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New York Times, Friday, September 28, 1956

Author: W. E. Jones
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.17, Missing: { B Q }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,649
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1. Companions of fears. : HOPES
6. Cloud of dust. : MIST
10. Plan preceding action. : IDEA
14. Lizard. : ANOLI
15. Aware of: Slang. : ONTO
16. Cartoon moppet. : LULU
17. Well-known symphony conductor. : SZELL
18. Catches up with. : OVERTAKES
20. Corolla leaves. : PETALS
22. Genus of valuable trees. : OLEA
23. Widths, as of printers' quads. : EMS
24. Actor Jannings. : EMIL
26. Japanese immigrant in the U. S. : ISSEI
28. Camellia. : JAPONICA
32. Character in "King Richard III." : ANNE
33. Glandlike. : ADENOSE
34. Boat hoists. : DAVITS
36. Hip boots. : WADERS
37. Member of NATO. : CANADA
38. Key fruit of elm or ash. : SAMARA
39. Icebox raider. : FORAGER
40. Easier said ___ done. : THAN
41. Adjective for ZaSu Pitts. : FLUTTERY
42. Raves. : RANTS
44. Take an easy gait. : LOPE
45. Poetic verb form. : ART
46. Fragrance. : ODOR
48. Chubby. : ROTUND
54. Moved like a snake. : SLITHERED
57. Signature of a famous writer. : EAPOE
58. Health: Comb. form. : SANI
59. Girl's name. : LINA
60. Father of the Centaurs. : IXION
61. Power company abbreviation. : ELEC
62. ___ Susan. : LAZY
63. What sausages come in. : LINKS
1. Old-fashioned fastening. : HASP
2. Eleven: Fr. : ONZE
3. 57 Across. : POET
4. She: Span. : ELLA
5. Threshold. : SILL
6. Jersey's lament. : MOO
7. Shipper's statement. : INVOICE
8. ___ Polaris, the polestar. : STELLA
9. Moved speedily. : TORE
10. Longshoreman's group. : ILA
11. Outstanding outfielder. : DUKESNIDER
12. Type of school. : ELEMENTARY
13. Davis Cup winners. : AUSSIES
19. Group of tribes of Burma and Siam. : TAI
21. Andalusian matron. : SENORA
25. Young lady. : MISS
27. Primitive. : SAVAGE
28. First name of prominent statesman. : JAWAHARLAL
29. Immovable. : ADAMANTINE
30. Precise pedagogue. : PEDANT
31. Something unparalleled. : ONER
34. Snakebird. : DARTER
35. Course for a medic: Abbr. : ANAT
37. Swift stroke for political power. : COUP
38. Relative of a bahn. : STRASSE
39. First name of theatrical fame. : FLORENZ
41. La Tosca. : FLORIA
43. Soothing command, as to a horse. : SOH
47. Farmer's home. : DELL
49. Eye: Fr. : OEIL
50. What planes do. : TAXI
51. ___ arms. : UPIN
52. Retreat. : NOOK
53. Retreats. : DENS
55. Habitual mental reaction. : TIC
56. He wrote "Life with Father." : DAY

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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