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New York Times, Tuesday, October 25, 1955

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,310
Across
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Second year of King John's reign. : MCCI
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Cautious. : CHARY
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Incite. : ABET
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A long, long time. : AEON
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Accumulated, as a bill. : RANUP
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Messenger. : PAGE
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Massachusetts port. : GLOUCESTER
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Crude castings. : PIGS
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Cross. : ILLTEMPERED
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Abraham's nephew. : LOT
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Suffix in chemistry. : IDE
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Recent Mary Martin role. : SABINA
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Swiss city. : BASLE
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Catchall abbreviation. : ETC
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Intimidate. : COW
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Entr'___. : ACTE
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Native of one of two states. : CAROLINIAN
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Happen. : ARE
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City in Oregon. : ASTORIA
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World War II theatre. : CBI
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Crimean seaport. : SEVASTOPOL
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Rind. : SKIN
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Sovereign: Abbr. : EMP
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Game appurtenance. : NET
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Bewildered: Colloq. : ATSEA
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French painter. : RENOIR
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Biblical name. : ELI
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Sixths of an inch. : EMS
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Sympathize with. : COMMISERATE
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___ Ben Adhem. : ABOU
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Drugstore employe. : COUNTERMAN
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Lairs. : DENS
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Simple game with a ball. : CATCH
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River of Spain. : EBRO
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Gaelic. : ERSE
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Rare birds. : ONERS
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Tutors at Oxford or Cambridge. : DONS
Down
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Priestly caste of ancient Persia. : MAGI
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One kind of government accommodation. : CELL
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Bopster's word of praise. : COOL
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Unprofitable. : INUTILE
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___ de menthe. : CREME
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Fastening. : HASP
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Stake. : ANTE
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Regretful one. : RUER
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"Wipers," to the doughboys. : YPRES
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Supplement: Abbr. : APP
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Special provinces. : BAILIWICKS
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Incite. : EGGON
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Seed covering. : TESTA
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Grant. : CEDE
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Ancient Roman province. : DACIA
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___ marché (bargain): Fr. : BON
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Lamb's utterance. : BAAS
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Plot of land. : ACRE
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Family of Cleveland's second-term V. P. : STEVENSONS
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Authoress Evelyn. : EATON
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Figurative language in general. : TROPE
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French painter. : COROT
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Chicago timetable abbreviation. : CST
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"Diamond ___." : LIL
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Rose's long-run husband. : ABIE
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Famous caravel. : NINA
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Summer relish. : ASPIC
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Latin classroom conversation. : AMO
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Provoked (with "up"). : STIRRED
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Nautical term. : ALEE
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English novelist. : READE
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Glowing coal. : EMBER
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Mr. Graziano. : ROCCO
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Balts. : ESTHS
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Complain about. : MOAN
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Not pronounced, in linguistics. : MUTE
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Raise: Abbr. : INCR
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Old-time pulpit. : AMBO
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Relative of a loch. : TARN
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He lived 905 years. : ENOS
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Purpose. : USE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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