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New York Times, Tuesday, November 8, 1955

Author:
Jo Bodle
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { Q W X }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,324
Across
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Punjab native. : JAT
4
Satiates. : GLUTS
9
Countenance an offender. : ABET
13
What 27 is to 3. : CUBE
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Screen villain. : LORRE
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Rich, metal-threaded fabric. : LAME
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Not designated. : UNASSIGNED
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TV role. : IRMA
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The inevitable. : DESTINY
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Category of substances. : MINERAL
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Eisenhower hobby. : ART
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Gypsy language. : ROMANY
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Compose. : FRAME
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City in Spain. : JEREZ
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Fairy Queen. : MAB
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Excellent. : RARE
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Member of a den. : CUB
33
Snowy month of French Revolutionary Calendar. : NIVOSE
35
Wednesday's god. : ODIN
36
Conform. : ADAPT
38
"Un Bel Di," for instance. : ARIA
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Familiar term of address. : SISTER
41
Help! : SOS
42
Alizarin and madder. : REDS
43
Excitable. : HOT
44
Mediterranean island. : CRETE
46
Thing of value. : ASSET
47
Singing bird genus. : OSCINE
49
Nepal peak. : API
50
Reversion of property to state. : ESCHEAT
52
Needle worker. : KNITTER
56
Hour: Latin. : HORA
57
Princess Anne to the Duke of Windsor. : GRANDNIECE
59
Dutch town. : EDAM
60
Keen. : EAGER
61
French department in Normandy. : EURE
62
Profile models. : HATS
63
River through Berlin. : SPREE
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Sen. Symington. : STU
Down
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Spring time. : JUNE
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Down with: French. : ABAS
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A covenant. : TESTAMENT
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Flash. : GLINT
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Sluggish: Colloq. : LOGY
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Coffee pot. : URN
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Slight earthquake. : TREMOR
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Gritty residues. : SEDIMENTS
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Foreign. : ALIEN
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"The Royal Family." : BARRYMORES
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Austen character. : EMMA
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River duck. : TEAL
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Chew the ___. : CUD
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Father. : SIRE
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Fascist. : NAZI
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Stitch again. : REBASTE
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Beanie wearer. : FROSH
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Wireless. : RADIO
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Nobleman. : ARISTOCRAT
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"Pore ___ Is Daid," from "Oklahoma!" : JUD
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Apart. : ASIDE
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Aesop character. : BEAST
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Victorias. : CARRIAGES
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Football teams. : VARSITIES
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"Goldbug" author. : POE
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Behold!: Lat. : ECCE
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Catch. : ENTRAP
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"See ___, pick it up ... " : APIN
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Pillow covers. : SHAMS
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M. Gide. : ANDRE
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Syllables of inquiry. : EHEH
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Soft drink. : SODA
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___-deep. : KNEE
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German: Abbr. : TEUT
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Beige. : ECRU
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Arikara. : REE
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Husbandry: Abbr. : AGR

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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