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New York Times, Monday, September 10, 1956

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,631
Across Down
1. Eliza's transformation. : LADY
5. Author of "The Master Builder." : IBSEN
10. Book binding. : CALF
14. "I cannot tell ___." : ALIE
15. Sound of the city. : NOISE
16. His: Fr. : ALUI
17. Name for a fraulein. : ILSA
18. Large slice of the Federal budget. : FOREIGNAID
20. Native of Nicosia. : CYPRIOTE
22. Farm with its dwelling house. : GRANGE
23. Door, for example. : ENTRY
24. Auto body. : CHASSIS
25. Sherlock's vehicle. : HANSOM
27. Verbal contraction. : HASNT
28. Fours. : IVS
29. ___ rattling (military display). : SABER
31. Sounds from the crib. : DADAS
35. Prepared to drive. : TEED
37. Relative of adagio. : LENTO
39. Impelled. : SENT
40. Skidoo. : SCRAM
42. Truce: Fr. : TREVE
44. Ornamental knot. : TIE
45. Quiet. : MOUSY
47. Actor Truex. : ERNEST
49. Mysterious. : UNCANNY
52. Abbot's aide. : PRIOR
53. Confident poker player. : RAISER
54. Democrat Party or Publican Party. : MISNOMER
57. Keynoter. : GOVCLEMENT
59. Line of descent. : SIDE
60. Flightless bird. : EMEU
61. Artery. : AORTA
62. Dramatist Bagnold. : ENID
63. Holds council. : SITS
64. Procrastination. : DELAY
65. Beauty shop items. : SETS
1. Secular. : LAIC
2. NATO member, for example. : ALLY
3. Vending machine. : DISPENSER
4. Is deeply moved. : YEARNS
5. Unconventional. : INFORMAL
6. Spoils. : BOOTY
7. Engender. : SIRE
8. Navigator's direction. : ESE
9. Sounds from the paddock. : NEIGHS
10. Bonuses at cards. : CANASTAS
11. Sen. Bible and namesakes. : ALANS
12. Role for J. Carroll Naish. : LUIGI
13. Bona ___. : FIDES
19. Most important. : GRAND
21. Noble Japanese family. : ITOS
24. A la ___. : CARTE
25. Strokes of good fortune. : HITS
26. ___ plaisir. : AVEC
27. Mr. Higgins. : HENRY
30. One of the Rosses. : BETSY
32. Ascertain. : DETERMINE
33. Cuckoos. : ANIS
34. Editorial notation. : STET
36. Levantine capital. : DAMASCUS
38. Tarry too long. : OVERSTAY
41. Metal alloy. : MONEL
43. Land of the Minstrel Boy. : ERIN
46. Ill-educated. : UNREAD
48. Snares. : NOOSES
49. Presses. : URGES
50. Name meaning "my delight." : NAOMI
51. Spotted cat. : CIVET
52. Nina's companion. : PINTA
54. Blackbird. : MERL
55. Mark a ms. : EDIT
56. Checkerboard side. : REDS
58. Man's nickname. : MOE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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