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New York Times, Monday, February 14, 1955

Author: Elsie Bishop
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 16
Elsie Bishop has 7 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
PS notes: Original 2-Down clue missing umlaut over "e" in "Bronte"; added it.
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,057
Across Down
1. Weight: Colloq. : HEFT
5. Fury. : WRATH
10. Heroine of "Come Back, Little Sheba." : LOLA
14. Legal term. : OYER
15. Ancient Greek island colony. : IONIA
16. Presently, : ANON
17. Beautified. : ORNAMENTED
19. Indian peasant. : RYOT
20. Takes a lower place. : DESCENDS
21. Sign of an absent–minded bridge player. : REVOKE
23. Threesome. : TRIO
24. Oriental meat and rice dish. : PILAU
25. Store as fodder. : ENSILE
28. Warns again. : REALERTS
31. Western lake. : TAHOE
32. Sea birds. : TERNS
33. Outdo. : TOP
34. Resting on. : UPON
35. Vestments. : ROBES
36. Asian desert. : GOBI
37. German article. : DER
38. Annoys. : VEXES
39. Anything enjoyable. : TREAT
40. Relating to the beautiful. : ESTHETIC
42. Community ___. : CHESTS
43. Fallen angel. : SATAN
44. Deodar. : TREE
45. Island of St John's exile. : PATMOS
47. Fastening. : CHAINING
51. Old Greek coin. : OBOL
52. Histrionic. : THEATRICAL
54. Pinto's gait. : LOPE
55. Inspiring fear. : EERIE
56. No one: Latin. : NEMO
57. Dispossess. : OUST
58. Rubbish. : DROSS
59. Flourished. : GREW
1. Part of a parka. : HOOD
2. Name of a Brontë heroine. : EYRE
3. Swamps. : FENS
4. Pulling power. : TRACTION
5. Favorite picnic viand. : WIENIE
6. Musical composition. : RONDO
7. Models for sluggards. : ANTS
8. Draw. : TIE
9. "___ Memoirs," current best seller. : HADRIANS
10. Insects in the grub stage. : LARVAE
11. Musical comedy with Zorina and Van. : ONYOURTOES
12. Pay attention! : LOOK
13. Pay one's share. : ANTE
18. Actress Oberon. : MERLE
22. House additions. : ELLS
24. French fathers. : PERES
25. Musical composition. : ETUDE
26. Neck parts. : NAPES
27. Miranda and Dark. : SHORTSTOPS
28. Early violin. : REBEC
29. Go ___ for (defend). : TOBAT
30. Long, narrow reefs. : SPITS
32. Poison. : TOXIN
35. Sampled again. : RETASTED
36. A kind of apple. : GREENING
38. Governor's power. : VETO
39. Pronoun. : THEIR
41. Dramatic role. : HAMLET
42. Boxes. : CRATES
44. Opera by Massenet. : THAIS
45. Game. : POLO
46. Oriental name. : ABOU
47. Large food fish. : CERO
48. Deep freeze. : ICER
49. Noted person. : NAME
50. Incandescence. : GLOW
53. Pronoun. : HER

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 14 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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