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New York Times, Monday, July 4, 1955

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { J Q X Z }
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,197
Across
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Unchanged. : SAME
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Talk too much. : GAB
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Senator from 1939 to 1953. : TAFT
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"Paul Revere's Ride," and others. : POEMS
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Heap of drifted sand. : DUNE
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Copenhagen, Stockholm, ___. : OSLO
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Not likely. : UNAPT
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Necks of land. : ISTHMUSES
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Saves. : REDEEMS
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Evening entertainments. : SOIREES
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Gets a reward. : REAPS
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A year in Claudius' time. : LII
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Political feast. : $IOOPLATEDINNER
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Harden by use. : INURE
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Meander. : ROVE
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Basketball star. : GOLA
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Between Sept. and Nov. : OCT
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Sections of a highboy. : DRAWERS
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Disencumber. : RID
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Power for a galley. : OARS
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Field: Latin. : AGER
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Short surplice. : COTTA
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How summer days go by. : ONEAFTERANOTHER
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Bosh! : ROT
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Muzzle. : SNOUT
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Damages. : IMPAIRS
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Recovered from. : GOTOVER
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Yeoman of the royal guard. : BEEFEATER
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Hero of "South Pacific." : EMILE
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Actress Chase. : ILKA
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How Yankee Doodle got to town. : PONY
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He wrote "But We Were Born Free." : DAVIS
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Type of British gun. : STEN
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Cast down. : SAD
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___ ca pas? : NEST
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Mountain ridge. : SPUR
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Superior. : AONE
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Lake formed by Hoover Dam. : MEAD
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Beethoven's Concerto No. 5. : EMPEROR
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Ballplayer Zernial. : GUS
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Garden pests. : ANTS
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Witness. : BEHOLDER
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Seeing the countryside. : TOURING
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South African fox. : ASSE
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Take to one's heels. : FLEE
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Fling. : TOSS
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Imbued. : STEEPED
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Belittle. : DISPARAGE
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A year in Leif Ericsson's time. : MIII
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Track star Whitfield. : MAL
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Stevedores. : STOWERS
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Where to find portrait of Grover Cleveland. : $IOOO
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Of Atahualpa's empire. : INCAN
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Exaggerated: Fr. : OUTRE
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Never pleased. : EVERANGRY
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Part of the U. S. : NORTH
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Typewriter type. : ELITE
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20th century invention. : RADAR
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Desperate predicaments. : RATTRAPS
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Emulated Davy Crockett. : SCOUTED
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Russian national dress for peasant women. : SARAFAN
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Cushioned seat. : OTTOMAN
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Pâté de ___ gras. : FOIE
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Now: Dial. : NOO
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Long-legged wader. : IBIS
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Blend. : MELT
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Pug-nosed dog: Colloq. : PEKE
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Periclean colonnade. : STOA
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___ la république! : VIVE
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Boys in blue. : ELIS
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What a hammock is for. : REST
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Thirty, in newspaper parlance. : END

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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