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New York Times, Wednesday, June 29, 1955

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.59, Missing: { F K P Q U Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 0, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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Across Down
1. Miss in a musical. : CHORINE
8. Bulk. : MASS
12. Marty Marion's men. : WHITESOX
13. Warden's aide. : JAILER
15. Persistently opposed. : RENITENT
16. Verdi opera. : ERNANI
17. Heights: Abbr. : ALTS
18. Snow in Miami. : RARITY
20. Poetic contraction. : TIS
21. Compass point. : SSE
22. Ruler pro tem. : REGENT
23. Oxford. : SHOE
24. Trabert's forte. : SERVE
26. Aggravates. : EMBITTERS
28. Studio stands. : EASELS
30. Simpler. : EASIER
31. Dressen's men. : NATS
33. Pretty child. : DOLL
34. One of the Dionnes. : CECILE
36. Byron of golf. : NELSON
40. Going full tilt. : CAREERING
43. Actor from London. : RAINS
44. He has creditors. : OWER
45. Senators' vacation. : RECESS
47. Bing's place. : MET
48. Suffix meaning sayings. : ANA
49. City on the Adige River. : VERONA
50. One of the Warrens. : NINA
51. Warning shout in the forest. : TIMBER
53. Storekeeper. : RETAILER
55. Cynical expressions. : SNEERS
56. Equality; balance. : EVENNESS
57. Native Dancer's color. : GRAY
58. Dejection. : SADNESS
1. District in London or N. Y. C. : CHELSEA
2. Cautious suggesters. : HINTERS
3. Inventor of an elevator. : OTIS
4. Steep. : RET
5. Rhone tributary. : ISERE
6. Immaturity. : NONAGE
7. Outermost. : EXTREME
8. Book by Sholem Asch. : MARY
9. River in France. : AIN
10. Use a lot of: Colloq. : SLATHER
11. Big man on campus. : SENIOR
12. Edible marine fish. : WRASSE
13. Discard. : JETTISON
14. Slopes. : RISES
19. Out of favor. : INBAD
22. Intertwine again. : RELACE
23. "Streetcar" role. : STELLA
25. Gloss. : VENEER
27. Floor installers. : TILERS
29. Swizzle sticks. : STIRRERS
32. More cunning. : SLIER
34. Small pitcher. : CREAMER
35. Singers' seconds. : ENCORES
37. Poets' comparisons. : SIMILES
38. Unity. : ONENESS
39. Spectral types, in astrophysics. : NSTARS
40. Ulsters. : COATS
41. Rooflike canvas cover. : AWNING
42. Mamie's middle name. : GENEVA
46. Full. : SATED
49. Exceedingly. : VERY
50. See 12 or 31 Across. : NINE
52. Actress Lillie. : BEA
54. Cape in Mass. : ANN

Answer summary: 8 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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