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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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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,293
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
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1. 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
44. Famous Scottish name. : ARGYLL
45. High-flown. : HEROIC
46. Factors. : AGENTS
47. Boring tool. : BIT
49. Portray. : LIMN
51. Means of communication. : MEDIA
52. Wild plums. : SLOES
54. Inbeing: Latin. : ESSE
56. Giant. : OGRE
57. River in Hungary. : EGER
60. Grayish brown. : DUN
61. 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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