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New York Times, Monday, May 16, 1955

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 311 (avg 1.65)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,148

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Across
1
Tennis stroke. : CHOP
5
Mediterranean bush. : CAPER
10
Gaucho's weapon. : BOLA
14
Asian priest. : LAMA
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House. : ABODE
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Fictional captain. : AHAB
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Bullfighting shouts. : OLES
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Romeo's rival. : PARIS
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Irritate. : RILE
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Admonition to caution. : DONTROCKTHEBOAT
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Where curlers congregate. : RINK
24
Soft drink. : ADE
25
Do a favor for. : OBLIGE
28
A lark, in Scotland. : LAVEROCK
33
Essays. : TRIES
34
Animate. : LIVEN
35
___ Cupid. : DAN
36
Painter Frans. : HALS
37
Penalized. : FINED
38
Italian lake. : COMO
39
Actress L. Gallienne. : EVA
40
___ Davis. : ELMER
41
Mouselike animal. : SHREW
42
Resort city in Maine. : ROCKLAND
44
Young wife in a "Canterbury" tale. : ALISON
45
High in pitch. : ALT
46
Porgy. : SCUP
47
Play by Odets. : ROCKETTOTHEMOON
55
Great Barrier Island. : OTEA
56
External. : OUTER
57
Annapolis. : USNA
58
Footprint. : STEP
59
City in Utah. : PROVO
60
Prominent person. : NAME
61
Middling. : SOSO
62
Wood runners: Var. : SKEES
63
Former Wilson aide. : KYES
Down
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Earth. : CLOD
2
Symbol of innocence. : HALO
3
Portent. : OMEN
4
Napoleons, for instance. : PASTRIES
5
Name in the annals of crime. : CAPONE
6
Taken ___. : ABACK
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Kind of pie. : PORK
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Revise. : EDIT
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Got rid of the "five o'clock shadow." : RESHAVED
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Sobriquet for pitcher Maglie. : BARBER
11
Where Canton is. : OHIO
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Refrain syllables. : LALA
13
Aid. : ABET
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Oil driller's gear. : RIGS
22
Downing Street resident. : EDEN
25
Additional. : OTHER
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"Well done!" : BRAVO
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Hardy flowering shrub. : LILAC
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Wrinkled. : LINED
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Affirm. : AVER
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27 Down and others. : ODORS
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Reverse of intaglio. : CAMEO
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Understood. : KNOWN
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Delineate. : LIMN
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Saratoga and Princeton. : FLATTOPS
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Ground squirrel. : CHIPMUNK
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French pronoun. : ELLE
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Swing around. : SLUE
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New Zealand parrot. : KAKAPO
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Combining forms meaning "colorless." : ACHROS
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Man of "Tonight." : STEVE
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Antarctic sea. : ROSS
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Athlete Graham. : OTTO
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English letters. : CEES
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Native of Izmir. : TURK
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Nebraska county seat. : OTOE
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"___ can you see . . . " : OSAY
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"This one is ___." : ONME
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Highland negatives. : NAES

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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