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New York Times, Thursday, January 13, 1955

Author:
Roberta Morse
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { X }, Scrabble score: 310 (avg 1.66)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Roberta H. Morse has 64 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,025
Across
1. Descended. : ALIT
5. Projecting mountain ridge. : SPUR
9. Darlings. : PETS
13. University city of Germany. : JENA
14. Law of Moses. : TORA
15. Early medical man. : GALEN
16. Declare. : AVER
17. Sound heard in the veldt. : ROAR
18. Denizen of 22 Across. : RHINO
19. Royal visitor to the U. S. : RIZAPAHLEVI
22. Where to find a tiglon or a liger. : ZOO
23. Drowses. : NODS
24. Toward the center. : INWARD
26. Parts of "The Divine Comedy." : CANTOS
29. Controversial game. : BINGO
31. Near Eastern noble. : AMEER
32. Giants and Pirates. : NATIONALS
36. Take it easy. : LOLL
37. Terror. : PANIC
38. Choral group. : TRIO
39. Still waters. : MILLPONDS
41. A former Eisenhower Command. : SHAEF
42. Otherwise named. : ALIAS
43. Chancellor Raab's city. : VIENNA
44. Feudal tenant. : VASSAL
47. Seaweed. : KELP
48. Man's name. : IRA
49. Consort of 19 Across. : QUEENSORAYA
55. Word at parting. : ADIEU
57. Applaud. : CLAP
58. Country of 19 and 49 Across. : IRAN
59. ___ Dame. : NOTRE
60. Hold in the hand. : HAVE
61. French author (1840–1920). : ZOLA
62. Globule. : DROP
63. Part of an ephah. : OMER
64. Sheep. : EWES
Down
1. Not in harmony. : AJAR
2. Italian author. : LEVI
3. "Mama ___," old song. : INEZ
4. Fast, whirling Italian dances. : TARANTELLAS
5. Fine violins. : STRADS
6. Expressions of disdain. : POOHS
7. Mountain range. : URAL
8. Remarkable. : RARE
9. Exclamation of disbelief. : PAH
10. Ice crosser. : ELIZA
11. Tagliavini. : TENOR
12. Coiffure adjunct. : SNOOD
15. A Yankee to a Mexican. : GRINGO
20. Worthy of pity. : POOR
21. Derived from wine. : VINIC
25. What Hemingway did. : WONTHEPRIZE
26. Undisturbed. : CALM
27. Frenchman's call for help. : AMOI
28. Miss Gwyn. : NELL
29. Musical groups. : BANDS
30. "___ an ancient mariner." : ITIS
32. Dog in a child's story. : NANA
33. Islands in Galway Bay. : ARAN
34. A mortgage, for instance. : LIEN
35. Piece of furniture. : SOFA
37. French soldier in World War I. : POILU
40. Commemorative wall ornament. : PLAQUE
41. Farm building. : SILO
43. The evening star. : VESPER
44. Article of food. : VIAND
45. Warmth. : ARDOR
46. Japanese admiral. : SAITO
47. Jack. : KNAVE
50. Nymph who loved Narcissus. : ECHO
51. Biblical land. : ELAM
52. Lined up. : AROW
53. Third oldest U. S. college. : YALE
54. Duck genus. : ANAS
56. The Marshall Plan. : ERP

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

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