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New York Times, Wednesday, September 19, 1956

Author:
Norton Rhoades
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.43, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 256 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 88, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Norton Rhoades has 24 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,640
Across
1. Urn for tea-making. : SAMOVAR
8. Nourishes. : FEEDS
13. Divides proportionally. : PRORATES
15. Fighter plane. : HORNET
16. Latin case. : ABLATIVE
17. Great symphony. : EROICA
18. Crumbling castle. : RUIN
19. In lackadaisical manner. : LISTLESSLY
21. A season, in Paris. : ETE
22. Ruler. : TSAR
23. Tissues: Anat. : TELAE
24. Indian millet. : DURRA
27. Birds. : EMUS
29. Trip. : ERR
30. Scorches. : SEARS
32. Takes up, as a cause. : ESPOUSES
35. Popular piano piece. : NOLA
37. Mountain lake. : TARN
38. Section of a political party. : LEFTWING
42. King of Greek legend. : MIDAS
45. Suffix in chemistry. : ANE
46. A. A. Milne character. : POOH
48. "Waiting for ___." : GODOT
50. Detritus. : SCREE
53. President of South Vietnam. : DIEM
55. Barn sound. : MOO
56. Ability. : COMPETENCE
58. Diminutive of a girl's name. : TINA
59. Interstice. : AREOLA
60. Substitutes for central heating. : GASFIRES
62. Generous one. : LENDER
63. Most rugged. : STOUTEST
64. Fall flower. : ASTER
65. Joins up. : ENLISTS
Down
1. Treated with mercy. : SPARED
2. Mayflower. : ARBUTUS
3. French writer of comedies. : MOLIERE
4. City of North Africa. : ORAN
5. Large container. : VAT
6. Off center. : ATILT
7. Change or amend. : REVISE
8. Frenchman's woods. : FORET
9. As if gnawed away. : EROSE
10. Isolates. : ENISLES
11. State. : DECLARE
12. Pitchers who "go the route." : STAYERS
14. Magic word from old tale. : SESAME
15. Loki's daughter. : HEL
20. Hope. : TRUST
25. Rage. : RANT
26. In a line. : AROW
28. Spanish American: Abbr. : SPAM
31. Space between two wharves. : SLIP
33. Not a copy: Abbr. : ORIG
34. Loosen. : UNDO
36. Positive electrode. : ANODE
38. Mecca of opera lovers. : LASCALA
39. Extras on a musical program. : ENCORES
40. Turmoil. : FERMENT
41. ___ on (behavior not approved). : GOINGS
43. Regards with wonder. : ADMIRES
44. At the earliest possible time, in telegraphese. : SOONEST
47. Moon goddess of Greek myth. : HECATE
49. Banquet doings. : TOASTS
51. Kind of lyric poem. : EPODE
52. Fisherman. : EELER
54. Newly discovered part of the atom. : MESON
57. Road covering. : TAR
58. Small monkey. : TITI
61. Having: Suffix. : FUL

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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