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New York Times, Monday, February 21, 1955

Author:
Cora Goodman
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.17, Missing: { F J Q U Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,064
Across
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Sometimes rare object. : STAMP
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Imitated. : MIMED
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Ballet dancer's garment. : LEOTARD
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Playboy's nemesis. : BOREDOM
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Loss of memory. : AMNESIA
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Girl in an old song. : ADELINE
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Fraternity symbol. : PIN
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Family featured in several movies. : KETTLES
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Shooter. : TAW
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Easy job. : SNAP
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Secret bargains. : DEALS
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Carry. : TOTE
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Ardent. : EAGER
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Theatrical sign. : SRO
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Tatter. : SHRED
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Soften down. : RELAX
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Louise Townsend Nicholl, for example. : POETESS
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Double-dealer. : LIAR
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Intimate. : NEAR
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Loud-voiced one. : STENTOR
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Village on the Hudson. : NYACK
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Undercover name. : ALIAS
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Flap. : TAB
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Shoot. : SPRIG
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Marks indicating an ellipsis. : DOTS
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Eskimo canoe. : KAYAK
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Rhythmic cheer. : YELL
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Turkish title. : AGA
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Radio wire. : ANTENNA
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State: Abbr. : ALA
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Aquatic mammal with flippers. : MANATEE
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Congressional doings. : DEBATES
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Complains in whining manner. : SNIVELS
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Trays. : SALVERS
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Not enough. : SCANT
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Legal papers. : DEEDS
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Study group. : SEMINAR
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Carrying capacity of a ship. : TONNAGE
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Consumed. : ATE
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Camouflage. : MASK
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Snooped. : PRIED
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Paris specialties. : MODES
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Angers. : IRES
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Actor Ferrer. : MEL
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Literary men. : EDITORS
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Gives. : DONATES
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A failing in duty. : LAPSE
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Fruit. : DATES
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Sausage ___. : BALLOON
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Made a feline sound. : MEWED
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Waterproofed cover: Colloq. : TARP
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Role in a Debussy opera. : PELLEAS
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Dr. Howard Rusk's branch of medicine. : THERAPY
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English actor. : RAINS
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Garment of the bustle era. : STAYS
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Totem post. : XAT
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Poetic time of day. : EEN
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Spins. : ROTATES
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Adman's specialties. : SLOGANS
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Of great power. : TITANIC
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Comedy star. : RAYE
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Originated. : CREATED
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Hemingway's "The ___." : KILLERS
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Recently resigned Army Counselor. : ADAMS
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Parade favorites. : BANDS
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Building material. : GLASS
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Genuflected. : KNELT
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Work dough. : KNEAD
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Solar disk. : ATEN
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___ seaman. : ABLE
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Girl's name. : AVA
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A prayer. : AVE

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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