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New York Times, Thursday, August 2, 1956

Author: Jack Luzzatto
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,592
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1. Comedy sketch. : SKIT
5. Beginner. : TYRO
9. Silent greeting. : SMILE
14. Concerning. : INRE
15. Pile. : HEAP
16. Judges in Baghdad. : CADIS
17. Prophetic talent. : FORESIGHT
19. Sectors. : AREAS
20. U. S. Air staff chief. : TWINING
21. Where Kokomo is. : INDIANA
23. Steady look. : GAZE
24. Meadow music. : MOO
25. Destroy. : SLAY
26. Phase of development. : STAGE
28. Indian's feathered headdress. : BONNET
30. Recent. : LATE
31. Slangy term of address. : BUD
32. Remove doubts. : ASSURE
36. Tool. : AXE
37. Rise again. : RESURGE
39. Annoy. : NAG
40. Hop-o'-my-thumb. : MIDGET
42. Deception. : LIE
43. Rejoice. : SING
44. Deported for good. : EXILED
46. Cheap cigar. : STOGY
47. Hand's breadth. : SPAN
50. Prosecutors, for short. : DAS
51. At that time. : THEN
52. Asserts without proof. : ALLEGES
54. Divided Adriatic city. : TRIESTE
57. Unsuspecting. : NAIVE
58. Conquering. : TRIUMPHAL
60. Monetary unit in Bangkok. : TICAL
61. Chartres' river. : EURE
62. Clips. : LOPS
63. Downing Street family. : EDENS
64. Color replacements. : DYES
65. Foil-like weapon. : EPEE
1. Examine closely. : SIFT
2. Be sure. : KNOW
3. Reclaimed arid land. : IRRIGATED
4. Adolescent. : TEENAGE
5. Pronoun. : THINE
6. Burglar. : YEGG
7. Cheer. : RAH
8. First choice of buying. : OPTION
9. Kind of fish. : SCAD
10. Catholic order devoted to foreign missions. : MARISTS
11. Unflawed. : IDEAL
12. Jungle vine. : LIANA
13. Literary form. : ESSAY
18. Jumbo, for example. : SIZE
22. Legal minority. : NONAGE
24. Standards of measurement. : MODULES
26. Noisy impact. : SLAM
27. Hired car. : TAXI
28. Hired car. : BUS
29. Suffix indicating a language. : ESE
31. Happen to. : BETIDE
33. Common Labor goal. : UNIONSHOP
34. Clanged. : RANG
35. Describing floating island. : EGGY
37. King: Lat. : REX
38. Free of. : RID
41. Native of a Swiss city. : GENEVAN
43. Part of a church. : STEEPLE
45. Withstood change. : LASTED
46. Wedge used by carpenters or masons. : SHIM
47. A votre ___. : SANTE
48. Highlander's shoulder wear. : PLAID
49. ___ Springs, Australia. : ALICE
51. Shapes accurately. : TRUES
53. Colloidal solutions. : GELS
54. Casing around an inner tube. : TIRE
55. Finish line. : TAPE
56. Other. : ELSE
59. "___ Blas." : RUY

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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