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New York Times, Monday, October 10, 1955

Author:
M. S. Manning
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { H J M Q W X Y }, Scrabble score: 257 (avg 1.33)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,295
Across
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Smeltery refuse. : SLAG
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Selassie's capital, Addis ___. : ABABA
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A source of chlorine. : SALT
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Primitive Japanese. : AINO
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Wild. : FERAL
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Musical group. : TRIO
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Gruenther's bailiwick. : NATO
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Wasting bit by bit. : FRITTERING
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Opera by Richard Strauss. : ARABELLA
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American outpost. : ALASKA
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Musical extravaganza. : REVUE
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Quality of being prominent. : BIGNESS
25
Order. : DECREE
27
Clear. : LUCID
28
Insect. : ANT
29
Golf champion. : SNEAD
31
Canio's wife, in "I Pagliacci." : NEDDA
35
Work. : TOIL
37
Popular dance. : TANGO
39
Confrere of Balmain. : DIOR
40
Tie. : ASCOT
42
Percolates. : SEEPS
44
Prepared. : GOT
45
Quotes. : CITES
47
Kilted musicians. : PIPERS
49
Stronghold. : CITADEL
52
Percolates. : OOZES
53
Declaims. : ORATES
54
Declarer. : ASSERTER
57
Organized underground movement. : RESISTANCE
59
Place for grain storage. : SILO
60
Within: Comb. form. : ENTO
61
Hoover's middle name. : EDGAR
62
Of the present month: Abbr. : INST
63
Beheld. : SEEN
64
Workers. : DOERS
65
Moslem officials. : AGAS
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Yemen's capital. : SANA
2
Two-faced one. : LIAR
3
Penguins' home. : ANTARCTIC
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Peanut. : GOOBER
5
Rich. : AFFLUENT
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TV headliner. : BERLE
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Coloratura solo. : ARIA
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Racket. : BAT
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Relating to Siberian mountains. : ALTAIC
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Aground. : STRANDED
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"My lady sweet, ___!" : ARISE
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Golf course. : LINKS
13
Roman robes. : TOGAS
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City in Illinois. : ELGIN
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Times before. : EVES
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Move slightly. : BUDGE
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Recorded facts. : DATA
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Eve's grandson. : ENOS
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Highway divisions. : LANES
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Picture support. : EASEL
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Thinking over. : DIGESTING
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Entrance. : DOOR
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Literature, music, etc. : ARTS
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Where movies are shot. : LOCATION
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They're against everything. : OPPOSERS
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Currents. : TIDES
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Extent. : SIZE
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Tried out. : TESTED
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Former name of Asian country. : PERSIA
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Parts of apples. : CORES
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Greek princess. : IRENE
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Small portion. : TASTE
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Hollywood accolade. : OSCAR
54
French angel. : ANGE
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Operatic princess. : ELSA
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Spoils. : ROTS
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Commotion. : ADO

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later.

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