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New York Times, Saturday, January 8, 1955

Author: Jules Arensberg
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J X }, Scrabble score: 320 (avg 1.66)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
Jules Arensberg has 95 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
PS notes: Original 25-Across clue had "social group" twice; removed one of them.
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,020
Across Down
1. Compulsory bet. : ANTE
5. Modern Mesopotamians. : IRAQI
10. Musical passage. : CODA
14. Lifelike. : REAL
15. Picture puzzle. : REBUS
16. One-eyed god. : ODIN
17. Connives. : MAKESADEAL
19. Sea spray. : MIST
20. Secretary of the Army. : STEVENS
21. Daphne Du Maurier wrote it. : REBECCA
23. Eastern dress. : SARI
24. Namesakes of the shrew. : KATES
25. Exclusive social group. : CASTE
27. Piscatorial paddle. : FIN
28. Clamps. : VISES
32. Yearn. : ACHE
33. Cousin of a log jam. : BOTTLENECK
35. Depot: Abbr. : STA
36. One-sided. : PARTIAL
37. Demure. : COY
38. It's found in Anaconda. : COPPERMINE
40. Trunk of a tree. : BOLE
41. Quadrangles, courts, etc. : AREAS
42. Utah's Governor. : LEE
43. Whetstones. : HONES
44. Residents of Lwow. : POLES
46. Upland plain. : WOLD
47. Bank transaction. : DEPOSIT
50. Where Congress sits. : CAPITOL
53. First name of star of "Fanny." : EZIO
54. Subway guard's call. : STEPLIVELY
56. Vases. : URNS
57. 0000. : ZEROS
58. Man of perfidy. : IAGO
59. Account. : SAKE
60. Trumpery. : TRASH
61. Lincoln: "___ among men." : AMAN
1. "___ and the Man." : ARMS
2. Shipshape. : NEAT
3. Evolves. : TAKESSHAPE
4. Put on a pedestal. : ELEVATE
5. Modern Persians. : IRANI
6. Modern Russians. : REDS
7. Mr. Potash. : ABE
8. What the yellow jack indicates. : QUARANTINE
9. Key. : ISLET
10. Arrives. : COMESIN
11. Pertaining to a poem. : ODIC
12. Recording. : DISC
13. Stage group. : ANTA
18. Sapless. : SERE
22. Carpenter's tool. : BEVEL
24. Tabbies. : KITTIES
25. Assailant of Caesar. : CASCA
26. Equity member. : ACTOR
27. Mimeographed correspondence. : FORMLETTER
29. The scrubs. : SECONDTEAM
30. Relative of a lycée. : ECOLE
31. Small shaggy terriers. : SKYES
33. Counter. : BAR
34. Port of W. W. II fame. : LAE
36. Money in Perón's pocket. : PESOS
39. Cradleboard occupant. : PAPOOSE
40. Country with two capitals. : BOLIVIA
43. Indian noted for weaving. : HOPI
45. Wagner's father-in-law. : LISZT
46. Pearl Buck's married name. : WALSH
47. ___ ex machina (supernatural aid). : DEUS
48. Poet Pound. : EZRA
49. Flower. : PINK
50. Naval equivalent of M/Sgts. : CPOS
51. Girl's name. : OLGA
52. Husband of Bebe Daniels. : LYON
55. Saeculum. : ERA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later.

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