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New York Times, Tuesday, July 26, 1955

49-Across : Drive onward.

Author:
Fred C. Jaschob
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F Q X }, Scrabble score: 304 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,219
Across
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A Philippine island. : BATAN
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Mention. : NAME
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"I don't mind ___." : ABIT
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Intense. : ACUTE
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Welsh man's name. : OWEN
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Ice cream holder. : CONE
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Pitched. : THREW
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Rock. : SANDSTONE
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Biddy. : HEN
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The "hot corner." : THIRD
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Cheat. : COZEN
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Ready to sail. : ABOARD
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Hard to manage: Dial. : ORNERY
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State capital. : ALBANY
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Maple. : TREE
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Access. : DOOR
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Behold!: Fr. : VOILA
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Crowd. : MOB
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Famous James M. Cain suspense story and movie. : DOUBLEINDEMNITY
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Likely. : APT
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Lane on a tennis court. : ALLEY
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Repute. : ODOR
43
Lozenge, for short. : JUBE
44
Began to blossom. : BUDDED
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Hindu poet, Nobel Prize winner, 1913. : TAGORE
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Drive onward. : PROPEL
51
Efface. : ERASE
52
Galsworthy heroine. : IRENE
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Silkworm. : ERI
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Christmas décor. : MISTLETOE
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Name: Latin. : NOMEN
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Rind. : PEEL
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Resort to. : SEEK
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Imbibed. : DRANK
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In a different manner. : ELSE
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Secy. Brucker's new post. : ARMY
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Typical Scotsman. : SANDY
Down
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English spa. : BATH
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More than a twinge. : ACHE
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Reversal of course. : TURNABOUT
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Companion of 62 Across. : ATE
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Formulator of law of gravity. : NEWTON
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Respectful denial. : NOSIR
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Cup or medal. : AWARD
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Improve. : MEND
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Put a stop to. : END
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Start of a play. : ACTONE
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Bootlegger's wares. : BOOZE
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Nearer the center. : INNER
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Very small. : TEENY
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Hilariously entertaining person. : SCREAM
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Fodder. : HAY
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Sharp projection. : BARB
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Heraldic fillet. : ORLE
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Tributary of the Po. : ADDA
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Chicago business center. : LOOP
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Rather large, as a sum. : TIDY
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Wicked. : VILE
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United. : ONE
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Go-between. : MIDDLEMAN
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Nebraskan Indian. : OTOE
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U. S. Admiral and explorer. : BYRD
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Bay tree. : LAUREL
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River to the North Sea. : ELBE
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Knob. : NODE
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Shove. : JOSTLE
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___ ami. : BON
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Turns over. : UPENDS
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Vale sacred to Apollo. : TEMPE
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Prospero's servant. : ARIEL
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Chemists' concerns. : GASES
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Preface. : PROEM
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Smoky. : REEKY
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Roman road. : ITER
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Split. : REND
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Black. : INKY
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Wage-price agency. : ESA
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___ pro nobis. : ORA

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

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