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New York Times, Tuesday, April 5, 1955

Author: Roberta Morse
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 303 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,107
Across Down
1. Hail to a sailor. : AHOY
5. Disorderly. : MESSY
10. Points on compasses. : SSWS
14. Malay tribesman. : MORO
15. Arm bones. : ULNAE
16. Stone. : OPAL
17. Where Tampa faces Tampico. : THEGULFOFMEXICO
20. Dissolved. : SOLUTE
21. Plant. : WEED
22. Moon-jumper. : COW
23. Italian saint. : RITA
25. Game bird. : SNIPE
27. Busy people. : BUSTLERS
31. Polar phenomenon. : ICECAP
34. Babylonian sky god. : ANU
35. Lets up. : EASES
37. Crossbeam. : TRAVE
38. Tape. : BIND
40. Starts the game. : MOVES
42. Sound, as of birds in flight: Var. : SKIR
43. Facing a pitcher. : ATBAT
45. Of more recent vintage. : NEWER
47. Biblical name. : ELI
48. Long John Silver. : SEADOG
50. About-face. : REVERSAL
52. Electrical genius. : TESLA
54. Tribal chief, in Malay countries. : DATO
55. Tree. : ASH
57. Transaction. : SALE
59. Versifiers: Var. : RIMERS
63. Scene of Princess Margaret's tour. : THECARIBBEANSEA
66. The Pentateuch. : TORA
67. Italian city south of Salerno. : EBOLI
68. Biblical name. : ESAU
69. ___-daisy! : UPSY
70. Ate. : DINED
71. Whoop. : YELL
1. Cash register items. : AMTS
2. Big laugh. : HOHO
3. Russian city. : OREL
4. Gayelord Hauser's standby. : YOGURT
5. A couple of Army equines. : MULETEAM
6. Nix. : ELF
7. ___ White. : SNOW
8. Bank equipment. : SAFES
9. Resident of a part of Arabia. : YEMENI
10. White ___. : SOX
11. Confections with cinnamon. : SPICECAKES
12. City S of Dallas. : WACO
13. Traffic sign. : SLOW
18. Practical. : UTILE
19. Authoritative rule. : EDICT
24. Firebug's fixation. : ARSON
26. Individual: Abbr. : PERS
27. Little cakes with rum. : BABAS
28. Draw together. : UNITE
29. Prone forms on beaches. : SUNBATHERS
30. Cut. : SEVER
32. City of Spain. : AVILA
33. Hazard. : PERIL
36. Hemmed. : SEWED
39. Miami's county. : DADE
41. Author and news broadcaster. : SEVAREID
44. ___ coin (decide by chance). : TOSSA
46. Nerve networks. : RETIA
49. Stared angrily. : GLARED
51. Painter of Lady Hamilton. : ROMNEY
53. Good excuse. : ALIBI
55. U. S. base near Alaska. : ATTU
56. Where mechanics work. : SHOP
58. Dark. : EBON
60. Existence: Lat. : ESSE
61. Authentic. : REAL
62. King of Israel. : SAUL
64. Feature of the Bahamas. : CAY
65. Wheat: France. : BLE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 11 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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