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New York Times, Monday, July 4, 1955

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { J Q X Z }
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,197
Across Down
1. Unchanged. : SAME
5. Talk too much. : GAB
8. Senator from 1939 to 1953. : TAFT
12. "Paul Revere's Ride," and others. : POEMS
14. Heap of drifted sand. : DUNE
15. Copenhagen, Stockholm, ___. : OSLO
16. Not likely. : UNAPT
17. Necks of land. : ISTHMUSES
19. Saves. : REDEEMS
21. Evening entertainments. : SOIREES
22. Gets a reward. : REAPS
24. A year in Claudius' time. : LII
25. Political feast. : $IOOPLATEDINNER
32. Harden by use. : INURE
33. Meander. : ROVE
34. Basketball star. : GOLA
35. Between Sept. and Nov. : OCT
36. Sections of a highboy. : DRAWERS
39. Disencumber. : RID
40. Power for a galley. : OARS
42. Field: Latin. : AGER
43. Short surplice. : COTTA
45. How summer days go by. : ONEAFTERANOTHER
48. Bosh! : ROT
49. Muzzle. : SNOUT
50. Damages. : IMPAIRS
54. Recovered from. : GOTOVER
58. Yeoman of the royal guard. : BEEFEATER
60. Hero of "South Pacific." : EMILE
61. Actress Chase. : ILKA
62. How Yankee Doodle got to town. : PONY
63. He wrote "But We Were Born Free." : DAVIS
64. Type of British gun. : STEN
65. Cast down. : SAD
66. ___ ca pas? : NEST
1. Mountain ridge. : SPUR
2. Superior. : AONE
3. Lake formed by Hoover Dam. : MEAD
4. Beethoven's Concerto No. 5. : EMPEROR
5. Ballplayer Zernial. : GUS
6. Garden pests. : ANTS
7. Witness. : BEHOLDER
8. Seeing the countryside. : TOURING
9. South African fox. : ASSE
10. Take to one's heels. : FLEE
11. Fling. : TOSS
13. Imbued. : STEEPED
14. Belittle. : DISPARAGE
18. A year in Leif Ericsson's time. : MIII
20. Track star Whitfield. : MAL
23. Stevedores. : STOWERS
25. Where to find portrait of Grover Cleveland. : $IOOO
26. Of Atahualpa's empire. : INCAN
27. Exaggerated: Fr. : OUTRE
28. Never pleased. : EVERANGRY
29. Part of the U. S. : NORTH
30. Typewriter type. : ELITE
31. 20th century invention. : RADAR
37. Desperate predicaments. : RATTRAPS
38. Emulated Davy Crockett. : SCOUTED
41. Russian national dress for peasant women. : SARAFAN
44. Cushioned seat. : OTTOMAN
46. Pâté de ___ gras. : FOIE
47. Now: Dial. : NOO
50. Long-legged wader. : IBIS
51. Blend. : MELT
52. Pug-nosed dog: Colloq. : PEKE
53. Periclean colonnade. : STOA
55. ___ la république! : VIVE
56. Boys in blue. : ELIS
57. What a hammock is for. : REST
59. Thirty, in newspaper parlance. : END

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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