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New York Times, Saturday, May 14, 1955

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.46, Missing: { B J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
Jack Luzzatto has 292 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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Students & seniors
Across
1
Slice of bacon. : RASHER
7
Anastasia's mother. : TSARINA
14
High ___ gasoline. : OCTANE
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River of Hades. : ACHERON
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The care and foiling of the young. : CHILDPSYCHOLOGY
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Notch made by sawing. : KERF
20
With head in the clouds. : ELATE
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The elect. : INS
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Mysterious. : RUNIC
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Subject for psychology. : MAN
26
Son of Ali, fifth caliph. : HASAN
29
Juggler of words. : PHRASEMAN
34
In old custom, ___ was paid to the church. : ATITHE
36
Infants. : TOTS
37
Democratic group. : ADA
38
Psychologist's testing technique. : FREEASSOCIATION
41
Metal. : TIN
42
Ragout. : STEW
43
One-time viceroy of India. : CURZON
44
Good-for-nothings: Irish. : SPALPEENS
47
Suspicious: Slang. : LEERY
48
Practice. : USE
49
Heads toward the dawn. : EASTS
51
1305 years ago. : DCL
53
Combine. : MERGE
55
Part of an aircraft. : TAIL
59
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. : DUALPERSONALITY
62
Crying. : INTEARS
63
The first game. : OPENER
64
Under another's care. : INTRUST
65
Take up again. : RESUME
Down
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Basalt. : ROCK
2
Pang. : ACHE
3
Budge. : STIR
4
Charge for children. : HALFRATE
5
Terminal. : END
6
Write again. : REPEN
7
Everyday diplomacy. : TACT
8
Radio chassis diagram. : SCHEMATIC
9
Cry for attention. : AHO
10
Repair a coat. : RELINE
11
Presser. : IRON
12
Holiday drinks. : NOGS
13
One or more. : ANY
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Ship's berth between piers. : SLIP
18
Lipton, Moore, Vanderbilt, etc. : YACHTOWNERS
23
Unlatches. : UNHASPS
25
Derby winner of 1946. : ASSAULT
26
Tool handles. : HAFTS
27
Off the bottom, as an anchor. : ATRIP
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Tuscany's capital. : SIENA
30
Mythical bird. : ROC
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Indian corn. : MAIZE
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"As deaf as ___." : ADOOR
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Goat. : NANNY
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Prizers. : ESTEEMERS
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View. : SEE
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Braced frameworks. : TRESTLES
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Soothing one. : LULLER
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Starch plant. : SAGO
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Spanish mister. : SENOR
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Ambassador to Spain. : DUNN
52
Women's rights leader. : CATT
54
Formerly: Arch. : ERST
56
Japanese aborigine. : AINU
57
News note. : ITEM
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Erato's symbol. : LYRE
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About the middle of the 1st century. : DII
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Winter resort of France. : PAU
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Zoo spectacle. : APE

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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