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New York Times, Thursday, October 13, 1955

Author:
Anthony Morse
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J K Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
Anthony Morse has 35 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,298

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Across
1
Sudden, brief gust of wind. : FLAW
5
Turbine power. : STEAM
10
Scheme. : PLAN
14
French expression with "oo." : LALA
15
Fruit or seeds: Comb. form. : CARPO
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Adriatic resort. : LIDO
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Fusses. : ADOS
18
Atlantic hazards. : HURRICANES
20
China Sea hazards. : TYPHOONS
22
Carefully groomed: Fr. : SOIGNE
23
Gait at the Hambletonian. : TROT
24
Render speechless. : STUN
25
Real. : ACTUAL
28
Feature of Versailles. : FOUNTAIN
32
Makes a botch of: Colloq. : FLUBS
33
Arena for Lew Hoad. : COURT
34
Compass point. : NNE
35
"Ladders." : RUNS
36
Novelist of Westerns. : HARTE
37
Whiteness: Poet. : SNOW
38
Suffix denoting an order of animals. : INI
39
Out and away. : FORTH
40
August sample of 18 Across. : DIANE
41
Relatives of twisters. : CYCLONES
43
Mary Martin's actress daughter. : HELLER
44
Tools. : AXES
45
Anthracite. : COAL
46
Begins. : ARISES
49
Mississippi Valley hazards. : TORNADOS
53
Prairie States hazards. : DUSTSTORMS
55
Spin a floating log by treading. : BIRL
56
Adept. : ABLE
57
Camel's cousin. : LLAMA
58
Arm bone. : ULNA
59
Take notice. : HEED
60
Agreements. : YESES
61
What 40 Across did. : BLEW
Down
1
Insipid. : FLAT
2
Duke's daughter. : LADY
3
Askew. : ALOP
4
Laundry equipment. : WASHTUBS
5
Group of shiners. : SCHOOL
6
Mock. : TAUNT
7
Slips up. : ERRS
8
Calendar abbreviation. : APR
9
Humidity. : MOISTURE
10
Vocal objection. : PLAINT
11
Food fish. : LING
12
Port in Arabia. : ADEN
13
Cyrano's burden. : NOSE
19
Reckoning. : COUNT
21
Old Danish money. : ORAS
24
The antarctic regions. : SOUTH
25
Of a continent: Poet. : AFRIC
26
French lace-making town. : CLUNY
27
Garment. : TUNIC
28
Army posts. : FORTS
29
Record of a year. : ANNAL
30
"___ ear and out the other." : INONE
31
Stranger. : NEWER
33
Minds. : CARES
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Truly. : HONESTLY
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Wine and cream beaten to froth. : SILLABUB
39
Sly ones. : FOXES
40
Mr. Acheson. : DEAN
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Endured. : LASTED
43
Hengist was ___ brother. : HORSAS
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___ il faut. : COMME
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Cain's wife, in Byron poem. : ADAH
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Walker of the Dodgers. : RUBE
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___ Royale, in Lake Superior. : ISLE
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Musical symbols. : TRAS
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Herb for pickles. : DILL
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Caen's river. : ORNE
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Shredded cabbage. : SLAW
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Suffix in chemistry. : OLE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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