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New York Times, Saturday, January 1, 1955

Author:
Anthony Morse
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 84, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.45, Missing: { Q V Z }
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Anthony Morse has 35 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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HEART
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A
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C
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H
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E
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A
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D
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A
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M
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DIAMOND
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L
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L
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G
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M
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E
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A
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M
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D
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R
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C
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F
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B
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O
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K
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J
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J
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S
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L
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R
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SPADE
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W
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O
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CLUB
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W
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,013
Across
1. Sadness. : HEARTACHE
6. Progenitor. : ADAM
10. Mae West stand-by. : DIAMONDLIL
14. Ultramarine plus. : BLUER
15. Sea bird. : GULL
16. ___ Hari. : MATA
17. Stay home for dinner. : EATIN
18. Peak. : APEX
19. Deep freeze. : ICER
20. Ralph Rackstraw, for instance. : ATAR
21. Scrabble adjunct. : TILE
22. A lead from a singleton. : SNEAK
23. Lowest honor. : TEN
24. Peanut: Spanish. : MANI
25. Native of: Suffix. : ITE
26. Administer a sound defeat. : DRUB
28. Card games and Spanish baskets. : CANASTAS
33. Matched the bet. : FADED
35. Unpressed. : BAGGY
36. Product of 35 Down. : OIL
37. Aces. : ONES
38. Greenaway and Hardcastle. : KATES
39. Bluefin. : TUNA
40. Greek letter. : ETA
41. High card in euchre. : JOKER
42. Large drinking bowl. : JORUM
43. Frothy mixture of wine and cream. : SILLABUB
45. Before long. : SOON
46. Handy card to have. : ACE
47. Down, vulnerable, doubled and redoubled. : RUIN
49. Where Orval Fabus is Governor: Abbr. : ARK
52. Preliminary labor. : SPADEWORK
55. The Indian sign. : JINX
56. Gentleman about town. : CLUBMAN
57. Quetzal. : BIRD
58. Plugs. : WADS
59. Embarrassing argument. : SCENE
60. Sark or Man. : ISLE
61. Slight advantage. : EDGE
62. Popular type of TV show. : PANEL
63. Mouse ___, a chevrotain. : DEER
64. Borsch ingredient. : BEET
65. Russian cooperative. : ARTEL
Down
1. Vital throb. : HEARTBEAT
2. Having wings. : ALATE
3. Start the card game. : CUTANDDEAL
4. Eldest son. : HEIR
5. Sea bird. : ERN
6. On the other hand. : AGAIN
7. When North and South battle East and West. : DUPLICATEBRIDGE
8. Sheltered. : ALEE
9. Six years before the Battle of Hastings. : MLX
10. Kimberley works. : DIAMONDMINES
11. Rose point. : LACE
12. Virginia willow. : ITEA
13. A gay old time. : LARK
21. The score. : TAB
22. Time spent in a place. : STAY
24. Child's pie mix. : MUD
25. Noun suffixes. : INGS
27. Legal matter. : RES
29. Teen-___. : AGER
30. Masters' contest. : TOURNAMENT
31. Hokkaido inhabitant. : AINU
32. Bridge triumph. : SLAM
33. Hatfields to the McCoys. : FOES
34. Against. : ANTI
35. Azerbaijan port. : BAKU
38. Honshu port. : KOBE
39. Very. : TOO
41. High, low, ___ and the game. : JACK
42. Short for a man's name. : JON
44. Food supply. : LARDER
45. Number of tricks in a book. : SIX
48. Loose. : UNSET
50. Indian princess. : RANEE
51. Mournful sound. : KNELL
52. Highest suit call in bridge. : SPADEBID
53. Prudent. : WISE
54. Border of an escutcheon. : ORLE
55. Green. : JADE
56. Commuters' card room. : CLUBCAR
58. Entanglement. : WEB
59. Resort. : SPA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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