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New York Times, Tuesday, May 24, 1955

Author:
Victor Goldfarb
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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Across
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What people marry in. : HASTE
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Stream. : RILL
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"___ were marching through Georgia." : ASWE
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___ nothing. : ALLOR
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Ben Adhem. : ABOU
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Melted, as a fuse. : BLEW
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Working at Mt. Palomar. : STARGAZING
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Shoe size. : NINE
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Jumps over. : HOPS
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Method. : MODE
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Imparts. : LENDS
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Not garish. : SOBER
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Fire Prevention dog. : SPARKY
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Twelve and a half cents. : BIT
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Not surfeited. : UNSATED
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Par ___. : AVION
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Queen of the apartment house. : LANDLADY
38
Book display stand. : RACK
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Trifle. : FLIRT
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Inter ___. : ALIA
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Desk blemish. : INKSTAIN
44
More competent. : ABLER
45
Munitions depot. : ARSENAL
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Consumed. : ATE
49
Jaylike bird. : MOTMOT
52
Join. : ENTER
54
Ten millions of rupees. : CRORE
55
Shortage. : LACK
57
Fighter Olson. : BOBO
60
Wood-wind instrument. : OBOE
61
End of a non-title main event. : TENTHROUND
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British symbol. : LION
64
Dog in a Hammett mystery. : ASTA
65
Forearm bones. : ULNAE
66
"In apprehension how like ___!"—Hamlet. : AGOD
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Peter the Great. : TSAR
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Titled Africans. : SIDIS
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Dinner dish. : HASH
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Kind of saxophone. : ALTO
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Crude comedy. : SLAPSTICK
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Trunk. : TORSO
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Term in physics. : ERG
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Safety and electric. : RAZORS
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Footnote abbreviation. : IBID
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Emblem on a state flag. : LONESTAR
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Carry (something heavy). : LUG
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Biblical name. : ABNER
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Move like a panther. : SLINK
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Role in "Peter Pan." : WENDY
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Sheep. : EWES
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Hymn's end. : AMEN
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Portrayer of Shane. : LADD
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Small roll. : BUN
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Held in. : PENT
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Italian port. : BARI
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Foe of Abdul, the Bulbul Ameer. : IVAN
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"Drop me ___." : ALINE
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Approves: Colloq. : OKS
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College building: Colloq. : LAB
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Versatile. : ALLAROUND
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Count calories. : DIET
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Responding to the helm, as a ship. : YARE
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Game. : FARO
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Feeling indifference. : LISTLESS
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Unexciting. : TAME
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Height: Abbr. : ALT
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Ambrosia. : NECTAR
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Ancient Egyptian emblem. : ANKH
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The boss: Slang. : MRBIG
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Fifth inning score. : OOOOO
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Tendency. : TREND
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Italian town. : EBOLI
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African nut tree. : COLA
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Theatrical group. : ANTA
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___ B'rith, Jewish fraternity. : BNAI
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Poems. : ODES
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Make lace. : TAT
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Where the Volga flows: Abbr. : RUS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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