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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
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
16. Obligation. : ONUS
17. Ancient kingdom. : EDOM
18. Force with a lever: Var. : PRISE
19. Caps. : TAMS
20. 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
7. One way to prepare 10 Down. : BOIL
8. Prepositions. : ONS
9. Irish specialty. : BEEFSTEW
10. Idaho specialty. : POTATO
11. Asian country: Var. : ANAM
12. Destitute of sensation. : NUMB
13. Being: Latin. : ESSE
21. Black and red caviars. : ROES
23. Pastry ingredient. : LARD
25. Corn and hog farmer. : IOWAN
26. Irish composer of "Bohemian Girl." : BALFE
27. Then: French. : ALORS
28. Impassive one. : STOIC
29. Set down as fact. : POSIT
30. Forcefully: Poet. : AMAIN
31. Francis or Theresa. : SAINT
32. Portable shelters. : TENTS
34. Heavy electron. : MESON
37. Prepared a stew. : RAGOUTED
38. Relative of 50 Across. : GOURMAND
40. Soft cheese. : BRIE
41. Preside at a tea. : POUR
43. Nutritive. : ALIBLE
44. Popular dessert. : MOUSSE
46. Characteristics of doughnuts. : HOLES
47. The best of cooks. : MAMA
48. Asian country. : IRAN
49. Reclined. : LAIN
50. Enter. : GOIN
51. He wrote an essay on "Roast Pig." : ELIA
52. Divided with doubt. : TORN
53. Vichy and Evian. : SPAS
56. 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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