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New York Times, Thursday, January 20, 1955

Author:
Ruth Oliver
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { F Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 302 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,032
Across
1. Army men: Abbr. : NCOS
5. Cries like a calf. : BLATS
10. Financial record: Abbr. : ACCT
14. Wagner role. : ELSA
15. "By the Beautiful Sea," for example. : REVUE
16. One of Jacob's wives. : LEAH
17. The James brothers. : WILLIAMANDHENRY
20. Plunder. : SPOILS
21. Edible bulb. : SEGO
22. "On the light, fantastic ___." : TOE
23. Signature of formal approval. : VISA
25. Minutiae. : DETAILS
27. Smears. : BEDAUBS
30. In particular: Abbr. : ESP
31. ___ of Chivalry. : AGE
32. "Only ___," Kern song. : MAKEBELIEVE
38. Part of a violin. : NECK
40. Composer Ethelbert. : NEVIN
41. Access. : ADIT
42. Real estate compensations. : GROUNDRENTS
45. Compass point. : ENE
46. Watchword. : CRY
47. Becomes sleepy. : DROWSES
49. Endeavor. : ATTEMPT
53. Combining form for lizard. : SAUR
54. French law. : LOI
55. Appeal. : PLEA
57. New York City's Councilman Stanley M. : ISAACS
61. Generic name for a New Englander. : BROTHERJONATHAN
64. Domestic slave. : ESNE
65. Large fern. : BRAKE
66. Leander's love. : HERO
67. Airplane part. : NOSE
68. Having aural appendages. : EARED
69. Merganser. : SMEW
Down
1. Intelligence. : NEWS
2. Tie holder. : CLIP
3. Home of Haakon VII. : OSLO
4. Digestion aid. : SALIVA
5. Circus necessity. : BRASSBAND
6. Man's nickname. : LEM
7. Miss Gardner and others. : AVAS
8. Harmonized in mood. : TUNED
9. Marsh plant. : SEDGE
10. Stout. : ALE
11. Insects. : CENTIPEDES
12. Actress Channing. : CAROL
13. Minnesota Senator and family. : THYES
18. City of topless towers. : ILIUM
19. Miami specialty. : HOTEL
24. Petitioner. : ASKER
26. ___ Minor. : ASIA
27. "Not with a ___ but a whimper." : BANG
28. River in Hungary. : EGER
29. Extracts prepared by boiling. : DECOCTIONS
33. St. Agnes' ___, January 20. : EVE
34. Wraps around. : BINDS
35. Started on a journey. : ENTRAINED
36. Hollywood street. : VINE
37. French summers. : ETES
39. Japanese naval station. : KURE
43. Minor goddess. : NYMPH
44. Composer of "Semper Fidelis." : SOUSA
48. Angers. : WRATHS
49. Famous name in Kentucky. : ALBEN
50. Trunk. : TORSO
51. U. S. M. A. freshman. : PLEBE
52. ___ incognita. : TERRA
56. Slightly opened. : AJAR
58. Affected cough. : AHEM
59. Concern. : CARE
60. Mass of white petals. : SNOW
62. Golf term. : TEE
63. Junior's "all right." : OKE

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later.

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