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New York Times, Saturday, January 15, 1955

Author:
Herbert Ettenson
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Herbert Ettenson has 87 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,027

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Across
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Move forward. : NOSE
5
Ships' bows. : PROWS
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Chums. : PALS
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Mr. Schram. : EMIL
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Regatta crew. : EIGHT
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Black. : EBON
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1939–1945. : WORLDWARII
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Canoe of Malaysia. : PROA
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London sight for tourists. : TOWER
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Adjust sails a certain way. : SETFLYING
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Decorative letter: Abbr. : INIT
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Attracts buyers. : SELLS
26
Interdict. : BAN
28
Young seal. : PUP
30
Tyrrhenian ___. : SEA
31
Exclamation of contempt. : POH
34
In addition. : ALSO
36
Historic garment. : TOGA
38
Hardwood tree of P. I. : NARRA
40
"I Love Lucy," for instance. : SITUATIONCOMEDY
43
To have: Fr. : AVOIR
44
Knob. : NODE
45
Two words of comprehension. : ISEE
46
Man's nickname. : LEN
47
Many a time. : OFT
49
Use a straw. : SIP
51
Certain students: Abbr. : SRS
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"Ninotchka." : GARBO
54
Monk of Mongolia. : LAMA
56
Mechanic's habit. : COVERALLS
60
Long stories of adventure. : SAGAS
63
Found a perch. : ALIT
64
Best seller of 1921. : MAINSTREET
66
City on the Truckee. : RENO
67
French diplomatic agent. : ENVOI
68
Concerning: Lat. : INRE
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Shortly. : SOON
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Swerves. : SKEWS
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Oppenheimer's metier. : ATOM
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Amphibian. : NEWT
2
South Sea novel, 1847. : OMOO
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A Knight of the Garter. : SIRWINSTON
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Mrs. McCloy. : ELLEN
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Church seat. : PEW
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River mouths: Sp. : RIAS
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Relatives of golliwogs. : OGRES
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New Mexico rocket proving grounds. : WHITESANDS
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Suppress. : STIFLE
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English diarist. : PEPYS
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French dugout. : ABRI
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Hendrik van ___. : LOON
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Hitch : SNAG
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___ grind. : DRIP
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South American prairie. : LLANO
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Fictional lawyer. : TUTT
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___ metabolism. : BASAL
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On the qui vive. : ALIVE
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Without quibbling. : POINTBLANK
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Busy man on Broadway. : PRESSAGENT
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Direction. : ORDER
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She plays Maggie Wylie. : HAYES
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Relative of ja, si, da. : OUI
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Anything sticky and sweet. : GOO
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The boy friend, in France. : AMI
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Tumultuous. : AROAR
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Designer Chapman. : CEIL
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Fashions. : FRAMES
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History. : PAST
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Make progress. : GETON
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Girl's name. : OLIVE
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Actress Riva. : MARIA
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Traffic. : CARS
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Butterine. : OLEO
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Chianti. : VINO
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Christmas tree décor. : SNOW
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Go by plane. : AERO
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Main stroke of a letter. : STEM
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Household member. : SIS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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