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New York Times, Wednesday, August 10, 1955

Author: Elsie Bishop
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { B F J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,234
Across Down
1. Impel. : URGE
5. High spot of the London season. : ASCOT
10. Spinal pad. : DISC
14. Sound of contentment. : PURR
15. Coolness in danger. : NERVE
16. Inkling. : IDEA
17. Winglike. : ALAR
18. Amoy, for instance. : TREATYPORT
20. Tending to soothe. : SEDATIVE
22. Ancient Greece. : HELLAS
23. Join. : UNITE
24. Game of chance. : KENO
25. With pleasure. : GLADLY
27. Wonders of Gizeh. : PYRAMIDS
31. A language: Abbr. : LAT
32. Government official, in Greece. : EPHOR
34. Mother-of-pearl. : NACRE
35. American and Canadian lake. : ERIE
37. Suggestive of ghosts. : EERIE
39. Evening, in Paris. : SOIR
40. Acute distress. : AGONY
42. Deputy. : AGENT
44. Photographic film: Abbr. : NEG
45. Intellectually. : MENTALLY
47. Oust. : DEPOSE
49. Ancient Greek city, now in ruins. : ELIS
50. Round and tapering to a point. : CONIC
51. Visits habitually. : HAUNTS
54. Lady whose sons were her jewels. : CORNELIA
57. Relics of the past, in Manhattan. : ELSTATIONS
59. Containers. : CANS
60. To be: Lat. : ESSE
61. Choice. : ELITE
62. Steel center in Luxembourg. : ESCH
63. Flying beetles. : DORS
64. Gave sparingly (with "out"). : DOLED
65. Satisfy for a time. : STAY
1. Tree common in Java. : UPAS
2. Regime. : RULE
3. Commencement. : GRADUATION
4. Commission. : ERRAND
5. Person or thing foreshadowed by a preceding one. : ANTITYPE
6. Be adequate. : SERVE
7. Relative of the Ojibway. : CREE
8. Eggs. : OVA
9. Tie. : TETHER
10. Certificates. : DIPLOMAS
11. A Buddha image. : IDOL
12. Antitoxins. : SERA
13. Leopards. : CATS
19. City in China. : YENAN
21. Roofing material. : TILE
24. ___ eleison (Lord, have mercy upon us). : KYRIE
25. Glint. : GLEAM
26. Bulky. : LARGE
27. DuBose Heyward novel, 1925. : PORGY
28. Ridiculer of traditional ideas. : ICONOCLAST
29. Removes moisture. : DRIES
30. Twilled woolen material. : SERGE
33. Makes sound. : HEALS
36. Agreements. : ENTENTES
38. Sanctioned. : ENDORSED
41. Meeting place of 1945. : YALTA
43. Crockett's birthplace: Abbr. : TENN
46. Tilted, as a ship. : LISTED
48. Portions. : PIECES
50. Short story. : CONTE
51. Attend. : HEED
52. Further. : ALSO
53. Communist stronghold. : USSR
54. Spiral. : COIL
55. Cuzco Indian. : INCA
56. White. : ASHY
58. Labor group. : ILO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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