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New York Times, Saturday, October 8, 1955

Author:
S. A. Kay
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 300 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
S. A. Kay has 118 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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Students & seniors
Across
1
Back of: Naut. : ABAFT
6
Censure. : BLAME
11
Actress Stanley. : KIM
14
Cantering steed. : LOPER
15
Senator Hruska of Nebraska. : ROMAN
16
Pitchblende. : ORE
17
Resident of 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. : MRPRESIDENT
19
Green parrot of N. Z. : KEA
20
Discover. : SEE
21
Tiptop. : AONE
22
Persons of great energy. : DEMONS
24
Murphy of the movies. : AUDIE
26
Sweetmeat. : CARAMEL
27
Pitcher. : HURLER
29
Ocelot or civet. : CAT
30
Bunch of flowers. : POSY
31
Center of action. : ARENA
32
Well-known name on the links. : JONES
34
Rich man. : MIDAS
35
Trouble. : ADO
36
City in Florida. : TAMPA
41
Arab kingdom. : YEMEN
43
Warning signal. : ALARM
44
Peg-leg skipper. : AHAB
48
Author Stout. : REX
49
Grassy plains in Spanish America. : LLANOS
50
Political systems. : REGIMES
52
Character in "Oliver Twist." : SIKES
53
Operatic heroine. : GRETEL
54
Full of certain trees. : ELMY
55
Alas! : WOE
58
Over there: Poet. : YON
59
Firm of lawyers in "Pickwick Papers." : DODSON&FOGG
62
Landed. : LIT
63
Not lying idle. : INUSE
64
Vieux ___, French quarter of New Orleans. : CARRE
65
Letters of credit: Abbr. : LCS
66
Actress Moorehead. : AGNES
67
What the gavel calls for. : ORDER
Down
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Handout. : ALMS
2
Tiresome person. : BORE
3
Looked. : APPEARED
4
Chemin de ___. : FER
5
Watch one's step. : TREADEASY
6
Sea water. : BRINE
7
Vein of ore. : LODE
8
Soul: French. : AME
9
Togoland, for instance. : MANDATE
10
Join in. : ENTER
11
City in Indiana. : KOKOMO
12
Namesakes of the peace goddess. : IRENES
13
Paltry: Colloq. : MEASLY
18
Before nightfall, in Paris. : SOIR
23
Put on the ___ (make well known). : MAP
25
Bone. : ULNA
26
Church dignitary. : CANON
27
Biblical name. : HAM
28
Lucerne, Zurich, ___. : URI
29
Volume of statutes. : CODEX
32
River into Chesapeake Bay. : JAMES
33
Boys' story by Kipling. : STALKY&CO
37
Botanical wings. : ALAE
38
"___ is God in man."—Tennyson. : MANSWORD
39
Quid ___ quo. : PRO
40
Mornings. : AMS
42
Soon: Poet. : ERELONG
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Famous Scottish name. : ARGYLL
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High-flown. : HEROIC
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Factors. : AGENTS
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Boring tool. : BIT
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Portray. : LIMN
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Means of communication. : MEDIA
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Wild plums. : SLOES
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Inbeing: Latin. : ESSE
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Giant. : OGRE
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River in Hungary. : EGER
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Grayish brown. : DUN
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Distant. : FAR

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

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