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New York Times, Tuesday, June 7, 1955

Author: Thomas Meekin
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Thomas Meekin has 202 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,170
Across Down
1. Filled closely. : PACKED
7. June 14th. : FLAGDAY
14. Reached. : ARRIVED
16. Centers of atolls. : LAGOONS
17. Usual run of things. : ROUTINE
18. Historic forest in France. : ARGONNE
19. Wildly guy. : MAD
20. Branch. : LIMB
22. Function for a V. I. P. : DINNER
23. Olympian god. : ARES
25. Landfall east of Gander. : EUROPE
27. White Italian marble. : CARRARA
29. Supposition. : IDEA
33. Memory book. : ALBUM
36. Supports for the Big Top. : MAINGUYS
38. Large waves. : BILLOWS
41. Argentine cowboy. : LLANERO
42. Pharmacist's preparation. : EMULSION
44. Citizen in action. : VOTER
45. Etruscan title. : LARS
46. Appeaser. : SOOTHER
49. Wearing apparel. : ATTIRE
50. Tool; chase. : ETCH
54. Flour, sugar or salt. : STAPLE
58. Sound harshly. : RASP
60. Oriental name. : ALI
61. Lay open to public scorn. : PILLORY
63. German fruit cake. : STOLLEN
65. City in Connecticut. : ANSONIA
66. Witch. : HELLCAT
67. Temporary expedient. : STOPGAP
68. Entrees. : ROASTS
1. City in Italy. : PARMA
2. Resounding with noise. : AROAR
3. Lacking finish. : CRUDE
4. Salesman's outfit. : KIT
5. Mischief. : EVIL
6. Unit of weight for nylons. : DENIER
7. Sunshine State: Abbr. : FLA
8. Container for a rendered product. : LARDPAIL
9. Texas A. & M. man. : AGGIE
10. Ruffian: Slang. : GOON
11. Author Byrne. : DONN
12. Mrs. Lindbergh. : ANNE
13. River NE of Dunkirk. : YSER
15. Have scruples. : DEMUR
21. Author Stoker. : BRAM
24. Racing boats. : SCULLS
26. Part of a Civil Service test. : ORAL
28. Mr. F. F. Gosden. : AMOS
29. Refuse to recognize. : IGNORE
30. "People Will Say We're In Love." : DUET
31. Orphan Jane. : EYRE
32. Hebrew lyrelike instrument. : ASOR
33. Actor Walter. : ABEL
34. City founded by Pizarro. : LIMA
35. Besmear. : BLUR
37. Main part of a church. : NAVE
39. Purple-flowering vine. : WISTERIA
40. Lampblack. : SOOT
43. Rouge et ___. : NOIR
47. Nonsense. : TRASH
48. Miss Prynne. : HESTER
49. All ___ (all the time). : ALONG
51. Varieties of a soft mineral. : TALCS
52. Shoe brace used in sports. : CLEAT
53. Reminders. : HINTS
54. Saratoga and Hot Springs. : SPAS
55. Shading. : TINT
56. Additionally. : ALSO
57. Plump. : PLOP
59. Sport linked to Meadowbrook, L. I. : POLO
62. Coral island of the Carolines. : YAP
64. Lady Literate in Arts. : LLA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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