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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
Edward Early has 7 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,206

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Thin, pointed sword. : EPEE
5
Large collections: Colloq. : RAFTS
10
Part of the leg. : SHIN
14
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
21
Reflux of the sea. : EBBTIDE
23
Also: Archaic. : EKE
24
Takes a chance. : DARES
25
Cemented. : SOLDERED
30
Man's name, similar to one of the Magi. : CASPAR
33
Buckets. : PAILS
34
Girl's nickname. : VICKY
36
Color. : HUE
37
Make out. : ESPY
38
Part of the "forest primeval." : PINES
39
Requests courteously. : BEGS
40
French article. : LES
41
City on Rhone delta. : ARLES
42
Insertion mark. : CARET
43
African fly. : TSETSE
45
They control elevator traffic. : STARTERS
47
Fictional Butler. : RHETT
49
Small piece. : BIT
50
Beneficiary of a will. : DEVISEE
52
Inventors' rights. : PATENTS
56
"Heads, ___ . . . " : IWIN
57
Adapted for swimming. : NATATORIAL
59
Where to play shuffleboard. : DECK
60
Dealt a heavy blow. : SMOTE
61
Los Angeles campus. : UCLA
62
Argentite and cassiterite. : ORES
63
___ Park, Colorado resort. : ESTES
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Hasty look. : PEEP
Down
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Diminutive of a girl's name. : ETTA
2
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
10
Excessive quantities. : SPATES
11
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
25
Kind of wheat. : SPELT
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Fertile spots. : OASES
27
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
46
Subsides. : ABATES
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Redlegs or 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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