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New York Times, Thursday, June 16, 1955

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,179

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Invites. : ASKS
5. Be undecided. : HOVER
10. U. S. Ambassador to Eire. : TAFT
14. Actress Alice. : FAYE
15. City in Turkey. : ADANA
16. City in Norway. : OSLO
17. The Bill of Rights, and others. : AMENDMENTS
19. Check. : REIN
20. Put to sea again. : RESAIL
21. Part company. : SEPARATE
23. Banyan. : TREE
25. Cartoonist Goldberg. : RUBE
26. Knee-length trousers. : CULOTTES
30. Tithes. : TENTHS
34. All possible. : EVERY
35. Nuclear scientist. : RABI
37. Wood from Thailand. : TEAK
38. Signal. : CUE
39. Nursery rhyme character. : SIMON
40. Form of "to be." : ARE
41. Actress Chase. : ILKA
43. Avocado. : PEAR
44. Rates of speed: Music. : TEMPI
46. Prize-winning TV star. : LASSIE
48. Ebbets Field star. : ROBINSON
50. Stride. : PACE
52. Kind. : SORT
53. Light rain. : SPRINKLE
57. Tennis star Marble and namesakes. : ALICES
61. Needy. : POOR
62. He played Judge Hardy. : LEWISSTONE
64. Folklore giant. : OGRE
65. Turn aside. : EVERT
66. Valenciennes. : LACE
67. Playroom items. : TOYS
68. Classroom items. : DESKS
69. Type of school: Abbr. : ELEM
Down
1. On the horizon. : AFAR
2. Just spoken of. : SAME
3. Former Wilson aide. : KYES
4. Griffith Stadium player. : SENATOR
5. "Good Night, Sweet Prince." : HAMLET
6. Poem. : ODE
7. Trucks. : VANS
8. Come on stage. : ENTER
9. Russian monk. : RASPUTIN
10. Rushing stream. : TORRENT
11. Sailing. : ASEA
12. Flutter. : FLIT
13. Sound. : TONE
18. Ready for the laundromat. : DIRTY
22. The "Rail Splitter." : ABE
24. Uncanny. : EERIE
26. ___ Rhodes. : CECIL
27. Part of the throat. : UVULA
28. Vegetables. : LEEKS
29. Philippine island. : SAMAR
31. Groups working together. : TEAMS
32. A Marx. : HARPO
33. Coil of yarn. : SKEIN
36. Golfer Julius. : BOROS
39. "The ___ Band." : SPECKLED
42. Has ambitions. : ASPIRES
44. Turns rapidly: Scot. : TIRLS
45. Confer a right upon. : ENTITLE
47. Actor Keith. : IAN
49. Is vainly proud. : BOASTS
51. Pupil: Fr. : ELEVE
53. Locality. : SPOT
54. Cartoon possum. : POGO
55. Actor Calhoun. : RORY
56. Ovine animals. : EWES
58. Anthracite. : COAL
59. Noun suffix. : ENCE
60. Appear. : SEEM
63. Annoy. : IRK

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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