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New York Times, Saturday, July 16, 1955

Author:
Jules Arensberg
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { B J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Jules Arensberg has 95 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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Across
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Den. : ROOM
5
Inventory components. : ITEMS
10
Advance with effort. : TOIL
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Girl's name. : OLGA
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Water wheel with buckets, used in Spain. : NORIA
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Off the plate. : WIDE
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Be quixotic. : TILTATWINDMILLS
20
Selection from "The Desert Song." : ONEALONE
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Mental faculties. : SENSES
22
Harps incessantly. : DINS
23
Level to the ground. : RASE
24
Branched. : RAMOSE
27
Spanish paintings. : PICASSOS
31
On the qui vive. : ALERT
32
Hayseeds. : HICKS
33
Southern power source. : TVA
34
Gives assent. : NODS
35
Cistercians. : MONKS
36
Thin sheets of metal. : FOIL
37
Short for the Windy City. : CHI
38
A person: Colloq. : PARTY
39
Where Ike goes fishing. : MAINE
40
Home of a hidalgo. : HACIENDA
42
Bolero and saraband. : DANCES
43
Fill to the brim. : SATE
44
Recuperate. : MEND
45
Traditional Hebrew melody. : ELIELI
48
City in El Salvador. : SANTAANA
52
Author of quixotic works. : MIGUELCERVANTES
54
El Cid, to Spaniards. : IDOL
55
Comprehensive. : LARGE
56
Capricorn. : GOAT
57
Legal wrong. : TORT
58
Fur merchant of the 1800's. : ASTOR
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Father of King Ahab. : OMRI
Down
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Sunday supplement. : ROTO
2
Sen. Johnston. : OLIN
3
Coquet. : OGLE
4
Antagonists of el toro. : MATADORS
5
Singsong. : INTONE
6
Pueblos. : TOWNS
7
Where Commodore Perry triumphed. : ERIE
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Smallest quantity: Abbr. : MIN
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Much-put-upon GIs: Slang. : SADSACKS
10
Interlaces. : TWINES
11
Works by El Greco. : OILS
12
Unfounded. : IDLE
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Minus. : LESS
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Lopsided. : ALIST
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Tables: Spanish. : MESAS
23
Señor Arnaz. : RICKY
24
Where a vaquero works. : RANCH
25
Good-bye to Hilo. : ALOHA
26
Popular TV show. : MEDIC
27
Capitan Pinzon's ship. : PINTA
28
Student of Xeno. : STOIC
29
Like a sheep. : OVINE
30
Important business department. : SALES
32
Swarm. : HORDE
35
Part of Carmen's costume. : MANTILLA
36
Dance with castanets. : FANDANGO
38
Best-selling author. : PEALE
39
Blanket for Rosinante. : MANTA
41
Beloved of Tristram. : ISEULT
42
Where most of our money is coined. : DENVER
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Eddie Albert's wife. : MARGO
45
Give off. : EMIT
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Italian resort. : LIDO
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Stravinsky. : IGOR
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Spanish muralist. : SERT
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Tiny particle. : ATOM
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Approach. : NEAR
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Italian city. : ASTI
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En tout ___ (in any case): Fr. : CAS

Answer summary: 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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