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New York Times, Tuesday, September 25, 1956

Author:
Madeline Corse
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { F J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,646

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Stake. : ANTE
5. "Tell me where is fancy ___ . . . " : BRED
9. Cougar. : PUMA
13. Campus building. : DORM
14. The Divine Word. : LOGOS
16. Wicked. : EVIL
17. Federation of nations. : ARABLEAGUE
19. Coty of France. : RENE
20. More heroic. : MANLIER
21. Rich fabric. : BROCADE
23. Transmit. : SEND
24. General assemblies: Lat. : PLENA
25. Doorbell. : CHIME
27. Furnish with battlements. : CRENELATE
31. Smaller. : LESS
32. Extinct bird. : MOA
33. Spheres of action. : ARENAS
34. Symbol of industry. : ANT
35. Burl Ives' forte. : BALLADS
37. ___ plate. : TIN
38. Made a TD. : SCORED
40. Cool. : ICE
41. Part of a windmill. : VANE
42. Foreign. : PEREGRINE
44. Shares. : PARTS
45. Semblance. : GUISE
46. Mineral. : TALC
47. Pickets. : PALINGS
50. Ecclesiastical cap. : BIRETTA
53. Wheeling's river. : OHIO
54. New industrial phenomenon. : AUTOMATION
56. Forsaken: Poet. : LORN
57. Vive ___! : LEROI
58. 602. : DCII
59. Alkaline solutions. : LYES
60. Province of Pakistan. : SIND
61. Picnic provender. : EATS
Down
1. "In ___'s fall We sinned all." : ADAM
2. Colleen's name. : NORA
3. Small electronic device. : TRANSISTOR
4. Badges. : EMBLEMS
5. Feel sympathy. : BLEED
6. Zoo sound effect. : ROAR
7. Spinach garnish. : EGG
8. Counterpart. : DOUBLE
9. Cotton fabric. : PERCALE
10. Part of the eye. : UVEA
11. Opinion. : MIND
12. Sheltered. : ALEE
15. Special piece of music. : SERENADE
18. Descent. : LINE
22. Remarkable people. : ONERS
24. Nut confection. : PRALINE
25. Buckle. : CLASP
26. Therefore. : HENCE
27. Army officer: Abbr. : COL
28. Scene of Operation Deep Freeze. : ANTARCTICA
29. Trace of evil. : TAINT
30. Slaves of 1066. : ESNES
32. Lyric poem set to music. : MADRIGAL
35. Was initiated. : BEGUN
36. Card. : ACE
39. Extents of land. : REGIONS
41. ___ chambre, French servant. : VALETDE
43. Campaign matters. : ISSUES
44. State of Brazil. : PARA
46. Hesitant. : TIMID
47. Amount of voting. : POLL
48. Nautical cry. : AHOY
49. Foreign currency. : LIRE
50. Welcome benefit. : BOON
51. Put ___ (hard pressed). : TOIT
52. Blackbirds. : ANIS
55. Numerical prefix. : TRI

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

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