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New York Times, Thursday, August 30, 1956

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 9, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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Students & seniors
Across
1. Summon. : CITE
5. Skin: Comb. form. : DERM
9. Command to a dog. : HEEL
13. Ruminant mammal. : CAMEL
14. Needle case. : ETUI
15. Friend. : ALLY
16. Sufficiently. : AMPLY
17. Tails. : FULLDRESS
19. Brunch. : MEAL
20. Foot: Comb. form. : PEDE
21. Biblical name. : IRA
22. Hamlet's hamlet. : ELSINORE
24. Activities. : DOINGS
27. List. : ROSTER
28. Gilded metal. : ORMOLU
29. Consumed. : ATE
30. "___ 17." : STALAG
34. Skill: Italian. : ARTE
35. Name on a campaign button. : STEVENSON
37. Business organization: Abbr. : CORP
40. Stair posts. : NEWELS
41. Two: Span. : DOS
44. Frightened: Dial. : AFEARD
46. "As the twig ___." : ISBENT
48. Carpenter's partner. : WALRUS
49. Name on a campaign button. : KEFAUVER
51. Also: Archaic. : EKE
52. Sheers. : HOSE
53. Foreign capital. : ROME
54. Certain workmen. : TEAMSTERS
57. Members of the choir. : ALTOS
58. Operatic role. : ELSA
59. Member of the staff. : AIDE
60. Readers of the future. : SEERS
61. Word of agreement. : AMEN
62. Vegetable product. : BRAN
63. Former President of Eire. : HYDE
Down
1. Legendary site of England. : CAMELOT
2. Deadlock. : IMPASSE
3. "___ to the Marines." : TELLIT
4. Isle of ___, county in E. England. : ELY
5. Put off. : DEFER
6. Piece of music. : ETUDE
7. Guide for conduct. : RULE
8. Body of citizen soldiers: Abbr. : MIL
9. Prominent Democrat. : HARRIMAN
10. Former First Lady. : ELEANOR
11. City transportation. : ELS
12. River in France and Belgium. : LYS
13. Tourist's appurtenance. : CAMERA
18. Christian of France. : DIOR
20. Foretokens. : PORTENDS
23. ___-ce pas? : NEST
24. Unhappy existence. : DOGSLIFE
25. Describing edges of books: Abbr. : GLT
26. Heroine of popular song. : SUE
31. See 9 Down. : AVE
32. Actor Ayres. : LEW
33. One: Scot. : ANE
35. Former V. P. candidate. : SPARKMAN
36. Storied mountain. : OSSA
37. Bird's call. : CAW
38. ___ sort. : OFA
39. Press agent's piece. : RELEASE
41. Given up to a particular cause. : DEVOTED
42. What there's always room for. : ONEMORE
43. Emphasize. : STRESS
45. De Rivoli and others. : RUES
47. Kentucky tobacco. : BURLEY
49. Well-known name in movies. : KORDA
50. Ruhr metropolis. : ESSEN
52. ___ presumptive. : HEIR
54. Party. : TEA
55. Slippery ___. : ELM
56. One of the Hunters. : TAB
57. Mountain ___. : ASH

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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