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New York Times, Monday, January 3, 1955

Author:
Fred C. Jaschob
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 323 (avg 1.69)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,015
Across
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Bird sounds. : CAWS
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Scrawny animal. : SCRAG
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Snooze. : DOZE
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Large body of land. : ASIA
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Wolflike animal. : HYENA
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It "lives after us." : EVIL
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Remember. : CALLTOMIND
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Marshy areas. : FENS
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Pronoun. : HIM
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Man's name. : OWEN
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Punish by a fine. : AMERCE
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Pass. : ELAPSE
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Induce to commit perjury. : SUBORN
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City near Mt. Carmel. : ACRE
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Neighbors of the pharynx. : TONSILS
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Animal of the Himalayas. : PANDA
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Complete musical scale. : GAMUT
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Earth: Comb. form. : GEO
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Desserts. : ICES
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French landscape painter. : COROT
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Part of Miss Muffet's meal. : WHEY
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Sea gull. : MEW
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Things of trifling value. : DOITS
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Alaskan town. : SITKA
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Attacks. : ASSAILS
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Government agents. : TMEN
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Central points. : PIVOTS
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Not characteristic. : ATYPIC
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Merchant. : TRADER
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Half: Prefix. : HEMI
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"A rose ___ rose . . . " : ISA
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Much-traveled comedian. : HOPE
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Cravat. : FOURINHAND
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Retired. : ABED
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Relative. : UNCLE
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___ Novello. : IVOR
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Common verbal contraction. : WERE
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Cayuga and Crater. : LAKES
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Shortstop Runnels. : PETE
Down
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Secret hiding place. : CACHE
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The Ancient Mariner's cry. : ASAIL
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Girl's name. : WILMA
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___ soda. : SAL
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Party for the bride-to-be. : SHOWER
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Flower cluster, as in phlox. : CYME
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Checks. : REINS
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___ Arbor. : ANN
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Aimlessly on the go. : GADABOUT
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Postpones. : DEFERS
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For a short journey. : OVERNIGHT
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White metal. : ZINC
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If not. : ELSE
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Albanese role. : TOSCA
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___ St. Michel. : MONT
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Tablets. : PADS
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Extreme. : UTMOST
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Self-centered person. : EGOIST
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Flavoring agent. : LEEK
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Bean. : SOYA
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Dress fabric. : PIMA
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Cards. : ACES
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Daily. : NEWSPAPER
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Knack. : ART
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Very interesting. : COLORFUL
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Like amontillado. : WINY
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Jackknife. : DIVE
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Begin. : SETIN
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___-camp. : AIDEDE
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Namesakes of a First Lady. : MAMIES
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Pod. : SHUCK
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River in NE Italy. : PIAVE
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"The race ___ to the swift . . . " : ISNOT
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Military unit. : CADRE
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Become liquid. : THAW
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Outer garment. : ROBE
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Man's name. : ERLE
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"___ tree by a river . . . " : ONA
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Exclamation used in cheers. : HIP

Answer summary: 8 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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