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New York Times, Thursday, October 6, 1955

Author:
Marjorie M. Connelly
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 88, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,291
Across
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Ding Dong School mistress. : FRANCES
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Chess pieces. : BISHOPS
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Liberate. : RELEASE
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Perfectly. : IDEALLY
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Scholarly. : ERUDITE
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Ores of zinc. : BLENDES
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Part of a school year: Abbr. : SEM
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Cuddled. : NESTLED
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Make lace. : TAT
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Holders for film. : CANS
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Less usual. : RARER
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Italian resort. : LIDO
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Opprobrium. : ODIUM
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Part of "to be." : WAS
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Beast of burden. : CAMEL
31
Stationer's employe. : NEWSY
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Hero of 1775. : REVERE
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Idea: Comb. form. : IDEO
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Men of Yale. : ELIS
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Hebrew or Arab. : SEMITE
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Admit. : LETIN
40
Jane Austen heroine and others. : EMMAS
41
Offspring. : SON
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Was the trouble with. : AILED
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Tune in. : DIAL
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Chairs. : SEATS
49
Staff member. : AIDE
50
Tavern. : INN
51
Where to find Dandie Dinmonts. : KENNELS
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Family. : KIN
54
Relatives of oglers. : LEERERS
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Smokey Bear's aides. : RANGERS
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Stimulate to action. : INNERVE
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Stephen, in France. : ETIENNE
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Dressed. : ATTIRED
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One who testifies. : DEPOSER
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Type of water color. : FRESCO
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One way to memorize. : REREAD
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Sons of alma mater. : ALUMNI
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Newscaster Calmer. : NED
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Another name for Henry Antrobus. : CAIN
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Chemist's compound. : ESTER
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Fun for children. : SEESAWS
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King James Versions. : BIBLES
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Drone. : IDLER
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Source of a new crop. : SEED
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River in China. : HAN
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Days of yore. : OLDTIMES
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Advocate. : PLEADER
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Shortening of a syllable. : SYSTOLE
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Cafeteria equipment. : TRAY
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One way to tell time. : SUNDIAL
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Wife of Aeneas. : LAVINIA
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Comes upon. : MEETS
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Rosalind's cousin. : CELIA
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Misery. : WOE
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Inactive: Abbr. : RET
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Inherent. : IMMANENT
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Seats for clergy. : SEDILIA
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Notable. : EMINENT
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Borrower's request. : LOAN
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Started upon. : ENTERED
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Perceived. : SENSED
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Compares. : LIKENS
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Turkish city, Adrianople. : EDIRNE
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Thicker. : DENSER
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Tennis play. : SERVE
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Election list. : SLATE
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Oklahoma Senator. : KERR
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Cut. : SNIP
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Defendants: Latin. : REI
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Earth: Comb. form. : GEO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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