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New York Times, Friday, July 29, 1955

Author: Victor Goldfarb
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J Q W }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
Victor Goldfarb has 17 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,222
Across Down
1. These are cheaper by the dozen. : EGGS
5. Sacks. : BAGS
9. Cloth made from tree bark. : TAPA
13. Trudy's relative. : GERT
14. ___ were (so to speak). : ASIT
15. Administrator: Abbr. : EXEC
16. Small forest ox. : ANOA
17. Subject of business charts. : SALES
19. Type of school: Abbr. : ELEM
20. Specialty of Tinker, Evers and Chance. : DOUBLEPLAY
22. Toy dog. : PEKE
23. ___ Diego. : SAN
24. 800-mile river of Asia. : ILI
25. Joint. : KNEE
27. Theatrical bookings. : DATINGS
30. Kingly. : REGAL
34. G. B. S. was one. : FABIAN
36. Late comedian, Lew ___. : LEHR
38. ___ de France. : ILE
39. He wanted a loaf of bread, etc. : OMAR
40. Muse of amatory poetry. : ERATO
42. Yard of a house. : AREA
43. The sun. : SOL
44. Tributary of the Elbe. : ISER
45. Pulitzer prize playwright. : MILLER
47. The forest trees of a region. : SYLVA
49. Protects. : DEFENDS
51. Slugger Slaughter. : ENOS
53. Baseball statistic. : RBI
54. Roving vehicle. : CAB
57. In any case. : EVER
60. Umpire's decision. : SAFEATHOME
63. Four-posters. : BEDS
64. Forefathers: Poet. : SIRES
65. Relation. : AUNT
66. Enemy of the Iroquois. : ERIE
67. Take it easy. : LAZE
68. Grecian portico. : STOA
69. Destructive rodents. : RATS
70. Saints: Fr. abbr. : STES
71. Sibilant sounds. : PSTS
1. Old-time oaths. : EGADS
2. City in Italy. : GENOA
3. Infielder's responsibility. : GROUNDBALL
4. Attempt: Colloq. : STAB
5. What a fair ball must be between. : BASELINES
6. Neat ___. : ASAPIN
7. Liquid measure. : GILL
8. Sharp knives for the table. : STEAKSET
9. Sioux dwelling. : TEEPEE
10. Spindle. : AXLE
11. Glance quickly. : PEEK
12. High point. : ACME
18. With: Prefix. : SYN
21. One of the Chaplins. : LITA
26. Throw wild. : ERR
28. Melody. : AIR
29. Shine too brightly. : GLARE
31. Wearers of the trefoil. : GIRLSCOUTS
32. Nautical term. : ALEE
33. King of drama. : LEAR
34. Governor of South Dakota. : FOSS
35. Chinese seaport. : AMOY
37. Plates. : HOMEBASES
41. "___ In the Sunset," Bing Crosby song. : REDSAILS
42. Municipal officer: Abbr. : ALD
44. Actor Keith. : IAN
46. "What's ___ for me?" : INIT
48. Metrical writings. : VERSES
50. Become haughty or unfriendly. : FREEZE
52. Cloak-and-dagger agency. : OSS
55. "I ___ what I am."—Iago. : AMNOT
56. Greek letters. : BETAS
57. The Hebrews were named after him. : EBER
58. Scotsman's "very." : VERA
59. Revise for publication. : EDIT
61. College group. : FRAT
62. Door fastening. : HASP

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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