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New York Times, Monday, May 23, 1955

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 61, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 3, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,155
Across Down
1. Poet and panelist. : NASH
5. Bird sound. : PEEP
9. Term of affection. : DEAR
13. Butter substitute. : OLEO
14. See 29 Down. : ISNOT
16. Boss or knob. : UMBO
17. Far East statesman. : DIEM
18. Direct. : STEER
19. Stories. : LIES
20. Elaine of "Bus Stop." : STRITCH
22. Woodrow Wilson's private secretary. : TUMULTY
24. Pitcher for the Dodgers. : LOES
25. Like Falstaff. : FAT
26. Radar signals. : BLIPS
28. Manhattan artery. : FIFTHAVE
33. Exclaims. : CRIES
34. Part of a church. : AISLE
35. Ballad. : LAY
36. Birds. : HENS
37. Single. : ALONE
38. Monkey. : SIME
39. Chemistry suffix. : IDE
40. Jerky movement. : START
41. Derby winner. : SWAPS
42. Column in the form of draped female figure. : CARYATID
44. Surmise. : GUESS
45. Hail! : AVE
46. Capital city. : LIMA
47. Ministers. : PARSONS
51. Rapacious birds. : OSPREYS
55. Important particle. : ATOM
56. Sonar measures it. : DEPTH
58. Tuptim's land. : SIAM
59. Pseudonym of Louis Viaud (1850–1923). : LOTI
60. What Moses did to the stone. : SMOTE
61. Concerning. : INRE
62. Accessible. : OPEN
63. Hirobumi and Yuko. : ITOS
64. Spanish baby boy. : NENE
1. Is careless. : NODS
2. Settled on. : ALIT
3. Nostradamus. : SEER
4. Sermons. : HOMILIES
5. Twelfth sign of the zodiac. : PISCES
6. Baltkan natives. : ESTHS
7. Compass point. : ENE
8. Wallace Stevens. : POET
9. Great Lakes port. : DULUTH
10. German man's name. : EMIL
11. Incite. : ABET
12. Bright. : ROSY
15. Edible fungus. : TRUFFLE
21. The very best: Slang. : TOPS
23. Paraguay tea. : MATE
26. City in the Netherlands. : BREDA
27. Steamship. : LINER
28. Sea inlet. : FIORD
29. See 14 Across. : ISNT
30. Another name. : ALIAS
31. Early movie stars. : VAMPS
32. Potato buds. : EYES
33. Easy elegance. : CHIC
34. Jai ___. : ALAI
37. Accompanies. : ATTENDS
38. Administers an oath. : SWEARSIN
40. Comedian Jimmy ___. : SAVO
41. Pool in a mine. : SUMP
43. Rita's daughter. : YASMIN
44. Dorothy and Lillian. : GISHES
46. Relative of Bingo. : LOTTO
47. ___ Alto. : PALO
48. At the summit. : ATOP
49. Repetition without signification. : ROTE
50. Half: Prefix. : SEMI
52. German article. : EINE
53. Tale. : YARN
54. Character in "Peter Pan." : SMEE
57. Flower holder. : POT

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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