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New York Times, Tuesday, May 17, 1955

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.54, Missing: { J Q X Y }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 96, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,149
Across Down
1. One type of boxing. : SHADOW
7. An equal. : COMPEER
14. Shape of a cigar. : CORONA
15. What some income is. : UNEARNED
17. French students. : ELEVES
18. Make good. : RETRIEVE
19. Passenger plane. : LINER
20. Match. : PAIR
21. Buffalo hunter. : CREE
22. Habitual path. : BEAT
23. Senator from Nevada. : BIBLE
24. Wide difference of opinion. : GAP
25. Length times breadth. : AREA
26. Levee. : WALL
27. "A miss is as good as ___." : AMILE
29. "___ Dreamed," from "The King and I." : IHAVE
31. Impudent. : BRAZEN
32. One type of triangle. : SCALENE
35. Pinkies. : FINGERS
36. Circular ornament, used in bas-relief. : PATERA
37. Daughter of Zeus and Leda. : HELEN
38. Sultan's decree. : IRADE
39. Largest Irish county. : CORK
40. "___ Death," from the Peer Gynt Suite. : ASES
44. Choice European seafood. : EEL
45. Sheer cloths. : LAWNS
46. What happened in Saigon. : COUP
47. Mythical king. : LEAR
49. Character in "Antony and Cleopatra." : IRAS
50. North Dakota city. : FARGO
51. Exalter. : ENNOBLER
53. Knighthood badge worn by Churchill. : GARTER
54. Passed on to others. : RETAILED
55. Dramatic beginning. : ACTONE
56. Jeopardies. : DANGERS
57. Turned the pages. : LEAFED
1. Italian statesman. : SCELBA
2. More sanctimonious. : HOLIER
3. Where gladiators fought. : ARENAE
4. Fitted together skillfully. : DOVETAILED
5. An odd individual. : ONER
6. Lived. : WAS
7. That can be remedied. : CURABLE
8. Original designer of the kewpie. : ONEILL
9. 39.37 inches in France. : METRE
10. Expert golf score. : PAR
11. Author Ambler. : ERIC
12. Make vigorous. : ENERGIZE
13. Discloser. : REVEALER
16. Becomes more complex. : DEEPENS
20. River in Italy. : PIAVE
23. "___ Junction." : BWANA
27. British composer. : ARNE
28. Historic document. : MAGNACARTA
30. The vicinity. : HERE
31. Defrauds. : BILKS
32. "Step-right-up-folks" man. : SPIELER
33. Tilted. : CAREENED
34. Mythological huntress. : ATALANTA
35. Nonflowering plants. : FERNS
37. Sidney and others. : HOWARDS
39. ___ diplomat. : CAREER
41. Somewhat: Colloq. : SORTOF
42. Oregon city. : EUGENE
43. Describing 35 Down. : SPORED
45. French city. : LILLE
48. Horse. : ROAN
50. Important aspect of 37 Across. : FACE
52. Mr. ___. : BIG
53. New Testament book: Abbr. : GAL

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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