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New York Times, Wednesday, May 18, 1955

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { F Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,150
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1. Stock market. : CURB
5. In pieces. : APART
10. Polaris. : STAR
14. Tract. : AREA
15. Landed estate. : MANOR
16. Where Zanesville is. : OHIO
17. Johnson and McCormack. : MAJORITYLEADERS
20. Feminine suffix. : INE
21. Netherlands commune. : EDE
22. Gen. Shepherd's nickname. : LEM
23. Mountain ___. : ASH
24. Nominal capital of Bolivia. : SUCRE
26. Cease. : DESIST
28. Spent the summer. : ESTIVATED
31. Office worker. : STENO
34. Scene of "Something of Value." : KENYA
35. Lovely child. : CHERUB
36. Southern delicacies. : HAMS
39. Skin. : DERMA
41. Italian wine. : ASTI
42. Leaves out. : ELIDES
44. Former king of Transjordan. : TALAL
46. Former Premier. : MALAN
47. Subject of a Berlin song. : CHRISTMAS
51. Old World lizards. : AGAMAS
53. Jostle. : SHOVE
54. Faint. : WAN
56. Top of a hill. : COP
57. Wrath. : IRE
59. Pedagogical organization. : NEA
60. News of a special sort. : ELECTIONRETURNS
64. Decree ___, in law. : NISI
65. Ran for office. : STOOD
66. Celebrated possum. : POGO
67. Haberdashery. : TIES
68. Aquatic birds. : TERNS
69. Viewed. : SEEN
1. Dressing gown. : CAMISE
2. Seventh planet. : URANUS
3. Throw away. : REJECT
4. ___ Dai. : BAO
5. Surrounded by. : AMID
6. Food made of goose livers. : PATE
7. At all. : ANY
8. Cycled. : ROLLED
9. Much-quoted poem. : TREES
10. Turf. : SOD
11. Scenes of action. : THEATERS
12. "Londonderry" and others. : AIRS
13. ___ Hashana, Jewish New Year. : ROSH
18. He told one of the "Canterbury Tales." : REEVE
19. "Plain and Fancy" group. : AMISH
25. Swedish Parliament. : RIKSDAG
26. Famines. : DEARTHS
27. Secrecy. : STEALTH
29. Ampersands. : ANDS
30. Nautical rope. : TYE
32. Cashew. : NUT
33. Sash. : OBI
35. City in Colombia. : CALI
36. Sound of doubt. : HEM
37. State: Abbr. : ALA
38. Certain Italians. : MILANESE
40. Damage. : MAR
43. Pass a law. : ENACT
45. Desirable thing. : ASSET
47. "House of Flowers" author. : CAPOTE
48. Film queen. : MONROE
49. Exact satisfaction for. : AVENGE
50. Beginning of equinox or solstice. : SEASON
52. Humid. : MOIST
54. Resulted. : WENT
55. Et ___. : ALII
57. Unbending. : IRON
58. Ball team. : REDS
61. On this side of: Prefix. : CIS
62. European country: Abbr. : NOR
63. Raises. : UPS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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