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New York Times, Friday, November 18, 1955

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,334
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1. Snatches forcibly. : WRESTS
7. Italian buildings. : CASAS
12. Slangy term for completeness. : WHOLEHOG
14. Emissaries. : AGENTS
16. Between flood and ebb. : HALFTIDE
17. Ice hockey team. : SEXTET
18. Where Bloomington is: Abbr. : ILL
19. Handles of scythes. : SNATHES
21. Projecting lug. : EAR
22. Look askance. : LEER
24. Adhesive. : GLUE
25. Turned up. : CAME
26. Fumble. : ERROR
28. ___ facto. : IPSO
30. Dancer in "Fanny." : ATES
31. Sampans. : BOATS
33. Electorate. : VOTERS
35. To some degree. : PRETTY
37. Don and Lena. : RIVERS
38. Cousin of burgundy. : CLARET
39. Tree. : CEDAR
40. Café au ___. : LAIT
41. Part of a blind. : SLAT
43. Bibless overalls. : LEVIS
47. Hostels. : INNS
48. Greek goddess. : ERIS
50. Skating place. : RINK
51. Pass receiver. : END
52. Pearls of great luster. : ORIENTS
55. Herb. : RUE
56. Oil of orange flowers. : NEROLI
58. Certain to win: Colloq. : SUREFIRE
60. Sings a roundelay. : TROLLS
61. Nautical distances. : SEAMILES
62. Discourse. : SPEAK
63. Tapering tops. : SPIRES
1. The Pequod, for example. : WHALER
2. Wheel of a caster. : ROLLER
3. Brownie. : ELF
4. Cools and hardens. : SETS
5. Single entity. : THING
6. Fellowship. : SODALITY
7. N. J. Senator. : CASE
8. Poetically, man has seven. : AGES
9. The fair ___. : SEX
10. Aardvark or echidna. : ANTEATER
11. Side-wheelers. : STEAMERS
12. As long as. : WHILE
13. Costume ensembles. : GETUPS
15. Significance. : STRESS
20. Pronouns. : HES
23. Novelist Kenneth. : ROBERTS
25. Supplier of food. : CATERER
27. By ___ (by memory alone). : ROTE
29. He wrote "Amores." : OVID
32. Lawyers: Abbr. : ATTS
34. Face shape. : OVAL
35. Designers. : PLANNERS
36. Gift of Jupiter Pluvius. : RAINDROP
37. Attendants. : RETINUES
38. Customer. : CLIENT
39. Tender embrace. : CARESS
42. Garland of flowers. : LEI
44. Manly. : VIRILE
45. Gets used to. : INURES
46. Snow runners. : SKEES
49. Leather band. : STRAP
52. Spanish cooking pot. : OLLA
53. Hazard. : RISK
54. Partly: Prefix. : SEMI
57. Chemical suffix. : OLE
59. Balsam. : FIR

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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