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New York Times, Friday, April 15, 1955

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { Z }, Scrabble score: 332 (avg 1.74)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,117
Across
1. Match. : EQUAL
6. Corn meal. : SAMP
10. From a great distance. : AFAR
14. Tend. : NURSE
15. Dear me! : ALAS
16. Give out scantily. : DOLE
17. Recent emissary to Red China. : DAGHAMMARSKJOLD
20. Also: Dial. : EKE
21. Titled. : NAMED
22. Filberts. : NUTS
23. Fate. : DESTINY
25. Zealous paraders. : IRISH
27. Pronoun. : ONE
28. Recent film (with "The"). : EGYPTIAN
31. Artie Shaw's forte. : SWING
34. Belgian ___. : HARES
35. Sixty-one. : LXI
36. Minute. : TINY
37. Roma garments. : TOGAS
38. Mr. Woollcott. : ALEX
39. Poetic time of day. : EEN
40. Billy, in "Treasure Island." : BONES
41. Charlotte ___. : RUSSE
42. Lobbyist. : PROMOTER
44. Sport. : FUN
45. Solids. : CUBES
46. Significance. : PORTENT
50. Shriner from Indiana. : HERB
51. ___ cotta, brown-red. : TERRA
53. Unused. : NEW
54. U. N. delegate. : HENRYCABOTLODGE
57. Puerto ___. : RICO
58. Alpine goat. : IBEX
59. Pass into use: Var. : ENURE
60. A lot: Colloq. : SLEW
61. Complete. : VERY
62. Palatable. : SAPID
Down
1. Over. : ENDED
2. Tremble. : QUAKE
3. Forces onward. : URGES
4. Shade tree. : ASH
5. Inclination. : LEANING
6. Mr. Kaye. : SAMMY
7. Wings. : ALAE
8. Event in New Orleans. : MARDIGRAS
9. Letter writer's abbreviation. : PSS
10. Put in order. : ADJUST
11. Part of a mountain range. : FOOTHILLS
12. Part of a town crier's call. : ALLS
13. Man's nickname. : RED
18. Long hair. : MANE
19. Bites: Var. : KNIPS
24. Theatrical award won by Mary Martin. : TONY
26. Gypsy gentlemen. : RYES
28. Ardent. : EAGER
29. Tools. : AXES
30. Water sprite, half woman, half fish. : NIXE
31. Manner of walking. : STEP
32. Milldam. : WIER
33. Purity. : INNOCENCE
34. A President's nickname. : HONESTABE
37. Carry: Colloq. : TOTE
38. Family member. : AUNT
40. Mr. Jones. : BOBBY
41. Mexican police. : RURALES
43. "Person to Person" caller. : MURROW
44. Defensive structure. : FORT
46. Person acting for another. : PROXY
47. Finish. : ENDUP
48. Pola ___. : NEGRI
49. Soft woolen fabric. : TWEED
50. German interjection. : HEIL
52. Biblical name. : EBER
54. Time periods: Abbr. : HRS
55. A ripe old age. : CIV
56. ___ tear. : ONA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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