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New York Times, Tuesday, March 22, 1955

45-Across : Awe-inspiring.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,093
Across
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Long river of Europe. : VOLGA
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Door sidepiece. : JAMB
10
All smiles. : GLAD
14
Notions. : IDEAS
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River of Europe. : URAL
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Actress Gam. : RITA
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Hollywood luxuries. : POOLS
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Ballerina Kaye. : NORA
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Noble, in Kabul. : AMIR
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Little: Scot. : SMA
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Tittle. : IOTA
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Full of animation. : NIMBLE
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Gettysburg, Williamsburg, Vicksburg. : HISTORICSPOTS
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Benefits. : PROFITS
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Pronoun. : THOU
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Certain votes. : AYES
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Ship's timbers. : KEELSONS
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Skipper's record. : LOG
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Part of the globe. : FAREAST
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Dunk in. : SOP
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Neighbor of Somaliland. : ETHIOPIA
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Levantine port. : ACRE
44
___ bien. : TRES
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Awe-inspiring. : SUBLIME
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Emulated Humpty Dumpty. : HADAGREATFALL
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Good-luck piece. : AMULET
53
Do nothing. : LOAF
54
Jurisprudence. : LAW
57
Rajah's consort. : RANI
58
An ascent. : UPGO
60
Part of a bowling game. : FRAME
62
Relative of Vesuvius. : ETNA
63
Cut with a sickle. : REAP
64
Slackening: Colloq. : LETUP
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Manner. : MIEN
66
Members of the flock. : EWES
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Exercise. : EXERT
Down
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Personages. : VIPS
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Famous name in flying. : ODOM
3
Governor of Iowa. : LEOAHOEGH
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Liquid measure: Abbr. : GAL
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Birthplace of St. Francis. : ASSISI
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Groups of political intriguers. : JUNTOS
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Noisy. : AROAR
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Impair. : MAR
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Turns 28 Down. : BLANCHES
10
Relative of the dolphin. : GRAMPUS
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Place of oblivion. : LIMBO
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Slanting. : ATILT
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Acts bold. : DARES
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Baseball great. : OTT
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Character in "Idylls of the King." : ISOLT
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Suppositions. : IFS
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Virginia willow. : ITEA
28
Not florid. : PALE
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Peasant, in India. : RYOT
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Sheep-killing parrot of N. Z. : KEA
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Swing. : OSCILLATE
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Pattern for a group. : NORM
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Graf von ___. : SPEE
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Smithy. : FORGE
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Keyhole. : APERTURE
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Close a session. : RISE
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Scelba or Einaudi. : ITALIAN
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Without exception. : ALL
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Features of brownstone fronts. : STOOPS
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River in the south Urals. : UFA
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Foil or check. : BAFFLE
48
Part of a Moslem's house. : HAREM
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Compatriot of Guarneri. : AMATI
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Creator of Mr. Dooley. : DUNNE
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Green silk, sea moss, etc. : ALGAE
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Asian border river. : AMUR
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Cried. : WEPT
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Place to sit. : PEW
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Mardi Gras King. : REX

Answer summary:
4 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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