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New York Times, Wednesday, September 28, 1955

Author: H. L. Risteen
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,283
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1. Author of "Grandfather Stories." : ADAMS
6. Build. : REAR
10. Small amount: Brit. colloq. : SPOT
14. Air Force unit. : GROUP
15. Fearsome creature. : OGRE
16. Scarlett's plantation home. : TARA
17. Current bestseller. : AUNTIEMAME
19. Out of harmony. : AJAR
20. Full of spirit. : METTLED
21. Composed. : SEDATE
23. Fish. : EEL
24. Early. : BETIMES
25. Pottery fragment. : SHARD
28. Needle: Comb. form. : ACU
30. Aviation control group. : CAA
31. Headliner of last week. : IONE
32. He wrote "Why Johnny Can't Read." : FLESCH
34. Move restlessly about. : GAD
37. Walden ___. : POND
38. Vaquero's rope. : REATA
39. Zoo structure. : CAGE
40. Belgian city. : SPA
41. Fell into disuse. : LAPSED
42. Controversial island. : AMOY
43. ___ Dai, of Vietnam. : BAO
45. For each. : PER
46. Leavings. : DREGS
47. Sound effect device on a pipe organ. : TREMOLO
50. Coat material. : FUR
51. Native rock salt. : HALITE
52. Man from Lisbon or Madrid. : IBERIAN
56. Worthless. : IDLE
57. Recent Geneva visitor. : EISENHOWER
60. Property claim. : LIEN
61. Give sparingly. : DOLE
62. Common European shad. : ALOSE
63. Is situated. : LIES
64. Litigant. : SUER
65. Disappears. : MELTS
1. ___ Khan. : AGA
2. Cylindrical box for packing goods. : DRUM
3. First-class. : AONE
4. Talked indistinctly. : MUTTERED
5. Acted with ill will. : SPITED
6. European capital. : ROME
7. Mild expletive. : EGAD
8. Equip. : ARM
9. Dodger star. : REESE
10. October meccas. : STADIA
11. Show with "Hernando's Hideaway," "Hey There," etc. : PAJAMAGAME
12. Talk magniloquently. : ORATE
13. Noxious plants. : TARES
18. Building wing. : ELL
22. Make a drawing. : ETCH
24. Term of address to a little boy. : BUSTER
25. Small tastes. : SIPS
26. Animal act equipment : HOOP
27. Poe classic. : ANNABELLEE
28. Near East metropolis. : ALEPPO
29. End. : CEASE
32. Brother. : FRA
33. No gentleman. : CAD
35. Eagerly interested. : AGOG
36. Tripolitan rulers. : DEYS
39. Small carriage. : CARRIOLE
41. Plunder. : LOOT
44. City on the Somme River. : AMIENS
46. North Carolina industrial center. : DURHAM
47. Shaft of a horse-drawn vehicle. : THILL
48. Circle lines. : RADII
49. English manufacturing city. : LEEDS
50. Swamp. : FEN
52. Capri, for example. : ISLE
53. Contents of a seidel. : BEER
54. Serious military offense. : AWOL
55. Abode. : NEST
58. Symbol of debt. : IOU
59. Legal matter. : RES

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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