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New York Times, Saturday, August 18, 1956

Author:
Herbert Ettenson
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { B F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Herbert Ettenson has 87 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,608
Across
1. Dolomites. : ALPS
5. Old oath. : EGAD
9. Theatrical. : STAGY
14. Bah! : POOH
15. Memo. : NOTE
16. Japanese immigrant. : ISSEI
17. Election year routine. : STRAWVOTE
19. Famous flattop. : LEYTE
20. Lost sheep. : ESTRAY
21. Himself: Lat. : IPSE
23. Adjective of Abner. : LIL
24. Sun. : SOL
25. Where Thule is. : GREENLAND
27. In ___ (instantly). : AWINK
29. Charge with gas. : AERATE
30. Rodrigo Diaz de Bivar. : CID
31. Topped a cake. : ICED
33. Parisian dance. : APACHE
37. Enduring. : ETERNAL
39. Crowned. : TIARAED
40. Gestures of doubt. : SHRUGS
41. Young salmon. : PARR
42. Kind of music. : RAG
43. Frying pan. : SPIDER
45. Towel cloth. : TERRY
47. Mike Mansfield and others. : MONTANANS
50. Recent: Comb. form. : NEO
51. Friend in Paris. : AMI
52. Mrs. Kostelanetz. : PONS
53. Tenor James. : MELTON
56. A sense. : TASTE
58. Filter-tip. : CIGARETTE
60. Bravo or ole. : CHEER
61. Malefic. : EVIL
62. List. : ROTA
63. Salutes. : HAILS
64. Breather. : REST
65. Location. : SPOT
Down
1. Church part. : APSE
2. Realty. : LOTS
3. Southpaw. : PORTSIDER
4. City in Pennsylvania. : SHARON
5. Be green-eyed. : ENVY
6. Stickum. : GOO
7. Raimented. : ATTIRED
8. More abstruse. : DEEPER
9. Type of business man. : SILENTPARTNER
10. Lao-___, philosopher. : TSE
11. Sanctuaries. : ASYLA
12. Arrive. : GETIN
13. Produce. : YIELD
18. Dismissal: Colloq. : WALKINGPAPERS
22. Attraction of a shore vacation. : SEAAIR
25. Highlander. : GAEL
26. Goneril's father. : LEAR
27. Jane and Goodman. : ACES
28. Accompanied by. : WITH
32. Las Vegas building. : CASINO
34. Redhead. : CARROTTOP
35. Listen to. : HEAR
36. Snappish. : EDGY
38. Oxidize. : RUST
39. Rackstraw and Deadeye. : TARS
41. Museful. : PENSIVE
44. Margot Fonteyn, for example. : DANCER
46. Certain fishermen. : EELERS
47. Lucifer. : MATCH
48. Site of Creighton U. : OMAHA
49. Son of 16 Across. : NISEI
53. Stout ingredient. : MALT
54. ___ Preminger. : OTTO
55. Shipshape. : NEAT
57. ___ Aviv. : TEL
59. Khaki wearers. : GIS

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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