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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
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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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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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