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New York Times, Saturday, July 16, 1955

Author: Jules Arensberg
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { B J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,209
Across Down
1. Den. : ROOM
5. Inventory components. : ITEMS
10. Advance with effort. : TOIL
14. Girl's name. : OLGA
15. Water wheel with buckets, used in Spain. : NORIA
16. Off the plate. : WIDE
17. Be quixotic. : TILTATWINDMILLS
20. Selection from "The Desert Song." : ONEALONE
21. Mental faculties. : SENSES
22. Harps incessantly. : DINS
23. Level to the ground. : RASE
24. Branched. : RAMOSE
27. Spanish paintings. : PICASSOS
31. On the qui vive. : ALERT
32. Hayseeds. : HICKS
33. Southern power source. : TVA
34. Gives assent. : NODS
35. Cistercians. : MONKS
36. Thin sheets of metal. : FOIL
37. Short for the Windy City. : CHI
38. A person: Colloq. : PARTY
39. Where Ike goes fishing. : MAINE
40. Home of a hidalgo. : HACIENDA
42. Bolero and saraband. : DANCES
43. Fill to the brim. : SATE
44. Recuperate. : MEND
45. Traditional Hebrew melody. : ELIELI
48. City in El Salvador. : SANTAANA
52. Author of quixotic works. : MIGUELCERVANTES
54. El Cid, to Spaniards. : IDOL
55. Comprehensive. : LARGE
56. Capricorn. : GOAT
57. Legal wrong. : TORT
58. Fur merchant of the 1800's. : ASTOR
59. Father of King Ahab. : OMRI
1. Sunday supplement. : ROTO
2. Sen. Johnston. : OLIN
3. Coquet. : OGLE
4. Antagonists of el toro. : MATADORS
5. Singsong. : INTONE
6. Pueblos. : TOWNS
7. Where Commodore Perry triumphed. : ERIE
8. Smallest quantity: Abbr. : MIN
9. Much-put-upon GIs: Slang. : SADSACKS
10. Interlaces. : TWINES
11. Works by El Greco. : OILS
12. Unfounded. : IDLE
13. Minus. : LESS
18. Lopsided. : ALIST
19. Tables: Spanish. : MESAS
23. Señor Arnaz. : RICKY
24. Where a vaquero works. : RANCH
25. Good-bye to Hilo. : ALOHA
26. Popular TV show. : MEDIC
27. Capitan Pinzon's ship. : PINTA
28. Student of Xeno. : STOIC
29. Like a sheep. : OVINE
30. Important business department. : SALES
32. Swarm. : HORDE
35. Part of Carmen's costume. : MANTILLA
36. Dance with castanets. : FANDANGO
38. Best-selling author. : PEALE
39. Blanket for Rosinante. : MANTA
41. Beloved of Tristram. : ISEULT
42. Where most of our money is coined. : DENVER
44. Eddie Albert's wife. : MARGO
45. Give off. : EMIT
46. Italian resort. : LIDO
47. Stravinsky. : IGOR
48. Spanish muralist. : SERT
49. Tiny particle. : ATOM
50. Approach. : NEAR
51. Italian city. : ASTI
53. En tout ___ (in any case): Fr. : CAS

Answer summary: 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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