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New York Times, Tuesday, May 31, 1955

Author:
Victor Goldfarb
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 52, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7 Grid is asymmetric.
Victor Goldfarb has 17 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,163

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Across
1
British conveyances. : TRAMS
6
Representative Powell. : ADAM
10
Type of sea shell. : ABALONE
12
Pretense of courage. : BRAVADO
15
Feature of the editorial page. : CARTOON
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Begin. : ENTERON
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Before, for a poet. : ERE
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Knoblike. : NODAL
20
Joint. : ANKLE
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Egyptian symbol. : ASP
22
Extremely. : TOO
24
___ digger. : GOLD
25
Benson's middle name. : TAFT
28
Inexpensive cut of meat. : STEWBEEF
31
Having a sharp temper. : ACRID
33
Seeped through slowly. : OOZED
34
Musical Calloway. : CAB
37
Hot countries. : TROPICS
39
Place for a pupil. : EYEBALL
41
Moment: Colloq. : SEC
42
Part of a cap. : VISOR
44
Racket. : NOISE
45
Part of the KKK. : KLAN
47
Sinbad's transportation. : ROC
49
Winter weather. : SNOW
50
Surface of a thing. : FACE
52
Slogan. : CRY
54
Kind of tray. : ASH
56
Tumults. : RIOTS
58
Exercise. : EXERT
60
Resort in French Pyrenees. : PAU
63
Lifting the spirits. : ELATING
65
Ropes. : LARIATS
67
Wanderers from the flock. : ESTRAYS
68
Base of operations. : STATION
69
Dotted with small figures. : SEME
70
Throng. : SWARM
Down
1
Piece of metal in a certain shape. : TBAR
2
Excellent. : RARE
3
Height: Abbr. : ALT
4
Satellites of Saturn. : MOONS
5
Noses around. : SNOOPS
6
Name noted in Kansas. : ARN
7
Statistical information. : DATA
8
Exact an eye for an eye. : AVENGE
9
Biblical expression. : MARKOFCAIN
10
What Wes calls Robinson. : ACE
11
Recipient of a forward pass. : END
12
Weather prediction. : BELOWZERO
13
Toy. : DOLL
14
United. : ONED
19
Polynesian god. : ATEO
21
Tilted. : ATIP
23
Follow instructions. : OBEY
25
Works with a shuttle. : TATS
26
Israeli port. : ACRE
27
Prince Alberts. : FROCKCOATS
29
Do this to a salad. : TOSS
30
Distinguished Briton. : EDEN
32
Opera singer. : DIVA
35
Synonym for 22 Across. : ALSO
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Puffed. : BLEW
38
Commander in Chief. : CINC
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Nonsense. : BOSH
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African antelope. : ORYX
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___ de cachet (sealed warrant). : LETTRE
48
Weights. : CARATS
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Independent. : FREE
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Troubles. : AILS
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Rules: Abbr. : REGS
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Hat material. : STRAW
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Gulf of ___. : SIAM
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Disappearing railways. : ELS
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Brace. : PAIR
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Mighty little thing. : ATOM
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Part of the armed forces. : USN
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Aneurin. : NYE
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Est ___ (so it is): Latin. : ITA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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