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New York Times, Tuesday, December 6, 1955

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 30, Avg Word Len: 5.42, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 85, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,352
Across
1. Angler's prize. : BASS
5. Mild oath. : BEGAD
10. Sirius. : STAR
14. A successful password. : OPENSESAME
16. What "skookum" means. : AONE
17. Push-button technology. : AUTOMATION
18. M. Coty. : RENE
19. Rawboned. : SPARESET
20. Deposed. : OUSTED
22. Makes lace. : TATS
23. Tie silk. : SURAH
24. Singer Roberta. : PETERS
27. He wrote "Way of the World." : CONGREVE
30. Mohammedan nobles. : AMIRS
31. Uhlan's weapon. : LANCE
32. Persian chief. : MIR
33. Wins at rummy. : GINS
34. Department of France. : AISNE
35. Mata ___. : HARI
36. Shoe leather. : ELK
37. Slithering. : SNAKY
38. Gate of a chateau. : PORTE
39. Be affected by a blow, à la the comics. : SEESTARS
41. Rowdydow. : RUCKUS
42. Lengths of film. : REELS
43. Escapade. : LARK
44. Smooth in manner. : URBANE
46. Over. : FINISHED
50. Panorama. : VIEW
51. Narrow escape. : CLOSESHAVE
53. She: Span. : ELLA
54. Kind of TV set. : TABLEMODEL
55. Cohort. : ALLY
56. Mugginses. : ASSES
57. Belém's river. : PARA
Down
1. Neckpieces. : BOAS
2. "Since Hector was ___." : APUP
3. Prickle. : SETA
4. Violent winds: Colloq. : SNORTERS
5. Jungle denizens. : BEASTS
6. Tennessee's favorite son. : ESTES
7. Movement. : GAIT
8. I love: Lat. : AMO
9. Inform against. : DENOUNCE
10. Arabian windstorm. : SARSAR
11. Follow orders strictly. : TOETHEMARK
12. "The Diary of ___ Frank." : ANNE
13. Supreme Court Justice. : REED
15. Defames. : SMEARS
21. Beseech. : URGE
23. Small boy. : SONNY
24. Leaves. : PAGES
25. Pinza role in "South Pacific." : EMILE
26. Peter Pan's friend. : TINKERBELL
27. Hogsheads. : CASKS
28. Taste for artistic objects. : VIRTU
29. Iroquoians. : ERIES
31. Untruthers. : LIARS
34. Literary excerpts. : ANALECTA
35. Place of business for certain "lend-lease" deals. : HOCKSHOP
37. British gun. : STEN
38. Meticulosity. : PURISM
40. Plan for the St. Lawrence. : SEAWAY
41. Hindu princesses. : RANEES
43. Rouget de ___, composer of "Marseillaise." : LISLE
44. Part of the eye. : UVEA
45. Runnel. : RILL
46. Watch pockets. : FOBS
47. "Humpty Dumpty ___ great fall." : HADA
48. Incessantly. : EVER
49. Place ___ Concorde. : DELA
52. Spanish article. : LAS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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