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New York Times, Monday, October 17, 1955

Author: Martin L. Keen
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { F J Q W Y Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6 Grid has super symmetry.
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,302
Across Down
1. Gives the syntax of. : PARSES
7. Members of Equity. : ACTORS
13. Horse replacement. : REMOUNT
14. Tell. : NARRATE
16. Dweller in a Biblical kingdom. : ELAMITE
17. Quisling. : TRAITOR
18. Measures. : METES
19. French lace. : VAL
21. City in Alabama. : SELMA
22. Oil: Comb. form. : OLEO
23. Part violently. : SEVER
25. Edges. : LIPS
26. Long Island University. : LIU
27. Mosque tower with balcony. : MINARET
29. Born: Fr. : NEE
30. Heavy shorthorns. : DURHAMS
32. Kitchen implements. : STONERS
34. Subway abbreviation. : EXP
35. Well-known initials in show business. : RKO
36. Small fortress of olden times. : BASTILE
40. Planters. : SEEDERS
44. A poem to be sung. : ODE
45. Native of Taxco. : MEXICAN
47. Make lace. : TAT
48. Exclamations. : AHAS
50. Part of a chair back. : SPLAT
51. Style. : MODE
52. Dividing walls. : SEPTA
54. Relative of the hackberry. : ELM
55. A spirit of Arabian lore. : GENIE
56. Cavalryman. : TROOPER
58. Not complete. : PARTIAL
60. "The ___ beguiled me . . . " : SERPENT
61. Mohammedan ruler's bailiwick. : EMIRATE
62. Cubic meters. : STERES
63. Made over. : REDONE
1. Pacific island of Palau chain. : PELELIU
2. Player for fun. : AMATEUR
3. Shakespearean hero. : ROMEO
4. J'y ___ (I am here): Fr. : SUIS
5. Noun suffix. : ENT
6. Brucker's predecessor. : STEVENS
7. Buck's headpieces. : ANTLERS
8. Sedan. : CAR
9. Musical syllables. : TRAS
10. Large bay window. : ORIEL
11. Nautical rope. : RATLINE
12. Foot banger. : STOMPER
13. Shape again. : REMOLD
15. Rubs out. : ERASES
20. Hollywood's Gardner. : AVA
23. Medicinal herbs. : SIMPLES
24. A hideout. : RETREAT
27. Precept. : MAXIM
28. Substitute for money. : TOKEN
31. All ___ up. : HET
33. Fall asleep. : NOD
36. Claims to be a bigwig. : BOASTS
37. Sticks. : ADHERES
38. Boston, for example. : SEAPORT
39. Possessors of special skills. : EXPERTS
40. A quick hurried run. : SCAMPER
41. Wearer of an old school tie. : ETONIAN
42. Branch out from a center. : RADIATE
43. Addison's writing partner. : STEELE
46. Faulty. : ILL
49. Mining tunnel. : STOPE
51. Paris underground. : METRO
53. Mimic. : APER
55. A grating. : GRID
57. Compass point. : ENE
59. Soul: Fr. : AME

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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