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New York Times, Friday, November 11, 1955

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 29, Avg Word Len: 5.60, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,327

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Across
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Swift, graceful horse. : ARABIAN
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Service man. : DRAFTEE
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Peron's successor. : LONARDI
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Losing candidate's demand. : RECOUNT
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The late Hendrik Willem. : VANLOON
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Repeat. : ITERATE
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Star in Draco. : ADIB
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Make baskets. : WEAVE
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Ancestor of Methuselah. : ENOS
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Soothing balms. : OINTMENTS
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Get lost! : SCRAM
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Most Rabelaisian. : EARTHIEST
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Attempt. : TRY
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Eskimo ___. : PIES
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Treat with antiseptic. : IODATE
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Melville's fourth novel. : REDBURN
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Platform on a ship's mast. : FORETOP
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Conceive thoughts. : IDEATE
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Huckleberry. : FINN
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Yalie. : ELI
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Sink finish. : PORCELAIN
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Was incorrect. : ERRED
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Cooling drink. : ORANGEADE
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A lifetime. : SPAN
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Jewish month. : NISAN
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Defoe's "Flanders." : MOLL
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Quarters. : PERIODS
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Satellite nation. : RUMANIA
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Refugee. : ESCAPEE
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Dreamlike states. : TRANCES
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Folks from Oklahoma. : SOONERS
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Grieves. : SADDENS
Down
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Part of Edison's name. : ALVA
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Pike. : ROAD
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Years: Latin. : ANNI
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He, not Cortez, stood on a peak in Darien. : BALBOA
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Refugee organization: Abbr. : IRO
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Below: Poet. : ADOWN
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Extra golf hole. : NINETEEN
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Chauffeur. : DRIVER
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Memory. : RETENTION
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Card. : ACE
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The front. : FORESIDE
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Sir: Malaysian term. : TUAN
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Within: Comb. form. : ENTO
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Vous ___ (you are): Fr. : ETES
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Wine vessels. : AMAS
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Ascriber. : IMPUTER
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Guarded like the rose. : THORNED
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Cartoonist's daily stint. : STRIP
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"I Believe." : CREDO
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Golf cup. : RYDER
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Diner. : EATER
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Long scarf. : STOLE
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Moderately warm. : TEPID
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Hibernian. : IRELANDER
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A nonbeliever in Shakespeare. : BACONIAN
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Sculpture, music, painting. : FINEARTS
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Trees found in Eden. : FIGS
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Aromatic herbs. : ANISES
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Send back to custody. : REMAND
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Order of frogs and toads. : ANURA
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Goddess of hope. : SPES
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Mexican dollar. : PESO
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Violin bow: Ital. : ARCO
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Formerly. : ONCE
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Legal claim. : LIEN
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Girl with a "delicate air." : LASS
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Unlock: Poet. : OPE
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Wild about. : MAD

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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