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New York Times, Tuesday, August 2, 1955

Author: Samuel K. Fliegner
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { F J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Samuel K. Fliegner has 36 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,226
Across Down
1. American inventor. : MORSE
6. Where Canton is. : OHIO
10. Dickens girl. : DORA
14. Northern constellation. : ORION
15. Rajah's lady. : RANI
16. Armadillo. : APAR
17. Piquancy. : SAVOR
18. Stormy. : INCLEMENT
20. Greek letter. : ETA
21. Symbol of false friendship. : IAGO
23. Fire-prevention canine. : SPARKY
24. Based on choice. : SELECTIVE
27. Once ___ while. : INA
28. Of speech sounds. : PHONETIC
30. Twitch. : TIC
33. Volcano of the Sierra Nevadas. : LASSEN
36. Legal term. : RES
37. Mineral in thin layers. : MICA
38. Uncover. : EXPOSE
39. Anglo-Saxon freeman. : THANES
41. Lindbergh's nickname. : SLIM
42. Disencumber. : RID
45. Argue about terms: Var. : HIGGLE
46. Government official: Abbr. : SEC
47. Highly regarded. : ESTEEMED
49. Yellow bugle. : IVA
51. Soaks. : SATURATES
55. Actor Truex. : ERNEST
58. Oriental deer. : RUSA
59. French island. : ILE
60. Came on stage again. : REENTERED
62. Thrush. : ROBIN
64. The present month: Abbr. : INST
65. Stratagem. : RUSE
66. Belief. : CREDO
67. Common suffix. : NESS
68. Fish traps. : NETS
69. Vindictive person. : HATER
1. Lawgiver. : MOSES
2. Declaim. : ORATE
3. Antagonist. : RIVAL
4. Variant of Sault, in Sault Sainte Marie. : SOO
5. Adorns. : ENRICHES
6. Derivation. : ORIGIN
7. Where Dartmouth is. : HANOVER
8. Made a legal entity: Abbr. : INC
9. Paintings. : OILS
10. Rock rabbit or hyrax. : DAMAN
11. In working order. : OPERATING
12. Opposite of file. : RANK
13. Overdecorated. : ARTY
19. Saga. : EPIC
22. Penance seekers. : ATONERS
25. English town, site of racecourse. : EPSOM
26. Parisian summer. : ETE
29. Suez or Panama. : ISTHMUS
31. North Atlantic island: Abbr. : ICEL
32. Name of two Senators. : CASE
33. Minus. : LESS
34. Bar connecting wheels. : AXLE
35. Piquancy. : SPICINESS
37. One of the Gabors. : MAGDA
40. Religious group leader. : HIERARCH
43. Pronoun. : ITS
44. Start of a love letter. : DEAREST
47. Direction. : EAST
48. Musical studies. : ETUDES
50. Gives expression to, as feelings. : VENTS
52. Lhasa is its capital. : TIBET
53. Omit. : ELIDE
54. Mexican male. : SENOR
55. Land of the "Minstrel Boy." : ERIN
56. Friend of Henri and Pierre. : RENE
57. Sea bird. : TERN
61. Bemoan. : RUE
63. ___ et labora (pray and work): Lat. : ORA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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