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New York Times, Tuesday, November 15, 1955

Author: Thomas Meekin
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.39, Missing: { F J Q V X Y }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,331
Across Down
1. Jacob Marley and others. : GHOSTS
7. Brief review. : NOTICE
13. Tire trouble. : BLOWOUT
14. The Crimson Tide. : ALABAMA
16. General plan. : OUTLINE
17. Led the way. : PILOTED
18. Bring. : GET
19. Blackstone opus. : LAWBOOK
21. Branch. : ARM
22. Uncloses: Poet. : OPES
24. Spinnaker. : SAIL
25. Biblical Mount. : SINAI
27. 1900 opera. : TOSCA
29. Mode of travel. : RAIL
31. Incline. : TILT
32. Efforts. : ATTEMPTS
34. Nymphs. : OREADS
36. Noun suffix meaning "quality of." : NESS
37. Study for a test. : CRAM
38. Track event. : SPRINT
41. Happy ___. : LANDINGS
45. Frost, for instance. : POET
46. Stock Exchange membership. : SEAT
48. Color. : AZURE
49. Fencer's tap of the foot. : APPEL
51. Name on a 1-baht postage stamp. : SIAM
53. English school. : ETON
54. ___-de-sac. : CUL
55. Prospector's find. : OUTCROP
58. Shoulder ___. : PAD
59. One of the Pleiades. : ELECTRA
61. Transportation company. : AIRLINE
63. Sound of 66 Across. : RATATAT
64. Word for 43 Down. : CROONER
65. Fixed over. : REDONE
66. A telegraph key. : TAPPER
1. Sticky, hard-to-get-out-of place. : GLUEPOT
2. Most biting, as mustard. : HOTTEST
3. Player for Rice or Temple. : OWL
4. Earth. : SOIL
5. Big game fish. : TUNAS
6. Actor Jimmy's family. : STEWARTS
7. Home of Teatro San Carlo. : NAPOLI
8. Hodgepodge. : OLIO
9. Conferences. : TALKS
10. Nigerian native. : IBO
11. City at foot of Mt. Etna. : CATANIA
12. Precious stone. : EMERALD
13. Colombia's capital. : BOGOTA
15. Acknowledges. : ADMITS
20. Partiality. : BIAS
23. Tent dweller. : SCENITE
26. State by particulars. : ITEMIZE
28. Sound of the "Lost Chord." : AMEN
30. Bereft. : LORN
33. Sibilant calls for attention. : PSTS
35. Ukrainian Legislature. : RADA
37. Lofty falls. : CATARACT
38. Typewriter bar. : SPACER
39. Having a high Hooper rating. : POPULAR
40. Surfeited. : REPLETE
41. Secular. : LAIC
42. Species of piñon. : NUTPINE
43. Word for Bing (with "The"). : GROANER
44. Radio transmitter. : SENDER
47. Country place. : ESTATE
50. Forerunner of bingo. : LOTTO
52. Ballerina Shearer. : MOIRA
56. Monitor lizard. : URAN
57. Bolster. : PROP
60. Social misbehaver. : CAD
62. Cut off. : LOP

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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