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New York Times, Saturday, November 19, 1955

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J K V X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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Across
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___ de combat. : HORS
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Sound of dismay. : GASP
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Common chemical compound. : ESTER
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Not care ___. : ARAP
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Status quo ___. : ANTE
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Something impressively large or good. : WHALE
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Sexton. : SACRISTAN
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Don't go out for lunch. : EATIN
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Urged upon repeatedly. : PLIED
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Embodied. : INCARNATE
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Least high tide. : NEAP
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Mixed with water: Abbr. : DIL
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Attained stature. : GREW
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Sets up. : RIGS
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Do away with. : ABOLISH
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Unaffiliated voter: Abbr. : IND
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One of Robin Hood's friends. : ALAN
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Amusingly old-fangled. : QUAINT
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Burn one's bridges. : CROSSTHERUBICON
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Bind to prevent escape. : HOGTIE
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Shinto temples. : SHAS
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Superlative suffix. : EST
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Superlative example. : PARAGON
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Chimps. : APES
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Trim away. : PARE
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Common poetic contraction. : EER
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Law of Moses. : TORA
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Voyager's quarters. : STATEROOM
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Composer Dvorak. : ANTON
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Starlike flower. : ASTER
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Wild Bull of the Pampas. : LUISFIRPO
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Find out. : LEARN
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Within. : INTO
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Mackinaw. : COAT
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Rectory. : MANSE
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Arabian seaport fortress. : ADEN
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To the: Italian. : ALLA
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Metal clasp. : HASP
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Of speech. : ORAL
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Greyhound or whippet. : RACINGDOG
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Noisy frolics. : SPREES
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Common fuel. : GAS
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One opposed. : ANTI
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Be steadfast. : STANDONESGROUND
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Cosmetic stick. : PENCIL
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Jug. : EWER
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Port on the Whangpoo River. : SHANGHAI
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Turkic Russian. : TATAR
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Chosen few. : ELITE
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Freshen. : RENEW
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Where Pocatello is: Abbr. : IDA
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Designating divisor that leaves a remainder. : ALIQUANT
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Haggler. : PALTERER
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Very amusing: Colloq. : RICH
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Set of Japanese boxes. : INRO
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Humbug! : BAH
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Nonpermanent teachers, for short. : SUBS
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Large land mass. : ASIA
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Coast Guard service. : ICEPATROL
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Feature. : NOSE
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Explosives. : TNTS
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Magnificent Christian Church. : STPETERS
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Greek letter. : RHO
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Ancient Greek country. : AEOLIA
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Medicinal plant. : ARNICA
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Sacred poem. : PSALM
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Lost. : ATSEA
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Cane: Var. : RATAN
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Clumsy one. : OAF
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Lake in North Ireland. : ERNE
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A very little. : MITE
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Gem of rainbow hues. : OPAL
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Part of N. B. : NOTA
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Offspring. : SON

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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