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New York Times, Tuesday, September 4, 1956

Author:
Helen Fasulo
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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Students & seniors
Across
1. Establish. : ROOT
5. Autumnal beverage. : CIDER
10. Family member. : MAMA
14. Tenor violin. : ALTO
15. Stadium. : ARENA
16. Was obliged for. : OWED
17. Svelte. : SLIM
18. Member of a street gang. : ROWDY
19. Woman alternate on our U. N. delegation. : LORD
20. Person of former importance: Colloq. : HASBEEN
22. Places. : LOCALES
24. Be guided by. : OBEY
25. Adam's grandson. : ENOS
26. Litany. : PRAYER
29. Booth, for example. : ASSASSIN
33. Electrical unit. : OHM
34. Requirements. : NEEDS
36. Form of a verb. : TENSE
37. Large European dormouse. : LOIR
39. Quotidian. : DAILY
41. Fair to middling. : SOSO
42. Queen ___ lace. : ANNES
44. Magnificent. : ROYAL
46. Try for political office. : RUN
47. British soldiers. : REDCOATS
49. Samples. : TASTES
51. Every one. : EACH
52. Perennial glamour girl. : WEST
53. Tool. : CATSPAW
56. According to moral standards. : ETHICAL
60. Cleopatra's maid. : IRAS
61. Overindulgent one. : DOTER
63. Former heavyweight contender. : NOVA
64. Something related. : TALE
65. Sultan's decree. : IRADE
66. Government agents. : GMEN
67. Fraternal organization. : ELKS
68. Make laugh. : AMUSE
69. City in Pennsylvania. : YORK
Down
1. Too hasty. : RASH
2. Spanish cooking pot. : OLLA
3. Inventor in the field of elevators. : OTIS
4. Phase for a schoolgirl. : TOMBOY
5. Rushed wildly. : CAREERED
6. Method of humorous expression. : IRONY
7. Mountain moonshine. : DEW
8. "Out of the cradle ___ rocking . . . " : ENDLESSLY
9. Fabrics. : RAYONS
10. Kitchen staple. : MOLASSES
11. Military acronym. : AWOL
12. Nothing more than. : MERE
13. States further. : ADDS
21. One of the Holdens. : EBEN
23. Slicker. : COAT
26. Central and guiding. : POLAR
27. River flowing through Lake of Geneva. : RHONE
28. Have ___ to (feel inclined to). : AMIND
29. "___ Muchachos," tango tune. : ADIOS
30. Laugh derisively. : SNORT
31. Moot question. : ISSUE
32. Marquee lights. : NEONS
35. Bait. : EARTHWORM
38. Temporary halts in work. : RECESSES
40. Australian eucalyptus. : YATETREE
43. Household necessity. : SOAP
45. Fasten with rope. : LASH
48. Evangeline's home. : ACADIA
50. Closefisted. : STINGY
52. Garden growth. : WEEDS
53. Quote. : CITE
54. Large lake of Asia. : ARAL
55. Caucus specialty. : TALK
57. Emmy winner. : COMO
58. Declare. : AVER
59. Rangy. : LANK
62. Shape of St. Anthony's cross. : TAU

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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