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New York Times, Monday, May 2, 1955

27-Down : Pillage.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,134
Across
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Tributary of the Mississippi. : OHIO
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___ school. : PREP
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Thin cake. : WAFER
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Trust. : RELY
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First-rate. : AONE
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"___ Mio." : OSOLE
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Earthen vessel. : CASSEROLE
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Buddhist sacred city. : LHASA
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Loathe. : DETEST
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Disentangled. : RAVELED
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Actress Terry. : ELLEN
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Marshall's title: Abbr. : GEN
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At a distance: Poet. : AFAR
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Elicitor. : EDUCER
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Main and Elm. : STS
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Dickens character. : DOMBEY
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Pertaining to belief in one God. : THEISTIC
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Indo-European: Var. : ARIAN
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Jacqueline's friend. : AMI
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Snow: Fr. : NEIGE
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Cupbearer of the gods. : GANYMEDE
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Polyp growing in feather-shaped colonies. : SEAPEN
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Center of a hurricane. : EYE
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In the style of Norse mythology. : EDDAIC
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"Bird thou never ___ ... " : WERT
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Defense arm. : USN
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Trunk. : TORSO
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Foe of crime "comic" books. : WERTHAM
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Kind of acid. : NITRIC
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Lessen. : ABATE
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Toilers of Disneyland. : ANIMATORS
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Basketball player, in headlines. : CAGER
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Pitfall. : TRAP
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Late Louisianan Long. : HUEY
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Singular people. : ONERS
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Author Zinsser. : HANS
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River to the North Sea. : YSER
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Grampus. : ORC
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Large, compact bud. : HEAD
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German girl's name. : ILSE
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Roosevelt territory. : OYSTERBAY
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Aromatic herb. : PARSLEY
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Established. : ROOTED
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Increased in size: Abbr. : ENL
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Nobleman. : PEER
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Native of Michigan. : WOLVERINE
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Gray. : ASHEN
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Native Dancer, in 1951. : FOAL
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Other. : ELSE
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Peruse. : READ
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Teleost fish. : EEL
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Askew: Dial. : AGEE
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Kernel. : NUTMEAT
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Proverb. : ADAGE
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Pillage. : FORAY
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Ammonium compound. : AMINE
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Greek letter. : CHI
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Fern stalk. : STIPE
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Paper ___, Chinese epithet. : TIGER
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Fragrance. : SCENT
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Entanglers. : ENMESHERS
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Safe in rough weather. : SEAWORTHY
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State further. : ADD
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Poetess Millay. : EDNA
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Is ungenerous. : SCRIMPS
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Inhabitant of ancient Asia Minor. : IONIAN
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Total. : UTTER
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Penn. or Grand Central: Abbr. : STA
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Texas city. : WACO
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Israeli U. N. representative. : EBAN
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Violence. : RAGE
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School subject: Colloq. : MATH
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Creditor's assets. : IOUS
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Algonquin Indian. : CREE
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Agency of the '30s. : NRA
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Member of the Arab League: Abbr. : SYR

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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