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New York Times, Tuesday, September 20, 1955

Author: Madeline Corse
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 260 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Madeline Corse has 39 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,275
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1. Fainthearted. : TIMID
6. Receding. : EBBING
12. Divide. : PRORATE
14. A gender, in grammar. : NEUTER
15. Numbered a manuscript again. : REPAGED
16. Part of Yugoslavia. : CROATIA
18. Select part. : ELITE
19. Figure of speech. : IRONY
21. Explosive. : TNT
22. Confront. : FACE
23. Fright. : SCARE
24. Venetian resort. : LIDO
25. Former government agency. : ECA
26. Speedily. : APACE
27. Cambric. : LINEN
28. Banish. : RELEGATE
30. Deficient. : MEAGRE
31. A la ___. : MODE
32. Chessman. : PAWN
33. Complain. : REPINE
36. Bold resistance. : DEFIANCE
40. Relative of a taw. : AGATE
41. French saint. : DENIS
42. Bronze coin of Denmark. : ORE
43. Weights. : TONS
44. Topography of New Orleans. : DELTA
45. Indigo plant. : ANIL
46. Greek letter. : ETA
47. Hebrew prophet. : HOSEA
48. Italian name of Yugoslav port. : FIUME
49. Positive command. : DICTATE
51. One who hopes he's right. : GUESSER
53. Kind of ship. : SEALER
54. What nine is to ten. : ONELESS
55. Least ferocious. : TAMEST
56. Saltpeter. : NITER
1. Relating to current matters. : TOPICAL
2. Enraged. : IRATE
3. Sorcerer. : MAGE
4. Adherent of: Suffix. : ITE
5. Hallow. : DEDICATE
6. Bis! : ENCORE
7. French name of Swiss city. : BERNE
8. Anchored float. : BUOY
9. Town in Paraguay. : ITA
10. Meshy fabric. : NETTING
11. Molar. : GRINDER
12. Choose. : PREFER
13. Fasten again, as one's shoes. : RELACE
17. Expiate. : ATONE
20. Cape of Newfoundland. : RACE
23. Figure on a card. : SPADE
24. Vine. : LIANA
26. Past: Archaic. : AGONE
27. Nobel prize winner in literature, 1930. : LEWIS
29. Gives out. : EMITS
30. Group hostile to the law. : MAFIA
32. Building in Arlington, Va. : PENTAGON
33. Estimated. : RATED
34. One with an "I" complex. : EGOTIST
35. Cure-all. : PANACEA
36. Take out, in printing. : DELE
37. Not a consumer. : NONUSER
38. Treason, felony, etc. : CRIMES
39. Fishermen. : EELERS
41. White Sands, for instance. : DESERT
44. Is foolishly fond. : DOTES
45. Passageway. : AISLE
47. Healthy. : HALE
48. Metrical units. : FEET
50. Tasseled cap. : TAM
52. One: Comb. form. : UNI

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

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