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New York Times, Thursday, May 12, 1955

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,144
Across Down
1. Train. : TEACH
6. He sowed the dragon's teeth. : CADMUS
12. Ubiquitous pseudonym. : JOHNDOE
14. Melodic. : ARIOSE
15. Obligations not met in time. : ARREARS
16. Office workers. : TYPISTS
18. Rest. : LIE
19. Oriental dancing girls. : GEISHAS
21. Corroded. : ATE
22. Size of type. : AGATE
24. Candid. : OPEN
25. Gudrun's second husband. : ATLI
26. Kernel. : PITH
27. Growl like a dog. : GNAR
28. Means of transportation: Colloq. : BIKES
29. One who responds. : ANSWERER
31. Easter custom. : PARADE
32. Former international partnership. : AXIS
33. Genial. : WARM
34. Purplish red. : CLARET
37. Heated argument: Slang. : RHUBARBS
41. Actor Tim and family. : HOLTS
42. Earth. : SOIL
43. Where the City of the Kings is. : PERU
44. House extension. : ELLS
45. Navy mascot. : GOAT
46. Up and about. : ASTIR
47. Branch of math: Abbr. : ALG
48. Creator of Studs Lonigan. : FARRELL
50. Food fish. : IDE
51. Late afternoon. : TEATIME
53. Dispositions. : NATURES
55. Lamentable. : RUEFUL
56. Most smooth. : EVENEST
57. Describing winter rain. : SLEETY
58. Ventured. : DARED
1. Bully's stock in trade. : THREATS
2. Compass point. : ENE
3. "All's well that ends well," for example. : ADAGE
4. Apple part. : CORE
5. Namesakes of a Trojan princess. : HESIONES
6. Author of "My Antonia." : CATHER
7. Indo-European. : ARYAN
8. Slopes. : DIPS
9. "Apres ___ le déluge." : MOI
10. The penguins' ship. : USSATKA
11. Staid. : SETTLED
12. Mexican city. : JALAPA
13. Source. : ORIGIN
17. Take possession of, in law. : SEISE
20. Girl in blue. : SPAR
23. Frustrates. : THWARTS
25. Charts for aviators. : AIRMAPS
27. Stamina. : GRIT
28. Feathered part. : BARB
30. Illiterate signatures. : EXES
31. King of Greece. : PAUL
33. Bleached. : WHITENED
34. Bamboozle. : CHEAT
35. Indolent ones. : LOLLERS
36. "___ is divided into three parts." : ALLGAUL
37. Loud outcry. : ROAR
38. Secluded. : RETIRED
39. They're given away in June. : BRIDES
40. Most certain. : SUREST
42. Grievously. : SORELY
45. Entire range. : GAMUT
46. Modify. : ALTER
48. Small wind instrument. : FIFE
49. Volcanic outpouring. : LAVA
52. Quoits mark. : TEE
54. French article. : UNE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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