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New York Times, Tuesday, August 30, 1955

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,254
Across Down
1. Corner of a sail. : CLEW
5. Bobbin. : SPOOL
10. Show up. : COME
14. Hindu queen. : RANI
15. Hose thread. : LISLE
16. Radio-TV character. : AMOS
17. Similar. : AKIN
18. Ludicrous. : ANTIC
19. Arguable. : MOOT
20. Dramatic scene in "Lohengrin." : WEDDING
22. Play by Ben Jonson. : VOLPONE
24. Cover with living grass. : SOD
25. Girl of song. : DINAH
26. The United States of ___. : INDONESIA
30. An aristocrat, in Czarist Russia. : BOYAR
34. Forbidding. : DOUR
35. Ethiopian title. : RAS
36. Like a sea gull. : LARINE
37. Common suffixes. : ERS
38. Wind harp. : AEOLIAN
40. "The stag at ___ . . . " : EVE
41. Wait upon. : ATTEND
43. Stopping place. : INN
44. Yale and Whitney. : ELIS
45. U. S. flattop. : LEYTE
46. Run away, in Civil War slang. : SKEDADDLE
48. Follow. : ENSUE
50. Insect. : BUG
51. Dullness. : INERTIA
54. Welterweight fighter. : BASILIO
58. Quarter. : COIN
59. Mohammedan devil. : EBLIS
61. Advocates of the novel. : NEOS
62. Dance movement. : EDNA
63. Edith in 1955. : GLIDE
64. Lollobrigida. : GINA
65. Whirl. : REEL
66. Fished. : EELED
67. Guy rope. : STAY
1. Bird's crop. : CRAW
2. Dark-red pigment. : LAKE
3. Novelist Bagnold. : ENID
4. A duke. : WINDSOR
5. Maligned. : SLANDERED
6. Echoic word for a sound. : PING
7. East: German. : OST
8. Sebastian's bride. : OLIVIA
9. French lesson. : LECON
10. Mothball ingredient. : CAMPHOR
11. Book by Melville : OMOO
12. Satellite. : MOON
13. Italian town or family. : ESTE
21. Common noun suffix. : ION
23. Father of Leah and Rachel. : LABAN
25. Aversion. : DISLIKE
26. High standard. : IDEAL
27. ___americano. : NORTE
28. Outfielder Rhodes. : DUSTY
29. ___ Paulo. : SAO
31. Give. : YIELD
32. Smith's block. : ANVIL
33. Harold Henry of Brooklyn. : REESE
36. Describing certain aircraft. : LANDBASED
38. In regard to. : ANENT
39. Chemical word ending. : INE
42. Forever the same. : ETERNAL
44. Ruffles, for instance. : EDGINGS
46. Liable to action in court. : SUABLE
47. European country: Abbr. : AUS
49. Long assault. : SIEGE
51. Squirt gun for cake toppings. : ICER
52. Knob. : NODE
53. "___ Kleine Nachtmusik." : EINE
54. Wait: Archaic. : BIDE
55. ___ motif. : LEIT
56. Hebrides island. : IONA
57. Start of an anthem. : OSAY
60. Diamond lady. : LIL

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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