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New York Times, Monday, September 19, 1955

Author: Helen Fasulo
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Helen Fasulo has 94 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
PS notes: Original 26-Across clue had a comma after "artist"; removed it.
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,274
Across Down
1. Well-known street in New York's Chinatown. : MOTT
5. Sunbeams. : RAYS
9. Light carriages. : TRAPS
14. Its motto is "Industry." : UTAH
15. British P. M. : EDEN
16. Insurgent. : REBEL
17. Short letter. : LINE
18. Sport. : POLO
19. Put on a dramatic act. : EMOTE
20. Greenlander. : ESKIMO
22. Out of shape. : LOPSIDED
24. Classify. : SORT
26. Works of French artist Toulouse-Lautrec. : POSTERS
27. Perón. : DICTATOR
31. Type of weather. : WET
32. Brazilian macaw. : ARA
33. Where Beaumont is. : TEXAS
35. ___ Lawrence College. : SARAH
39. Famous arctic explorer. : ROSS
41. According to protocol. : RIGHT
43. Theatre box. : LOGE
44. Joints. : KNEES
46. Harvest goddess. : CERES
48. ___ Davis, red winter apple. : BEN
49. Member of the family. : MOM
51. Boredom. : DULLNESS
53. Prospero's malevolent servant. : CALIBAN
57. Veteran comedian. : BLUE
58. Alert. : OPENEYED
60. Long cut, as in land. : TRENCH
64. Subscriber. : DONOR
65. Well-known name in films. : RITA
67. Make bold. : DARE
68. Roman official. : EDILE
69. Hat trimming. : VEIL
70. One not to be trusted. : LIAR
71. More rational. : SANER
72. Coming season. : YULE
73. Island source of Italy's iron ore. : ELBA
1. Francis of the movies. : MULE
2. Inventor of the safe elevator. : OTIS
3. War machine. : TANK
4. Christian, for example. : THEIST
5. Member of "Meet the Press." : REPORTER
6. Noisy activity. : ADO
7. Cheer. : YELL
8. Paul Pry. : SNOOP
9. The makings of switches. : TRESSES
10. Cancellation of a claim. : REMITTAL
11. Dwelling. : ABODE
12. Nursery rhyme character. : PETER
13. Coasters. : SLEDS
21. Castle ditch. : MOAT
23. A new code has been formulated for him. : POW
25. Injurious to health. : TOXIC
27. Giant shortstop. : DARK
28. Metallic element. : IRON
29. N. J. Senator. : CASE
30. Prevailed beyond control. : RAGED
34. Azalea or acacia. : SHRUB
36. Wrap. : ROBE
37. Lifetimes. : AGES
38. Fowl. : HENS
40. Indian. : SEMINOLE
42. R. R. danger signal, hanging cords indicating low bridge. : TELLTALE
45. Better balanced. : SOBERER
47. Traduce. : SLUR
50. Life's heyday. : MAY
52. Crochet hook. : NEEDLE
53. Secret messages. : CODES
54. Order of eels. : APODA
55. Bolshevist leader. : LENIN
56. Bold: Colloq. : NERVY
59. ___ vous garde. : DIEU
61. Capture: Slang. : NAIL
62. Small apple. : CRAB
63. Olympian goddess. : HERA
66. East Indian herb. : TIL

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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