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New York Times, Wednesday, July 13, 1955

Author: Edward Early
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,206
Across Down
1. Thin, pointed sword. : EPEE
5. Large collections: Colloq. : RAFTS
10. Part of the leg. : SHIN
14. Swiss hero. : TELL
15. Comedian Hardy. : OLLIE
16. Fairylike being. : PERI
17. Place for a cross-examination. : TRIALCOURT
19. So be it. : AMEN
20. In jeopardy. : ATSTAKE
21. Reflux of the sea. : EBBTIDE
23. Also: Archaic. : EKE
24. Takes a chance. : DARES
25. Cemented. : SOLDERED
30. Man's name, similar to one of the Magi. : CASPAR
33. Buckets. : PAILS
34. Girl's nickname. : VICKY
36. Color. : HUE
37. Make out. : ESPY
38. Part of the "forest primeval." : PINES
39. Requests courteously. : BEGS
40. French article. : LES
41. City on Rhone delta. : ARLES
42. Insertion mark. : CARET
43. African fly. : TSETSE
45. They control elevator traffic. : STARTERS
47. Fictional Butler. : RHETT
49. Small piece. : BIT
50. Beneficiary of a will. : DEVISEE
52. Inventors' rights. : PATENTS
56. "Heads, ___ . . . " : IWIN
57. Adapted for swimming. : NATATORIAL
59. Where to play shuffleboard. : DECK
60. Dealt a heavy blow. : SMOTE
61. Los Angeles campus. : UCLA
62. Argentite and cassiterite. : ORES
63. ___ Park, Colorado resort. : ESTES
64. Hasty look. : PEEP
1. Diminutive of a girl's name. : ETTA
2. Lively. : PERT
3. Yalemen. : ELIS
4. Joyfully. : ELATEDLY
5. Piece of porch furniture. : ROCKER
6. Lily. : ALOE
7. Grippe. : FLU
8. Fagged. : TIRED
9. Recessed sections of buildings. : SETBACKS
10. Excessive quantities. : SPATES
11. Half the globe. : HEMISPHERE
12. Angered. : IRED
13. Inning number. : NINE
18. Finger ___. : LAKES
22. Donkey cry. : BRAY
25. Kind of wheat. : SPELT
26. Fertile spots. : OASES
27. Words without deeds. : LIPSERVICE
28. Injurious. : EVIL
29. Banquets. : DINES
31. Boring tool. : AUGER
32. Musical symbols. : RESTS
35. ___-à-dire (that is to say): Fr. : CEST
38. False claim. : PRETENSE
39. Umpire's order. : BATTERUP
41. Peer Gynt's mother and others. : ASES
42. Friend of Socrates. : CRITO
44. Reflects. : THINKS
46. Subsides. : ABATES
48. Redlegs or Whitesox. : TEAMS
50. Prank: Colloq. : DIDO
51. Pitcher. : EWER
52. Top of the head. : PATE
53. French resort. : NICE
54. Narrative. : TALE
55. Throw carelessly. : SLAP
58. Little one. : TOT

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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