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New York Times, Monday, January 31, 1955

Author:
Sidney Lambert
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 298 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Sidney Lambert has 114 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,043
Across
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Eastern title. : BABA
5
Eastern potentates. : RAJAS
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Beyond the horizon. : AFAR
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Hanging unevenly. : ALOP
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Chosen. : ELECT
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Face boldly. : DARE
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Be unwilling: Arch. : NILL
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Brains behind a project. : MASTERMIND
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In abundance. : GALORE
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Marsh plant. : TULE
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Living place: Abbr. : RES
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Informal record. : MEMO
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A thing molded: Comb. form. : PLASM
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Likely. : PROBABLE
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Theatrical figure of 50 years ago. : ARLISS
35
Heroes of 1940. : RAF
36
French impressionist. : DEGAS
38
She saved the Flying Dutchman. : SENTA
39
Totals: Abbr. : AMTS
41
Notched bar. : RATCH
43
Military date. : DDAY
44
Namely. : TOWIT
46
Goat antelope of the Himalayas. : SEROW
48
Supplement. : EKE
49
Arden and others. : ENOCHS
51
String on finger. : REMINDER
53
Runs into. : MEETS
55
Existed. : WERE
56
Indulge in a sport. : SKI
58
TV name. : IRMA
60
Importuned. : BEGGED
64
A very perspicacious person. : MINDREADER
67
Friend in need. : ALLY
68
Loose and release. : UNDO
69
Bluish-gray. : SLATE
70
The future. : TOBE
71
Famous theatrical producer. : GEST
72
Boss, man or vote. : STRAW
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Fleece bearers. : EWES
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Sudden loud noise. : BANG
2
Inter ___. : ALIA
3
Seed vessel. : BOLL
4
Self-confidence. : APLOMB
5
Berlin song hit. : REMEMBER
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___ king. : ALA
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Speak facetiously. : JEST
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Misbehave. : ACTUP
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Girl's name. : STELLA
10
Naval officer: Abbr. : ADM
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Unprejudiced. : FAIRMINDED
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English composer. : ARNE
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One set of checkers. : REDS
19
Constructs. : REARS
21
Recite. : READ
25
Nethersole and others. : OLGAS
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Pung. : SLED
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Talk too much. : PRATE
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Man's name. : RAMON
30
Phrase of indecision. : OFTWOMINDS
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Jack Sprat, for instance. : EATER
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That which is risked. : STAKE
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Teller. : SAYER
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Nail-like device. : SCREW
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Six on a die. : SICE
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Phenomenon of the 1920's. : HOMEBREW
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Pronoun. : THEIR
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Part of a mobile. : WIRE
50
Pressure. : STRESS
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Nullify. : NEGATE
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Deep-blue pigment. : SMALT
56
Complacent. : SMUG
57
The lowing herd. : KINE
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After Shebat, in a calendar. : ADAR
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Luminosity. : GLOW
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German river. : ELBE
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Imbues thoroughly. : DYES
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Speck. : DOT
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Greek letter. : ETA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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