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New York Times, Monday, October 17, 1955

Author:
Martin L. Keen
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { F J Q W Y Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6 Grid has super symmetry.
Martin L. Keen has 1 pre-Shortz puzzle in our database.
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,302
Across
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Gives the syntax of. : PARSES
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Members of Equity. : ACTORS
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Horse replacement. : REMOUNT
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Tell. : NARRATE
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Dweller in a Biblical kingdom. : ELAMITE
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Quisling. : TRAITOR
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Measures. : METES
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French lace. : VAL
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City in Alabama. : SELMA
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Oil: Comb. form. : OLEO
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Part violently. : SEVER
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Edges. : LIPS
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Long Island University. : LIU
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Mosque tower with balcony. : MINARET
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Born: Fr. : NEE
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Heavy shorthorns. : DURHAMS
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Kitchen implements. : STONERS
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Subway abbreviation. : EXP
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Well-known initials in show business. : RKO
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Small fortress of olden times. : BASTILE
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Planters. : SEEDERS
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A poem to be sung. : ODE
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Native of Taxco. : MEXICAN
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Make lace. : TAT
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Exclamations. : AHAS
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Part of a chair back. : SPLAT
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Style. : MODE
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Dividing walls. : SEPTA
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Relative of the hackberry. : ELM
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A spirit of Arabian lore. : GENIE
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Cavalryman. : TROOPER
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Not complete. : PARTIAL
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"The ___ beguiled me . . . " : SERPENT
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Mohammedan ruler's bailiwick. : EMIRATE
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Cubic meters. : STERES
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Made over. : REDONE
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Pacific island of Palau chain. : PELELIU
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Player for fun. : AMATEUR
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Shakespearean hero. : ROMEO
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J'y ___ (I am here): Fr. : SUIS
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Noun suffix. : ENT
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Brucker's predecessor. : STEVENS
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Buck's headpieces. : ANTLERS
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Sedan. : CAR
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Musical syllables. : TRAS
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Large bay window. : ORIEL
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Nautical rope. : RATLINE
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Foot banger. : STOMPER
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Shape again. : REMOLD
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Rubs out. : ERASES
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Hollywood's Gardner. : AVA
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Medicinal herbs. : SIMPLES
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A hideout. : RETREAT
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Precept. : MAXIM
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Substitute for money. : TOKEN
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All ___ up. : HET
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Fall asleep. : NOD
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Claims to be a bigwig. : BOASTS
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Sticks. : ADHERES
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Boston, for example. : SEAPORT
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Possessors of special skills. : EXPERTS
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A quick hurried run. : SCAMPER
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Wearer of an old school tie. : ETONIAN
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Branch out from a center. : RADIATE
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Addison's writing partner. : STEELE
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Faulty. : ILL
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Mining tunnel. : STOPE
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Paris underground. : METRO
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Mimic. : APER
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A grating. : GRID
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Compass point. : ENE
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Soul: Fr. : AME

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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