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New York Times, Monday, August 8, 1955

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 258 (avg 1.34)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,232
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1. Sleeveless relatives of caftans. : ABAS
5. Relating to a facial feature. : NASAL
10. Symbol on a green flag. : HARP
14. Tight. : TAUT
15. Remark made sotto voce. : ASIDE
16. Relative of the yucca. : ALOE
17. Wagnerian role. : ELSA
18. Noisily hilarious. : UPROARIOUS
20. Fertilizer substances. : NITRATES
22. Dark red. : GARNET
23. Plant exudation. : RESIN
24. Cloudy. : SUNLESS
25. Cutting tool. : CHISEL
27. Long, wearying period. : SIEGE
28. Mauna ___, volcano. : LOA
29. Tool for drilling holes. : AUGER
31. Try. : ESSAY
35. ___ Elizabeth Alice Louise. : ANNE
37. Judaic feast. : SEDER
39. For ___ (certainly). : SURE
40. Middle: Law. : MESNE
42. Saint of January 21. : AGNES
44. Ovine sound. : BAA
45. One of the Geneva conferees. : FAURE
47. Hitchhikers' signalers. : THUMBS
49. Appoints. : ASSIGNS
52. ___ Vista, scene of Zachary Taylor's victory, 1847. : BUENA
53. Becomes old and dry. : STALES
54. Having margins. : BORDERED
57. Break. : SEPARATION
59. Creeper. : VINE
60. Greedy. : AVID
61. Character in "The Forsyte Saga." : IRENE
62. Father of Cainan. : ENOS
63. Ancient Asian. : MEDE
64. Ate well. : DINED
65. Brooklyn pitcher's nickname. : NEWK
1. Sun disk. : ATEN
2. Pacific island. : BALI
3. At last they have a peace treaty. : AUSTRIANS
4. Impolite looks. : STARES
5. Sister of the Seawolf. : NAUTILUS
6. Tree with fluttering leaves. : ASPEN
7. Baronets. : SIRS
8. Commotion. : ADO
9. Association of men or teams. : LEAGUE
10. Describing a Mexican dog. : HAIRLESS
11. Solitary. : ALONE
12. Gay blades. : ROUES
13. Nuisances. : PESTS
19. Grazing land. : RANGE
21. On a cruise. : ASEA
24. Lady of allure. : SIREN
25. Littleneck. : CLAM
26. Sharpen. : HONE
27. Bog plant. : SEDGE
30. Parts of a mechanism. : GEARS
32. Jules Verne's dream come true. : SUBMARINE
33. Desert steed. : ARAB
34. Certain votes. : YEAS
36. Rake with gunfire. : ENFILADE
38. Yielded, as a profit. : RETURNED
41. Ardent. : EAGER
43. Cast off. : SHED
46. Not mentioned. : UNSAID
48. Rough. : UNEVEN
49. Neighbor of Burma and Tibet. : ASSAM
50. One of the Allens. : STEVE
51. Savory. : SAPID
52. Also a "king of the wild frontier." : BOONE
54. Well: French. : BIEN
55. Plenty: Archaic. : ENOW
56. Piece of furniture. : DESK
58. Numerical prefix. : TRI

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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