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New York Times, Wednesday, January 12, 1955

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { F J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,024

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Derisive jeers. : TAUNTS
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George Gobel product. : LAUGHS
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Disregards. : IGNORES
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Rumpus. : RUCTION
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Choice, as wine. : VINTAGE
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Girl in "Great Expectations." : ESTELLA
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Small tribe of Sioux Indians. : OTO
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Parts of electric lights. : SOCKETS
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Persian chief. : MIR
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Fastening. : LATCH
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Small cover on a chair back. : TIDY
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Rich vein. : LODE
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Roman road. : ITER
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Cunning. : WILY
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Nimbuses. : AURAS
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Issue. : EDITION
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Wisconsin Senator. : WILEY
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Time following the dayspring. : MORN
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"Bobo" Olson. : CARL
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Meat pie. : PASTY
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Governor Arn, Zasu Pitts, Larry Parks. : KANSANS
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Columbus' base in Spain. : PALOS
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___ noire. : BETE
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Cave dwellers. : BATS
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Algerian seaport. : ORAN
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Kithless. : LORN
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Author of "Don Juan." : BYRON
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Queen in "Romeo and Juliet." : MAB
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Twister. : TORNADO
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Street: French. : RUE
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Human being. : ADAMITE
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Proportionately. : PRORATA
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___ vobiscum (the Lord be with you). : DOMINUS
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Dipped the colors. : SALUTED
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Glorifies. : EXALTS
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Risks. : WAGERS
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Town near Rome. : TIVOLI
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Perturb. : AGITATE
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Not recorded. : UNNOTED
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___ so good. : NOT
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Rubbish. : TRASH
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State flower of Utah. : SEGO
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Vigorous. : LUSTY
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Book of the New Testament. : ACTS
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Shoshone. : UTE
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Actress Margalo. : GILMORE
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Christmas. : HOLIDAY
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Webs. : SNARES
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Distinct part. : SECTION
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Thin and high-pitched. : REEDY
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Brick oven. : KILN
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Color of 35 Down's sweaters. : CRIMSON
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Cradlesong. : LULLABY
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Sinewy. : WIRY
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Melodies. : AIRS
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Little ones. : TOTS
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Dwindle. : WANE
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Dozes. : CATNAPS
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Something self-contradictory. : PARADOX
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Part of the Old South. : ALABAMA
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Master of melody. : KERN
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Set forth. : NARRATE
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Braver. : STOUTER
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Hair beautifier. : POMADE
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Prolix talkers. : BORES
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Golfer Sammy's family. : SNEADS
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Water lily. : LOTUS
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Cry from New Haven. : BOOLA
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A shading, in engraving. : TINT
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Decision at boxing. : DRAW
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Coin of Israel. : MIL
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Drugget. : RUG

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