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New York Times, Tuesday, December 13, 1955

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 321 (avg 1.66)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,359

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Across
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Manger. : CRIB
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Applauds. : CLAPS
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Cinchona. : BARK
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Frog genus. : RANA
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Examine accounts. : AUDIT
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The very ___! : IDEA
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Walking one behind another. : INDIANFILE
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Funny fellow. : ZANY
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Frying pan. : SKILLET
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Wyoming city. : LARAMIE
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Troubles. : AILS
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New type of battery. : SOLAR
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Fragrant as the woods. : PINEY
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Bird's call. : CAW
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Snappy and invigorating. : BRISK
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Aides-de-camp: Abbr. : ADCS
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Still, small voice. : CONSCIENCE
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Nothing. : NIL
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Packed : BUNDLED
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Santa out of uniform. : DAD
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Chubby's second feature. : DOUBLECHIN
40
Carol. : SING
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Trot. : AMBLE
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Cut off. : LOP
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Ceremonial. : STATE
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Not spaded. : UNDUG
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Henhouse. : COOP
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Strikes out. : DELETES
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Juxtapose critically. : COMPARE
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Chops. : AXES
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Uninvited listener. : WIRETAPPER
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Coat of note. : MINK
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Equivocate. : EVADE
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A queen of Sparta. : LEDA
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Dwell. : STAY
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Greek townships. : DEMES
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Matchmaker. : EROS
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Malay dagger. : CRIS
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File's companion. : RANK
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Item in a gymnasium. : INDIANCLUB
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Scots aldermen. : BAILIES
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Walking sticks. : CANES
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Judy Garland's married name. : LUFT
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___ Ugri, region in Eritrea. : ADI
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Item in a linen closet. : PILLOWSLIP
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Go furtively. : STEAL
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Strange indeed. : BIZARRE
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"Madam, I'm ___." : ADAM
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Italian painter. : RENI
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Well-known comedian. : KAYE
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Friend in the field. : ALLY
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Fanatical. : RABID
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Tunnel worker. : SANDHOG
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White-and-black animal. : PANDA
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Turn of speech. : IDIOM
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Definitive. : CONCLUSIVE
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Publisher's special feature. : INDIAPAPER
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Insufficient. : SCANT
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Light anchor. : KEDGE
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Signal. : CUE
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Middle: Abbr. : CEN
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Well mixed. : BLENT
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Law to prevent stock frauds. : BLUESKY
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Cork. : STOPPLE
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Body of an organism. : SOMA
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Lightly dampened. : DEWED
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Sheds for sheep. : COTES
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Power projects. : DAMS
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Door. : EXIT
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It flows 2800 miles into the Arctic. : LENA
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Yield. : CEDE
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Renovate. : REDO
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Times to remember. : ERAS
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Zodiac sign. : RAM

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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