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New York Times, Monday, September 26, 1955

Author:
Helen Fasulo
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,281
Across
1. Former star of "Inherit the Wind." : MUNI
5. Blood of the Olympians. : ICHOR
10. Fish. : SOLE
14. Ready for business. : OPEN
15. Untaught. : NAIVE
16. Arabian VIP. : EMIR
17. Bell sound. : BONG
18. Poem by Kilmer. : TREES
19. ___ Lardner. : RING
20. Describing holiday traffic. : SNARLED
22. Revolves. : ROTATES
24. Particles in nuclear experiments. : IONS
25. Snare. : TRAP
26. Describing certain photos. : CANDID
29. "The Flying ___." : DUTCHMAN
33. South American tuber. : OCA
34. Spanish title. : SENOR
36. Formal headdress. : TIARA
37. Nickname of Mark Twain character. : HUCK
39. Widow's legacy. : DOWER
41. Type of glove. : MITT
42. Roman rooms. : ATRIA
44. Small picture in a larger one. : INSET
46. Police cordon. : NET
47. Not required. : NEEDLESS
49. Voluntarily. : FREELY
51. Javanese carriage. : SADO
52. British M. P. : PEER
53. Dais. : ROSTRUM
56. "___ and Old Lace." : ARSENIC
60. North Pacific island. : ATTU
61. Scatter a spicy scent. : CENSE
63. Wigwag signals. : CODE
64. Fraternal organization: Abbr. : IOOF
65. Fill with exultation. : ELATE
66. Narrated. : TOLD
67. Table extension. : LEAF
68. Units of electrical force. : DYNES
69. ___ terrier. : SKYE
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1. Crowds. : MOBS
2. Fix ___ (choose). : UPON
3. Baby girl: Span. : NENA
4. Mrs. Roberto Rossellini. : INGRID
5. Fiancé. : INTENDED
6. Nickname of a ball team. : CARDS
7. Make haste. : HIE
8. Proposals. : OVERTURES
9. Vacationers' haunt. : RESORT
10. Celestial beings. : SERAPHIM
11. Fail to mention. : OMIT
12. Stock of goods. : LINE
13. Units of energy. : ERGS
21. Girl's name. : LOIS
23. Talent for diplomacy. : TACT
26. Movie role for James Cagney. : COHAN
27. Discerning. : ACUTE
28. Mother-of-pearl. : NACRE
29. Gridiron items. : DOWNS
30. Where the Penobscot flows. : MAINE
31. Russian cooperative. : ARTEL
32. Trimly neat. : NATTY
35. In a disagreeable manner. : NOISOMELY
38. Juvenile behavior: Slang. : KIDSTUFF
40. Football officials. : REFEREES
43. Wing-shaped. : ALAR
45. Very: French. : TRES
48. Brought to light. : EDUCED
50. Establishes. : ERECTS
52. Dough. : PASTE
53. Fence. : RAIL
54. Oklahoma Indian. : OTOE
55. Greek portico. : STOA
57. Sheltered place. : NOOK
58. Vainly. : IDLY
59. Grant. : CEDE
62. Nickname for Miss Fabray. : NAN

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later.

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