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New York Times, Thursday, September 13, 1956

Author: Edward Early
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,634
Across Down
1. Footwear. : SOCK
5. An old game. : BOWLS
10. Blemish. : SCAR
14. Mrs. Kovacs, for short. : EDIE
15. Prospero's servant. : ARIEL
16. ___ purpose (with little effect). : TONO
17. Session of party officials. : CONFERENCE
19. Poetic preposition. : UNTO
20. High crime. : TREASON
21. Attracted. : TEMPTED
23. Branch of the Armed Forces. : USN
24. Track. : SPOOR
25. Deep fissure. : CREVASSE
30. Purpose for which one is sent. : ERRAND
33. Term of endearment. : HONEY
34. To love: Lat. : AMARE
36. Baffin ___. : BAY
37. Hebrew month. : ADAR
38. Jests. : QUIPS
39. Car part. : TANK
40. Thus. : SIC
41. Outer coverings. : HULLS
42. Explorer de Leon. : PONCE
43. Menu item. : ENTREE
45. Isolates. : SECLUDES
47. Swamp. : MARSH
49. Ben ___. : HUR
50. Having a scalloped edge, as leaves. : CRENATE
52. Michigan city. : SAGINAW
56. General idea. : HANG
57. Thicken by evaporation. : INSPISSATE
59. Diminutive suffix. : ETTE
60. Arctic or Indian. : OCEAN
61. Spare. : TIRE
62. Escutcheon band. : FESS
63. Approaches. : NEARS
64. Fluff. : SLIP
1. School. : SECT
2. Repute. : ODOR
3. Motion picture: Comb. form. : CINE
4. Volunteer State Senator. : KEFAUVER
5. Magnates. : BARONS
6. Biblical name. : OREN
7. Prevail. : WIN
8. Certain speeches: Abbr. : LECTS
9. Relatives of dark horses. : SLEEPERS
10. Daze. : STUPOR
11. Illegal trade. : CONTRABAND
12. Poker stake. : ANTE
13. Quarter acre. : ROOD
18. Attempt. : ESSAY
22. Further. : MORE
25. Lincoln's Secretary of Treasury. : CHASE
26. Sculptor of "The Thinker." : RODIN
27. Laws. : ENACTMENTS
28. Biblical name. : SAUL
29. Zatopek and namesakes. : EMILS
31. John ___ Garner. : NANCE
32. Protective barriers: Var. : DYKES
35. Part of a church. : APSE
38. Doubt. : QUESTION
39. Americans in Paris. : TOURISTS
41. Goddess. : HERA
42. Advertisements: Slang. : PLUGS
44. Sets in proper order. : RANGES
46. Networks. : CHAINS
48. Consequently. : HENCE
50. Man in white. : CHEF
51. Class or rank. : RATE
52. Wing brace. : SPAR
53. On the ___ (immediately) : NAIL
54. Town in Italy. : ATRI
55. Bewail. : WEEP
58. Marmara. : SEA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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