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New York Times, Thursday, August 9, 1956

Author: Rosa Josephs
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 298 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
Rosa Josephs has 1 pre-Shortz puzzle in our database.
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,599
Across Down
1. Living quarters. : HOME
5. Take a dip. : BATHE
10. Gather. : REAP
14. Israeli's air line. : ELAL
15. Wedding attendant. : USHER
16. "My Friend" on TV. : IRMA
17. Indian city. : AGRA
18. Scintillated. : SHONE
19. Member of the string section. : VIOL
20. Citizen with income. : TAXPAYER
22. Huzzahs. : CHEERS
24. Takes the place of: Colloq. : SUBS
25. Destiny. : STAR
26. Actor Cesar. : ROMERO
29. Banking item. : PASSBOOK
33. Gallic chum. : AMI
34. TV panelist's quip. : ADLIB
36. Encircle or surround. : HEMIN
37. Punster of "Masquerade Party." : NASH
39. See 22 Across. : YELLS
41. Vale: Poet. : DALE
42. Deal from the bottom of the deck. : CHEAT
44. Unalaskan. : ALEUT
46. Pipe joint. : TEE
47. Equipment for the Pequod. : HARPOONS
49. Pan and others. : PIPERS
51. Wit with words. : PUNS
52. Corpuscle. : CELL
53. Area of predominance. : SPHERE
56. Stern taskmaster. : MARTINET
60. Diving bird. : LOON
61. Rouse to vigilance. : ALARM
63. Kitchen staple. : SODA
64. Excellent: Colloq. : AONE
65. ___ Rica. : COSTA
66. Lindbergh's early nickname. : SLIM
67. Engendered. : BRED
68. Metal fare. : TOKEN
69. Corrodes. : EATS
1. Single course in a race. : HEAT
2. Girl's name. : OLGA
3. Family of comedians. : MARX
4. Pass. : ELAPSE
5. Officious person. : BUSYBODY
6. Residue. : ASHES
7. Owner of a magic hammer. : THOR
8. Scratcher. : HEN
9. Puts up. : ERECTS
10. Wadi. : RIVERBED
11. Red man. : ERIE
12. ___ patriae. : AMOR
13. Intimates. : PALS
21. Distinctive atmosphere. : AURA
23. Jumble. : HASH
25. Cape at southern tip of Florida. : SABLE
26. "Meanwhile back at the ___ . . . " : RANCH
27. City on the Missouri. : OMAHA
28. Pinchpenny. : MISER
29. Apothecary's forte. : PILLS
30. Volcano in the Andes. : OMATE
31. Relative of a tanker. : OILER
32. Patellae. : KNEES
35. Bends. : LEANS
38. Chanced. : HAPPENED
40. Comic strip hero. : SUPERMAN
43. Inspection trip. : TOUR
45. Knock at an angle. : TILT
48. Describing a curtain-raiser. : ONEACT
50. Gathered, as a skirt. : PLISSE
52. Bill of fare. : CARTE
53. Thick plate. : SLAB
54. "___ Richard." : POOR
55. Use a strop. : HONE
56. Catcher's equipment. : MASK
57. Old popular tune. : NOLA
58. Revise mss. : EDIT
59. Relatives of the Glengarry. : TAMS
62. Card game. : LOO

Answer summary: 6 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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