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New York Times, Monday, July 18, 1955

1-Across : Talk noisily: Slang.

Author:
Fletcher Coates
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,211
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Talk noisily: Slang. : YAWP
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___ up (stored away). : LAID
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Biblical and political first name. : ADLAI
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Useful sea product. : AGAR
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Japanese girdle box. : INRO
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Money in Teheran. : RIALS
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Recent. : LATE
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City on the Dnieper. : KIEV
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Undercover name. : ALIAS
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Applied purposes. : USES
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Kind of homemade wine. : ELDERBERRY
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Ransack. : RIFLE
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Still. : CALM
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Unproductive 24 hours. : OFFDAY
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Half a scale. : DOREMIFA
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Preserved. : CURED
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Lessen: Poet. : BATE
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Not long from now. : ANON
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Personality. : EGO
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Pater's wife. : MATER
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Dress (with "out"). : TOG
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Charley's impersonation. : AUNT
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Minerals. : ORES
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Abracadabra. : SPELL
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Radio and TV chains. : NETWORKS
45
Thin. : SPARSE
46
Arrow poison. : INEE
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Jack and Jill's burden. : APAIL
48
Practicality. : HORSESENSE
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Disputed territory of Europe. : SAAR
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Australian diplomat. : EVATT
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___ le Moko. : PEPE
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Summit. : ACME
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Extend an agreement. : RENEW
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Commentator Sevareid. : ERIC
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Name of Topper's dog. : NEIL
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Man: Comb form. : ANDRO
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Very amusing, so to speak. : RICH
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Unequal things. : ODDS
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Korean boundary river. : YALU
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Turkish VIPs. : AGAS
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Brando's latest beat. : WATERFRONT
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Chair a meeting. : PRESIDE
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Probable. : LIKELY
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Of old women. : ANILE
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Angered. : IRED
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Certain bird homes. : DOVECOTES
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Fit to plow. : ARABLE
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An awkward fix. : DILEMMA
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Animal's burrow. : LAIR
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Winged. : ALAR
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Suburb of Paris. : ISSY
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More excellent. : RARER
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The Crockett craze, for example. : FAD
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Pacific. : OCEAN
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Musical form. : FUGUE
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Engagements. : DATES
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Entwined. : INTERLACED
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Jesters. : FOOLS
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An axe to grind, so to speak. : ANGLE
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Tavern worker. : BARKEEPER
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Manners, : MORES
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Storm. : TWISTER
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Hot Springs. : SPA
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Countryman: Sp. : PAISANO
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Pugilistic combination. : ONETWO
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Senatorial specialty. : SPEECH
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Cold side dish. : ASPIC
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Mother of Ares. : HERA
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Roasting place. : OVEN
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Site of gold fields in So. Africa. : RAND
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Italian saint. : NERI
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Surrounded. : AMID
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Kinsmen: Abbr. : RELS

Answer summary: 11 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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