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New York Times, Friday, April 29, 1955

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.36, Missing: { J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,131

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Across
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Bellow. : BAWL
5
Father of American football. : CAMP
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Man around the house. : PAPPA
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Layer of the eye. : UVEA
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Source of gelatin. : AGAR
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Fields. : ACRES
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Whitecaps. : FOAM
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Sotto ___. : VOCE
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Retail outlet. : STORE
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He recently held Wall Street hearings. : FULBRIGHT
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Premier Chervenkov's capital. : SOFIA
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Attack. : ASSAIL
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A shot given G. I.'s. : TETANUS
26
Advance. : RISE
28
Indian title of respect. : SRI
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Science: Abbr. : SCI
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Fine volcanic lava. : ASHES
34
Perry Mason's forte. : DETECTION
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Solar disk. : ATEN
38
Be in accord. : AGREE
39
M. C. of the Oscar evening. : HOPE
40
Noted French film-maker. : RENECLAIR
42
Restaurant authority. : HINES
43
___ shell. : EAR
44
Sweep. : OAR
45
Lizard: Comb. form. : SAUR
47
Waist region. : MIDRIFF
50
Well-known Judge. : MEDINA
54
Draw ___ on. : ABEAD
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They're expected to be 5,500,000 in '55. : AUTOSALES
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Game of chance. : LOTTO
58
Russian river. : URAL
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Commander in Chief. : CINC
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Eucharistic dish. : PATEN
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Pro football star. : ROTE
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Central American rubber tree. : TUNO
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Shoulder-wear for Ridgway. : STARS
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Times. : ERAS
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Hard hit. : SMIT
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Woman singer of comic roles in opera. : BUFFA
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Yours or to you: Fr. : AVOUS
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Raised marks on skin. : WEALS
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Site of Schweitzer's hospital. : LAMBARENE
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Finds fault. : CAVILS
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Atwitter. : AGOG
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Wehr ___, German armed forces. : MACHT
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Market researchers. : PRETESTERS
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Paterson's neighbor. : PASSAIC
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Have an effect. : ACTON
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Lavish supply. : PROFUSION
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Nautilus adjunct. : PERISCOPE
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On the deep. : ASEA
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Danish-American philanthropist. : RIIS
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Dogwood. : TREE
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No. 1 Man in France. : EDGARFAURE
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Spanish Agnes. : INES
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Bern's river: Var. : AARE
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First Mickey Mouse picture, "___ Willie." : STEAMBOAT
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Queen Consort of Charles I. : HENRIETTA
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Silkworm. : ERI
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Troublesome things for playwrights. : THIRDACTS
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Jai ___. : ALAI
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Lines of stationed guards. : CORDONS
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Colors. : HUES
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Detergent plants. : AMOLES
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Office instrument. : DATER
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Hubbub. : FUROR
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Ancient Troy. : ILIUM
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Italian Socialist. : NENNI
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Tie worn with wing collar. : ASCOT
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Where Davos is. : ALPS
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Childish farewell. : TATA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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