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New York Times, Wednesday, August 29, 1956

Author: Cora Goodman
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.39, Missing: { F Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 94, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,619
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1. Where St. John wrote the Revelation. : PATMOS
7. Vine of the crowfoot family. : CLEMATIS
15. Skillful. : ADROIT
16. Do over. : RENOVATE
17. Almost. : NEARLY
18. Made precious. : ENDEARED
19. The cream. : ELITE
20. ___ Hari. : MATA
21. Tony the puppeteer. : SARG
22. Hit a long, straight ball. : LINED
23. "___ for Cinderella." : AKISS
25. Scottish verb. : GAE
26. Chemistry suffix. : ENE
27. Genesis name. : ABEL
28. Patches. : PLOTS
30. Disordered. : DERANGED
33. Popular singer with historic name. : BOONE
34. Annoy. : ROIL
35. Political unit. : BLOC
36. Aphorism. : MOTTO
38. Pseudo-biographical verse, originated by Edmund Bentley. : CLERIHEW
42. Longfellow's children's hour. : PAUSE
43. Middle Easterner. : ARAB
44. ___ carte. : ALA
45. Social insect. : ANT
46. ___ Cup. : DAVIS
48. Suggested headgear for our armed forces. : BERET
50. Dewlap. : JOWL
52. Slit at the back of a coat. : VENT
53. Symbol of peace. : OLIVE
54. Being ready for. : AWAITING
56. Type of garage. : ONECAR
57. "Love and ___." : MARRIAGE
58. Distant. : REMOTE
59. Wooded plateau of France and Belgium. : ARDENNES
60. Prepared for print. : EDITED
1. Decorated with woodwork. : PANELED
2. Girl in a song. : ADELINE
3. Important man in sports. : TRAINER
4. "___ d'Arthur." : MORTE
5. Lubricated. : OILED
6. Enclosure. : STY
7. Moved with a grating sound. : CREAKED
8. Edible seed. : LENTIL
9. "___ a Man." : ENDAS
10. Man's nickname. : MOE
11. Actress Gardner and namesakes. : AVAS
12. Seasoning herb: Var. : TARAGON
13. Repeat. : ITERATE
14. Grasslike plants. : SEDGES
20. Girl's name meaning lovable. : MABEL
24. Wild animal trail. : SPOOR
27. Currency exchange premium. : AGIO
29. Sites. : LOCI
31. Wiles. : ARTS
32. Eminent. : NOTED
33. Air bubble, in water or glass. : BLEB
35. Wither. : BLAST
36. Famous name in turf history. : MANOWAR
37. Visible. : OUTWARD
38. Shrinks. : CRINGES
39. Ragout of lamb. : HARICOT
40. Raise. : ELEVATE
41. Kind of silk. : WATERED
42. Type of garment. : PAJAMA
43. Retaliate. : AVENGE
47. Of birds. : AVIAN
48. Prepared, as fish. : BONED
49. Resin. : ELEMI
51. Italian money. : LIRE
55. Element. : TIN
56. State: Abbr. : ORE

Answer summary: 6 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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