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New York Times, Wednesday, June 15, 1955

Author:
M. S. Manning
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { F Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Mary S. Manning has 14 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,178
Across
1. ___ plaisir (with pleasure): Fr. : AVEC
5. Concord. : PEACE
10. Pretends to be. : ACTS
14. Busy place. : HIVE
15. Tanks, reconnaissance cars, etc. : ARMOR
16. Poetic pronoun. : THOU
17. Indigo dye plant. : ANIL
18. Threefold. : TRIPARTITE
20. Voter. : BALLOTER
22. Fished with a net. : SEINED
23. Challenged. : DARED
24. Reduce in rank. : DEGRADE
25. Worshiper. : ADORER
27. Spokes of a wheel. : RADII
28. One of the DiMaggios. : JOE
29. Arrive. : GETIN
31. Animal thought up by Lewis Carroll. : SNARK
35. City in India. : AGRA
37. Gov. Boggs' capital. : DOVER
39. Mirth. : GLEE
40. Gum from trees. : RESIN
42. Flower holders. : VASES
44. Poem for singing. : LAY
45. Defame. : LIBEL
47. Groups of singers. : CHOIRS
49. Parts of cardigans. : SLEEVES
52. Girl's name. : ALIDA
53. Describing two political opponents who agree not to vote. : PAIRED
54. Greatness. : EMINENCE
57. Native of Jakarta. : INDONESIAN
59. Dowager Queen Elizabeth is one. : SCOT
60. Garden. : EDEN
61. Less good. : WORSE
62. Dispatched. : SENT
63. Near Easterners: Abbr. : SYRS
64. Links star. : SNEAD
65. Newspaper editors' group. : ASNE
Down
1. Melville character. : AHAB
2. Writer Delmar. : VINA
3. Satan's helpers. : EVILDOERS
4. Stock of wines. : CELLAR
5. Walked with short steps. : PATTERED
6. Sinned. : ERRED
7. Moslem prince. : AMIR
8. Bobby. : COP
9. Rubbed out. : ERASED
10. Dressing. : ATTIRING
11. Scene of "Venture Into Darkness." : CHINA
12. Carried. : TOTED
13. Shoe leather. : SUEDE
19. Saint ___. : REGIS
21. Where Crater Lake is: Abbr. : OREG
24. Natives of Aarhus. : DANES
25. Discordant. : AJAR
26. Venetian dignitary. : DOGE
27. Competitor. : RIVAL
30. "Slithy" things. : TOVES
32. Unions. : ALLIANCES
33. Bring to maturity. : REAR
34. Florida islands. : KEYS
36. Movable parts of plane wings. : AILERONS
38. Rested. : RECLINED
41. David of movie fame. : NIVEN
43. Bone. : SHIN
46. Moistens. : BEDEWS
48. Black Sea port. : ODESSA
49. Secret agents. : SPIES
50. Track star. : LANDY
51. Kind of duck. : EIDER
52. Cousin of Absalom. : AMASA
54. Home of the Abbey Players. : EIRE
55. Nutmeg State: Abbr. : CONN
56. Diminutive suffix. : ETTE
58. Family member. : SON

Answer summary: 5 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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