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New York Times, Thursday, November 3, 1955

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 29, Avg Word Len: 5.44, Missing: { J Y }, Scrabble score: 303 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 88, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,319
Across
1. Any white peak. : SNOWCAP
8. Customer's complaint. : SQUAWK
14. House-door gadget. : PEEPHOLE
15. Creator of Mr. Darcy. : AUSTEN
16. Court battles. : LAWSUITS
17. Powerful switch hitter. : MANTLE
18. Warp yarn. : ABB
19. Divided into plots. : PLATTED
21. In the style of. : ALA
22. Spotlight for one. : SOLO
24. Farm building. : SILO
25. Penned in. : STIED
27. Figure of speech. : TROPE
29. Plies the needle. : SEWS
31. Ampersands. : ANDS
32. Sufficient. : ENOUGH
34. Fiend. : DEMON
36. Rustproof paint pigment. : REDLEAD
38. Malleable. : DUCTILE
42. Plant fungus. : ERGOT
44. Buenas ___ (good afternoon): Span. : TARDES
45. Cockcrow. : DAWN
48. Relative of okay. : SURE
50. Animal fats. : SUETS
51. Sister of Clio. : ERATO
53. Spanish nobles. : DONS
55. Match. : MATE
56. Lord Boyd ___, Nobel man. : ORR
57. Small night clubs. : BISTROS
60. Man's nickname. : LEN
61. Faded. : DIMMED
63. Become excited. : TAKEFIRE
65. Less than willing. : AVERSE
66. Indulges oneself. : EGOTIZES
67. Biblical waters. : REDSEA
68. Devoid of tension. : RELAXED
Down
1. Carried by the water. : SEABORNE
2. Fresh talent. : NEWBLOOD
3. Harvest goddess. : OPS
4. Beat: Dial. : WHUP
5. Meshes of danger. : COILS
6. Ranges of central Asia. : ALTAIS
7. Pounded prescriptions. : PESTLED
8. Ditto. : SAME
9. Four in the family. : QUADS
10. Our sea service monogram. : USN
11. Achieve. : ATTAIN
12. Brimmed up. : WELLED
13. Pounds dough. : KNEADS
14. Cover walls. : PLASTER
20. Hauled away. : TOWED
23. Rich and flashy. : OPULENT
26. Behavior problem. : TANTRUM
28. Hungarian city. : EGER
30. Particle of soot. : SMUT
33. Crones. : HAGS
35. So. Amer. tubers. : OCAS
37. Mamie's family. : DOUDS
39. Imagine as perfect. : IDEALIZE
40. Hand printed. : LETTERED
41. Preservers of the Dead Sea Scrolls. : ESSENES
43. Gaited horse. : TROTTER
45. Tree made famous by Kipling. : DEODAR
46. Be successful. : ARRIVE
47. Grew friendly. : WARMED
49. Infuriate. : ENRAGE
52. Portly. : OBESE
54. Czech gymnastic group. : SOKOL
58. Notion. : IDEA
59. Bristle. : SETA
62. Married woman. : MRS
64. Establish. : FIX

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 13 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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