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New York Times, Monday, June 13, 1955

Author:
Fred C. Jaschob
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 307 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,176
Across
1. Famous lady of legend. : HERO
5. Startle. : SCARE
10. Any attempt. : SHOT
14. Algerian seaport. : ORAN
15. Modern fabric. : ORLON
16. Cry of discovery. : HOHO
17. Castles in the air. : PIPEDREAMS
19. Bookcase section. : UNIT
20. Motivates. : INSPIRES
21. Bird. : CUCKOO
23. Pastoral composition. : IDYL
24. A division into branches. : FORK
25. Strong guys. : HEMEN
28. Goliath's undoing. : SLINGSHOT
33. Chooses. : ELECTS
35. Formerly. : ONCE
36. A continent: Abbr. : AFR
37. Capable. : ABLE
38. Swarm. : HORDE
40. Theatrical extra: Slang. : SUPE
41. Plunder. : ROB
42. Where Abadan is. : IRAN
43. Goes up. : SCALES
45. Symbols used by American Indians. : SWASTIKAS
48. Speaks imperfectly. : LISPS
49. Impose a tax. : LEVY
50. Yellow dye plant. : AMIL
52. Eventually. : INTIME
55. Shuffled along. : SHAMBLED
59. Minestrone. : SOUP
60. Governing body. : LOCALBOARD
62. What's to eat. : MENU
63. Architect's diagram. : EPURE
64. Amo, ___, amat. : AMAS
65. Buffet. : SLAP
66. Nursery syllables. : DADAS
67. Powder ingredient. : TALC
Down
1. Aborigine of Arizona. : HOPI
2. Brian Boru's land. : ERIN
3. Sharp knocks. : RAPS
4. Type of bathing suit. : ONEPIECE
5. Word of apology. : SORRY
6. Anglers' baskets. : CREELS
7. "___! poor Yorick." : ALAS
8. Gypsy boy. : ROM
9. Hides. : ENSCONCES
10. Pshaw! : SHUCKS
11. Call of a wild goose. : HONK
12. Where Zanesville is. : OHIO
13. In ___. : TOTO
18. "She ___ Say Yes." : DIDNT
22. Impel. : URGE
24. Discovery. : FIND
25. Heeds. : HEARS
26. Macaroni shape. : ELBOW
27. Type of toast. : MELBA
29. Doone girl. : LORNA
30. Catches. : HAULS
31. Full ___ (lively). : OFPEP
32. Ringlet. : TRESS
34. Withered. : SHRIVELED
39. Abounding in certain trees. : OAKY
40. Yawl. : SAILBOAT
42. Particular. : ITEM
44. Ascend. : CLIMB
46. Faux pas. : SLIPUP
47. Where oases are found. : SAHARA
51. Men. : MALES
52. Systems. : ISMS
53. Christmas. : NOEL
54. Fishing tournament quarry. : TUNA
55. Run before a gale. : SCUD
56. Dalai ___. : LAMA
57. Epochal. : ERAL
58. Dental degree. : DDSC
61. Agency of ration-book years. : OPA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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