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New York Times, Monday, November 21, 1955

Author:
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Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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Across
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Lichen. : MOSS
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Aftermath of a hurricane. : HAVOC
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Living room piece. : SOFA
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Associate. : ALLY
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Playwright Loos. : ANITA
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Bow. : PROW
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480 to 516 sheets. : REAM
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Sully. : STAIN
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Sound and fury. : RAGE
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Create musical works. : COMPOSE
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Violins, for instance. : STRINGS
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Arnold Bennett character. : HILDA
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Scottish name. : IAN
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Peace of mind. : REPOSE
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Musical program. : RECITALS
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Completely agreed. : ATONE
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Picayune. : SMALL
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Outdo. : TOP
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Teapot cover. : COSY
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Selected. : CHOSE
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Slush. : MIRE
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Prior to. : ERE
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Fabric. : MOIRE
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Animal like the cony. : DAMAN
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Seat of learning in Paris. : SORBONNE
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Fervid. : ARDENT
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Fabulous white bird. : ROC
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U. S.–Canadian warning system. : RADAR
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Fag. : CIGARET
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Clergyman. : DOMINIE
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Where Bryce Canyon is. : UTAH
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Fido's friend. : ROVER
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Festival. : GALA
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Aromatic oil. : BALM
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Sheer linen. : TOILE
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Declare. : AVER
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Right-angled joints. : ELLS
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___ the hills. : OLDAS
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Minus. : LESS
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Composer Blitzstein. : MARC
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Cooking staple. : OLEO
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Grand ___. : SLAM
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Concord of sweet sounds. : SYMPHONY
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Rough-and-tumble. : HASSLE
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Came across. : ANTED
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Passing through. : VIA
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American patriot. : OTIS
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Musical setting of the Magnificat, for example. : CANTICLE
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Commuter's morning exercise. : SPRINT
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Algerian port. : ORAN
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Harvard art museum. : FOGG
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Inspires reverence. : AWES
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French river. : OISE
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Wading bird. : RAIL
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He has a song in "Robin Hood." : ARMORER
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Relays. : RACES
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Largest of the Kurile Islands. : ETORO
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Tough question. : POSER
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Alleviate. : EASE
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Many ___ (often). : ATIME
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Modern navigation aid. : LORAN
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Tired out. : SPENT
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Part of the leg. : SHIN
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"Rhapsody in Blue" category. : CONCERTO
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Part song. : MADRIGAL
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Heath. : MOOR
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60 grains. : DRAM
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Composer of a famous lullaby. : BRAHMS
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Puts on a pedestal. : ADORES
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Writer St. John. : ADELA
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Third power. : CUBE
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A kind of type: Abbr. : ITAL
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Chafe. : GALL
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Cat's-paw. : TOOL
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Main part of a church. : NAVE
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French islands. : ILES
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Kernel holders. : EARS
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See: Latin abbr. : VID

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