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New York Times, Tuesday, September 11, 1956

Author: Elsie Bishop
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.39, Missing: { J Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6 Grid is asymmetric.
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,632
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1. Barrier on the edge of a roof. : PARAPET
8. Ohio family. : TAFTS
13. Jimmy Durante's Mrs. : CALABASH
14. Hardened. : INURED
16. How to order dinner. : ALACARTE
17. The Grimaldi's home. : MONACO
18. Cinchona and others. : BARKS
19. Outsider. : ALIEN
21. Fruit of a tree. : NUT
22. Navy men: Abbr. : ADMS
23. Growth of trees. : STAND
24. Plot of ground. : ACRE
25. Former U. N. official. : LIE
26. Rows. : TIERS
27. Promote. : SPEED
28. Pertaining to certain mountains. : ANDEAN
30. Two-masted vessel. : KETCH
32. Behold: Lat. : ECCE
34. False friend. : TRAITOR
38. Give cause of complaint to. : AGGRIEVE
42. Part of a shoe. : INSOLE
43. Facet of a personality. : TRAIT
44. Great works. : EPICS
46. Measures of length: Abbr. : RDS
47. ___ china. : BONE
48. Outspoken. : FRANK
49. Exploit. : GEST
50. Close. : END
51. Panama Canal dam. : GATUN
52. Blessed: Lat. : BEATA
53. Theatrical. : SCENIC
55. Fragrant shrub. : LAVENDER
57. Prosper. : THRIVE
58. Rulers. : EMPERORS
59. Small isolated tract. : ISLET
60. Bed canopies. : TESTERS
1. Knight of Charlemagne's guard. : PALADIN
2. Frightened. : ALARMED
3. Display cases. : RACKS
4. Down with!: Fr. : ABAS
5. Normal. : PAR
6. Property in general. : ESTATE
7. Recent play starring Julie Harris. : THELARK
8. Arranged opportunely. : TIMED
9. Soon. : ANON
10. Like ___ (by no means). : FUN
11. Mme. Arcati's specialty. : TRANCE
12. Safe. : SECURE
13. Any occult or mystic philosophy. : CABALA
15. Lavished fondness on. : DOTED
20. Insert. : INSET
23. Because. : SINCE
24. Garden pest. : APHIS
26. Implied but not stated. : TACIT
27. Examines carefully. : SCANS
29. Awe-inspiring. : EERIE
31. Feat requiring skill. : TRICK
33. Turn inside out. : EVERT
35. Mounted man in an arena. : TOREADOR
36. A large part of the population. : OLDSTERS
37. Stages a comeback in the theatre. : RESTARS
38. Not more than. : ATBEST
39. Italy's President. : GRONCHI
40. Barnyard denizens. : GANDERS
41. Dress uniform ornament. : EPAULET
45. Nominally. : INNAME
48. Flat surface of a gem. : FACET
49. Kind. : GENRE
51. Perform. : GIVE
52. Vegetable. : BEET
54. Nothing. : NIL
56. Certain officials: Colloq. : VPS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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