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New York Times, Wednesday, June 8, 1955

Author:
Herbert Ettenson
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,171
Across
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Sacred bull. : APIS
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Baba and others. : ALIS
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Annie Oakley. : PASS
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A mark in mathematics. : MINUSSIGN
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Hilo greeting. : ALOHA
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Start of a fairy tale. : ONCEUPONA
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Cooking aroma. : NIDOR
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Indeed. : YEA
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Eatery. : DINER
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Beyond. : ABOVE
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"___ are the times that . . . " : THESE
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Days of yore. : OLDTIMES
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Familiar friend. : CRONY
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The Louvre is one. : MUSEE
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Many ages. : AEON
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Spanish article. : LAS
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Part of Will Rogers' act: 2 wds. : ALASSO
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Attack with violence. : SETUPON
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Jet carrier. : FLATTOP
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Part of a putout. : ASSIST
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Ignited. : LIT
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Prevalent. : RIFE
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In the hitter's box. : ATBAT
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Fertile soils. : SILTS
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General in Korean war. : VANFLEET
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Buy and sell for quick profit. : SCALP
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All around. : ABOUT
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Musical beat. : TEMPO
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Was in the van. : LED
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Cup: French. : TASSE
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Trip on the Pacemaker. : TRAINRIDE
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Longhorn. : STEER
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Rooter for the "Bronx bombers." : YANKEEFAN
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Singer Nelson. : EDDY
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Swing around. : SLUE
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Homburg material. : FELT
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Port of Fukien province. : AMOY
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Maine is noted for them. : PINETREES
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Conniving with someone: Slang. : INCAHOOTS
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Take to court. : SUE
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As easy ___. : ASPIE
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Socialite. : LION
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Formed by great heat, as rock. : IGNEOUS
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Makes grr's. : SNARLS
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Type of cigar. : PANATELA
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Excuse. : ALIBI
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Biblical city. : SODOM
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Jostle. : SHOVE
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Soapy. : SUDSY
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God of war. : ARES
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Boredom. : ENNUI
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Gave cards. : DEALT
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Spanish house. : CASA
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To a ___ (everyone). : MAN
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Singer Lehmann. : LOTTE
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Roman rooms. : ATRIA
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Type of painting. : STILLLIFE
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Play down: Colloq. : SOFTPEDAL
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Reveals: Poet. : OPES
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Book of sacred songs. : PSALTERY
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In the pink. : FIT
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Sideways. : LATERAL
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The Misses Grable and Furness. : BETTYS
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Scotch cake. : SCONE
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Dyer's gear. : VATS
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Tone down. : ABATE
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Snooped. : NOSED
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Melted. : FUSED
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Ear of corn. : SPIKE
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Combining form for hand. : MANU
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Fender mar. : DENT
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Relative of an ump. : REF

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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