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New York Times, Friday, October 14, 1955

Author:
Herbert Ettenson
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { H J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Herbert Ettenson has 87 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,299
Across
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Feel grief or sympathy. : BLEED
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Portentous. : DIRE
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River of Spain. : EBRO
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Miss O'Grady. : ROSIE
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Flat. : EVEN
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Peacockish. : VAIN
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River of France. : AISNE
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In a newsworthy manner. : TOPICALLY
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Military show. : DRESSPARADE
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Actor Barker. : LEX
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Enabled to go. : SENT
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Jacob ___, philanthropist. : RIIS
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Mainly: Abbr. : ESP
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Kite. : ELANET
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Ectoplasmic being. : SPOOK
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Makes grooves. : STRIATES
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TV actress Maria. : RIVA
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Corrected. : EMENDED
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Weeks, Wilson, etc. : CABINET
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Middle: Comb. form. : MEDI
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Historic English city. : COVENTRY
42
Stored power. : INPUT
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Pastime at Las Vegas. : GAMING
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Uncle: Dial. : EME
46
Simians. : APES
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Track condition. : FAST
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Famous sleeper. : RIP
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A new element is named for him. : ENRICOFERMI
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Artificial language. : ESPERANTO
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Sidestep. : AVOID
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Pitcher Kellner. : ALEX
60
Gridiron performers. : TEAM
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City in NE France. : NESLE
62
French priest's title. : PERE
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Shield border. : ORLE
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Cupidity. : GREED
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Small nails. : BRADS
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Nantes' river. : LOIRE
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European steel city. : ESSEN
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Element named for famous scientist. : EINSTEINIUM
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Marks of failure. : DEES
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Buttonholed. : DETAINED
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Piano keys. : IVORIES
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Meal. : REPAST
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Novelist Bagnold. : ENID
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A Gabor. : EVA
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Pen. : BALLPOINT
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Get one's goat. : RILE
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Stone for cameos. : ONYX
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Better marks than 5 Down. : CEES
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Gabble. : PRATE
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A May mood. : SPRINGFEVER
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Cadet. : LAD
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Continued on the other side. : OVER
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Girl's nickname. : KATY
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Half: Prefix. : SEMI
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"Feds." : TMEN
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Ingredient of enchiladas. : REDPEPPER
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Tut-tut! : COMECOME
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Dispatch boat. : AVISO
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Hogan. : BEN
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Washington. : CAPITAL
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Golfer. : TEER
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Former V. P. : GARNER
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"___ by any other name . . . " : AROSE
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Photographer's word. : SMILE
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Helped along (with "over"). : TIDED
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Harvest. : REAP
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Water-locked land. : ISLE
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Western alliance. : NATO
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Jack London's "White ___." : FANG
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Devon river. : EXE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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