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New York Times, Thursday, January 20, 1955

Author:
Ruth Oliver
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { F Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 302 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
Ruth H. Oliver has 7 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,032
Across
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Army men: Abbr. : NCOS
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Cries like a calf. : BLATS
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Financial record: Abbr. : ACCT
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Wagner role. : ELSA
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"By the Beautiful Sea," for example. : REVUE
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One of Jacob's wives. : LEAH
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The James brothers. : WILLIAMANDHENRY
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Plunder. : SPOILS
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Edible bulb. : SEGO
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"On the light, fantastic ___." : TOE
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Signature of formal approval. : VISA
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Minutiae. : DETAILS
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Smears. : BEDAUBS
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In particular: Abbr. : ESP
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___ of Chivalry. : AGE
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"Only ___," Kern song. : MAKEBELIEVE
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Part of a violin. : NECK
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Composer Ethelbert. : NEVIN
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Access. : ADIT
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Real estate compensations. : GROUNDRENTS
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Compass point. : ENE
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Watchword. : CRY
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Becomes sleepy. : DROWSES
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Endeavor. : ATTEMPT
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Combining form for lizard. : SAUR
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French law. : LOI
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Appeal. : PLEA
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New York City's Councilman Stanley M. : ISAACS
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Generic name for a New Englander. : BROTHERJONATHAN
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Domestic slave. : ESNE
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Large fern. : BRAKE
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Leander's love. : HERO
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Airplane part. : NOSE
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Having aural appendages. : EARED
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Merganser. : SMEW
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Intelligence. : NEWS
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Tie holder. : CLIP
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Home of Haakon VII. : OSLO
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Digestion aid. : SALIVA
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Circus necessity. : BRASSBAND
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Man's nickname. : LEM
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Miss Gardner and others. : AVAS
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Harmonized in mood. : TUNED
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Marsh plant. : SEDGE
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Stout. : ALE
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Insects. : CENTIPEDES
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Actress Channing. : CAROL
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Minnesota Senator and family. : THYES
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City of topless towers. : ILIUM
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Miami specialty. : HOTEL
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Petitioner. : ASKER
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___ Minor. : ASIA
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"Not with a ___ but a whimper." : BANG
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River in Hungary. : EGER
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Extracts prepared by boiling. : DECOCTIONS
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St. Agnes' ___, January 20. : EVE
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Wraps around. : BINDS
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Started on a journey. : ENTRAINED
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Hollywood street. : VINE
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French summers. : ETES
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Japanese naval station. : KURE
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Minor goddess. : NYMPH
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Composer of "Semper Fidelis." : SOUSA
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Angers. : WRATHS
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Famous name in Kentucky. : ALBEN
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Trunk. : TORSO
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U. S. M. A. freshman. : PLEBE
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___ incognita. : TERRA
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Slightly opened. : AJAR
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Affected cough. : AHEM
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Concern. : CARE
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Mass of white petals. : SNOW
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Golf term. : TEE
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Junior's "all right." : OKE

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later.

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