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New York Times, Wednesday, July 13, 1955

Author:
Edward Early
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,206

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Across
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Thin, pointed sword. : EPEE
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Large collections: Colloq. : RAFTS
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Part of the leg. : SHIN
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Swiss hero. : TELL
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Comedian Hardy. : OLLIE
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Fairylike being. : PERI
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Place for a cross-examination. : TRIALCOURT
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So be it. : AMEN
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In jeopardy. : ATSTAKE
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Reflux of the sea. : EBBTIDE
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Also: Archaic. : EKE
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Takes a chance. : DARES
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Cemented. : SOLDERED
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Man's name, similar to one of the Magi. : CASPAR
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Buckets. : PAILS
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Girl's nickname. : VICKY
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Color. : HUE
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Make out. : ESPY
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Part of the "forest primeval." : PINES
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Requests courteously. : BEGS
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French article. : LES
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City on Rhone delta. : ARLES
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Insertion mark. : CARET
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African fly. : TSETSE
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They control elevator traffic. : STARTERS
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Fictional Butler. : RHETT
49
Small piece. : BIT
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Beneficiary of a will. : DEVISEE
52
Inventors' rights. : PATENTS
56
"Heads, ___ ... " : IWIN
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Adapted for swimming. : NATATORIAL
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Where to play shuffleboard. : DECK
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Dealt a heavy blow. : SMOTE
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Los Angeles campus. : UCLA
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Argentite and cassiterite. : ORES
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___ Park, Colorado resort. : ESTES
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Hasty look. : PEEP
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Diminutive of a girl's name. : ETTA
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Lively. : PERT
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Yalemen. : ELIS
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Joyfully. : ELATEDLY
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Piece of porch furniture. : ROCKER
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Lily. : ALOE
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Grippe. : FLU
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Fagged. : TIRED
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Recessed sections of buildings. : SETBACKS
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Excessive quantities. : SPATES
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Half the globe. : HEMISPHERE
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Angered. : IRED
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Inning number. : NINE
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Finger ___. : LAKES
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Donkey cry. : BRAY
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Kind of wheat. : SPELT
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Fertile spots. : OASES
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Words without deeds. : LIPSERVICE
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Injurious. : EVIL
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Banquets. : DINES
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Boring tool. : AUGER
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Musical symbols. : RESTS
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___-à-dire (that is to say): Fr. : CEST
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False claim. : PRETENSE
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Umpire's order. : BATTERUP
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Peer Gynt's mother and others. : ASES
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Friend of Socrates. : CRITO
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Reflects. : THINKS
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Subsides. : ABATES
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Redlegs and Whitesox. : TEAMS
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Prank: Colloq. : DIDO
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Pitcher. : EWER
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Top of the head. : PATE
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French resort. : NICE
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Narrative. : TALE
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Throw carelessly. : SLAP
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Little one. : TOT

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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