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New York Times, Tuesday, September 27, 1955

Author: Sidney Lambert
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 255 (avg 1.34)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,282
Across Down
1. Sheriff's assistants. : POSSE
6. Where Tuscaloosa is. : ALABAMA
13. Reach by telephone. : CALLUP
14. Circus beverage. : LEMONADE
16. Fervid feelings. : ARDORS
17. Conduct, usually bad. : GOINGSON
18. Height of fervor. : RAGE
19. Prognostic. : OMEN
21. Asian leader. : NEHRU
22. Common ailment. : FLU
23. Moslems of the Philippines. : MOROS
25. Villainous look. : LEER
26. Winged. : ALATE
29. Stuck in the mud. : MIRED
31. Contemporary monogram. : DDE
32. Film revivals. : RERUNS
34. Milwaukee slugger. : AARON
36. Most advanced in years. : ELDEST
37. Mocks. : FLOUTS
41. Large billow. : SURGE
44. Plaited grass for making hats. : SENNIT
45. Member of genus Equus. : ASS
48. Deserves. : EARNS
50. Greek letter. : DELTA
51. ___ glacier in Alaska. : MUIR
53. Corolla leaf. : PETAL
55. Norse goddess. : EIR
56. Culminations. : ACMES
58. Jules Verne character. : NEMO
59. U. S. servicewoman. : WAVE
60. Moslem saber. : SCIMITAR
62. Met star, 1906–22. : FARRAR
64. Ivory tower aspect. : SOLITUDE
65. Little Nell and family. : TRENTS
66. Bound again. : RETAPED
67. Good judgment. : SENSE
1. Counterpart. : PARALLEL
2. Conservative element. : OLDGUARD
3. Wild plum. : SLOE
4. Over: Prefix. : SUR
5. Scene of the Derby. : EPSOM
6. Where Philippeville is. : ALGERIA
7. A version of Eleanor. : LEONORA
8. Breton friend. : AMI
9. European capital. : BONN
10. One who is good and beautiful. : ANGEL
11. ___ potatoes. : MASHED
12. Honored as divine. : ADORED
13. Token. : CARFARE
15. Habituate. : ENURE
20. Member of the P. T. A. : MOM
24. Feudal tillers of the soil. : SERFS
27. Weekday: Abbr. : TUES
28. Result. : ENSUE
30. Distributed. : DOLED
33. Thong. : STRAP
35. Nobody. : NONE
38. Sheds misconceptions. : UNLEARNS
39. Dress up. : TITIVATE
40. Oglers. : STARERS
42. Explosive missile. : GRENADE
43. Matriculated. : ENTERED
45. Gather together. : AMASS
46. Aid. : SUCCOR
47. Rhetorical comparison. : SIMILE
49. ___ Browne belt. : SAM
52. Send back. : REMIT
54. Where hay is stored. : LOFTS
57. Wife of Rama. : SITA
59. British servicewoman. : WREN
61. Male sheep. : TUP
63. Remain. : ARE

Answer summary: 8 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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