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New York Times, Tuesday, May 3, 1955

Author: James R. Overholt
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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Across Down
1. Sports clothes. : TOGS
5. Novelist William. : MCFEE
10. Projections on wheels. : CAMS
14. Exeunt ___; stage direction. : OMNI
15. Tapestry. : ARRAS
16. Trial race. : HEAT
17. Color of a horse. : ROAN
18. Troubadours. : POETS
19. Singer Berger. : ERNA
20. Waterloo for Cornwallis. : YORKTOWN
22. Forming fruiting spikes. : EARING
24. Premonition: Colloq. : HUNCH
26. Yards. : AREAS
27. Square peg in a round hole. : MISFIT
31. Revolutionary Lee. : HARRY
33. Well-known Berlin hotel. : ADLON
34. Mrs., in Poland. : PANI
35. Touchstone. : TEST
39. Prominent early Americans. : GEORGEANDMARTHA
42. Calendar abbreviation. : SEPT
43. Frees. : RIDS
44. Dogma. : TENET
45. Ornamented, as a dish: Fr. : GARNI
47. Fond hopes. : DREAMS
48. Revolutionary Horatio. : GATES
51. Last stanza of a ballade. : ENVOI
53. In Europe, for example. : ABROAD
55. Historic river. : DELAWARE
60. One of a group in South Africa. : BOER
61. "It's ___!" : AGIRL
63. Armenian river. : ARAS
64. Relative of a gill. : LUNG
65. Italian goddess. : DIANA
66. Hard hit. : SMIT
67. Diminutive suffix. : ETTE
68. Biblical name. : ABNER
69. ___ Park. : HYDE
1. One side of the struggle in 1775. : TORY
2. Melville book. : OMOO
3. Growl: Var. : GNAR
4. Kitchen appurtenance. : SINK
5. Plan in detail. : MAPOUT
6. Symbol of royalty. : CROWN
7. ___ War. : FRENCHANDINDIAN
8. Consume. : EAT
9. Being. : ESSE
10. Parson Weems' fable, 1806. : CHERRYTREE
11. High dwelling place. : AERIE
12. Miraculous food. : MANNA
13. Red deer. : STAGS
21. Tangible object. : THING
23. Swiss river. : AAR
25. Indicators. : HANDS
27. Periodicals: Colloq. : MAGS
28. ___ fixe. : IDEE
29. Spill over. : SLOP
30. Revolutionary New York defense. : FORTGEORGE
32. Edge. : RIM
34. Revolutionary patriot. : PAINE
36. Sicilian volcano. : ETNA
37. Son of Noah. : SHEM
38. Does work with a shuttle. : TATS
40. Make a mistake. : ERR
41. Roman rooms. : ATRIA
46. Man's name. : ASA
47. It was thrown across the Rappahannock. : DOLLAR
48. Triangular feature in architecture. : GABLE
49. On every side. : ABOUT
50. City in Italy. : TRENT
52. French writer. : VERNE
54. Baby's early word. : DADA
56. Evergreen State: Abbr. : WASH
57. The Redcoats. : ARMY
58. Sortie. : RAID
59. Renaissance family. : ESTE
62. Name for The Rock. : GIB

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

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