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New York Times, Tuesday, April 26, 1955

6-Down : TV stations.

Author:
Sidney Lambert
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,128
Across
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Tune. : STRAIN
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Steep rock. : CLIFF
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Struggle clumsily. : FLOUNDER
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Salutations. : HELLOS
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Separate into thin sheets. : LAMINATE
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Affront. : INSULT
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14th C. Grand Duke of Moscow. : IVANI
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Unites closely. : WELDS
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"O Sole ___." : MIO
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Capture by stratagem. : NET
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Not good; not bad. : SOSO
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Government agent. : TMAN
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Sailors' tipple. : GROG
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Regatta entries. : CREWS
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Plexus of nerve fibers. : RETE
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Run ___. : AMOK
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Certain books and plays. : SATIRES
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Relish. : SAVOR
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Namesakes of a "Twelfth Night" character. : TOBYS
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Ductless organs. : SPLEENS
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High note in the "Star-Spangled Banner." : FREE
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G. O. P. chairman. : HALL
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Capital of a Balkan state. : SOFIA
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Type of raucous singing. : SCAT
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Perennial plant. : IRIS
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Filmy piece. : WISP
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Common verb. : ARE
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Swampy land. : FEN
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Hair-do. : BANGS
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Maiden who saved the Flying Dutchman. : SENTA
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Dire. : TRAGIC
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Peddler. : HUCKSTER
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Taciturn. : SILENT
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Betrayers. : TRAITORS
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Hallow. : BLESS
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Broad domain: Poet. : EMPERY
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Utter drivel. : SLAVER
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Salad ingredient. : TOMATO
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Building decayed through age. : RUIN
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Years: Latin. : ANNI
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Historic mount in Asian Minor. : IDA
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TV stations. : NETWORK
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Reproved. : CHID
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Camera part. : LENS
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They: Fr. : ILS
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Empty compliments. : FLUMMERY
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Numbers, as the pages of a book. : FOLIATES
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Spirited dance of Scotland. : FLING
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Diamond captain. : REESE
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Cobbles. : STONES
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Bovine calls. : LOWS
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Despises. : SCORNS
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Primitive groups. : TRIBES
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Courtroom silencers. : GAVELS
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Petty tyrant. : SATRAP
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Man's nickname. : MOE
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Digit. : TOE
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Cut of pork. : SPARERIB
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Considering everything. : ALLINALL
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Gridiron maneuvers. : SHIFTS
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Seeded. : SOWN
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Narrow opening. : FISSURE
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Pugnacious spirit. : FIGHT
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Well-known stage name. : CANTOR
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Main road. : ARTERY
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Rents. : TEARS
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Storage boxes. : BINS
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Vaudeville turns. : ACTS
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Jump lightly. : SKIP
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Italian Renaissance name. : ESTE
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Direction to a horse. : GEE
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Piece of machinery. : CAM

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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