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New York Times, Monday, May 16, 1955

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 311 (avg 1.65)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,148
Across Down
1. Tennis stroke. : CHOP
5. Mediterranean bush. : CAPER
10. Gaucho's weapon. : BOLA
14. Asian priest. : LAMA
15. House. : ABODE
16. Fictional captain. : AHAB
17. Bullfighting shouts. : OLES
18. Romeo's rival. : PARIS
19. Irritate. : RILE
20. Admonition to caution. : DONTROCKTHEBOAT
23. Where curlers congregate. : RINK
24. Soft drink. : ADE
25. Do a favor for. : OBLIGE
28. A lark, in Scotland. : LAVEROCK
33. Essays. : TRIES
34. Animate. : LIVEN
35. ___ Cupid. : DAN
36. Painter Frans. : HALS
37. Penalized. : FINED
38. Italian lake. : COMO
39. Actress L. Gallienne. : EVA
40. ___ Davis. : ELMER
41. Mouselike animal. : SHREW
42. Resort city in Maine. : ROCKLAND
44. Young wife in a "Canterbury" tale. : ALISON
45. High in pitch. : ALT
46. Porgy. : SCUP
47. Play by Odets. : ROCKETTOTHEMOON
55. Great Barrier Island. : OTEA
56. External. : OUTER
57. Annapolis. : USNA
58. Footprint. : STEP
59. City in Utah. : PROVO
60. Prominent person. : NAME
61. Middling. : SOSO
62. Wood runners: Var. : SKEES
63. Former Wilson aide. : KYES
1. Earth. : CLOD
2. Symbol of innocence. : HALO
3. Portent. : OMEN
4. Napoleons, for instance. : PASTRIES
5. Name in the annals of crime. : CAPONE
6. Taken ___. : ABACK
7. Kind of pie. : PORK
8. Revise. : EDIT
9. Got rid of the "five o'clock shadow." : RESHAVED
10. Sobriquet for pitcher Maglie. : BARBER
11. Where Canton is. : OHIO
12. Refrain syllables. : LALA
13. Aid. : ABET
21. Oil driller's gear. : RIGS
22. Downing Street resident. : EDEN
25. Additional. : OTHER
26. "Well done!" : BRAVO
27. Hardy flowering shrub. : LILAC
28. Wrinkled. : LINED
29. Affirm. : AVER
30. 27 Down and others. : ODORS
31. Reverse of intaglio. : CAMEO
32. Understood. : KNOWN
34. Delineate. : LIMN
37. Saratoga and Princeton. : FLATTOPS
38. Ground squirrel. : CHIPMUNK
40. French pronoun. : ELLE
41. Swing around. : SLUE
43. New Zealand parrot. : KAKAPO
44. Combining forms meaning "colorless." : ACHROS
46. Man of "Tonight." : STEVE
47. Antarctic sea. : ROSS
48. Athlete Graham. : OTTO
49. English letters. : CEES
50. Native of Izmir. : TURK
51. Nebraska county seat. : OTOE
52. "___ can you see . . . " : OSAY
53. "This one is ___." : ONME
54. Highland negatives. : NAES

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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