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New York Times, Monday, June 27, 1955

Author:
Ann R. Hunton
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Ann R. Hunton has 1 pre-Shortz puzzle in our database.
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,190

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Tune title. : NOLA
5. Time. : YEARS
10. Scorch. : CHAR
14. Soon. : ANON
15. Jockey Arcaro. : EDDIE
16. Bobbin. : REEL
17. Memorable words of 1940. : BLOODSWEATTEARS
20. Methods. : SYSTEMS
21. Rio Grande city. : LAREDO
22. Clover. : HAY
23. Extreme. : STEEP
24. Turn back. : REPEL
27. Peak in Philippines. : APO
28. Averages. : MEANS
32. Assert. : AVER
33. Hematite. : ORE
34. Layout. : FORMAT
35. Gov. Wetherby's state: Abbr. : KEN
36. Originator. : CREATOR
38. School group: Abbr. : PTA
39. Make brilliant. : ENGILD
41. Fish dish. : ROE
42. Tell tales. : BLAB
43. Fourteen pounds. : STONE
44. International writers' group. : PEN
45. Rinds. : PEELS
46. Describing campus buildings. : IVIED
48. Grayish brown. : DUN
49. Call to witness. : OBTEST
51. Projecting. : JUTTING
55. Churchill volume. : THEIRFINESTHOUR
57. Mme. Bovary. : EMMA
58. In complete agreement. : ATONE
59. "___ Christie." : ANNA
60. Breakfast. : MEAL
61. Cordelia's sister. : REGAN
62. Helen Keller's early companion, Anna S. ___. : MACY
Down
1. Snatches. : NABS
2. Singly. : ONLY
3. Lorelei Lee's creator. : LOOS
4. One additional. : ANOTHER
5. "___ darling daughter . . . " : YESMY
6. Certain English kings: Abbr. : EDWS
7. Fruit drink. : ADE
8. Theatre district. : RIALTO
9. Bristles. : SETAE
10. Plant. : CREEPER
11. Point of land. : HEAD
12. Air: Prefix. : AERO
13. 19th century novelist. : RLS
18. Bargain: Colloq. : DEAL
19. Vibration. : TREMOR
23. Pierced. : SPEARED
24. Croupiers' implements. : RAKES
25. Outcome. : EVENT
26. Former monetary unit of Hungary. : PENGO
27. Common verb. : ARE
29. Wide. : AMPLE
30. City in Brazil. : NATAL
31. Wounds. : STABS
33. Army base in Calif. : ORD
34. Enemy. : FOE
36. Bright. : CLEVER
37. Unit of weight. : TON
40. Starting. : INITIAL
42. English philosopher of 19th century. : BENTHAM
44. Small and trim. : PETITE
45. Golf stroke. : PUTT
47. "Peace to him that ___ off . . . : ISFAR
48. Henry Pitney Van ___. : DUSEN
49. Expression of dismay. : OHME
50. Altar enclosure of Eastern Church. : BEMA
51. German city. : JENA
52. College in New Rochelle. : IONA
53. Now: Latin. : NUNC
54. Dismal. : GRAY
55. Pro ___. : TEM
56. Wooden pin. : NOG

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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