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New York Times, Monday, January 10, 1955

Author:
Edward Hubert
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 4.75, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 299 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Edward Hubert has 1 pre-Shortz puzzle in our database.
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,022
Across
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Money in Brussels. : BELGA
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Small child: Colloq. : TYKE
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Shoemakers' tools. : AWLS
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Be present. : EXIST
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Extremely small space. : HAIR
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Mountain pass, in India. : GHAT
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Nursery rhyme character. : SPRAT
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Scene of current tension. : INDOCHINA
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What Alaska is: Abbr. : TER
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Historic city in Pennsylvania. : YORK
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Usher. : SEATER
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Unit of a Venetian blind. : SLAT
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Belgian river. : YSER
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People of: Suffix. : ESE
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As an alternative. : INSTEAD
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Poetic pronoun. : THOU
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Part of a sonnet. : SESTET
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Know: Latin. : SCIO
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As: German. : ALS
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Where Dartmouth is. : HANOVER
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Gnomes, in German folklore. : KOBOLDS
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Equal: Prefix. : ISO
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Native of Jidda. : ARAB
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Counts. : NOBLES
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Reports of events. : NEWS
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Shiny fish lure. : SPINNER
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Watering place. : SPA
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Eucalyptus. : TREE
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Cutting tool. : ADZE
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Site of a miracle in Portugal. : FATIMA
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Of yore. : ERST
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___ cedar. : RED
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Absolve. : EXONERATE
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In a line. : ALONG
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Vehicular hoop. : TIRE
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Wine from Italy. : ASTI
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Harpsichordist Landowska. : WANDA
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New England specialties. : ELMS
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Sounding weight. : LEAD
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Have faith in (with "by"). : SWEAR
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Excels : BESTS
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Deprive of membership. : EXPEL
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"That lark that tirra-___ chants . . . " : LIRRA
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The Girl Scouts. : GSA
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Lawyer: Abbr. : ATTY
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Desert problem. : THIRST
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Northerners. : YANKEES
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Young animal. : KID
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God with wings. : EROS
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Thunderstruck. : AGHAST
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Famous London street. : WHITEHALL
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Narrow way. : LANE
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Betelgeuse. : STAR
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Letter. : CEE
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Shellfish. : OYSTERS
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Dictator on the Adriatic. : TITO
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Triangle for billiard balls. : RACK
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River into Gulf of Finland. : NEVA
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Oliva and Elzire. : DIONNES
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Ye ___ Gifte Shoppe. : OLDE
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Nautical initials. : USSS
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Part of the leg. : SHIN
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Affluence. : EASE
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Entry on a weather map. : SNOWSTORM
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Cousin to the bassoon. : OBOE
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Preoccupied. : RAPT
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Work: Spanish. : OBRA
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Ecclesiastic hat. : BIRETTA
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Backbones. : SPINES
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Nymph. : NEREID
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Spirit: Fr. : AME
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Lazy one. : DRONE
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"Prisoner of ___." : ZENDA
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One of the Hoovers. : EDGAR
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Carnival. : FETE
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Angle of twig and stem. : AXIL
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Asian body of water. : ARAL
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Marbles. : TAWS
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Peer Gynt's mother. : ASE
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Dewey's occupation. : LAW

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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