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New York Times, Wednesday, July 20, 1955

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 303 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,213
Across
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Short, lofting stroke to the green. : CHIP
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Curtain material. : SCRIM
10
Exchanges of articles. : SWAP
14
Champlain or Chapala. : LAKE
15
Fragrant spice. : CLOVE
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Bird's home. : CAGE
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Lily plant. : ALOE
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Becomes rich or famous. : RISES
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Compensation. : HIRE
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Amateur. : NONPROFESSIONAL
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Moiety. : HALF
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Cote sound. : COO
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Straighten out. : UNCOIL
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Perfect. : FLAWLESS
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Shape. : MOULD
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Shakespearean heroine. : VIOLA
35
Tank. : VAT
36
Caliber. : BORE
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Female dromedary. : DELUL
38
___ to (stopped): Naut. : HOVE
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Letter holder: Abbr. : ENV
40
Filled. : SATED
41
Subway fare. : TOKEN
42
Nautical tie-up. : REEFKNOT
44
Sword of the finest temper. : TOLEDO
45
Free. : RID
46
All ___ out. : SOLD
47
Vote-getting phrase. : POLITICALSLOGAN
55
Ah me! : ALAS
56
Inventor Howe. : ELIAS
57
Citizen's privilege. : VOTE
58
Hockey arena. : RINK
59
Tennis stroke. : SERVE
60
"The ___ of Texas." : EYES
61
Green and red bird of W. I. : TODY
62
Trifled (with "with"). : TOYED
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Loud, extravagant speech. : RANT
Down
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Social group. : CLAN
2
Glory. : HALO
3
Sacred figure. : IKON
4
Lookout point in a theatre curtain. : PEEPHOLE
5
Roll of parchment. : SCROLL
6
Bluff. : CLIFF
7
Rambler. : ROSE
8
Currier and ___. : IVES
9
Come and get it! : MESSCALL
10
Cautionary highway sign. : SCHOOL
11
Old-fashioned wagon. : WAIN
12
Site of the Taj Mahal. : AGRA
13
Marmalade ingredient. : PEEL
21
Attack by violence. : RAID
22
Where there is no state debt. : IOWA
25
Reddish brown. : UMBER
26
Not a soul. : NOONE
27
Pitcher's specialty. : CURVE
28
___ mignon. : FILET
29
Brightly colored. : LOUD
30
Call forth. : EVOKE
31
Delivered. : SAVED
32
Shorthand girl. : STENO
34
Refusal. : VETO
37
Nattiest. : DANDIEST
38
Movie that runs longer than expected. : HOLDOVER
40
Comedy act. : SKIT
41
Right-of-way pay. : TOLL
43
Playful. : FRISKY
44
Threw. : TOSSED
46
Worker for Simon Legree. : SLAVE
47
A certain amount but not all. : PART
48
Musical medley. : OLIO
49
Catch, as a fish. : LAND
50
Nile charmer. : CLEO
51
Well ventilated. : AIRY
52
Spanish painter. : GOYA
53
Solar disk. : ATEN
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Cozy retreat. : NEST

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later.

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