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New York Times, Thursday, March 24, 1955

Author:
Samuel K. Fliegner
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Samuel K. Fliegner has 36 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,095
Across
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Drawing room. : SALON
6
Educable insect. : FLEA
10
___ Marian in "Robin Hood." : MAID
14
Official decree. : UKASE
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Lampreys. : EELS
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Impel. : URGE
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Remove soap. : RINSE
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Fall-out hazard. : RADIATION
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Objective. : END
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Nightfall. : DARK
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Cheerless. : DREARY
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Away from the wind. : ALEE
25
Be moved to sympathy. : FEEL
26
Sen. Morse's GOP status. : DISSENTER
30
Parachute material. : NYLON
34
Engrave. : INCISE
35
Source of obsidian. : LAVA
37
Consumed. : ATE
38
Zorina of the stage. : VERA
39
Present objections. : ARGUE
41
Snack. : BITE
42
Gibbon. : APE
43
On the deep. : ASEA
44
Tended. : LEANED
46
Power. : STEAM
48
Dulles and aides. : TRAVELERS
50
Bird sounds. : CAWS
52
Become lively (with "up"). : PERK
53
Relative of the guinea pig. : AGOUTI
56
Small monkey. : TITI
57
Border. : HEM
60
Congressional group. : COMMITTEE
62
French school. : ECOLE
64
Hudson Bay Indian. : CREE
65
Soapstone. : TALC
66
Current dance. : SAMBA
67
Where Shiloh is: Abbr. : TENN
68
December time. : YULE
69
Surface of a stair. : TREAD
Down
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Unfailing. : SURE
2
Consanguineous. : AKIN
3
Catch. : LAND
4
W. W. II agency. : OSS
5
Narrow, pointed rocks. : NEEDLES
6
A kind of weasel. : FERRET
7
Security defection. : LEAK
8
Antiquity. : ELD
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Sotto voce remark. : ASIDE
10
Without a word. : MUTELY
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Opera recording. : ARIA
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Operatic prince. : IGOR
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Gainsay. : DENY
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Hippodrome. : ARENA
22
Lavinia's husband. : AENEAS
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___ Minor. : ASIA
25
Wife: German. : FRAU
26
Opera stars. : DIVAS
27
Unsuitable. : INEPT
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Mass of loose pebbles. : SCREE
29
British composer. : ELGAR
31
Popular singer. : LAINE
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Mink's relative. : OTTER
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Requirements. : NEEDS
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Symbol of smoothness. : VELVET
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Soaks, as flax. : RETS
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Baseball term. : BALK
43
Violin. : AMATI
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Most uncanny. : EERIEST
47
Sharp insight. : ACUMEN
49
Each. : APIECE
51
Expert at repartee. : WITTY
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Banking abbreviation. : ACCT
54
Kefauver's colleague. : GORE
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Augury. : OMEN
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Announce. : TELL
57
Restful place. : HOME
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Island in the Tyrrhenian Sea. : ELBA
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Lake formed by Hoover Dam. : MEAD
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Greek letter. : TAU
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Pullman. : CAR

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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