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New York Times, Friday, November 4, 1955

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,320
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1. Eats ravenously. : WOLFS
6. Bunk! : BLAH
10. Part of an atoll. : REEF
14. Architects's drawing: Fr. : EPURE
15. Resort near Venice. : LIDO
16. Butterine. : OLEO
17. Arthurian knight. : BALIN
18. Loosen. : UNDO
19. Part of China's boundary. : YALU
20. All babies are ___ at birth. : BLUEEYED
22. Press cylinder. : PLATEN
24. Beetle in "The Gold Bug." : SCARAB
26. Ready for anything. : ALERT
27. Keep quiet! : TST
30. Porthos to Aramis. : AMI
31. "Scholar" in Sarah Hale poem. : LAMB
33. The makings of an omelette. : OEUFS
35. Compartmental café dish. : BLUEPLATE
40. Petty officer. : MATE
41. Kin of bassoons. : OBOES
42. Javanese tree. : UPAS
43. Rare occasions. : BLUEMOONS
45. Get ready to drive. : TEEUP
46. Bird with a weird cry. : LOON
47. Part of KKK. : KLU
49. Farm enclosure. : STY
50. France's chief naval station. : BREST
53. Pithy expression. : SAYING
56. Oregon idustry. : LUMBER
58. Scene of White House receptions. : BLUEROOM
62. Indigo. : ANIL
63. Coin of India. : ANNA
65. Acress Paget. : DEBRA
66. Island group in the Philippines. : SULU
67. Petty officer's bluejackets. : CREW
68. Very coldly. : ICILY
69. Blunted rapier. : EPEE
70. Features of little pitchers. : EARS
71. Spouts. : NOSES
1. Actor Clifton. : WEBB
2. Fire ___. : OPAL
3. Humdinger. : LULU
4. French ___. : FRIES
5. Iroquois group. : SENECAS
6. Prizes. : BLUERIBBONS
7. Diminutive of a girl's name. : LINDA
8. Append. : ADD
9. Basketball target. : HOOP
10. Smalt. : ROYALBLUE
11. Banish the blues. : ELATE
12. Fisherman. : EELER
13. Source. : FOUNT
21. Root vegetable. : YAM
23. Furniture store item. : LAMP
25. Controls over stock market sales. : BLUESKYLAWS
27. Grant's ___. : TOMB
28. Fur. : SEAL
29. Ballerina's skirt. : TUTU
32. Postmaster General's initials. : AES
34. Is down in the mouth. : FEELSBLUE
36. Actor Chaney. : LON
37. Baboons. : APES
38. Tense. : TAUT
39. Catch sight of. : ESPY
41. Third quarter score. : OOO
44. Speck. : MOTE
45. Dialed a program. : TUNEDIN
48. Home of the Blackbirds: Abbr. : LIU
50. Sated and indifferent. : BLASE
51. Golfer's approach to the green. : RUNUP
52. M. de Becque. : EMILE
54. One of the Yokums. : ABNER
55. El ___, artist. : GRECO
57. Go like a blue streak. : RACE
59. Kimono sashes. : OBIS
60. Wreath on a knight's helmet. : ORLE
61. The "Say Hey Kid." : MAYS
64. Blue Eagle measure. : NRA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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