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New York Times, Monday, March 7, 1955

Author:
J. R. Overholt
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,078

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Across
1
Youthful beef. : VEAL
5
Meat served on a skewer. : CABOB
10
Star facet. : PANE
14
September storm. : EDNA
15
Feast for Fido. : ABONE
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Obligation. : ONUS
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Ancient kingdom. : EDOM
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Force with a lever: Var. : PRISE
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Caps. : TAMS
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One way to prepare 4 Down. : PANBROIL
22
Blazing, as crêpes suzettes are served. : FLAMBE
24
Steers a ship. : CONS
25
"Dinner ___ eight." : ISAT
26
Hits hard: Colloq. : BASHES
29
Yankee dish. : POTROAST
33
Members of the choir. : ALTOS
34
Cut down. : MOWED
35
Girl's name. : MAE
36
Roller coaster thrill. : LOOP
37
Interviewed again. : RESAW
38
Acquisition. : GAIN
39
When to eat fish: Abbr. : FRI
40
Tract drained by a river. : BASIN
41
Location. : POINT
42
Snail, on a French menu. : ESCARGOT
44
Horses. : MOUNTS
45
A person of interest. : LION
46
Dinner ___. : HOUR
47
Environment. : MILIEU
50
Judges of fine food. : GOURMETS
54
Fine horse. : ARAB
55
Hammer and tongs. : TOOLS
57
Hanging unevenly. : ALOP
58
Post. : MAIL
59
Indians. : ERIES
60
Agency of 1933. : NIRA
61
Last of the Stuarts. : ANNE
62
Debussy piece. : DANSE
63
Actor Dailey and others. : DANS
Down
1
Barkley's former designation. : VEEP
2
Old Norse epic. : EDDA
3
At once: Archaic. : ANON
4
Part of a mixed grill. : LAMBCHOP
5
Chickens for roasting. : CAPONS
6
Dugouts: Fr. : ABRIS
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One way to prepare 10 Down. : BOIL
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Prepositions. : ONS
9
Irish specialty. : BEEFSTEW
10
Idaho specialty. : POTATO
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Asian country: Var. : ANAM
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Destitute of sensation. : NUMB
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Being: Latin. : ESSE
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Black and red caviars. : ROES
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Pastry ingredient. : LARD
25
Corn and hog farmer. : IOWAN
26
Irish composer of "Bohemian Girl." : BALFE
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Then: French. : ALORS
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Impassive one. : STOIC
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Set down as fact. : POSIT
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Forcefully: Poet. : AMAIN
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Francis or Theresa. : SAINT
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Portable shelters. : TENTS
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Heavy electron. : MESON
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Prepared a stew. : RAGOUTED
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Relative of 50 Across. : GOURMAND
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Soft cheese. : BRIE
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Preside at a tea. : POUR
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Nutritive. : ALIBLE
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Popular dessert. : MOUSSE
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Characteristics of doughnuts. : HOLES
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The best of cooks. : MAMA
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Asian country. : IRAN
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Reclined. : LAIN
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Enter. : GOIN
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He wrote an essay on "Roast Pig." : ELIA
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Divided with doubt. : TORN
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Vichy and Evian. : SPAS
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Pray: Latin. : ORA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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