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New York Times, Wednesday, August 17, 1955

Author: S. A. Kay
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,241
Across Down
1. Lorelei had a golden one. : COMB
5. Flows back. : EBBS
9. Achilles' vulnerable spot. : HEEL
13. German river. : ODER
14. Actor Lloyd. : NOLAN
16. Earth goddess. : ERDA
17. Mythical herb of magic powers. : MOLY
18. "___ what he can do till he tries." : NOONEKNOWS
20. Medieval crossbow. : ARBALEST
22. Indian title. : PANDIT
23. ___ a time. : ONEAT
24. Glossy cotton fabric. : SATEEN
25. Grooved, as some pillars. : FLUTED
27. Showy flower. : TULIP
28. Melody. : AIR
29. Plane or freighter. : SHIP
31. Church image: Var. : EIKON
35. Dog: Latin. : CANIS
38. Beaver State: Abbr. : ORE
39. Wading bird. : SNIPE
40. E. C. Bentley's detective. : TRENT
41. Promise. : WORD
43. Tio's wife. : TIA
44. Delicate. : FRAIL
46. Click beetle. : ELATER
49. Treat with scorn. : DERIDE
51. Descriptive of the porcupine. : SPINY
52. Gulch. : RAVINE
53. Properly. : BYRIGHTS
56. Heroine of Acadian exile. : EVANGELINE
58. Take it easy. : LAZE
59. Met impresario. : BING
60. Sulu natives. : MOROS
61. Welsh man's name. : EWAN
62. South African fox. : ASSE
63. Says further. : ADDS
64. Old Indic language: Abbr. : SKRT
1. Stupor. : COMA
2. Garlic's forte. : ODOR
3. Site of 1956 Olympic games. : MELBOURNE
4. He wrote "Thanatopsis," at the age of 18. : BRYANT
5. Groups of nine. : ENNEADS
6. Favorable advances. : BOOST
7. Stigma. : BLOT
8. ___ Antonio. : SAN
9. Explorer of the Upper Mississippi. : HENNEPIN
10. Eat away. : ERODE
11. Gov. Johnson of Colorado. : EDWIN
12. Form for shaping a shoe. : LAST
15. Where Everest is. : NEPAL
19. Relatives of Kit and Kittie. : KATIES
21. Virginia name. : LEE
24. Very fine: Colloq. : SUPER
25. Truth. : FACT
26. Unreliable one. : LIAR
27. Alpine region. : TIROL
30. Diminutive of a man's name. : HOWIE
32. Memorable scene of 1903 event. : KITTYHAWK
33. 18th cent. English painter. : OPIE
34. At hand. : NEAR
36. Break, as a law or agreement. : INFRINGE
37. Cord of a viol. : STRING
42. Discourage. : DEPRESS
45. Revoke, as a grant. : ADEEM
47. Weeks in a year. : LII
48. Points of view. : ANGLES
49. President of the Confederacy. : DAVIS
50. Actor Maurice. : EVANS
51. Church council. : SYNOD
52. Biblical name. : REBA
53. Scientists' name for artificial satellite. : BIRD
54. Obsolete ruler: Var. : TZAR
55. Caused to go. : SENT
57. Mauna ___. : LOA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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