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New York Times, Friday, April 29, 1955

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.36, Missing: { J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,131
Across
1. Bellow. : BAWL
5. Father of American football. : CAMP
9. Man around the house. : PAPPA
14. Layer of the eye. : UVEA
15. Source of gelatin. : AGAR
16. Fields. : ACRES
17. Whitecaps. : FOAM
18. Sotto ___. : VOCE
19. Retail outlet. : STORE
20. He recently held Wall Street hearings. : FULBRIGHT
22. Premier Chervenkov's capital. : SOFIA
23. Attack. : ASSAIL
24. A shot given G. I.'s. : TETANUS
26. Advance. : RISE
28. Indian title of respect. : SRI
29. Science: Abbr. : SCI
31. Fine volcanic lava. : ASHES
34. Perry Mason's forte. : DETECTION
37. Solar disk. : ATEN
38. Be in accord. : AGREE
39. M. C. of the Oscar evening. : HOPE
40. Noted French film-maker. : RENECLAIR
42. Restaurant authority. : HINES
43. ___ shell. : EAR
44. Sweep. : OAR
45. Lizard: Comb. form. : SAUR
47. Waist region. : MIDRIFF
50. Well-known Judge. : MEDINA
54. Draw ___ on. : ABEAD
55. They're expected to be 5,500,000 in '55. : AUTOSALES
57. Game of chance. : LOTTO
58. Russian river. : URAL
59. Commander in Chief. : CINC
60. Eucharistic dish. : PATEN
61. Pro football star. : ROTE
62. Central American rubber tree. : TUNO
63. Shoulder-wear for Ridgway. : STARS
64. Times. : ERAS
65. Hard hit. : SMIT
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1. Woman singer of comic roles in opera. : BUFFA
2. Yours or to you: Fr. : AVOUS
3. Raised marks on skin. : WEALS
4. Site of Schweitzer's hospital. : LAMBARENE
5. Finds fault. : CAVILS
6. Atwitter. : AGOG
7. Wehr ___, German armed forces. : MACHT
8. Market researchers. : PRETESTERS
9. Paterson's neighbor. : PASSAIC
10. Have an effect. : ACTON
11. Lavish supply. : PROFUSION
12. Nautilus adjunct. : PERISCOPE
13. On the deep. : ASEA
21. Danish-American philanthropist. : RIIS
25. Dogwood. : TREE
27. No. 1 Man in France. : EDGARFAURE
30. Spanish Agnes. : INES
31. Bern's river: Var. : AARE
32. First Mickey Mouse picture, "___ Willie." : STEAMBOAT
33. Queen Consort of Charles I. : HENRIETTA
35. Silkworm. : ERI
36. Troublesome things for playwrights. : THIRDACTS
38. Jai ___. : ALAI
41. Lines of stationed guards. : CORDONS
42. Colors. : HUES
46. Detergent plants. : AMOLES
48. Office instrument. : DATER
49. Hubbub. : FUROR
51. Ancient Troy. : ILIUM
52. Italian Socialist. : NENNI
53. Tie worn with wing collar. : ASCOT
54. Where Davos is. : ALPS
56. Childish farewell. : TATA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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