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New York Times, Monday, November 14, 1955

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,330
Across Down
1. Suffix forming nouns from verbs. : ANCE
5. Plus 41 Down, head of a cabinet. : PRIME
10. Israeli seaport. : ACRE
14. Shoulder of a paved road. : BERM
15. Common talk. : RUMOR
16. Hebrew ceremonial item. : URIM
17. Signal on a radar apparatus. : BLIP
18. Empty. : INANE
19. Pith sun helmet: Var. : TOPI
20. England, in poetry. : ALBION
22. National strength. : MANPOWER
24. Sway. : ROCK
26. Destines to adversity. : DOOMS
27. Kitchen accessories. : FREEZERS
31. Withdrew by degrees (from). : WEANED
34. Law: Latin. : LEX
35. Namesakes of a Biblical twin. : ESAUS
37. Inscribed pillar. : STELA
38. Biblical name. : ADAM
40. Oregon capital. : SALEM
42. Right-hand man: Abbr. : ASST
43. Harshness. : RIGOR
45. Ghastly. : LURID
47. Low shoe. : TIE
48. Yule beverage. : EGGNOG
50. Morning glories. : SUNRISES
52. Dye. : EOSIN
54. Sir: Indian title. : MIAN
55. Name in the headlines. : MARGARET
58. Play by G. B. S. : STJOAN
62. London cleaning woman. : CHAR
63. A legal right. : DROIT
65. Capable of: Colloq. : UPTO
66. Whit. : IOTA
67. Call forth. : EVOKE
68. Chide. : RATE
69. Particular. : ITEM
70. Discourage through fear. : DETER
71. Culbertson's namesakes. : ELYS
1. Eastern bishop's title. : ABBA
2. Little Miss Trent. : NELL
3. Manger. : CRIB
4. Queen Elizabeth's domain. : EMPIRE
5. Title of 55 Across. : PRINCESS
6. Hasten. : RUN
7. Mohammedan priest. : IMAM
8. Something simple and indivisible. : MONAD
9. Heretofore: Poet. : ERENOW
10. Robots. : AUTOMATA
11. Ships' lookouts. : CROWSNESTS
12. Perfected. : RIPE
13. Turkish officer. : EMIR
21. Primordial matter. : OOZE
23. Virginia Clemm was ___ wife. : POES
25. South African village. : KRAAL
27. Signal. : FLARE
28. Excavate again. : REDIG
29. Overstate. : EXAGGERATE
30. Moro tribesmen. : SULUS
32. "___ Books," by Martha Finley. : ELSIE
33. Tropical fruits. : DATES
36. Milk whey. : SERUM
39. Initials. : MONOGRAM
41. See 5 Across. : MINISTER
44. Monte ___, in Pennine Alps. : ROSA
46. Mild expletive. : DRAT
49. Equipped. : GIRDED
51. Offend deeply. : INJURE
53. Pluck. : NERVE
55. Year of the 12th century. : MCII
56. Like ___ potato. : AHOT
57. Train whistle. : TOOT
59. Glassy silica. : OPAL
60. D. A. : ATTY
61. Denials. : NOES
64. Headline nickname. : IKE

Answer summary: 7 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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