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Mary Mackay
Mary Mackay

New York Times, Monday, May 30, 1955

Author:
Mary Mackay
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
Mary Mackay has 1 known pre-Shortz puzzle in our database.
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,162
Across
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Go quickly. : SCOOT
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Small ostrich plumes. : TIPS
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Measures of heat: Abbr. : BTUS
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Tropical plant of the banana family. : CANNA
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County of Nebraska City. : OTOE
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Rockefeller Plaza attraction. : RINK
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Adman's occupational hazard. : ULCER
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Menial of 1066. : ESNE
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French writer Faure. : ELIE
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Draw. : TIE
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Mild; soothing. : BLAND
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Former opera star. : PATTI
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Mentally create. : IDEATE
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Scene of the Hambletonian. : GOSHEN
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Disney bird. : DONALD
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Scroll-like ornament on a column. : VOLUTE
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In any way. : ATALL
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Happen over again. : RECUR
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Ferdinand the Bull would rather. : SIT
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Twenty-minute stroll. : MILE
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Author Bret. : HARTE
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Command to a sled dog. : MUSH
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Greek letter. : PSI
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Section of "L'Inferno." : CANTO
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Story: French. : CONTE
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Pitched in. : FELLTO
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Another name for Dido. : ELISSA
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"The ___ Queene." : FAERIE
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Getting on. : OLDISH
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Available. : ONTAP
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Hibernation. : SLEEP
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Common verbal contraction. : ILL
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Jacob August ___. : RIIS
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Braid. : PLAT
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Window sections. : PANES
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Diminutive of a girl's name. : ESME
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Marquand's detective. : MOTO
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Consequence. : EVENT
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Grain. : SEED
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Dancer Verdon. : GWEN
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Takes ten. : RESTS
Down
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Rabbit's tail. : SCUT
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City in Colombia. : CALI
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Kaufman-Hart play. : ONCEINALIFETIME
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Indefinite pronoun. : ONE
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Authoress Ida. : TARBELL
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"The better ___ you with ... " : TOEAT
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Part of a hopeful adage. : ITSNEVERTOOLATE
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Body of water. : POND
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Bishopric. : SEE
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"Music has charms to sooth a savage ___." : BREAST
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"Wait ___, Nellie." : TILTHESUNSHINES
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Organizers' slogan. : UNITE
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Knitting unit. : SKEIN
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Stripling. : LAD
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Preside at tea. : POUR
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Up hill and down ___. : DALE
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Affix. : GLUE
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Humid. : DAMP
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Actor Skinner. : OTIS
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Numerical combining form. : OCTO
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Storm. : RANT
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Suffixes of agency. : ISTS
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Goddess: Greek. : THEA
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American patriot. : HALE
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Month: French. : MOIS
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Piece of jewelry. : CLIP
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Fast ship or plane. : CLIPPER
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Undid error. : ERASED
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Dutch commune. : EDE
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Cries on the links. : FORES
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Aromatic herb. : ANISE
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Reveal: Colloq. : LETON
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Traffic sign. : SLOW
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Forty days. : LENT
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War vessels. : LSTS
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Summerfield's title: Abbr. : PMG
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Harriman. : AVE

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

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