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New York Times, Tuesday, October 18, 1955

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,303
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Rare object of art. : CURIO
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Palm tree. : COCO
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Giant star. : MAYS
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Build. : ERECT
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Sacred statue. : IKON
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A double sulphate. : ALUM
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Recess. : NICHE
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Railroad station, in France. : GARE
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Puerto ___. : RICO
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Peer's mother. : ASE
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Bounds. : LEAPS
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An orderly mass. : STACK
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Most insignificant. : PALTRIEST
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Express. : SAY
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Maxims. : MOTTOES
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First place. : LEAD
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Neglect. : OMIT
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Thin, skinlike substance. : PELLICLE
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Bob Hope's latest family. : SEVENLITTLEFOYS
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Wooden pegs. : TRENAILS
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Three acres and a cow. : FARM
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Make connection. : DIAL
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Football arbiter. : REFEREE
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Ready. : APT
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Makers of weapons, in Britain. : ARMOURERS
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Gridiron. : FIELD
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City in Germany. : ESSEN
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Member of the deer family. : ELK
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Concerning. : INRE
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Sheep cries. : BAAS
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Boat. : CANOE
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Underdone. : RARE
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Author of "Bus Stop." : INGE
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Polishing powder. : EMERY
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Part of the face. : EYES
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Word in proofreader's patois. : STET
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Is borne. : RIDES
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The Last Supper, in art. : CENA
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Author of "Battle Cry." : URIS
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Quick to take in ideas. : RECEPTIVE
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Pronoun: Ger. : ICH
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Verdi opera. : OTELLO
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Smokes. : CIGARS
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Relative of the giraffe. : OKAPI
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Girdle. : CORSELET
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Digit. : ONE
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Trading center. : MART
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Another name. : ALIAS
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State flower of New Mexico. : YUCCA
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Great ___ Mountains. : SMOKY
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Summer: Fr. : ETE
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Too old for use. : STALE
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Escort. : ATTEND
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Reduce stock. : SELL
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Very. : MOST
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Hebrew measure. : OMER
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Be unlike. : DIFFER
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Capacity measures: Abbr. : PTS
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Became rougher. : COARSENED
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A kind of harp. : LYRE
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Man's or girl's name. : ESME
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Water nymph. : NAIAD
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Ananias. : LIAR
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With bad intention. : ILLMEANT
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A winter apple. : RUSSET
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Before. : ERE
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Swordsman. : FENCER
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Burning. : AFIRE
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France's foreign minister. : PINAY
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___ Haute. : TERRE
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Kansas river. : OSAGE
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Important Virginians. : LEES
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Knowledge. : LORE
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Small low reefs. : KEYS
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Encore! : BIS
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Bon ___. : AMI

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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