookkeeper's abbreviation. : ACCT
52. Sixty on the Thruway. : SPEEDLIMIT
54. Brogan. : SHOE
55. Considering. : SINCE
56. Golf tourney. : OPEN
57. Conciliatory gifts. : SOPS
58. Take part. : ENTER
59. Girl: Span. : NINA
Down
1. Practice a form of art. : ETCH
2. Relative of a machete. : BOLO
3. Source of power. : ATOM
4. Faulkner. : NOVELIST
5. Puzzle direction. : ACROSS
6. Winter inconveniences. : COLDS
7. Canasta card. : TREY
8. Russian city in the Urals. : UFA
9. Edible fungus. : PUFFBALL
10. Arctic native. : ESKIMO
11. The Triborough is one. : TOLLBRIDGE
12. South African language. : TAAL
13. Samovars. : URNS
18. Valuable wood. : EBONY
22. Viscous. : ROPY
24. Queen of Sparta. : HELEN
25. Straw-hatted puppet. : SNERD
26. Nimbi. : AURAE
27. Highway man. : TRAFFICCOP
28. Put away. : SAVED
29. Cornered. : TREED
30. Circus performers. : SEALS
32. Signature of a great general. : RELEE
35. Bounty. : LARGESSE
36. Quietude. : INERTION
38. 15.43 grains. : GRAM
39. Bikini. : ATOLL
41. Overacts. : EMOTES
42. Metallic alloy. : SOLDER
44. A coin. : PIECE
45. Deep in tone. : BASS
46. Response. : ECHO
47. British dukedom. : KENT
48. Group of Kaffir warriors. : IMPI
49. Bearing. : MIEN
50. Alcohol burner used in laboratories. : ETNA
53. Marker of a golf hole. : PIN

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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