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New York Times, Wednesday, January 26, 1955

Author:
Sidney Lambert
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Sidney Lambert has 114 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,038

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Across
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Bit. : SCRAP
6
Evian and others. : SPAS
10
Author of "A Time for Greatness." : AGAR
14
Mohammedan edict. : IRADE
15
Well-known publisher. : HOLT
16
Popular crooner. : COMO
17
Precept of Matthew and Luke. : GOLDENRULE
19
Sister of Euterpe. : CLIO
20
Man's nickname. : HAL
21
Complete defeat. : ROUT
22
Did a gardener's job. : WEEDED
24
Making fashionable. : STYLING
26
Dig up. : SPADE
27
Odd number. : ONE
28
Tuscan city. : FLORENCE
31
Historic giant statue. : MAGOG
34
Bird calls. : HOOTS
35
To the: French. : AUX
36
Conceits. : EGOS
37
Author Brand and others. : MAXES
38
Giant. : OGRE
39
Nothing. : NIL
40
Latin laws. : LEGES
41
Disengages. : FREES
42
Shook. : DODDERED
44
Through a route. : VIA
45
Dine at home. : EATIN
46
Link up. : CONNECT
50
Part of Switzerland. : CANTON
52
Festive. : GALA
53
Electrical unit. : MHO
54
Engage. : HIRE
55
Happy medium. : GOLDENMEAN
58
Gardenia or violet. : ODOR
59
"Deutschland ___ Alles." : UBER
60
Effect as an agent. : CAUSE
61
Becomes a Benedict. : WEDS
62
"___ Kleine Nachtmusik." : EINE
63
Smooths the way. : EASES
Down
1
Doleful sounds. : SIGHS
2
Native of Split. : CROAT
3
Mass meeting. : RALLY
4
Subjoin. : ADD
5
Looking intently. : PEERING
6
Physical expression of doubt. : SHRUG
7
Unhappy expression. : POUT
8
Nothing but. : ALL
9
Cooking utensils. : STEWPOTS
10
Agree. : ACCEDE
11
Historic period of prosperity. : GOLDENAGE
12
French friend. : AMIE
13
Cross. : ROOD
18
Not any such thing. : NONE
23
"I am all ___." : EARS
25
Chronicler of Lorelei Lee. : LOOS
26
Wild plums. : SLOES
28
Played tricks on. : FOXED
29
Soak in brine. : CURE
30
Letters. : EXES
31
Patch up. : MEND
32
Foreign exchange discount. : AGIO
33
Symbol of three states. : GOLDENROD
34
Well-known actress. : HAGEN
37
Bakeshop specialty. : MERINGUE
38
Mediterranean port. : ORAN
40
Mythical lady. : LETO
41
Pecuniary management. : FINANCE
43
Post office machines. : DATERS
44
Ratlike rodent. : VOLE
46
Nucleus of a military group. : CADRE
47
Relatives of ostriches. : EMEUS
48
Final action in many movies. : CHASE
49
Color qualities. : TONES
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Dog. : CHOW
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Staff officer. : AIDE
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Secluded valley. : GLEN
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Kimono sash. : OBI
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Bleat. : MAA

Answer summary: 6 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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