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New York Times, Saturday, November 5, 1955

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 302 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,321
Across Down
1. Le dernier cri. : RAGE
5. Surrounded by. : AMID
9. Knock-me-down affair. : SCRAP
14. Concerning. : INRE
15. Colombia's neighbor. : PERU
16. Dave Crockett was here. : ALAMO
17. Attic or cellar. : STOREROOM
19. Declines. : WANES
20. London suburb. : KEW
21. Deposit. : DOWNPAYMENT
23. Billboards. : SIGNS
25. Time out. : RECESS
26. Cactus bristles. : SPINES
28. A gift of the Magi. : MYRRH
30. Varieties. : KINDS
31. Sub ___. : ROSA
32. Eight: Prefix. : OCTA
36. Wine city in Italy. : ASTI
37. Chief Justice after Marshall. : TANEY
38. Be tearful. : WEEP
39. Stop! : WHOA
40. Copycat. : APER
41. Setting for a Hersey novel : ADANO
42. In Sunday best. : NATTY
44. Usurps. : WRESTS
45. Slow ballet dance. : ADAGIO
48. Staff officers. : CADRE
49. One dollar an hour. : MINIMUMWAGE
52. Jollity. : FUN
55. Century plant. : AGAVE
56. Lonardi's country. : ARGENTINA
58. Stopwatch. : TIMER
59. Sea: German. : MEER
60. "Battle Cry" author. : URIS
61. Brain channels. : ITERS
62. Goals. : ENDS
63. Character in "Little Women." : BETH
1. Chance. : RISK
2. ___ bellum. : ANTE
3. Becomes. : GROWSINTO
4. Poetic "always." : EER
5. Pinafores. : APRONS
6. Catty remarks. : MEOWS
7. Golf club. : IRON
8. Unload. : DUMP
9. Maker of planks and boards. : SAWYER
10. Soup. : CLAMCHOWDER
11. Rajah's wife. : RANEE
12. Hymn finales. : AMENS
13. Jobs. : POSTS
18. Sidles. : EDGES
22. Line-up. : ARRAY
24. Fickle donor. : INDIANGIVER
26. Cape of northern Denmark. : SKAW
27. Nonsense! : PISH
28. Dollars and cents. : MONEY
29. European river. : YSER
31. Intensely interested. : RAPT
33. U. N. achievement. : CEASEFIRE
34. Bivouac. : TENT
35. Army addresses. : APOS
37. Giant armadillo. : TATOU
41. Famous forest. : ARDEN
43. Sighters. : AIMERS
44. Turfman's ventures. : WAGERS
45. Violin maker. : AMATI
46. Number. : DIGIT
47. "What's in ___?" : ANAME
48. Put in a zoo. : CAGED
50. Patrick Dennis' mentor. : MAME
51. He designed St. Paul's Cathedral. : WREN
53. Army outfit. : UNIT
54. Poet Ogden. : NASH
57. Clumsy ship. : TUB

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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