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New York Times, Monday, June 27, 1955

Author:
Ann R. Hunton
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Ann R. Hunton has 1 pre-Shortz puzzle in our database.
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,190

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Across
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Tune title. : NOLA
5
Time. : YEARS
10
Scorch. : CHAR
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Soon. : ANON
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Jockey Arcaro. : EDDIE
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Bobbin. : REEL
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Memorable words of 1940. : BLOODSWEATTEARS
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Methods. : SYSTEMS
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Rio Grande city. : LAREDO
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Clover. : HAY
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Extreme. : STEEP
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Turn back. : REPEL
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Peak in Philippines. : APO
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Averages. : MEANS
32
Assert. : AVER
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Hematite. : ORE
34
Layout. : FORMAT
35
Gov. Wetherby's state: Abbr. : KEN
36
Originator. : CREATOR
38
School group: Abbr. : PTA
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Make brilliant. : ENGILD
41
Fish dish. : ROE
42
Tell tales. : BLAB
43
Fourteen pounds. : STONE
44
International writers' group. : PEN
45
Rinds. : PEELS
46
Describing campus buildings. : IVIED
48
Grayish brown. : DUN
49
Call to witness. : OBTEST
51
Projecting. : JUTTING
55
Churchill volume. : THEIRFINESTHOUR
57
Mme. Bovary. : EMMA
58
In complete agreement. : ATONE
59
"___ Christie." : ANNA
60
Breakfast. : MEAL
61
Cordelia's sister. : REGAN
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Helen Keller's early companion, Anna S. ___. : MACY
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Snatches. : NABS
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Singly. : ONLY
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Lorelei Lee's creator. : LOOS
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One additional. : ANOTHER
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"___ darling daughter . . . " : YESMY
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Certain English kings: Abbr. : EDWS
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Fruit drink. : ADE
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Theatre district. : RIALTO
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Bristles. : SETAE
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Plant. : CREEPER
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Point of land. : HEAD
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Air: Prefix. : AERO
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19th century novelist. : RLS
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Bargain: Colloq. : DEAL
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Vibration. : TREMOR
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Pierced. : SPEARED
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Croupiers' implements. : RAKES
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Outcome. : EVENT
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Former monetary unit of Hungary. : PENGO
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Common verb. : ARE
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Wide. : AMPLE
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City in Brazil. : NATAL
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Wounds. : STABS
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Army base in Calif. : ORD
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Enemy. : FOE
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Bright. : CLEVER
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Unit of weight. : TON
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Starting. : INITIAL
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English philosopher of 19th century. : BENTHAM
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Small and trim. : PETITE
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Golf stroke. : PUTT
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"Peace to him that ___ off . . . : ISFAR
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Henry Pitney Van ___. : DUSEN
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Expression of dismay. : OHME
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Altar enclosure of Eastern Church. : BEMA
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German city. : JENA
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College in New Rochelle. : IONA
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Now: Latin. : NUNC
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Dismal. : GRAY
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Pro ___. : TEM
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Wooden pin. : NOG

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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