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New York Times, Wednesday, June 22, 1955

Author:
William S. Woods
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 309 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 18
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,185
Across
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Character in "Die Fledermaus." : ADELE
6
Shaped metal rod. : TBAR
10
1942 corps. : WAAC
14
Burdened. : LADEN
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Little woman. : WIFE
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Medley. : OLIO
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Penny-pinchers. : SKINFLINTS
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Sound from the pen. : OINK
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Cereal grass. : OAT
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Certain atoms. : IONS
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Recently. : OFLATE
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One under another's protection. : PROTEGE
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Absolute. : PURE
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Relative: Abbr. : REL
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Old pistol. : DERRINGER
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Row: Colloq. : SHINDY
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Word book: Abbr. : DICT
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Cheer. : RAH
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Temporary grant. : LOAN
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Over twenty-one. : OFAGE
41
Unerring. : SURE
42
Case in Latin: Abbr. : ABL
43
Hard coal refuse. : CULM
44
Firm. : STABLE
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Back Bay talk. : BOSTONESE
49
___ Pinafore. : HMS
50
Contemporary playwright. : INGE
51
___ ice. : SHEETOF
55
First-class fellows. : BRICKS
58
Twirled. : SPUN
59
Noun suffix. : ADE
60
Ringlet. : LOCK
61
Indian on the warpath. : TOMAHAWKER
64
Explorer Tasman. : ABEL
65
Black. : EBON
66
"___ You Calling Me." : IHEAR
67
George Eliot's Adam. : BEDE
68
Baltic Gulf. : RIGA
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Truck. : LORRY
Down
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Name of writing brothers. : ALSOP
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A major Atlantic port. : DAKAR
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Leaders. : EDITORIALS
4
Man's nickname. : LEN
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Type of British rifle. : ENFIELD
6
Wreathed. : TWINED
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Storage places. : BINS
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Time of day: Abbr. : AFT
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Assets. : RESOURCES
10
Describing yarn. : WOOLEN
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Inter ___. : ALIA
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"She ___ what she used to be . . . " : AINT
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Industrial fuel. : COKE
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Ship's record. : LOG
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Partly fused mixture in glass-making. : FRIT
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Where Lookout Mountain is: Abbr. : TENN
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Conceited fop. : PRIG
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Round mild cheeses. : EDAMS
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He fits out miners. : GRUBSTAKER
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Nobleman. : EARL
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Korea's top patriot. : RHEE
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Thick flat slice. : SLAB
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Wanderer. : HOBO
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Teen-ager. : YOUNGSTER
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Disappear. : FLEE
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Identical. : SAME
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Bash. : CONK
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On ___ (immediately). : THENAIL
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Amuse. : TICKLE
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Native name for European country. : ESPANA
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"What did you say?" : HUH
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One way of saying "alas!" : ODEAR
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Means of transportation. : FERRY
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Tattle. : BLAB
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Mantle. : ROBE
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Frosted. : ICED
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Sooty air. : SMOG
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Wide sash. : OBI
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World health group. : WHO

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 14 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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