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Jack Luzzatto
Jack Luzzatto

New York Times, Monday, April 18, 1955

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 30, Avg Word Len: 5.42, Missing: { F Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,120
Across
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Of greater importance. : HEAVIER
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Island of a classic photo. : IWOJIMA
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Condense. : ABRIDGE
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Swimmer. : NATATOR
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Dramatic suspense. : TENSION
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Wool suiting fabric. : CHEVIOT
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Clio's sister. : ERATO
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Norse capital. : OSLO
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Inquires. : ASKS
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Eager to advance. : AMBITIOUS
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Ready to advance. : ABLE
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Country on the Caspian. : IRAN
30
Bike accessory. : PEDAL
34
Veteran sailor. : SEADOG
36
"Mad" scene in fiction. : TEAPARTY
38
Spring uprising. : SAP
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Blond and simple, as furniture. : MODERNE
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Tune. : AIR
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Inspirits. : ANIMATES
44
A creditable hit. : TRIPLE
46
Cry for Absalom. : MYSON
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Bullets and shells, for short. : AMMO
49
Snoods. : NETS
50
Spurned. : DISDAINED
53
"A charm from the sky seems to hallow us there." : HOME
56
Fowl. : HENS
57
Sad song. : DIRGE
61
Work of wind and wave. : EROSION
63
Native of Hispaniola. : HAITIAN
65
Went rosy red. : MANTLED
66
Yielded readily. : ACCEDED
67
Thespians. : PLAYERS
68
Storm birds. : PETRELS
Down
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Animosity. : HATE
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Nominal ancestor of the Hebrews. : EBER
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Buffalo of India. : ARNA
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Scened. : VISTAED
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A turn of speech. : IDIOM
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Part of the psyche. : EGO
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Outstanding French painter. : RENOIR
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Tilter : INCLINER
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Child's cowboy yell. : WAHOO
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Native of: Suffix. : OTE
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Water between Borneo and Sumatra. : JAVASEA
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"___ later than you think." : ITIS
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Dutch leader from Java. : MOOK
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Sculpture and music. : ARTS
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Churchill, for instance. : STATESMAN
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Narrow-minded one. : BIGOT
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Train accommodation. : UPPER
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Province of NE India. : ASSAM
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High-spirited: Slang. : BEANY
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___ lazuli, azure-blue. : LAPIS
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Hang of cloth. : DRAPE
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On a slant. : ATILT
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Early musical instruments. : LYRES
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Arab of a small state. : OMANI
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Composer Dvorak : ANTON
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Difficulties without solution. : DEADENDS
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Maidenly trait. : MODESTY
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Writer. : INDITER
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Unlucky break. : MISHAP
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Blacksmith. : SHOER
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Pronouncement. : EDICT
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Asiatic plant with tough fiber. : HEMP
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Spoken. : ORAL
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___ Lisa. : MONA
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Withstand successfully (with "out"). : RIDE
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Irishman. : GAEL
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Is final. : ENDS
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Like: Suffix. : ILE
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First-rate. : ACE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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