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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.
David Steinberg notes:

Original 25-Across clue had "social group" twice; removed one of them.

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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,020

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Students & seniors
Across
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
Down
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
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Saeculum. : ERA

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

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