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New York Times, Wednesday, September 7, 1955

Author:
Joseph LaFauci
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Joseph LaFauci has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,262
Across
1. Originally, a shepherd. : PASTOR
7. Form of polite address to a signora. : MADAMA
13. Hard to manage. : RESTIVE
14. French philosopher. : ABELARD
16. Unsuccessful candidate. : ALSORAN
17. Country on the Black Sea. : ROMANIA
18. Globemaster. : PLANE
19. Geraint's spouse. : ENID
21. Part of a ship. : MAST
22. Cut and dried alfalfa. : HAYED
23. Stick. : CANE
24. Type of arch. : OGEE
25. Venerable. : AGED
26. Tending to or causing: Suffix. : SOME
27. Sir Anthony and Lady Clarissa. : EDENS
28. Make a slip. : ERR
29. Oft-heard word in poker. : ANTE
30. Beverage. : ALE
31. Spanish article. : LAS
32. "Little ___." : BOYBLUE
34. Extent of rough water. : RIP
37. Small number. : FEW
38. Tenuous. : RARE
39. Rather than. : ERE
40. Strode. : PACED
43. Silent star. : BARA
44. Look over. : SCAN
45. Hurt. : ACHE
46. Sound of Big Ben. : BONG
47. Small table. : STAND
48. Salt-water fish, the saurel. : SCAD
49. Lie at anchor. : RIDE
50. Obsession. : MANIA
51. Territory in French West Africa. : SENEGAL
53. Sternly disciplined. : SPARTAN
55. Decorate with intaglios. : ENGRAVE
56. In good financial condition. : SOLVENT
57. Bed canopy. : TESTER
58. Certain fishermen. : EELERS
Down
1. Disease obviated by niacin. : PELLAGRA
2. Analyzers. : ASSAYERS
3. Pitted. : STONED
4. Exhausted. : TIRED
5. Eggs: Latin. : OVA
6. President of France. : RENECOTY
7. Merchant ___. : MARINE
8. Dwelling. : ABODE
9. Mr. Butler's party: Abbr. : DEM
10. Stylish. : ALAMODE
11. Get along. : MANAGE
12. Began. : ARISEN
13. He painted "The Transfiguration." : RAPHAEL
15. Tropical fruits. : DATES
20. A product when well advertised. : NAMEBRAND
26. Obstruct (with "under"). : SNOW
27. Gen. Robert ___. : ELEE
29. Resting. : ABED
30. Imaginary atmosphere. : AURA
33. Generous gifts. : LARGESSE
34. Renouncer. : RECANTER
35. Pahlevi's subjects. : IRANIANS
36. Lavaliere. : PENDANT
37. Suppliers of material. : FEEDERS
40. Opposite of 10 Down. : PASSE
41. Emphasize. : ACCENT
42. Dimes and quarters. : CHANGE
43. Part of a steam engine. : BOILER
44. Famish. : STARVE
46. Milwaukee player. : BRAVE
47. Illiberal. : SMALL
52. Narrow ship channel. : GAT
54. He wrote "The Bells." : POE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later.

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