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New York Times, Wednesday, June 8, 1955

Author: Herbert Ettenson
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Herbert Ettenson has 87 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,171
Across Down
1. Sacred bull. : APIS
5. Baba and others. : ALIS
9. Annie Oakley. : PASS
13. A mark in mathematics. : MINUSSIGN
15. Hilo greeting. : ALOHA
17. Start of a fairy tale. : ONCEUPONA
18. Cooking aroma. : NIDOR
19. Indeed. : YEA
20. Eatery. : DINER
21. Beyond. : ABOVE
22. "___ are the times that . . . " : THESE
24. Days of yore. : OLDTIMES
26. Familiar friend. : CRONY
27. The Louvre is one. : MUSEE
28. Many ages. : AEON
29. Spanish article. : LAS
30. Part of Will Rogers' act: 2 wds. : ALASSO
35. Attack with violence. : SETUPON
37. Jet carrier. : FLATTOP
38. Part of a putout. : ASSIST
39. Ignited. : LIT
40. Prevalent. : RIFE
41. In the hitter's box. : ATBAT
43. Fertile soils. : SILTS
44. General in Korean war. : VANFLEET
48. Buy and sell for quick profit. : SCALP
49. All around. : ABOUT
50. Musical beat. : TEMPO
52. Was in the van. : LED
54. Cup: French. : TASSE
55. Trip on the Pacemaker. : TRAINRIDE
57. Longhorn. : STEER
58. Rooter for the "Bronx bombers." : YANKEEFAN
59. Singer Nelson. : EDDY
60. Swing around. : SLUE
61. Homburg material. : FELT
1. Port of Fukien province. : AMOY
2. Maine is noted for them. : PINETREES
3. Conniving with someone: Slang. : INCAHOOTS
4. Take to court. : SUE
5. As easy ___. : ASPIE
6. Socialite. : LION
7. Formed by great heat, as rock. : IGNEOUS
8. Makes grr's. : SNARLS
9. Type of cigar. : PANATELA
10. Excuse. : ALIBI
11. Biblical city. : SODOM
12. Jostle. : SHOVE
14. Soapy. : SUDSY
16. God of war. : ARES
23. Boredom. : ENNUI
25. Gave cards. : DEALT
26. Spanish house. : CASA
27. To a ___ (everyone). : MAN
29. Singer Lehmann. : LOTTE
31. Roman rooms. : ATRIA
32. Type of painting. : STILLLIFE
33. Play down: Colloq. : SOFTPEDAL
34. Reveals: Poet. : OPES
36. Book of sacred songs. : PSALTERY
37. In the pink. : FIT
39. Sideways. : LATERAL
42. The Misses Grable and Furness. : BETTYS
43. Scotch cake. : SCONE
44. Dyer's gear. : VATS
45. Tone down. : ABATE
46. Snooped. : NOSED
47. Melted. : FUSED
48. Ear of corn. : SPIKE
51. Combining form for hand. : MANU
53. Fender mar. : DENT
56. Relative of an ump. : REF

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

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