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New York Times, Tuesday, March 29, 1955

Author: Martha Brownlee
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,100
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1. Floral leaf. : SEPAL
6. Region of Europe. : SAAR
10. Pet. : TIFF
14. Squared circle. : ARENA
15. Faultless. : PURE
16. Fragrance. : ODOR
17. School of ___. : HARDKNOCKS
19. Relative of the harp. : LYRE
20. Doctrine. : ISM
21. Orient. : EAST
22. Protein dish. : OMELET
24. Drop. : BEAD
26. Prevailed. : REIGNED
28. Chip. : NICK
30. Handel wrote a superb one. : ORATORIO
34. Moslem ruler. : AMEER
36. Lacking sense. : INANE
37. Actress Le Gallienne. : EVA
38. Magic ___. : LANTERN
40. Bombards heavily. : STRAFES
42. Public service organization. : ARC
43. Black-nosed fish. : DACES
45. To be. : EXIST
46. Framework. : SKELETON
48. New K. G. : EDEN
49. Puzzles. : ENIGMAS
51. Dotted, as with stars: Her. : SEME
54. Cavelike shrine. : GROTTO
57. Winglike parts. : ALAE
59. Gypsy. : ROM
60. Crew members. : OARS
61. Bright-colored spurred flower. : NASTURTIUM
64. Noted impresario. : BING
65. As well. : ALSO
66. Fox and ___. : GEESE
67. Thought: Comb. form. : IDEO
68. Leftovers in the vat. : LEES
69. Start. : ONSET
1. Title going out of use. : SAHIB
2. Rub out. : ERASE
3. Quality we seek in peace. : PERMANENCE
4. Connective. : AND
5. Dark red pigment. : LAKE
6. Imagine: Dial. : SPOSE
7. Card game. : AUCTION
8. Where Little Rock is: Abbr. : ARK
9. Echoing. : RESONANT
10. Port on Lake Erie. : TOLEDO
11. Pastoral composition. : IDYL
12. Golfer's warning. : FORE
13. Ornamental network. : FRET
18. Informer, in British slang. : NARK
23. Described a taxicab. : METERED
25. Course of food. : DIET
27. Pasture land. : GRASS
29. Believing. : CREDENT
31. Important industrial plants. : REFINERIES
32. N. Y. Senator. : IVES
33. Hop kiln. : OAST
34. Oh dear! : ALAS
35. Deutsche ___. : MARK
36. How V. I. P.'s sometimes travel. : INCOG
39. Sensible. : RATIONAL
41. Tools. : AXES
44. In a body. : ENMASSE
47. Junior's call for action. : LETSGO
48. Biblical name. : ESAU
50. Female voices. : ALTOS
52. Timid person. : MOUSE
53. Ant. : EMMET
54. Great desert. : GOBI
55. Police action. : RAID
56. Department of France. : ORNE
58. Therefore: Lat. : ERGO
62. Malt plus hops. : ALE
63. Playing card. : TEN

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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