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New York Times, Wednesday, June 22, 1955

Author: William S. Woods
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 309 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 18
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,185
Across Down
1. Character in "Die Fledermaus." : ADELE
6. Shaped metal rod. : TBAR
10. 1942 corps. : WAAC
14. Burdened. : LADEN
15. Little woman. : WIFE
16. Medley. : OLIO
17. Penny-pinchers. : SKINFLINTS
19. Sound from the pen. : OINK
20. Cereal grass. : OAT
21. Certain atoms. : IONS
22. Recently. : OFLATE
24. One under another's protection. : PROTEGE
26. Absolute. : PURE
27. Relative: Abbr. : REL
28. Old pistol. : DERRINGER
33. Row: Colloq. : SHINDY
36. Word book: Abbr. : DICT
37. Cheer. : RAH
38. Temporary grant. : LOAN
39. Over twenty-one. : OFAGE
41. Unerring. : SURE
42. Case in Latin: Abbr. : ABL
43. Hard coal refuse. : CULM
44. Firm. : STABLE
46. Back Bay talk. : BOSTONESE
49. ___ Pinafore. : HMS
50. Contemporary playwright. : INGE
51. ___ ice. : SHEETOF
55. First-class fellows. : BRICKS
58. Twirled. : SPUN
59. Noun suffix. : ADE
60. Ringlet. : LOCK
61. Indian on the warpath. : TOMAHAWKER
64. Explorer Tasman. : ABEL
65. Black. : EBON
66. "___ You Calling Me." : IHEAR
67. George Eliot's Adam. : BEDE
68. Baltic Gulf. : RIGA
69. Truck. : LORRY
1. Name of writing brothers. : ALSOP
2. A major Atlantic port. : DAKAR
3. Leaders. : EDITORIALS
4. Man's nickname. : LEN
5. Type of British rifle. : ENFIELD
6. Wreathed. : TWINED
7. Storage places. : BINS
8. Time of day: Abbr. : AFT
9. Assets. : RESOURCES
10. Describing yarn. : WOOLEN
11. Inter ___. : ALIA
12. "She ___ what she used to be . . . " : AINT
13. Industrial fuel. : COKE
18. Ship's record. : LOG
23. Partly fused mixture in glass-making. : FRIT
25. Where Lookout Mountain is: Abbr. : TENN
26. Conceited fop. : PRIG
29. Round mild cheeses. : EDAMS
30. He fits out miners. : GRUBSTAKER
31. Nobleman. : EARL
32. Korea's top patriot. : RHEE
33. Thick flat slice. : SLAB
34. Wanderer. : HOBO
35. Teen-ager. : YOUNGSTER
40. Disappear. : FLEE
41. Identical. : SAME
43. Bash. : CONK
45. On ___ (immediately). : THENAIL
47. Amuse. : TICKLE
48. Native name for European country. : ESPANA
52. "What did you say?" : HUH
53. One way of saying "alas!" : ODEAR
54. Means of transportation. : FERRY
55. Tattle. : BLAB
56. Mantle. : ROBE
57. Frosted. : ICED
58. Sooty air. : SMOG
62. Wide sash. : OBI
63. World health group. : WHO

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 14 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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