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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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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,146
Across Down
1. Slice of bacon. : RASHER
7. Anastasia's mother. : TSARINA
14. High ___ gasoline. : OCTANE
15. River of Hades. : ACHERON
16. The care and foiling of the young. : CHILDPSYCHOLOGY
19. Notch made by sawing. : KERF
20. With head in the clouds. : ELATE
21. The elect. : INS
22. Mysterious. : RUNIC
24. 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
1. 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
17. 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
28. Tuscany's capital. : SIENA
30. Mythical bird. : ROC
31. Indian corn. : MAIZE
32. "As deaf as ___." : ADOOR
33. Goat. : NANNY
35. Prizers. : ESTEEMERS
39. View. : SEE
40. Braced frameworks. : TRESTLES
45. Soothing one. : LULLER
46. Starch plant. : SAGO
50. Spanish mister. : SENOR
51. Ambassador to Spain. : DUNN
52. Women's rights leader. : CATT
54. Formerly: Arch. : ERST
56. Japanese aborigine. : AINU
57. News note. : ITEM
58. Erato's symbol. : LYRE
59. About the middle of the 1st century. : DII
60. Winter resort of France. : PAU
61. 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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