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New York Times, Monday, January 3, 1955

Author: Fred C. Jaschob
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 323 (avg 1.69)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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Across Down
1. Bird sounds. : CAWS
5. Scrawny animal. : SCRAG
10. Snooze. : DOZE
14. Large body of land. : ASIA
15. Wolflike animal. : HYENA
16. It "lives after us." : EVIL
17. Remember. : CALLTOMIND
19. Marshy areas. : FENS
20. Pronoun. : HIM
21. Man's name. : OWEN
22. Punish by a fine. : AMERCE
24. Pass. : ELAPSE
26. Induce to commit perjury. : SUBORN
28. City near Mt. Carmel. : ACRE
30. Neighbors of the pharynx. : TONSILS
33. Animal of the Himalayas. : PANDA
36. Complete musical scale. : GAMUT
38. Earth: Comb. form. : GEO
39. Desserts. : ICES
40. French landscape painter. : COROT
41. Part of Miss Muffet's meal. : WHEY
42. Sea gull. : MEW
43. Things of trifling value. : DOITS
44. Alaskan town. : SITKA
45. Attacks. : ASSAILS
47. Government agents. : TMEN
49. Central points. : PIVOTS
51. Not characteristic. : ATYPIC
55. Merchant. : TRADER
57. Half: Prefix. : HEMI
59. "A rose ___ rose . . . " : ISA
60. Much-traveled comedian. : HOPE
61. Cravat. : FOURINHAND
64. Retired. : ABED
65. Relative. : UNCLE
66. ___ Novello. : IVOR
67. Common verbal contraction. : WERE
68. Cayuga and Crater. : LAKES
69. Shortstop Runnels. : PETE
1. Secret hiding place. : CACHE
2. The Ancient Mariner's cry. : ASAIL
3. Girl's name. : WILMA
4. ___ soda. : SAL
5. Party for the bride-to-be. : SHOWER
6. Flower cluster, as in phlox. : CYME
7. Checks. : REINS
8. ___ Arbor. : ANN
9. Aimlessly on the go. : GADABOUT
10. Postpones. : DEFERS
11. For a short journey. : OVERNIGHT
12. White metal. : ZINC
13. If not. : ELSE
18. Albanese role. : TOSCA
23. ___ St. Michel. : MONT
25. Tablets. : PADS
27. Extreme. : UTMOST
29. Self-centered person. : EGOIST
31. Flavoring agent. : LEEK
32. Bean. : SOYA
33. Dress fabric. : PIMA
34. Cards. : ACES
35. Daily. : NEWSPAPER
37. Knack. : ART
40. Very interesting. : COLORFUL
41. Like amontillado. : WINY
43. Jackknife. : DIVE
44. Begin. : SETIN
46. ___-camp. : AIDEDE
48. Namesakes of a First Lady. : MAMIES
50. Pod. : SHUCK
52. River in NE Italy. : PIAVE
53. "The race ___ to the swift . . . " : ISNOT
54. Military unit. : CADRE
55. Become liquid. : THAW
56. Outer garment. : ROBE
58. Man's name. : ERLE
62. "___ tree by a river . . . " : ONA
63. Exclamation used in cheers. : HIP

Answer summary: 8 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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