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New York Times, Thursday, February 3, 1955

Author: Fletcher Coates
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 55, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,046
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1. Folsom and Fontana. : DAMS
5. Sir Winston's daughter. : SARAH
10. Too-well-dressed men. : FOPS
14. Walter ___ of stage and TV. : ABEL
15. She could have followed Hazel. : IRENE
16. Hibernian exclamation. : ARRA
17. River of many headlines. : YALU
18. Divorcée. : GRASSWIDOW
20. Hindu title. : SRI
21. Likewise not. : NOR
22. Easily daunted. : TIMID
23. Indian. : CHOCTAW
25. Learn. : CON
26. Gist of anything. : NUB
28. Close again. : RESEAL
29. Edward F. of Kansas. : ARN
30. Single step. : PACE
31. Expend. : USE
32. Rental arrangement. : LEASE
34. Thick with sediment. : SILTY
35. Headline of 1909. : NORTHPOLE
37. Schweitzer's musical instrument. : ORGAN
40. City in Tuscany. : SIENA
41. North African ruler. : DEY
44. In a high degree. : VERY
45. Go-getter's forte. : PEP
46. Place of the Arc de Triomphe. : ETOILE
48. Champion. : ACE
49. Party. : TEA
50. Civil War hero. : SHERMAN
51. Tear maker. : ONION
53. Greek letter. : RHO
54. Dexterous. : APT
55. European leader. : DRADENAUER
57. Calliope's sister. : CLIO
59. Swirl of air, dust, fog, etc. : EDDY
60. Indians. : ERIES
61. Man's name. : LEON
62. German name of Baltic Island. : OSEL
63. Christina Rosetti's brother. : DANTE
64. Feudal servitor. : ESNE
1. Fictional father. : DAY
2. Embarrasses. : ABASHES
3. Suburb of Boston. : MELROSE
4. Artificial channel for water. : SLUICE
5. User of semaphores. : SIGNALER
6. Missile. : ARROW
7. Bring up. : REAR
8. Reply: Abbr. : ANS
9. Charlton of the movies. : HESTON
10. Hunger: French. : FAIM
11. First or second. : ORDINAL
12. Manufacturer's forte. : PRODUCT
13. Maxim. : SAW
19. Get elected. : WIN
23. Uncooked: Fr. : CRU
24. Claw. : TALON
25. Fabric. : CREPE
27. Turkish governor. : BEY
29. "The way of ___ in the midst of the sea . . . " : ASHIP
30. Pandowdy. : PIE
33. Confused (with "all"). : ATSEA
34. All the nominees. : SLATE
35. Negative. : NAY
36. Second-rate: Colloq. : ONEHORSE
37. Eggs: Biol. : OVA
38. Collectors' items. : RECORDS
39. Shell. : GRENADE
41. Facial décor. : DIMPLES
42. Great joy. : ELATION
43. Oriental monetary unit. : YEN
45. Wrote. : PENNED
47. Prophet. : ORACLE
49. Part of Italy. : TOE
50. Piece of paper. : SHEET
52. Pastoral poem. : IDYL
53. The Parthenon, for instance. : RUIN
55. ___ volente. : DEO
56. Macaw. : ARA
58. Pronoun. : ONE

Answer summary: 5 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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