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New York Times, Wednesday, November 30, 1955

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { H Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,346

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Royal authority or power. : DIADEM
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Where Beaver Lodge Lake is. : CANADA
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Large bay north of Quebec. : UNGAVA
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"Sweet potatoes." : OCARINAS
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Tall plant with yellow flowers. : FENNEL
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Star of "Marty." : BORGNINE
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Brother. : FRA
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Lucy's last name. : RICARDO
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Be situated. : LIE
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Diminutive suffix. : ETTE
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Furnaces. : KILNS
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Flexible. : LIMP
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Security claims. : LIENS
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Certain sizes of shot. : TTS
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Character in "Tannhäuser." : VENUS
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Sagacious. : ASTUTE
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U. S. naval hero. : JONES
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Where Juneau is: Abbr. : ALAS
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South Seas paradise. : BALI
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Newspaper. : DAILY
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Oriental chiefs. : AMEERS
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Flirt. : DALLY
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Receptacle. : BIN
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Crisp cookies. : SNAPS
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Greek letters. : ETAS
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Turns aside (with "off"). : FENDS
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Jaunt or junket. : TRIP
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Ad ___. : LIB
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Ranked. : CLASSED
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Tempest ___ teapot. : INA
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Withdraw from. : EVACUATE
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Minister. : PASTOR
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Legal objection. : DEMURRER
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Military command. : ATEASE
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Not attentive. : ABSENT
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Had a tendency. : LEANED
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Camper's kit. : DUFFEL
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Sluggishness. : INERTIA
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Relatives on the father's side. : AGNATES
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Son of Jacob. : DAN
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By any chance. : EVER
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Envoy from Lebanon. : MALIK
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Silver-white metallic element. : COBALT
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Nuts. : ACORNS
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Fragrant ointments. : NARDS
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Legendary ship. : ARGO
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Hullabaloo. : DIN
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Coal-tar dye. : ANILINE
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Ill-feeling. : ANIMUS
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Percolates. : SEEPS
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Summons. : CITES
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Necessitates. : ENTAILS
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Compassionate. : LENIENT
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Tarnish. : SULLY
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Meadow mice. : VOLES
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River in Scotland. : TAY
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Traffic trouble. : JAM
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Collars. : BANDS
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A case, in grammar. : DATIVE
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Scene of North-South football game. : ALABAMA
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Rutgers' river. : RARITAN
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Thorny. : SPINOSE
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Crossed out. : DELED
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Vanquished. : BEATEN
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Put in. : INSERT
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Was saving of. : SPARED
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Signal. : FLARE
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Flower part. : SEPAL
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Canines. : CURS
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The 30th instant. : DATE
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Chicago player. : CUB
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Vast amount. : SEA

Answer summary: 5 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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