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New York Times, Saturday, June 4, 1955

Author: Marian Moeser
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,167
Across Down
1. Character in "David Copperfield." : ROSA
5. Performed. : ACTED
10. Word for unwelcome visitor. : SCAT
14. Biblical prophet. : AMOS
15. Stay. : TARRY
16. Section. : PANE
17. Old-fashioned luggage. : CARPETBAGS
19. Author of "Bus Stop." : INGE
20. Thoroughly. : ENTIRELY
21. Sundered. : PARTED
23. Artifice. : RUSE
24. Matriarch in Genesis. : SARAI
25. TV drama necessity. : SCRIPT
28. Resembling a flower. : PETALLED
31. Beautify. : PAINT
32. "Die ___ am Rhein." : WACHT
33. Biblical name. : EVE
34. Sheridan and Rutherford. : ANNS
35. Pixilated. : DOTTY
36. With: French. : AVEC
37. Italian title: Abbr. : SIG
38. Bogs down. : MIRES
39. Basketball center. : ARENA
40. Slugs and whelks. : MOLLUSKS
42. Coquettish. : FLIRTY
43. Turns in a certain direction. : EASTS
44. Parisian "she." : ELLE
45. Cleomenes' land. : SPARTA
47. Whispers. : BREATHES
51. Roomy. : WIDE
52. Native of an Italian city. : FLORENTINE
54. Imitated. : APED
55. Choice meat cut. : FILET
56. Author Johnston. : ALVA
57. Agrippina's son. : NERO
58. Garden starters. : SEEDS
59. Oriental sauces. : SOYS
1. Prize to the swift. : RACE
2. Muscat is its capital. : OMAN
3. Separate neatly. : SORT
4. Medicine chest occupants. : ASPIRINS
5. Bear witness. : ATTEST
6. ___ car. : CABLE
7. Tea accoutrement. : TRAY
8. Unit in physics. : ERG
9. Opposite of sympathy. : DYSPATHY
10. Upward trend. : SPIRAL
11. Bridge-builder's form. : CANTILEVER
12. Dumas' "___ Pitou." : ANGE
13. Prepared for golf. : TEED
18. Break loose. : ERUPT
22. Smell ___ (suspect a trick). : ARAT
24. Divisions. : SECTS
25. Violent, temporary activity. : SPASM
26. The showman in "Pagliacci." : CANIO
27. Rebel chief. : RINGLEADER
28. Gourmet's delicacies. : PATES
29. Athletic showing. : EVENT
30. Spoil. : DECAY
32. Collected writings. : WORKS
35. Parts of spinning wheels. : DISTAFFS
36. Singer's encores. : ARIETTAS
38. Something essential. : MUST
39. Gov. Shivers. : ALLAN
41. City on the Rio Grande. : LAREDO
42. Admirals' domains. : FLEETS
44. Chose wrongly. : ERRED
45. Water bird. : SWAN
46. Corncob. : PIPE
47. Friable clay. : BOLE
48. Hawaii's chief city. : HILO
49. Begrudge. : ENVY
50. High ___. : SEAS
53. Norwegian statesman. : LIE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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