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New York Times, Tuesday, February 8, 1955

Author: Paula Bauersmith
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F J P Q U W X Z }, Scrabble score: 252 (avg 1.33)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,051
Across Down
1. September, 1954, headline. : EDNA
5. August, 1954, headline. : CAROL
10. Detriment. : COST
14. Enter. : GOIN
15. Bouquet. : AROMA
16. I should say not! : OHNO
17. Relative of a cymbal. : GONG
18. ___ potatoes. : RICED
19. Two-faced one. : LIAR
20. Fused, as ore. : SMELTED
22. A science. : GEOLOGY
24. Time of day. : EVE
25. Hawaiian island. : LANAI
26. Charms. : ENTRANCES
30. Fish net. : SNARE
34. Well-known playwright. : LOOS
35. Noun-forming suffix. : ION
36. Head nurse, in Britain. : SISTER
37. Bird. : MOA
38. Parts of shoes. : INSOLES
40. Sweep. : OAR
41. Close. : ENDING
43. Change the speed of (an engine). : REV
44. Ye ___ Gift Shoppe. : OLDE
45. Symbols in music. : RESTS
46. Tormented maliciously. : BEDEVILED
48. Mosquito genus. : AEDES
50. Nothing. : NIL
51. Pompous. : STILTED
54. One ___. : ATATIME
58. Leslie Caron's hit film. : LILI
59. Girl's name. : ELSIE
61. Cantata melody. : ARIA
62. A word for Jimmy Durante. : INKA
63. Big game. : MOOSE
64. Braves, Cardinals, et al. : NATS
65. Of little value or account. : MEAN
66. Number. : SEVEN
67. ___ breeches. : KNEE
1. Cake ingredient. : EGGS
2. Condemn. : DOOM
3. Playing card. : NINE
4. Followers of Izaak Walton. : ANGLERS
5. Tossing from side to side. : CAREENING
6. Uninteresting. : ARID
7. Fabulous bird. : ROC
8. Greek letters. : OMEGAS
9. Filled abundantly. : LADEN
10. Our special Ambassador to Vietnam. : COLLINS
11. Where George Bender was elected. : OHIO
12. Catch. : SNAG
13. Reactionary. : TORY
21. Federal power project. : TVA
23. Green spot. : OASIS
25. Namesakes of Poe's "radiant maiden." : LENORES
26. Davis or Rice. : ELMER
27. Not a soul. : NOONE
28. Symbols of ugliness. : TOADS
29. Aegean island. : COS
31. Island with a central lagoon. : ATOLL
32. English novelist. : READE
33. Went astray. : ERRED
36. Story by Booth Tarkington. : SEVENTEEN
38. Small map within a larger one. : INSET
39. Influenced. : LED
42. Romance language. : ITALIAN
44. Fuel container. : OILTANK
46. Liberty Island. : BEDLOE
47. By a route. : VIA
49. Composer Taylor. : DEEMS
51. Slenderize. : SLIM
52. Part of a fork. : TINE
53. TV panelist Chase. : ILKA
54. Contentment: Fr. : AISE
55. Where Nishapur is. : IRAN
56. Small creature. : MITE
57. Leisure. : EASE
60. Gold coin: Slang. : SOV

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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