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New York Times, Tuesday, November 1, 1955

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { F Q X }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,317
Across Down
1. Short crowbar. : JIMMY
6. Comedian and piano-player. : DURANTE
13. Maker of that decisive 7th-game catch. : AMOROS
15. Friend of 6-Across. : UMBRIAGO
17. Reject: Slang. : PASSUP
18. Traveled with a twist, as a football. : SPIRALED
19. Letters. : EMS
20. Martha Washington's first husband. : CUSTIS
22. Nickname for Mrs. A. : GERT
23. Long-suffering one. : MARTYR
24. Little Hannah. : NAN
25. Cough drop. : LOZENGE
28. Card game. : ECARTE
31. Household implement. : IRON
32. Period of time. : ERA
34. Leavenings. : YEASTS
36. Army Post Office. : APO
37. Beachwear. : SANDALS
39. Expression of inquiry. : HUH
40. Garrulous one. : TALKER
42. Le dernier ___. : CRI
43. Portend. : BODE
44. Upright. : HONEST
46. Bequeathed. : ENDOWED
48. Soldiers. : GIS
49. Town in Roumania. : ORADEA
51. British Field Marshal. : HAIG
53. Originated. : ARISEN
54. Shoshone Indian. : UTE
57. Bearded. : UNSHAVEN
59. Torn. : RIPPED
61. Section in a soft-drink plant. : BOTTLING
62. Malay garment. : SARONG
63. Helps. : ASSISTS
64. "East ___," 1861 tear-jerker. : LYNNE
1. Mock. : JAPE
2. Moslem priest. : IMAM
3. It grows on live oaks. : MOSS
4. ____ Calabash. : MRS
5. "If ___ keep your head . . . " : YOUCAN
6. Powdery. : DUSTY
7. Judge. : UMPIRE
8. Baseball figures. : RBIS
9. Timetable abbreviation. : ARR
10. A torrent: Colloq. : NIAGARA
11. Type of TV program. : TALENTSHOW
12. Elbe tributary. : EGER
14. Camshafts. : SPURGEARS
16. Wartime transportation agency. : ODT
21. Forbidding. : STERN
23. Human beings. : MEN
24. Scot's negatives. : NAES
25. Girl in "South Pacific" : LIAT
26. Ruth's sister-in-law. : ORPAH
27. Students of animal life. : ZOOLOGISTS
29. Printing press rollers. : CYLINDERS
30. Musical composition. : ETUDE
33. Aide-de-camp. : ADC
35. Molted. : SHED
37. Receives. : SEES
38. Yards. : AREAS
41. Chess pieces. : KNIGHTS
43. Neckpiece. : BOA
45. Real estate sign. : TORENT
47. Negation : DENIAL
50. Wedding symbols. : RINGS
51. Center of interest. : HUB
52. Wild ox. : ANOA
53. Girl's name meaning "bird" : AVIS
54. "___ my word!" : UPON
55. Where Shiloh is: Abbr. : TENN
56. Brink. : EDGE
58. Common Arabic name. : ALI
60. Snoop about. : PRY

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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