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New York Times, Friday, July 15, 1955

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { F J Q X }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 2, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,208
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1. Hearts. : SUIT
5. Fleecy frisker. : LAMB
9. Contrary. : CROSS
14. Years: Lat. : ANNI
15. Of speech. : ORAL
16. Third planet from the sun. : EARTH
17. Bamboolike thicket. : CANEBRAKE
19. Crowning jewels. : TIARA
20. Inclined. : SLOPED
21. Made of imagination. : INVENTED
23. Compete. : VIE
24. Noun suffix. : ANCE
25. Fresh as the morning. : DEWY
26. Banker's specialty. : LOAN
28. "Our country, ___ wrong!" : RIGHTOR
30. Grain of cereal food. : OAT
31. Mailed. : SENT
32. An epic poem. : EPOPEE
36. Runs through "white water." : SHOOTSTHERAPIDS
39. Flatfish. : TURBOT
40. Equal: Fr. : EGAL
41. Rug feature. : NAP
42. Furry purse worn with kilts. : SPORRAN
44. "This ___ own, my native land!" : ISMY
45. Italian bell town. : ATRI
48. A quarter acre. : ROOD
49. Gallery work. : ART
50. K. C. ball team manager. : BOUDREAU
52. Dotes on. : ADORES
55. See 49 Down. : ANNIE
56. Memorize. : MNEMONIZE
58. Filch. : STEAL
59. Storm girl. : EDNA
60. Great book. : EPIC
61. Calloused. : HORNY
62. Military awards: Abbr. : DSCS
63. Old-time cars. : REOS
1. Indians. : SACS
2. Single. : UNAL
3. Maker of new methods. : INNOVATOR
4. Male costume jewelry. : TIEPIN
5. Nobleman. : LORD
6. Macaw. : ARA
7. Doing the town. : MAKINGTHEROUNDS
8. Turn pale. : BLENCH
9. Whale. : CETE
10. Start of a shower. : RAINDROP
11. Make speeches. : ORATE
12. Broadcast. : STREW
13. Sun-shielded. : SHADY
18. Old-time social affair. : BEE
22. Man of experience. : VETERAN
24. "___ Misbehavin'." : AINT
26. Disoriented. : LOST
27. Honolulu's island. : OAHU
28. Reconstruct art work. : RESTORE
29. Popular ring gem. : OPAL
31. Sojourn. : STOP
33. Neat suit pattern. : PINSTRIPE
34. Dutch cheese. : EDAM
35. Catch sight of. : ESPY
37. Glassy volcanic rock. : OBSIDIAN
38. Antique oath. : EGAD
43. Wandered. : ROAMED
44. Laundry worker. : IRONER
45. Disconcert. : ABASH
46. Lone Ranger's pal. : TONTO
47. Gothic bard. : RUNER
49. With 55 Across, an "Oklahoma" girl. : ADO
51. Depend. : RELY
52. You love: Lat. : AMAS
53. Mr. Pinza. : EZIO
54. Very short times. : SECS
57. Reference work: Abbr. : ENC

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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