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PHRASEOLOGY

New York Times, Sunday, April 17, 1955

63-Down : Racing boats.

Author:
Sidney Lambert
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 88, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 669 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 145, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 17
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,119
Across
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Section of N. Y. C. : HARLEM
7
Slope upward. : ASCEND
13
Scene of night life. : CABARET
20
Actress McElhone. : ELOISE
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Place for a snack. : TEAROOM
23
Usurp. : ARROGATE
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Song for Gene Autrey. : HOMEONTHERANGE
26
Sounding like thunder. : RUMBLING
27
Called on. : SEEN
28
Stadium rows. : TIERS
29
Stints. : TASKS
31
Medieval Hungarian kings. : BELAS
32
Despises. : SCORNS
34
Old Testament book. : PSALMS
36
Height: Abbr. : ALT
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Silence! : TST
40
Duck genus. : ANAS
41
Actress Darcel. : DENISE
42
Snatched. : WRESTED
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Granted, as a prize. : AWARDED
48
Of a region. : AREAL
49
Court orders. : WRITS
51
Wrongheaded. : WRY
52
Cargo on the Mississippi. : BALES
53
Begin a journey. : EMBARK
55
Measures: Abbr: : INS
56
Ahead of time. : SOON
57
Ship of Antarctic explorers. : ATKA
58
Opera segment. : ACT
59
Slip away. : ELAPSE
63
English china. : SPODE
64
Meteorologist's concern. : STORM
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They: French. : ILS
67
Fin de ___, end of the century. : SIECLE
68
Backbones. : CHINES
69
Canada's fighters. : CEF
70
Italian wine. : ASTI
72
El ___, California. : CENTRO
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Actor George. : BRENT
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Leftover. : ORT
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An impediment. : SPOKEINTHEWHEEL
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Befall. : HAP
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Reactions to Groucho. : HAHAS
83
Takes a tub. : BATHES
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Egg-shaped. : OVAL
85
Latin pronoun. : EGO
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Custodian. : KEEPER
88
Buffoons. : ZANIES
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Proclaim. : CRY
90
Bridge sections. : SPANS
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Voices. : ALTOS
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Colloquial farewell. : SOLONG
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Sports decisions. : KOS
95
Balinese girl in "South Pacific." : LIAT
96
Trudge. : PLOD
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Labor group. : ILO
98
Ups. : RAISES
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Special social group. : CASTE
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Seat. : PEW
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Italian girl's name. : EDITA
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First-class: Slang. : DANDY
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Horn blower. : TOOTLER
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Added on. : ANNEXED
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Gusts of wind. : BLASTS
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Fruit. : POME
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Letter. : ESS
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Bleat. : MAA
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Garment. : BLOUSE
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Cubes. : SOLIDS
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Lithuanian port. : MEMEL
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Manumitted. : FREED
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French psychologist Alfred. : BINET
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Okinawa port. : NAHA
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Proposal. : OVERTURE
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Summertime. : SEASONINTHESUN
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Annoyed. : BADGERED
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Unfamiliar. : STRANGE
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Theatrical sister. : EILEEN
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Flouted. : SNEERED
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Servings in 21 Across. : SCONES
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Holds up. : DELAYS
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Sounds of inquiry. : HEHS
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Lily plant. : ALOE
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Composer of "Fanny." : ROME
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Mortgages. : LIENS
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Within: Comb. form. : ESO
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Riviera resort. : MENTONE
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King Paul's capital. : ATHENS
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Soothsayers. : SEERS
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Rolling stock. : CARS
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Period. : ERA
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Negative prefix. : NON
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Trowel used in a foundry. : DOGTAIL
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Shank. : CRUS
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Part of a coat. : ARM
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Errs on the diamond. : BOBBLES
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Metal tags. : AGLETS
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Bird. : RAIL
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Heating vessel. : ETNA
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Sheep. : TEGS
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Part of the American plan. : MEALS
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Places of refuge. : ARKS
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Screed. : TIRADE
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Fish-eating duck. : SMEW
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Bounders. : CADS
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Name in Burke's. : PEER
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Hidden evil. : SNAKEINTHEGRASS
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Skills. : ARTS
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State of SE Mexico. : TABASCO
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Mighty batsman. : SWATTER
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The current sensation. : TALKOFTHETOWN
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Mild oath. : DRAT
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Hock. : WINE
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Theatrical treat. : TWOONTHEAISLE
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Wear away. : ERODE
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Units of force. : DYNES
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Bring up. : REAR
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Elementary facts. : ABCS
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Singer Stevens. : RISE
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U. N. delegate from Lebanon. : MALIK
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Protract (with "out"). : SPIN
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___ waters caused forgetfulness. : LETHES
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Grounds. : ACRES
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Farm machine. : PLOW
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Racing boats. : SHELLS
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Mixtures fed to horses. : MASHES
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Japanese families. : ITOS
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Dispatched. : SENTIN
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Spanish linen fabric. : CREA
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Shiny mineral. : SPAR
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Relative of Benito. : CIANO
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Group. : BEVY
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Biblical name. : EBAL
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Morgan. : HORSE
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Father's kinfolk. : AGNATES
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Signs. : POSTERS
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Footless animal. : APOD
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After iota. : KAPPA
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Dame Terry. : ELLEN
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___ suit. : ZOOT
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Comfortable. : COSY
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Interweave. : PLAT
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Moved quietly. : SLID
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Young animals. : KIDS
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Fancy. : IDEA
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Stake. : ANTE
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Pilfered. : STOLEN
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Student. : COED
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Glorifier. : EXALTER
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Qualifier. : ABLE
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French authors, father and son. : DAUDETS
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Forebore to perform. : OMITTED
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Rise from obscurity. : EMERGE
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Fertile soil. : LOESS
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Cayuses. : PONIES
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Gave rise to. : BRED
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Surface burn. : SINGE
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Leader, now made of nylon. : SNELL
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Crowds. : MOBS
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Man's name. : EVAN
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Ancient Asian. : MEDE
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Dancer Astaire. : FRED
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European capital. : BONN
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Sailing. : ASEA
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___ Long. : HUEY
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Hathaway and others. : ANNS
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Agent: Suffix. : URE
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Curve. : ARC
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___ Paulo, Brazil. : SAO
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Hasten. : HIE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 14 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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