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New York Times, Tuesday, November 29, 1955

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,345
Across
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City in Nehru's land. : AGRA
5
Gov. Faubus of Arkansas. : ORVAL
10
Piece of a log. : SLAB
14
False step. : TRIP
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Deceit. : GUILE
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General to be new head of Marine Corps. : PATE
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Catch for a staple. : HASP
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Dabbler in fine arts. : DILETTANTE
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Exaggerated. : OVERDONE
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Darlings. : HONEYS
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Ladies from Monterrey. : SENORAS
24
Popular toys. : CARS
25
Troublesome. : BAD
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Uncas loved her. : CORA
27
Feathery neckpiece. : BOA
30
Roam. : STRAY
33
Large containers for cut flowers. : BOUGHPOTS
35
Look sullen. : POUT
36
Inferior in worth. : SORRY
37
Castle, in chess. : ROOK
38
Scintillating. : IGNESCENT
40
Small lunches. : BITES
41
Pester with scoldings. : NAG
42
On one's guard. : WARY
43
Not talking. : MUM
44
Outlaws. : BANS
45
Endangered. : PERILED
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Nautically shipshape. : ATAUNT
52
Name for Gov. Leader's state. : KEYSTONE
53
Gov. Kennon, for example. : LOUISIANAN
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Riza Shah's country. : IRAN
56
Relative of a tablet. : PILL
57
Kinswoman. : NIECE
58
Instead of. : VICE
59
Part of a shutter. : SLAT
60
Star Garson. : GREER
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Mouths of tidal rivers: Abbr. : ESTS
Down
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One of Pere Dumas' trio. : ATHOS
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Thoughtful. : GRAVE
3
Advanced. : RISEN
4
Sanction. : APPROBATE
5
The number eight. : OGDOAD
6
Archaeologist's interest. : RUINS
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"And only man is ___."—Bishop Heber. : VILE
8
Contents of a toby. : ALE
9
Total indifference. : LETHARGY
10
Wing lengths. : SPANS
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Gov. Dwinell of New Hampshire. : LANE
12
Dist. ___. : ATTY
13
Neighborly meetings. : BEES
19
The Pentateuch. : TORAH
21
Wagon. : DRAY
24
Area for a ball game. : COURT
26
Banal: Slang. : CORNY
27
Fumble in baseball. : BOOT
28
Siouan Indian. : OTOE
29
Invites. : ASKS
30
Plane maneuver. : SPIN
31
Caligula's garment. : TOGA
32
Spoke. : RUNG
33
Afrikanders. : BOERS
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A Grandma Moses painting. : PRIMITIVE
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Failing to give full measure to. : SCANTING
39
Birds. : SWANS
40
Prickly seedcases. : BURS
43
Governor in Trenton. : MEYNER
44
Founded. : BUILT
45
Mankind's goal. : PEACE
46
Sloth monkey. : LORIS
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Pass (a law). : ENACT
48
Sandy places. : DENES
49
Dolomites. : ALPS
50
Hard work. : TOIL
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Assembly hall in a German school. : AULA
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Joint. : KNEE
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Tune. : AIR

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 8 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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