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New York Times, Friday, October 14, 1955

Author:
Herbert Ettenson
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { H J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Herbert Ettenson has 87 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,299

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Feel grief or sympathy. : BLEED
6. Portentous. : DIRE
10. River of Spain. : EBRO
14. Miss O'Grady. : ROSIE
15. Flat. : EVEN
16. Peacockish. : VAIN
17. River of France. : AISNE
18. In a newsworthy manner. : TOPICALLY
20. Military show. : DRESSPARADE
22. Actor Barker. : LEX
23. Enabled to go. : SENT
24. Jacob ___, philanthropist. : RIIS
25. Mainly: Abbr. : ESP
27. Kite. : ELANET
29. Ectoplasmic being. : SPOOK
32. Makes grooves. : STRIATES
35. TV actress Maria. : RIVA
36. Corrected. : EMENDED
37. Weeks, Wilson, etc. : CABINET
40. Middle: Comb. form. : MEDI
41. Historic English city. : COVENTRY
42. Stored power. : INPUT
44. Pastime at Las Vegas. : GAMING
45. Uncle: Dial. : EME
46. Simians. : APES
47. Track condition. : FAST
51. Famous sleeper. : RIP
53. A new element is named for him. : ENRICOFERMI
56. Artificial language. : ESPERANTO
58. Sidestep. : AVOID
59. Pitcher Kellner. : ALEX
60. Gridiron performers. : TEAM
61. City in NE France. : NESLE
62. French priest's title. : PERE
63. Shield border. : ORLE
64. Cupidity. : GREED
Down
1. Small nails. : BRADS
2. Nantes' river. : LOIRE
3. European steel city. : ESSEN
4. Element named for famous scientist. : EINSTEINIUM
5. Marks of failure. : DEES
6. Buttonholed. : DETAINED
7. Piano keys. : IVORIES
8. Meal. : REPAST
9. Novelist Bagnold. : ENID
10. A Gabor. : EVA
11. Pen. : BALLPOINT
12. Get one's goat. : RILE
13. Stone for cameos. : ONYX
19. Better marks than 5 Down. : CEES
21. Gabble. : PRATE
26. A May mood. : SPRINGFEVER
28. Cadet. : LAD
30. Continued on the other side. : OVER
31. Girl's nickname. : KATY
32. Half: Prefix. : SEMI
33. "Feds." : TMEN
34. Ingredient of enchiladas. : REDPEPPER
37. Tut-tut! : COMECOME
38. Dispatch boat. : AVISO
39. Hogan. : BEN
41. Washington. : CAPITAL
43. Golfer. : TEER
44. Former V. P. : GARNER
48. "___ by any other name . . . " : AROSE
49. Photographer's word. : SMILE
50. Helped along (with "over"). : TIDED
51. Harvest. : REAP
52. Water-locked land. : ISLE
54. Western alliance. : NATO
55. Jack London's "White ___." : FANG
57. Devon river. : EXE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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