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New York Times, Saturday, May 7, 1955

Author: W. E. Jones
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.46, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
W. E. Jones has 95 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,139
Across Down
1. "Good night, Mrs. ___, wherever you are." : CALABASH
9. Reproachful person. : SHAMER
15. Too mature. : OVERRIPE
16. Roof of the mouth. : PALATE
17. Vixen. : HARRIDAN
18. Differing from the norm. : ATYPIC
19. Mohammed ___, Pakistan Premier. : ALI
20. Trip on wheels. : CARRIDE
22. Mauna ___. : LOA
23. Signifies assent. : NODS
25. In India, a groom for horses. : SYCE
26. Time signal. : BELL
27. Member of the Union of South Africa. : NATAL
30. Storehouse for guns. : ARSENAL
32. Traveler to Gretna Green. : ELOPER
35. Novelist Hamsun. : KNUT
36. Shadwell and Austin, for example. : POETSLAUREATE
39. Qualified. : ABLE
40. The south wind. : AUSTER
41. Hay fever. : ALLERGY
43. Goes on a date (with "out"). : STEPS
46. Rip. : TEAR
47. Ribbed fabrics. : REPS
50. ___ pearl. : SEED
52. "___ in the stilly night . . . " : OFT
53. Garments in Malaya. : SARONGS
56. ___ Luiz, Brazilian seaport. : SAO
57. Character in "Martin Chuzzlewit." : SAIREY
59. President Odria's capital. : LIMAPERU
61. Sailors' stew. : SCOUSE
62. Human beings. : ADAMITES
63. Vergilian epic. : AENEID
64. Quisling. : RENEGADE
1. "Yankee Doodle Dandy." : COHAN
2. Mythical island paradise. : AVALON
3. City in NE Spain. : LERIDA
4. Timetable abbreviation. : ARR
5. ___-a-brac. : BRIC
6. Zinka Milanov role. : AIDA
7. Airplane wing parts. : SPARS
8. Sen. Dworshak. : HENRY
9. Worker in a garden. : SPADER
10. Detest. : HATE
11. ___ Khan. : ALY
12. Popular sundae flavor. : MAPLENUT
13. Bleach. : ETIOLATE
14. Method of removing a public official. : RECALL
21. Flier of Greek myth. : ICARUS
24. Iron worker. : STEELER
26. City on the Ganges. : BENARES
28. Make otherwise. : ALTER
29. ___ Alamos. : LOS
31. Kind of trapshooting. : SKEET
33. Katharine Cornell, for instance. : PLAYER
34. Water: Fr. : EAU
36. Bob Hope's Indian picture (with "The"). : PALEFACE
37. Offering to a deity. : OBLATION
38. Stock market abbreviation. : RTS
41. Mother of Xerxes. : ATOSSA
42. Tended to whiten. : GRAYED
44. Coin current on the Prado. : PESETA
45. Scorched. : SEARED
48. ___ regions. : POLAR
49. Spurious, mean: Slang. : SNIDE
51. Drench. : DOUSE
53. West Indian food fish. : SESI
54. Federal investigator. : GMAN
55. Identical. : SAME
58. Regret. : RUE
60. Oblong casting of iron. : PIG

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

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