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New York Times, Saturday, March 12, 1955

Author: Henry Wolfe
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.43, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
Henry A. Wolfe has 12 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,083
Across Down
1. Maple trees. : ACERS
6. Works of a famous Spanish painter. : ELGRECOS
14. Girl's name. : LOLITA
16. Gov. Boggs' state. : DELAWARE
17. Gov. Patterson's state. : OREGON
18. Understood by only a chosen few. : ESOTERIC
19. ___ Angelico. : FRA
20. To the ___ degree (to an extreme). : NTH
22. Well-known Hollywood name. : WARNER
23. Taut. : TENSE
25. British poet in the U.S. : AUDEN
28. Like: Suffix. : INE
29. Business associates. : COPARTNERS
31. And so forth. : ETC
32. Calamitous. : TRAGICAL
33. Suburb of Paris. : ISSY
34. One of Jacob's wives. : LEAH
35. Man's name. : IVAN
38. Tree. : PINE
41. Wraps. : ENVELOPS
45. Pronoun. : ONE
46. Confidential clerk, in France. : SECRETAIRE
48. Electrical unit. : MHO
49. Glacial ridge. : ESKAR
50. Part of an athlete's shoe. : CLEAT
52. Certain horses. : PACERS
54. Title. : SIR
56. Deuce. : TWO
57. Submissive. : OBEDIENT
60. Having length only. : LINEAR
62. One of the Philippines. : MINDANAO
63. Opera by Verdi. : OTELLO
64. Theft. : STEALING
65. Roars. : YELLS
1. Above. : ALOFT
2. Emend. : CORRECT
3. Mrs. Belmont. : ELEANOR
4. Apparatus. : RIG
5. Period of human culture. : STONEAGE
6. Netherlands town. : EDE
7. "___ Miserables." : LES
8. Scowl. : GLOWER
9. Stems for wicker work: Var. : RATANS
10. Pitcher. : EWER
11. Players in traveling shows: Slang. : CARNIES
12. Adjusts to surroundings. : ORIENTS
13. Concealment. : SECRECY
15. Hill builder. : ANT
21. Night club service. : HATCHECK
24. Cross timber in shipbuilding. : SPALE
26. Girl's name. : UNA
27. Releases. : DELIVERS
30. Inlet. : RIA
33. How sardines are packed. : INOIL
36. Experienced one. : VET
37. Sprightliness. : ALACRITY
38. Many-barreled anti-aircraft guns. : POMPOMS
39. Occupy. : INHABIT
40. Of a period of the earth's formation. : NEOCENE
42. The Blue Eagle of 1933. : NRA
43. Reveal beforehand. : PRETELL
44. Levee. : SEAWALL
46. Magazine feature. : SERIAL
47. Ancient Hebraic ascetics: Var. : ESSENI
51. Toreador's opponents. : TOROS
53. Icelandic literature. : EDDA
55. Labor group. : ILO
58. Girl's nickname. : NAN
59. Dress (with "out"). : TOG
61. Born: Fr. : NEE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 11 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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