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New York Times, Thursday, March 31, 1955

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,102
Across Down
1. Farm structure. : COTE
5. Went at an easy pace. : LOPED
10. Decree. : FIAT
14. Possibility of admission. : ROOM
15. "Fledermaus" role. : ADELE
16. As soon as. : ONCE
17. Years: Latin. : ANNI
18. Symbol of political patronage. : PORKBARREL
20. Geese. : GAGGLERS
22. Writer Horatio. : ALGER
23. Where Magnitogorsk is. : URALS
24. Equipment for footwear. : TREE
25. Composer of "Sylvia." : SPEAKS
27. Bluebirds. : THRUSHES
31. Dull finish. : MATTE
32. Tributary of the Danube. : SIRET
33. Any whatever. : ALL
34. Toledo's waterfront. : ERIE
35. Convey swiftly. : SPEED
36. 47 years hence. : MMII
37. Devoured. : ATE
38. Twenty. : SCORE
39. Exclusive social group. : CASTE
40. Skelton and Barber. : REDHEADS
42. Role for Leon Ames. : FATHER
43. Heraldic design. : ORLE
44. Capital of Bulgaria. : SOFIA
45. Cylinder. : SPOOL
47. Repressed. : SILENCED
50. Silly. : HALFWITTED
52. Pieced out. : EKED
53. Robert ___. : ELEE
54. Storm: Fr. : ORAGE
55. French pronoun. : ELLE
56. See 36 Across. : YEAR
57. River into Gulf of Guinea. : NIGER
58. Meeting: Abbr. : SESS
1. Ibex's milieu. : CRAG
2. Charlie's wife. : OONA
3. At a loss for words. : TONGUETIED
4. Change countries. : EMIGRATE
5. Tailors' concerns. : LAPELS
6. Violet, lilac, lavender. : ODORS
7. Newspaper advertisement: Abbr. : PERS
8. Forest denizen. : ELK
9. Kept out. : DEBARRED
10. Moves forward against difficulty. : FORGES
11. Concerning. : INRE
12. Maple tree. : ACER
13. Message: Abbr. : TEL
19. Native of Alaska. : ALEUT
21. Titicaca. : LAKE
24. Rule of ___. : THREE
25. Daub. : SMEAR
26. Ex ___ (one-sided.) : PARTE
27. Ranks. : TIERS
28. Tie up. : HAMSHACKLE
29. The choice part. : ELITE
30. More foxy. : SLIER
32. Fine porcelain. : SPODE
35. Shallot. : SCALLION
36. Certain performances. : MATINEES
38. Asian goat antelope. : SEROW
39. Eating place. : CAFE
41. Professional tap dancer. : HOOFER
42. Item of office supplies. : FOLDER
44. ___ of Vicksburg, 1863. : SIEGE
45. Market. : SALE
46. Request. : PLEA
47. Forest denizen. : STAG
48. Lampreys. : EELS
49. Presidential monograms. : DDES
50. Attention-getting exclamation. : HEY
51. Numerical prefix. : TRI

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

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