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New York Times, Saturday, May 7, 1955

64-Across : Quisling.

Author:
W. E. Jones
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.46, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
W. E. Jones has 95 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,139
Across
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"Good night, Mrs. ___, wherever you are." : CALABASH
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Reproachful person. : SHAMER
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Too mature. : OVERRIPE
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Roof of the mouth. : PALATE
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Vixen. : HARRIDAN
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Differing from the norm. : ATYPIC
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Mohammed ___, Pakistan Premier. : ALI
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Trip on wheels. : CARRIDE
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Mauna ___. : LOA
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Signifies assent. : NODS
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In India, a groom for horses. : SYCE
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Time signal. : BELL
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Member of the Union of South Africa. : NATAL
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Storehouse for guns. : ARSENAL
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Traveler to Gretna Green. : ELOPER
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Novelist Hamsun. : KNUT
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Shadwell and Austin, for example. : POETSLAUREATE
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Qualified. : ABLE
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The south wind. : AUSTER
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Hay fever. : ALLERGY
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Goes on a date (with "out"). : STEPS
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Rip. : TEAR
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Ribbed fabrics. : REPS
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___ pearl. : SEED
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"___ in the stilly night ... " : OFT
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Garments in Malaya. : SARONGS
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___ Luiz, Brazilian seaport. : SAO
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Character in "Martin Chuzzlewit." : SAIREY
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President Odria's capital. : LIMAPERU
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Sailors' stew. : SCOUSE
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Human beings. : ADAMITES
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Vergilian epic. : AENEID
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Quisling. : RENEGADE
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"Yankee Doodle Dandy." : COHAN
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Mythical island paradise. : AVALON
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City in NE Spain. : LERIDA
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Timetable abbreviation. : ARR
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___-a-brac. : BRIC
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Zinka Milanov role. : AIDA
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Airplane wing parts. : SPARS
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Sen. Dworshak. : HENRY
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Worker in a garden. : SPADER
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Detest. : HATE
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___ Khan. : ALY
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Popular sundae flavor. : MAPLENUT
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Bleach. : ETIOLATE
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Method of removing a public official. : RECALL
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Flier of Greek myth. : ICARUS
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Iron worker. : STEELER
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City on the Ganges. : BENARES
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Make otherwise. : ALTER
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___ Alamos. : LOS
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Kind of trapshooting. : SKEET
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Katharine Cornell, for instance. : PLAYER
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Water: Fr. : EAU
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Bob Hope's Indian picture (with "The"). : PALEFACE
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Offering to a deity. : OBLATION
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Stock market abbreviation. : RTS
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Mother of Xerxes. : ATOSSA
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Tended to whiten. : GRAYED
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Coin current on the Prado. : PESETA
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Scorched. : SEARED
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___ regions. : POLAR
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Spurious, mean: Slang. : SNIDE
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Drench. : DOUSE
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West Indian food fish. : SESI
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Federal investigator. : GMAN
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Identical. : SAME
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Regret. : RUE
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Oblong casting of iron. : PIG

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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