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New York Times, Tuesday, April 19, 1955

Author:
Marian Moeser
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.54, Missing: { F J Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 92, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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Across
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Smooths down. : SLICKS
7
Gallic friend. : AMI
10
Holder for peas. : POD
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Water coloring. : PATINA
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Contemporary of Thackeray. : TROLLOPE
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Home of Henry VIII's Catherine. : ARAGON
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Plays up to. : ADULATES
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Gourds. : CALABASHES
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Equine. : MARE
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Sons of the prophet. : EMIRS
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Berry measure. : PINT
23
"Firebird" composer's first name. : IGOR
24
Spanish estuaries. : RIAS
25
Short surplice : COTTA
26
Fit snugly. : NEST
27
Tokyo small change. : SEN
28
God of pranks. : LOKI
29
Follows along. : CHASES
31
Movie, in France. : CINE
32
A kind of trout. : CHAR
33
Dismays. : APPALS
36
Weeders. : HOES
37
Music, so-called. : BOP
40
Reclined. : LAIN
41
Stupendous works. : EPICS
43
Silent star. : BARA
44
Italian river. : ARNO
45
Verne character. : NEMO
46
Desert lizards. : GILAS
47
Fire, as glazed stoneware. : BAKE
48
Souls of kindness. : SAMARITANS
50
Gap. : APERTURE
52
Retaliate for. : AVENGE
53
The place for K. P.'s. : MESSHALL
54
Modern jazz figure. : MERCER
55
Lawyer: Abbr. : ATT
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Wheeled conveyances : ELS
57
Compute worth. : ASSESS
Down
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Typewriter parts. : SPACERS
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City WNW of Cheyenne. : LARAMIE
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One of the Rivieras. : ITALIAN
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Traditional handouts. : CIGARS
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Dashboard fixtures. : KNOBS
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Capital of Yemen. : SANA
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With feeling. : ARDENT
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Dali specialties. : MOUSTACHES
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Poorly. : ILL
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Cooked mixtures. : POTAGES
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Diligent. : OPEROSE
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Leaves in the lurch. : DESERTS
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Destination of the Bounty. : TAHITI
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Composed of thin sheets. : LAMINAR
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Held forth. : SPOKE
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By mutual consent, in law. : CONSENSUAL
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Mr. Peepers' aunt. : LIL
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Undergoes. : HAS
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Campers on an outing. : CANOERS
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Good winter drink. : COCOA
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It means "good land." : ALABAMA
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Bridge railing. : PARAPET
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Adjective for a carnation. : PINKEST
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Heaven: German. : HIMMEL
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Make up for. : BALANCE
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Punch ingredients. : ORANGES
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Pigskin hurlers. : PASSERS
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Certain costume jewelry. : PEARLS
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Non-barking dogs. : BITERS
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Donates. : GIVES
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Figure in Hinduism. : RAMA
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___ dansant. : THE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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