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New York Times, Saturday, January 15, 1955

Author: Herbert Ettenson
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Herbert Ettenson has 87 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,027
Across Down
1. Move forward. : NOSE
5. Ships' bows. : PROWS
10. Chums. : PALS
14. Mr. Schram. : EMIL
15. Regatta crew. : EIGHT
16. Black. : EBON
17. 1939–1945. : WORLDWARII
19. Canoe of Malaysia. : PROA
20. London sight for tourists. : TOWER
21. Adjust sails a certain way. : SETFLYING
23. Decorative letter: Abbr. : INIT
25. Attracts buyers. : SELLS
26. Interdict. : BAN
28. Young seal. : PUP
30. Tyrrhenian ___. : SEA
31. Exclamation of contempt. : POH
34. In addition. : ALSO
36. Historic garment. : TOGA
38. Hardwood tree of P. I. : NARRA
40. "I Love Lucy," for instance. : SITUATIONCOMEDY
43. To have: Fr. : AVOIR
44. Knob. : NODE
45. Two words of comprehension. : ISEE
46. Man's nickname. : LEN
47. Many a time. : OFT
49. Use a straw. : SIP
51. Certain students: Abbr. : SRS
52. "Ninotchka." : GARBO
54. Monk of Mongolia. : LAMA
56. Mechanic's habit. : COVERALLS
60. Long stories of adventure. : SAGAS
63. Found a perch. : ALIT
64. Best seller of 1921. : MAINSTREET
66. City on the Truckee. : RENO
67. French diplomatic agent. : ENVOI
68. Concerning: Lat. : INRE
69. Shortly. : SOON
70. Swerves. : SKEWS
71. Oppenheimer's metier. : ATOM
1. Amphibian. : NEWT
2. South Sea novel, 1847. : OMOO
3. A Knight of the Garter. : SIRWINSTON
4. Mrs. McCloy. : ELLEN
5. Church seat. : PEW
6. River mouths: Sp. : RIAS
7. Relatives of golliwogs. : OGRES
8. New Mexico rocket proving grounds. : WHITESANDS
9. Suppress. : STIFLE
10. English diarist. : PEPYS
11. French dugout. : ABRI
12. Hendrik van ___. : LOON
13. Hitch : SNAG
18. ___ grind. : DRIP
22. South American prairie. : LLANO
24. Fictional lawyer. : TUTT
26. ___ metabolism. : BASAL
27. On the qui vive. : ALIVE
29. Without quibbling. : POINTBLANK
31. Busy man on Broadway. : PRESSAGENT
32. Direction. : ORDER
33. She plays Maggie Wylie. : HAYES
35. Relative of ja, si, da. : OUI
37. Anything sticky and sweet. : GOO
39. The boy friend, in France. : AMI
41. Tumultuous. : AROAR
42. Designer Chapman. : CEIL
48. Fashions. : FRAMES
50. History. : PAST
52. Make progress. : GETON
53. Girl's name. : OLIVE
55. Actress Riva. : MARIA
56. Traffic. : CARS
57. Butterine. : OLEO
58. Chianti. : VINO
59. Christmas tree décor. : SNOW
61. Go by plane. : AERO
62. Main stroke of a letter. : STEM
65. Household member. : SIS

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

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