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New York Times, Thursday, September 29, 1955

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,284
Across
1. Anglers' floats. : BOBS
5. Shipping container. : CRATE
10. Closing. : LAST
14. Profess. : AVOW
15. Black and blue. : LIVID
16. Musical medley. : OLIO
17. Noncriminal. : LAWABIDING
19. Staff of authority. : WAND
20. Inopportune. : ILLTIMED
21. Very: Colloq. : EVERSO
23. Discord. : JAR
24. Bazaar. : FAIR
25. American League baseball team. : REDSOX
29. Regions below sea level. : LOWAREAS
33. Leave-taking. : ADIEU
34. Atoll. : CORALISLE
35. Sandy spot. : DUNE
36. Fuliginous. : SOOTY
37. Pack away. : STOW
38. Blowtorch gas. : ACETYLENE
40. Structure in ancient Greek theatre. : SKENE
41. Carrottops. : REDHEADS
42. Collected. : MASSED
43. Ovine animals. : RAMS
44. Child. : TOT
45. Interest greatly. : ABSORB
48. Syrup. : MOLASSES
53. Lollapalooza. : LULU
54. Subject of Robert Sherwood play. : ABELINCOLN
56. Wheel-check. : TRIG
57. Yankee outfielder. : NOREN
58. Spanish jar. : OLLA
59. Straight: Comb. form. : ORTH
60. Thousand-dollar bill: Slang. : GNOTE
61. "'I ___ for you,' the Walrus said." : WEEP
Down
1. Island near Java. : BALI
2. Running track. : OVAL
3. Football stadium. : BOWL
4. Clout. : SWAT
5. Highlight. : CLIMAX
6. Jockey. : RIDER
7. Enthusiastic. : AVID
8. Stannum. : TIN
9. Move aside. : EDGEAWAY
10. Safer insurance chances. : LOWERRISKS
11. Having wings. : ALAR
12. Transgressions. : SINS
13. Commotion. : TODO
18. Trinket. : BIJOU
22. Small bottle. : VIAL
24. Strong point. : FORTE
25. Electronic detector. : RADAR
26. Draw out. : EDUCE
27. Banqueted. : DINED
28. Finish. : SEETHROUGH
29. Northern divers. : LOONS
30. Sen. Kefauver. : ESTES
31. With nothing more. : ALONE
32. Mended. : SEWED
34. University students. : COEDS
36. Swiftly and noisily: Colloq. : SLAMBANG
39. Age unit. : YEAR
40. Evil one. : SATAN
42. City in Illinois. : MOLINE
44. House ___. : TOLET
45. Voice part. : ALTO
46. Prickly seed case. : BURR
47. Narrow opening. : SLIT
48. Tropical grouper. : MERO
49. Tug's haul. : SCOW
50. "O ___ Mio." : SOLE
51. French pronoun. : ELLE
52. Vigor: Colloq. : SNAP
55. ___ mot. : BON

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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