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New York Times, Sunday, November 27, 1955

20-Across : New Jersey city.

Author:
Marjorie M. Connelly
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 174, Blocks: 82, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 613 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 114, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 9, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 24
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,343
Across
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Spaces for spectators. : SEATS
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British novelist. : WEST
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N. C. Cape. : FEAR
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Impressions. : DENTS
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Rough. : COARSE
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New Jersey city. : EASTORANGE
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Greek market. : AGORA
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Shine. : LUSTER
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Recalcitrant ones. : DISOBEYERS
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Aesopian conclusion. : MORAL
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Barrister: Abbr. : ATTY
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Cousins of the rhea. : EMUS
29
Equips. : RIGS
30
Paintings. : OILS
32
Power agency. : TVA
33
Chemist's degree. : PHC
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A law. : ENACTMENT
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Relative of the albacore. : TUNA
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Exclaimed. : AHED
38
City south of Caspian Sea. : TEHERAN
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Kitchen staple. : LARD
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Comedian Blue. : BEN
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Lodging. : MOTEL
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Hayworth and others. : RITAS
45
Short swims. : DIPS
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Courageous. : BOLD
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Look out!: Sp. : ALERTA
49
Noun endings. : ANCES
50
Rosewall and others. : KENS
51
Pottery. : WARE
52
Mrs. in Spain. : SRA
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Yugoslav city. : NIS
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Anyway. : LEASTWISE
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Halt in progress. : RELAPSE
58
Small: Comb. form. : MICRO
60
Lonardi's country: Abbr. : ARG
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Rumanian city. : IASI
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___ majesty. : LESE
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Hero of "Magic Mountain." : HANS
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Highlander. : GAEL
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Barometric lines. : ISOBARS
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Tidy. : NEAT
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Alias Lieut. Greenwald. : FONDA
70
Church calendar. : ORDO
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Connective. : AND
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Thinking. : WONDERING
74
Three subjects for 20 Down. : RRR
76
"For he ___ not any man." : OWES
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Observers. : EYERS
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Pres. Coty. : RENE
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Raiser. : HOISTER
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Pullets. : HENS
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Tapering seam. : DART
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Units. : ONES
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"Oliver Twist" character. : FANG
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Have: Scot. : HAE
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Famous fur merchant. : ASTOR
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Engaged anew. : REHIRED
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Least. : SLIGHTEST
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Map abbreviation. : RTE
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California Fort. : ORD
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German river. : EDER
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"Western ___." : STAR
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Blows a horn. : TOOTS
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Ambrosia of Hindu gods. : AMRITA
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Chums. : PALS
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Light up. : GLOW
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Metric measure. : LITRE
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"Do ___." : ITNOW
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Ibsen character. : ASE
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Number suffix. : TEEN
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Washers. : RINSERS
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Catch. : SNAG
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Portion of Germany. : EAST
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Digging. : TROWELING
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Explosive. : TNT
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Just before omega. : PSI
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Jardinieres. : URNS
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___-do-well. : NEER
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Clean off. : WIPE
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Rug surface. : PILE
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Atomic numbers: Abbr. : ATNOS
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Native of Managua. : NICARAGUAN
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Lawyer, in Paris. : AVOCAT
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Nimble Dodger. : REESE
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Possible to discover. : INVENTIBLE
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Joshua and others. : LOGANS
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Misprint. : ERROR
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Sponsorship. : EGIS
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Depart for Europe. : SAIL
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Ducking stool victim. : SCOLD
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Dixiecrats. : SOUTHERNERS
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Indiana city. : EASTCHICAGO
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Overornate. : ARTY
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Mao ___-tung. : TSE
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Namesakes of "Porgy" character. : SERENAS
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Dieter's concern. : WAISTLINE
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Letter. : ESS
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Warehouse men. : STORERS
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"___ up the nation's wounds." : TOBIND
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Elves. : FAYS
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Direction. : ENE
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Stranded. : AGROUND
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Pine ooze. : RESIN
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Water blocks. : DAMS
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Part of the psyche. : EGO
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Name for the Big Dipper. : NORTHERNCAR
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Weary as a diplomat. : TRAVELTIRED
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Waldorf ___. : SALAD
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Applauded: Poet. : CLAPT
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Process of learning: Abbr. : EDUC
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Colonel's command: Abbr. : REGT
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Adam. : MAN
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Truman's birthplace. : LAMAR
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Follower of Swiss theologian. : ERASTIAN
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Cartograms. : MAPS
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Intercom. : TELEPHONE
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Consumed. : ATE
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French verb form. : ETES
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Adriatic wind. : BORA
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Universe: Heb. : OLAM
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Lucy's mate. : DESI
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Cotton package. : BALE
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Italian city. : ASOLO
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Jai ___. : ALAI
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Touch lightly. : KISS
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Cowboy. : WESTERNER
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Remit. : SEND
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Fended (with "off"). : WARDED
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Peruse. : READ
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Harmonized. : SANG
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Stravinsky and others. : IGORS
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Glass. : LENS
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Malayan style. : SARONG
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Author of "Pompey's Head." : BASSO
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New England. : NORTHEAST
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Airfoils. : FINS
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Common verb. : WERE
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Wood wind. : REED
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Correcting. : RIGHTING
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Creator of Flicka. : OHARA
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London landmark. : WESTMINSTER
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Star. : ENTERTAINER
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Place to play. : YARD
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Very short distance. : HAIR
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Not practical. : THEORETICAL
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Burma, for instance. : EASTERNLAND
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Soaks. : RETS
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Galena, bauxite, etc. : ORES
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Rift in the lute. : FLAW
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Newspaper section. : ROTO
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Unused. : IDLE
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General's epithet. : STONEWALL
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Children. : TOTS
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Bleaker. : RAWER
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Marshy spot. : SLEW
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Common suffix. : ING
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Going by. : PASSING
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Where the Altamaha flows. : GEORGIA
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Direct descendants. : LINEALS
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Feasts. : TREATS
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Tear. : RIP
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Editor's notes. : STETS
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Superfluous. : SPARE
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Merman role. : ANNIE
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Cousin of the gull. : TERN
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Tow rope. : LINE
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Partaker of. : USER
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Scotch denials. : NAES
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Cartoon beastie. : POGO
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Colorado peak. : OSO
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Roman year. : CVI
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Where: Lat. : UBI
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Case in grammar: Abbr. : VOC

Answer summary: 12 unique to this puzzle, 12 debuted here and reused later, 12 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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