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New York Times, Monday, March 28, 1955

Author: Ruth H. Oliver
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,099
Across Down
1. Well-known comedian. : KAYE
5. A large number: Colloq. : RAFT
9. Lighting devices. : LAMPS
14. Part of a drachma, in ancient Greece. : OBOL
15. Project. : IDEA
16. Obsolete craft. : UBOAT
17. Likely March weather. : COLDSPELL
19. Desert plants. : CACTI
20. Philippine rebel. : HUK
21. Worker in the autumn. : APPLEPICKER
23. River deposit. : SILT
24. Actress Hagen. : UTA
25. Hot Mexican dish. : TAMALE
28. Bulrush. : TULE
30. Decibels: Abbr. : DBS
33. Stirs up. : ROILS
34. "Believe, Belong, Build" is her theme. : GIRLSCOUT
36. Sea bird. : ERNE
37. Berlin's forte. : SONGS
38. Italian river. : ARNO
39. This era. : ATOMICAGE
41. Building material. : BRICK
42. Viscous liquid. : TAR
43. Food part. : SOLE
44. Member of Zoroastrian sect. : PARSEE
45. Long time. : EON
46. Unctuous. : OILY
47. Young quahogs. : LITTLENECKS
52. Part of a locomotive. : CAB
55. Western grain center. : OMAHA
56. Something held in reserve. : ARREARAGE
58. River into the Danube. : SIRET
59. Four: German. : VIER
60. Responsibility. : ONUS
61. Vapid. : STALE
62. Affirmative statements. : YEAS
63. Ingredient for borscht. : BEET
1. Famous name in bacteriology. : KOCH
2. Oriental name. : ABOU
3. Central part. : YOLK
4. Days of yore. : ELD
5. Small undulation. : RIPPLE
6. Expert. : ADEPT
7. Terrible. : FELL
8. Recital. : TALE
9. Plastics. : LUCITES
10. Manila hemp. : ABACA
11. ___-up, a scale model. : MOCK
12. Meat paste. : PATE
13. Commotion. : STIR
18. Jibs. : SAILS
22. Drawer handles. : PULLS
23. Capital of the Beaver State. : SALEM
25. Negotiate. : TREAT
26. Main artery. : AORTA
27. ___ league. : MINOR
28. Trace. : TINGE
29. Importune. : URGE
30. Miss Day or Miss Hart. : DORIS
31. TV actor. : BUNCE
32. Supply with fuel. : STOKE
34. Line, net or crossbar. : GOAL
35. Cash's verbal companion. : CARRY
37. Scotch tea cake. : SCONE
40. Set apart. : ISOLATE
41. Tropical tree. : BALSA
44. Petty gamblers: Slang. : PIKERS
45. Mrs. Russell G. Colt. : ETHEL
46. Sheath for a leaf stalk. : OCREA
47. ___ leader, underpriced article. : LOSS
48. Not genuine: Abbr. : IMIT
49. Scarlett's home. : TARA
50. Carney's concern. : NAVY
51. City SW of Buffalo. : ERIE
52. Whangee, for example. : CANE
53. Chill. : AGUE
54. Edna or Herbert. : BEST
57. Plunder. : ROB

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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