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New York Times, Monday, November 14, 1955

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,330
Across
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Suffix forming nouns from verbs. : ANCE
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Plus 41 Down, head of a cabinet. : PRIME
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Israeli seaport. : ACRE
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Shoulder of a paved road. : BERM
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Common talk. : RUMOR
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Hebrew ceremonial item. : URIM
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Signal on a radar apparatus. : BLIP
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Empty. : INANE
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Pith sun helmet: Var. : TOPI
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England, in poetry. : ALBION
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National strength. : MANPOWER
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Sway. : ROCK
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Destines to adversity. : DOOMS
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Kitchen accessories. : FREEZERS
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Withdrew by degrees (from). : WEANED
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Law: Latin. : LEX
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Namesakes of a Biblical twin. : ESAUS
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Inscribed pillar. : STELA
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Biblical name. : ADAM
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Oregon capital. : SALEM
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Right-hand man: Abbr. : ASST
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Harshness. : RIGOR
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Ghastly. : LURID
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Low shoe. : TIE
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Yule beverage. : EGGNOG
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Morning glories. : SUNRISES
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Dye. : EOSIN
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Sir: Indian title. : MIAN
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Name in the headlines. : MARGARET
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Play by G. B. S. : STJOAN
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London cleaning woman. : CHAR
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A legal right. : DROIT
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Capable of: Colloq. : UPTO
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Whit. : IOTA
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Call forth. : EVOKE
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Chide. : RATE
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Particular. : ITEM
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Discourage through fear. : DETER
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Culbertson's namesakes. : ELYS
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Eastern bishop's title. : ABBA
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Little Miss Trent. : NELL
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Manger. : CRIB
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Queen Elizabeth's domain. : EMPIRE
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Title of 55 Across. : PRINCESS
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Hasten. : RUN
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Mohammedan priest. : IMAM
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Something simple and indivisible. : MONAD
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Heretofore: Poet. : ERENOW
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Robots. : AUTOMATA
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Ships' lookouts. : CROWSNESTS
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Perfected. : RIPE
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Turkish officer. : EMIR
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Primordial matter. : OOZE
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Virginia Clemm was ___ wife. : POES
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South African village. : KRAAL
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Signal. : FLARE
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Excavate again. : REDIG
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Overstate. : EXAGGERATE
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Moro tribesmen. : SULUS
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"___ Books," by Martha Finley. : ELSIE
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Tropical fruits. : DATES
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Milk whey. : SERUM
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Initials. : MONOGRAM
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See 5 Across. : MINISTER
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Monte ___, in Pennine Alps. : ROSA
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Mild expletive. : DRAT
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Equipped. : GIRDED
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Offend deeply. : INJURE
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Pluck. : NERVE
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Year of the 12th century. : MCII
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Like ___ potato. : AHOT
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Train whistle. : TOOT
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Glassy silica. : OPAL
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D. A. : ATTY
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Denials. : NOES
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Headline nickname. : IKE

Answer summary: 7 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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