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New York Times, Monday, September 24, 1956

Author: Irving L. Rosenheim
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 2, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,645
Across Down
1. Russet pear. : BOSC
5. Sheeplike antelope of the steppes. : SAIGA
10. Vipers. : ASPS
14. Outdoor sports arena. : OVAL
15. Whimpers. : PULES
16. Parry. : STOP
17. Nothing other than. : MERE
18. City on the Rhone delta. : ARLES
19. Market. : SALE
20. Brilliant passages, in music. : BRAVURAS
22. Revered. : ADORED
24. Succinct. : TERSE
25. Tale tellers. : LIARS
26. Man's name in an expression. : GEORGE
28. Be directed (against). : MILITATE
31. Aspect. : ANGLE
32. Make merry. : REVEL
33. Goddess of night. : NOX
34. Support. : STAY
35. Dragged. : HALED
36. River in Italy. : ADDA
37. Doubles: Abbr. : PRS
38. Thin cracker. : WAFER
39. Indian state. : ASSAM
40. Seven daughters. : SEPTETTE
42. Parker and Lamour. : DOTTYS
43. Tears. : RENTS
44. Silly blunder. : BONER
45. Grosse ___, Detroit suburb. : POINTE
47. Worldly. : MATERIAL
50. Electrically charged atoms. : IONS
51. Respond. : REACT
53. A work. : OPUS
54. Theatre section. : LOGE
55. Crude tartar. : ARGOL
56. Nuisance. : PEST
57. Waste. : LOSS
58. Net. : SEINE
59. Common suffixes. : ESTS
1. Relative of a shell. : BOMB
2. Across. : OVER
3. Where Burgoyne was halted, 1777. : SARATOGASPRINGS
4. With ingenuity. : CLEVERLY
5. Not thickly grown. : SPARSE
6. Invisible vapors. : AURAE
7. Ailments. : ILLS
8. ___ up (go ahead!) : GEE
9. Attacked with arguments. : ASSAILED
10. Pigeonhole. : ASSORT
11. Publication of two wars. : STARSANDSTRIPES
12. Wooden shaft. : POLE
13. Hastened. : SPED
21. Incite. : URGE
23. Eire's lower house. : DAIL
25. Companion of 44 Down. : LIVER
26. Sounds of surprise. : GASPS
27. ___ nous. : ENTRE
28. Battle royal. : MELEE
29. Now. : TODAY
30. Finals. : EXAMS
32. Floats. : RAFTS
35. Cape of North Carolina. : HATTERAS
36. One of the Pleiades. : ASTEROPE
38. Left. : WENT
39. Top-notch. : AONE
41. Verb forms. : TENSES
42. Caked tobacco. : DOTTLE
44. See 25 Down. : BACON
45. Anything unpleasant but unavoidable. : PILL
46. Final football score. : OOOO
47. Wise men. : MAGI
48. European country: Abbr. : AUST
49. Invasion vessels. : LSTS
52. Cockney's "present." : ERE

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

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