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New York Times, Thursday, June 23, 1955

Author: S. A. Kay
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
S. A. Kay has 118 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,186
Across Down
1. Anything certain. : FACT
5. In the rear of a vessel. : ABAFT
10. Sicilian sight. : ETNA
14. Roman Emperor, following Nero and Galba. : OTHO
15. Flirt. : DALLY
16. Diving bird. : LOON
17. Hide. : SKIN
18. In the clouds. : DREAMYEYED
20. Spiced drink common in the tropics. : SANGAREE
22. Mrs. James Mason. : PAMELA
23. Boring tool. : AUGER
24. Dough men. : BAKERS
25. Harasses. : BESETS
27. Island group SE of Japan. : BONIN
28. Hardy timber. : ASH
29. Behind the times. : SLOW
31. Highest peak in the Philippines. : MTAPO
35. Closes. : STOPS
38. Hematite. : ORE
39. With reference to. : ASFOR
40. Floral leaf. : SEPAL
41. Bondsman. : SERF
43. Actor Chaney. : LON
44. Children's vegetable. : TATER
46. Place. : LOCALE
49. Magician's speech. : PATTER
51. Where Khartoum is. : SUDAN
52. Whalebone. : BALEEN
53. Waited upon. : ATTENDED
56. Folklore character. : BRERRABBIT
58. Land measure. : ACRE
59. Ambassador Willis' post. : BERN
60. Style of car. : COUPE
61. Origin. : RISE
62. Hardens. : SETS
63. Trencherman. : EATER
64. Active one. : DOER
1. Governor of South Dakota. : FOSS
2. Icebreaker back from Antarctica. : ATKA
3. Place of the proverbial bull. : CHINASHOP
4. Language. : TONGUE
5. Skill and tact. : ADDRESS
6. More unadorned. : BARER
7. Sailing term. : ALEE
8. Where the Suwanee flows: Abbr. : FLA
9. Musican drum. : TYMPAN
10. Wind, rain, etc. (with "the"). : ELEMENTS
11. Trifler. : TOYER
12. Carols. : NOELS
13. "With a Smile ___ Song." : ANDA
19. City in Washington. : YAKIMA
21. Middleman: Abbr. : AGT
24. Shaded retreat. : BOWER
25. Cesare Siepi. : BASS
26. City near Padua. : ESTE
27. Drilling too. : BORER
30. Underdog. : LOSER
32. One big labor family. : AFLANDCIO
33. Table game. : POOL
34. River of France. : ORNE
36. Outstanding TV drama. : PATTERNS
37. Certain roofer. : SLATER
42. Type of kick in swimming. : FLUTTER
45. Card combination. : TENACE
47. Poetic opus. : ODE
48. False statement. : CANARD
49. Gay ___. : PAREE
50. Tiptoe. : ALERT
51. Mushroom stem. : STIPE
52. Sizes of shot for air rifles. : BBBS
53. Border against. : ABUT
54. Gaelic. : ERSE
55. Bambi. : DEER
57. Throatlet. : BOA

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

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