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New York Times, Sunday, June 5, 1955

Author:
Ralph Anderson
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 64, Avg Word Len: 5.39, Missing: { J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 519 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 134, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 2, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Ralph Anderson has 19 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,168
Across
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Pulitzer Prize play. : PICNIC
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Kind of theater. : OPENAIR
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Piccadilly ___. : CIRCUS
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Attain success. : ARRIVE
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Fragrant liquid. : COLOGNE
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Name on a travel folder. : ORIENT
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Went far afield. : ROAMED
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Morning-glories. : TWINERS
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Glib speech. : PATTER
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Insect. : ANT
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Greens. : SALAD
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Applies suntan. : ANOINTS
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Common poetic word. : EVE
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Think. : DEEM
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Free-moving croquet ball. : ROVER
36
Tall story. : TALE
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Untrammeled. : FREE
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Leon ___. : ERROL
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Whey of milk. : SERUM
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Profound. : DEEP
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Bombastic discourse. : RANT
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Parts of a runcible spoon. : TINES
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Creeks. : RIAS
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Major-___. : DOMO
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More precipitous. : STEEPER
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Short visit. : CALL
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Appointed. : ASSIGNED
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Full-flavored. : MELLOW
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Unfeeling. : CALLOUS
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Mexican food. : TAMALE
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Sun or moon. : ORB
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Merit. : EARN
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Ancient part of Asia Minor. : IONIA
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Hand: Latin. : MANUS
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Part of the Declaration of Independence. : THEPURSUITOFHAPPINESS
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Indian. : HURON
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Tree of the southwest. : PINON
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Heraldic term. : ENTE
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Shoelace. : TIE
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Involve. : ENTAIL
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Legislative bodies. : SENATES
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Admirer. : SUITOR
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Showing response. : REACTIVE
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Encircle. : GIRD
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Satisfied. : CONTENT
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Half: Prefix. : HEMI
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Suffix for Japanese ships. : MARU
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Class of society. : CASTE
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Renown. : FAME
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Site of the Taj Mahal. : AGRA
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Shut in. : EMBAR
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Zoo attraction. : ORANG
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Repents. : RUES
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Cereal grasses. : OATS
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Fruits. : POMES
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Prophet. : SEER
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Actor Carney. : ART
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Festivities. : PARTIES
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Excited: Slang. : HETUP
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Scottish explorer. : RAE
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Scandinavian. : NORDIC
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Whole number. : INTEGER
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Ball player. : PIRATE
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A la ___ (with tomatoes, onions and peppers). : CREOLE
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View seen from within a building. : NEORAMA
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Overdid a scene. : EMOTED
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Spring time. : EASTER
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Tames. : GENTLES
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Speed demons. : RACERS
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Show off. : PARADE
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Household appliance. : IRONER
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Pit. : CRATER
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Steal: Obs. : NIM
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New York State political figure. : IVES
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Shingle wood. : CEDAR
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Groups of eight. : OCTAVES
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Contents of a compact. : POWDER
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Yale. : ELI
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One of the Parcae. : NONA
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Deputy. : AGENT
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Encroachments. : INROADS
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Rebound. : RESILE
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An Egyptian. : COPT
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Charmian's companion. : IRAS
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Direction in music. : RIT
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Et ___. : CETERA
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Rough. : UNEVEN
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Main ___. : STREET
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Winner of the booby prize. : LOSER
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Of necessity. : NEEDS
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Roadside sign. : MOTEL
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Countrified. : RURAL
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He works under water. : FROGMAN
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Chinese poet. : LIPO
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One type of 82 Across. : MILLIONAIRE
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Starting point of a horse race. : POST
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Stranger. : NEWER
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Reserved. : ALOOF
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Famous vacation spot. : MIAMI
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Cover over thickly. : SMOTHER
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Author known for dog stories. : TERHUNE
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Variety of peach. : ELBERTA
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Kind of tooth. : CANINE
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Meeters at Bandung. : ASIANS
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Actress Fabray. : NANETTE
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Adroit escape. : ELUSION
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Shortcake. : DESSERT
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Vacation idea. : CRUISE
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Disregard. : UNHEED
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Cause of 15 Down's demise. : ASP
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Suitable. : APT
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Cooks in a certain way. : POACHES
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Consolidate. : UNITE
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Where Queen Salote rules. : TONGA
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Money in Mexico. : PESOS
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Capital city, pop. 1,000,000. : LIMA
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Nice person: Colloq. : TRUMP
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Preposition: Poet. : UNTO
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Roman highways. : ITERS
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Intensity. : VIGOR
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Proofreader's mark. : CARET
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Not the late show. : MATINEE
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Tourists' gear. : CAMERAS
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A must, on a grand tour. : FRANCE
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City in Illinois. : AURORA
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Measures of length. : METRES
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Classification. : RATING
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"La ___." : BOHEME
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Charge with gas. : AERATE
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Spruced up. : NEATER
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Unreasonable desires. : GREEDS
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Incite. : SETON
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Of great excellence. : SUPER
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Large building. : PILE
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Maple tree genus. : ACER
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Noted muralist. : SERT
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Summer dress goods. : PIMA
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Tiny spot. : DOT
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Liquid measure: Abbr. : GAL
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Big bird. : ROC

Answer summary: 7 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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