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New York Times, Monday, August 6, 1956

Author: Helen Fasulo
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F H J K Q }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Helen Fasulo has 94 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
PS notes: Original 39-Across clue had "Fishook"; corrected it to "Fishhook."
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,596
Across Down
1. Works of the classic poets. : ODES
5. Dark. : SWART
10. Betelgeuse. : STAR
14. Gardener of nursery rhyme. : MARY
15. David's daughter. : TAMAR
16. Unexciting. : TAME
17. Moslem prince. : EMIR
18. The four hundred. : ELITE
19. Inky. : EBON
20. Musical event. : RECITAL
22. Held by an administrator. : INTRUST
24. Gen. Taylor's domain. : ARMY
25. East Indian woody vine. : ODAL
26. Campus cap. : BEANIE
29. Gifted with unusual talent. : INSPIRED
33. Rosary bead. : AVE
34. Garbo. : GRETA
36. Sound in the night. : SNORE
37. Scotch miss. : LASS
39. Fishhook line. : SNELL
41. Mascot animal. : GOAT
42. Repute, in Britain. : ODOUR
44. Rare pleasure. : TREAT
46. Sailing course. : SSE
47. Supplants. : REPLACES
49. Parallel lines on the cathode-ray tube, in TV. : RASTER
51. Master of subterfuge. : LIAR
52. Stare amorously. : OGLE
53. Counter to. : AGAINST
56. Soda pop. : SELTZER
60. Forty-four. : XLIV
61. French tapestry. : TAPIS
63. Flurry. : TODO
64. The moon. : LUNA
65. Plutarch's "___." : LIVES
66. American playwright. : LOOS
67. Town on the Thames. : ETON
68. Between: Fr. : ENTRE
69. Phil Silvers' award. : EMMY
1. Ten ephahs. : OMER
2. Baronet's wife. : DAME
3. Discoverer of Greenland. : ERIC
4. Native of western Asia. : SYRIAN
5. River packets. : STEAMERS
6. Nickname for a Duchess. : WALLY
7. "Mon ___ Pierrot." : AMI
8. Logical basis of fact. : RATIONALE
9. Drifts. : TRENDS
10. Bride's cherished gift. : STERLING
11. Forbidden. : TABU
12. Harlem cabby. : AMOS
13. Price of lodging. : RENT
21. Smart. : TRIG
23. Bugle call. : TAPS
26. Mythical evil-eyed Irish King. : BALOR
27. Side-step. : EVADE
28. Ancient storyteller. : AESOP
29. Roman highways. : ITERS
30. High perch. : ROOST
31. Wipe out. : ERASE
32. Dishearten. : DETER
35. Wine and dine. : ENTERTAIN
38. Holder of high Trendex rating. : SULLIVAN
40. Bountiful donation. : LARGESSE
43. ___ check. : RAIN
45. High and slender. : TALL
48. Grace Kelly's new home. : CASTLE
50. Bench by an old-fashioned fireplace. : SETTLE
52. American dogwood. : OSIER
53. Wheel shaft. : AXLE
54. Surfeit. : GLUT
55. Primitive Oriental. : AINO
57. Climb, in aviation parlance. : ZOOM
58. Ancient kingdom S of Dead Sea. : EDOM
59. Propitious. : ROSY
62. Enlisted man: Abbr. : PVT

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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