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New York Times, Monday, April 11, 1955

Author: Jessie M. Snow
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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1. With 5 Across, former P. A. system. : TOWN
5. See 1 Across. : CRIER
10. Where Watkins meets Bennett. : UTAH
14. Opposite of recitative. : ARIA
15. Large artery. : AORTA
16. Garment worn in India. : SARI
17. Lassie's puppies, for instance. : PETS
18. Capital of French West Africa. : DAKAR
19. European river. : URAL
20. Triers. : ESSAYERS
22. Become a member. : ENROLL
24. Permits. : LETS
25. Double-reed woodwind. : OBOE
26. Highway sign. : CABINS
29. A flower that blooms in the spring. : PRIMROSE
33. Ends at. : ABUTS
34. ___ cochere, large gateway. : PORTE
35. Succeed. : WIN
36. Flower. : POSY
37. ___ Major, southern constellation. : CANIS
38. Surface hollow. : DENT
39. Time of day. : EVE
40. Issues of the World Bank. : BONDS
41. Curt dismissal. : CONGE
42. Answers. : RESPONDS
44. College treasurer. : BURSAR
45. A bone. : ULNA
46. Minor-league ball team. : FARM
47. Cook gently, as an egg. : CODDLE
50. Fish spears. : TRIDENTS
54. Eager. : AVID
55. Actress Channing : CAROL
57. Cheer. : ROOT
58. Mizzen. : SAIL
59. Instant. : TRICE
60. Caesar's words to Brutus. : ETTU
61. French historian Faure. : ELIE
62. Something beclouding. : SMOKE
63. Act. : DEED
1. Seam binding. : TAPE
2. Galena and feldspar. : ORES
3. Mental faculties. : WITS
4. Quality of some voices. : NASALITY
5. Plebes. : CADETS
6. Loud sounds. : ROARS
7. Annoys. : IRKS
8. Greek letter. : ETA
9. Relatives of pizzas. : RAREBITS
10. Greedy moneylender. : USURER
11. Edible root. : TARO
12. Large inland sea. : ARAL
13. The ___, site of the Capitol. : HILL
21. Desires. : YENS
23. City on Norton Sound. : NOME
25. Species of iris. : ORRIS
26. Prank. : CAPER
27. Overhead. : ABOVE
28. Common carriers. : BUSES
29. Bodies of water. : PONDS
30. U. S. track star. : OWENS
31. "___ merry madrigal." : SINGA
32. Start upon. : ENTER
34. Bearlike animal. : PANDA
37. Links. : CONNECTS
38. Having a certain type of window. : DORMERED
40. Plant pod. : BOLL
41. Part of milk. : CURD
43. Result of a rainstorm. : PUDDLE
44. Person who holds property as surety. : BAILEE
46. ___ coat. : FROCK
47. The winner in New Jersey. : CASE
48. Ellipsoidal. : OVAL
49. 503. : DIII
50. The Graces. : TRIO
51. Observe. : NOTE
52. Carry. : TOTE
53. Nailhead. : STUD
56. Long ___ of the law. : ARM

Answer summary: 7 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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