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New York Times, Monday, September 17, 1956

Author:
H. L. Risteen
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,638
Across
1. Extreme nationalist party of Egypt. : WAFD
5. Tasteless. : VAPID
10. One's own person. : SELF
14. Good nature. : AMIABILITY
16. Wife: Latin. : UXOR
17. Practical intelligence. : HORSESENSE
18. Zola novel. : NANA
19. Farmer's crop. : RYE
20. Bewildered. : LOST
21. Sioux. : REDMEN
23. Chief, in India. : MIR
24. Greek mountain. : OSSA
25. The ___, home of the Peace Palace. : HAGUE
28. Pop. : DAD
30. Established places. : SEATS
34. Preposition. : UPON
35. Seaport of Brazil. : RECIFE
37. Bite. : NIP
38. V. I. P. of 18th century. : MARIEANTOINETTE
41. Auxiliary verb. : ARE
42. Childhood delight. : CUTOUT
43. Place ___ Concorde. : DELA
44. Describing voices. : NASAL
46. Navy man: Abbr. : ENS
47. Beverage. : CIDER
48. Hosiery shade. : SAND
50. Fragment. : ORT
51. California peak. : SHASTA
54. Relative of 10 Down. : SODA
56. Campaign nickname. : IKE
59. Want and expect. : HOPE
60. Footman. : DOOROPENER
63. Consumer. : USER
64. Conclusions. : INFERENCES
65. Nearest to. : NEXT
66. Slews. : REAMS
67. Silly. : DAFT
Down
1. True: Ger. : WAHR
2. East Asian port. : AMOY
3. Strong feeling. : FIRE
4. Men of the law: Colloq. : DAS
5. Part of a windshield. : VISOR
6. Pub sign. : ALES
7. Unit of measure. : PINT
8. Pronoun. : ITS
9. Textile factory workers. : DYERS
10. Dessert. : SUNDAE
11. Midyear event. : EXAM
12. Isolated. : LONE
13. TV nickname. : FRAN
15. Show to be false. : BELIE
22. German industrial center. : ESSEN
23. Actor Paul. : MUNI
24. Very displeasing. : ODIOUS
25. Person. : HUMAN
26. Three-banded armadillo. : APARA
27. Dixie Senatorial family. : GORES
28. Describing many fenders. : DENTED
29. Function in regard to. : ACTON
31. Paid up. : ANTED
32. Peerage prerogative. : TITLE
33. Long blade. : SPEAR
35. Indian diplomat. : RAU
36. Prepared. : FIT
39. Brilliancy. : ECLAT
40. Do journalistic work. : EDIT
45. Asseverate. : ASSERT
47. Cloth. : CRAPE
49. Lowest point. : NADIR
50. Perfumes. : ODORS
51. Eschew. : SHUN
52. Water carrier. : HOSE
53. Highest point. : APEX
54. Davenport. : SOFA
55. Senator Watkins' home town. : OREM
56. Indian monarch. : INCA
57. Campaign nickname. : KEEF
58. Formerly: Arch. : ERST
61. Number. : ONE
62. ___ table. : END

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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