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New York Times, Friday, July 8, 1955

Author:
Isaac Kert
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { B J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
Isaac Kert has 30 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,201

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Chapeaux. : HATS
5
Reached the top of. : GOTUP
10
Star in Cetus. : MIRA
14
Asian range. : ALAI
15
Absalom's cousin. : AMASA
16
"___ broom sweeps clean." : ANEW
17
Such and no more. : MERE
18
Lucrative business. : MONEYMAKER
20
Like hen's teeth. : SCARCE
22
O'Neill heroine. : ANNA
23
Adjective for Reynard. : SLY
24
Porphyry. : ROCK
26
___ wave. : TIDAL
28
Pre-Crockett hero. : HOPALONG
32
Spite. : MALICE
35
Actress Gardner. : AVA
36
Upbraid. : SCOLD
38
Worked in a colliery. : MINED
39
Baltic native. : LETT
41
The German Rip Van Winkle. : KLAUS
43
Biblical king. : AGAG
44
Moral. : ETHIC
46
Man's name meaning flaxenhaired. : LINUS
48
Compass point. : ESE
49
Jungle journey. : SAFARI
51
Handy man. : REPAIRER
53
Mohammedan fiat. : IRADE
55
Colloquial potato. : SPUD
56
Skewer. : PIN
58
Dylan Thomas. : POET
60
Lady with the careless cow. : OLEARY
64
Members of a fraternal order. : ODDFELLOWS
67
Foreign trade discount. : AGIO
68
Buttery stuff. : OLEO
69
Inspiring fear. : EERIE
70
Penetrating flavor. : TANG
71
___ Marquette. : PERE
72
Drift. : TREND
73
Brünnehilde's mother. : ERDA
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Amateur radio operators. : HAMS
2
Scotsman's name. : ALEC
3
Ireland's historic hill. : TARA
4
Saw-toothed range. : SIERRA
5
Fowl fighter. : GAMECOCK
6
Shoulder: Comb. form. : OMO
7
River in Kenya. : TANA
8
Didn't usually. : USENT
9
Old word for a heathen. : PAYNIM
10
Cote sound. : MAA
11
Writer of potboilers. : INKSLINGER
12
Virginia specialty. : REEL
13
Crooked. : AWRY
19
Ethel Merman role. : MADAM
21
Honorary Kentucky titles. : COLS
25
Hillock. : KNOLL
27
Inter ___. : ALIA
28
Pulls. : HALES
29
Mrs. Hobby. : OVETA
30
Natty Bumppo. : PATHFINDER
31
Raw white of egg. : GLAIR
33
Stop. : CEASE
34
Turf-cutting tool. : EDGER
37
Cape Cod scenery. : DUNES
40
Poetic headdress. : TIAR
42
Imagined. : SUPPOSED
45
Crinkled material. : CRAPE
47
Biblical king. : SAUL
50
Small object of worship. : IDOLET
52
Have thoughts. : IDEATE
54
Moray fisherman. : EELER
56
Ship's deck. : POOP
57
Useless. : IDLE
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Rushed about. : TORE
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Seaweed substance. : AGAR
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Part of a cheese. : RIND
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Hindu ascetic system. : YOGA
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An ill-wisher. : FOE
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Come out ahead. : WIN

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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