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New York Times, Friday, August 26, 1955

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,250
Across Down
1. Undermines. : SAPS
5. Twangy. : NASAL
10. Book of the Bible. : ACTS
14. Constant. : TRUE
15. Cow Palace is one. : ARENA
16. Secular. : LAIC
17. Pilots' problems. : AIRPOCKETS
19. Girl in uniform. : SPAR
20. Harmless reptile. : GARTERSNAKE
22. Time division. : ERA
23. Breakfasted. : ATE
24. Cooling application. : ICEBAG
26. Roman household goddess. : VESTA
29. I love: Latin. : AMO
32. British Nobel Peace Prize winner. : ORR
33. Quondam. : ONCE
34. Waterfall in Yosemite. : BRIDALVEIL
38. City in Peru. : ICA
39. Jazzy music. : RAGTIME
40. Part of a sock. : TOE
41. Entrant at Churchill Downs. : DERBYHORSE
43. Plant of the mustard family. : COLE
44. Passing hobby. : FAD
45. Material for evening wear. : NET
46. Better balanced. : SANER
47. Toby and Tom. : UNCLES
50. Eat. : SUP
51. Coin of Peru. : SOL
52. Maximilien of France. : ROBESPIERRE
59. Drooping unevenly. : ALOP
61. Seedy. : DOWNATHEEL
62. Land of Belgae and Helvetii. : GAUL
63. Native of Unalaska. : ALEUT
64. Dutch town. : EDAM
65. Remnants. : ENDS
66. Suiting. : SERGE
67. ___ contendere, defendant's plea. : NOLO
1. Male animal. : STAG
2. "The Bell Song." : ARIA
3. Good motor sound. : PURR
4. Having partitions. : SEPTATE
5. Mother-of-pearl. : NACRE
6. Clumsy boats. : ARKS
7. Witnessed. : SEEN
8. Broadway group. : ANTA
9. Late British Socialist leader. : LASKI
10. Dark and Kaline. : ALS
11. Island, part of Nova Scotia. : CAPEBRETON
12. Royal headgear. : TIARA
13. Rawboned person. : SCRAG
18. Mountain chain in Greece. : OETA
21. ___ des beaux-arts. : ECOLE
25. Pitcher Palica. : ERV
26. Vacant. : VOID
27. Noun suffix. : ENCE
28. Wispy sight in the skies. : SCARFCLOUD
29. Element in air. : ARGON
30. Bishop's headgear. : MITRE
31. Poet. : ODIST
34. Scrooge's cry. : BAH
35. Soul: Fr. : AME
36. Hercules' captive. : IOLE
37. Malign look. : LEER
39. ___ Cup, in golf. : RYDER
42. French dance. : BAL
43. Petrel or skua. : CAPEHEN
46. Basic costume. : SUIT
47. Treatment. : USAGE
48. Hale's hapless hero. : NOLAN
49. Bottled beverages. : SODAS
50. Flash flood, in Britain. : SPATE
53. Tree trunk. : BOLE
54. Washstand pitcher. : EWER
55. Secure. : SNUG
56. Perform agaain. : REDO
57. Existing. : REAL
58. St. ___, patron of sailors. : ELMO
60. Plurals: Abbr. : PLS

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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