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AT HOME AND ABROAD

New York Times, Sunday, June 26, 1955

Author:
Harold D. Cannon
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 174, Blocks: 78, Avg Word Len: 5.18, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 666 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 138, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
Harold D. Cannon has 2 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,189
Across
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Folklore character. : REMUS
6
The military 30 inches. : STEP
10
Epic, c. 1200. : EDDA
14
Zoroastrians. : PARSEES
21
Davy Crockett's last fight. : ALAMO
22
Wiggly. : EELY
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Mortgage. : LIEN
24
Perturb. : AGITATE
25
Site of Giant's Causeway. : NORTHERNIRELAND
28
Ammunition wagon. : CAISSON
29
Chess piece: Abbr. : KNT
30
Neglect. : OMIT
31
Troutlike fish. : SMELT
32
Seeds. : PIPS
33
Verbal contraction. : TIS
34
The "Rock." : GIB
36
Harden. : SEAR
38
Salk and others: Abbr. : DRS
39
Sidewalk ___. : CAFE
40
Actor Lugosi. : BELA
41
___ war. : MANOF
43
Redlegs moundsman. : STALEY
45
Helper : ALLY
46
Basque cap. : BERET
47
Genus of spider monkeys. : ATELES
49
Sacred picture. : ICON
50
Part of an ice pack. : FLOE
51
Pass. : ELAPSE
52
Thursday and Friday. : DETECTIVES
54
Yum-Yum and others. : MAIDS
55
Green moth. : LUNA
56
Water strider. : SKATER
57
One of many on the Scheldt. : DIKE
58
Impish child. : TYKE
60
Twaddle. : ROT
63
Wise saying. : SAW
66
Fabrications. : LIES
67
Intonations. : CADENCIES
69
F. D. R.'s mother. : SARA
70
Samuel Langhorne ___. : CLEMENS
72
Parry: Poet. : FEND
73
Peruses. : CONS
74
Fortification. : REDAN
75
Value. : ASSESS
76
Military reservation of the U. S. : CANALZONE
78
Recall to one's memory. : REMIND
79
Observances. : RITES
80
American feminist. : CATT
81
Descriptive of "Macbeth," Act I, Scene 1. : EERY
82
Warship of 1591. : REVENGE
83
Enlarged: Arch. : EKED
84
Favorites of the top stars. : CAMERAMEN
86
Grant. : CEDE
87
Work of art. : GEM
88
Source: Abbr. : DER
89
Road-building tool. : TAMP
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Cleo's maid. : IRAS
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Shelter for game. : COVERT
93
Modernists. : NEOS
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Highway to Alaska. : ALCAN
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When destiny's hand intervenes. : CLOSESHAVE
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Cupboard. : CLOSET
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Adroit. : NEAT
104
Awkward one. : BOOR
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Mrs. Harriman and namesakes. : MARIES
106
Hurricane ___. : LAMPS
107
Bea Lillie's name. : PEEL
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Beguile. : DELUDE
110
Actor, one of Capt. Nemo's crew. : LORRE
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Noted chemist. : UREY
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Lend an ear. : HARK
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___ de la Paix. : RUE
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Game piece. : TILE
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College degree. : BLA
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Pitcher Maglie. : SAL
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Monk parrot. : LORO
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Opera role. : TOSCA
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Becomes drowsy. : NODS
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Blackbird. : ANI
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Rods between switch rails. : TIEBARS
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Locale for Nordhoff and Hall. : SOUTHSEAISLANDS
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Understanding. : ENTENTE
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Feed the kitty. : ANTE
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Strokes. : PATS
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Inventor's forte. : IDEAS
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Mignonettes. : RESEDAS
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Sea: German. : MEER
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Pintail. : SMEE
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Like a rock garden. : MOSSY
Down
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Eminence. : RANK
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Stretch out. : ELONGATE
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Capt. Queeg, for example. : MARTINET
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Preparedness program, shelved 1952. : UMT
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Part of London. : SOHO
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Fall event. : SERIES
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Experimental offers. : TENTATIVES
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Actor Wallach. : ELI
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Units of light intensity. : PYRS
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R. I. signer of Declaration. : ELLERY
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Instrument panel items. : DIALS
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Tooth of a wheel. : DENT
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As well as. : AND
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Tranquilize. : PACIFY
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Exhibiting astonishment. : AGAPE
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Noted Danish-American. : RIIS
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Highways: Abbr. : STS
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Subject of Berlin song. : EASTERPARADING
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Satin fabrics. : ETOILES
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Appreciated by eye, ear, etc. : SENSATE
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River into North Sea. : EMS
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North Sea port. : EMDEN
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Part of the Levant. : PALESTINE
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Tree trunks. : BOLES
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Fast plane. : RACER
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Earth. : CLOD
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Comedian Orson. : BEAN
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Fantastic. : MAD
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Irresponsible. : FECKLESS
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___ Alamos. : LOS
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Play by Sidney Howard. : ALIENCORN
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Second ring of archer's target. : BLUE
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Dyes. : STAINS
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Coil (a rope). : FAKE
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Members of a brotherhood. : ELKS
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Citizens of: Suffix. : ITES
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Minstrel show interlocutor. : MIDDLEMAN
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Greeley's associate. : DANA
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Word used before "but." : YES
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Bowl at Miami. : ORANGE
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Bicycle built for two. : TANDEM
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Panicky. : SCARED
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European clover. : ALSIKE
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Short order entrees. : WESTERNOMELETS
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Located in the middle. : CENTRICAL
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Rabbit fur. : CONY
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Artistic sprinkling. : SEME
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Reward. : MEED
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Clotho. : FATE
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Legal change. : REVERSAL
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So. American bellbird. : CAMPANERO
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Zuider and Tappan. : ZEES
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Set free. : REDEEM
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Essex river. : CAM
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Accelerates a motor. : REVS
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Formulate. : CAST
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"How now! ___?" Hamlet. : ARAT
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Radcliffe's relationship with Harvard. : COORDINATE
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Parts of golf clubs. : TOES
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Batter's best. : CLOUT
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Beat. : THROB
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Make out. : ESPY
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Vegetable. : LEEK
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Passage for Tenzing. : COL
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Modern travel routes. : AIRLANES
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Galleries. : VERANDAS
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Helmsman's direction. : ESE
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Group of stars. : CLUSTER
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Mrs. Durocher. : LARAINE
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Tree. : BEECH
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Gives the syntax. : PARSES
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Coat. : DUSTER
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TV's McElhone. : ELOISE
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Plane stop on Fayal island. : HORTA
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Line on a road map. : ROUTE
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Ms. men: Abbr. : EDS
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Estate. : LAND
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Elegance. : TONE
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Vipers. : ASPS
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Svelte. : SLIM
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Paris suburb. : ISSY
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___ bird (flycatcher). : BEE
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70 Across. : SAM
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Greek underground group. : EAM
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"Oklahoma!" Annie. : ADO

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 12 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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