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New York Times, Wednesday, July 6, 1955

43-Across : Pulpit.

Author:
Elsie Bishop
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q V W X }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,199
Across
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Baked dishes. : PIES
5
Stout. : ALE
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Fix, as prices. : FREEZE
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Mr. Hoover from 1895 to 1914. : ENGINEER
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Form of ceremonies. : RITUAL
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Rabble-rouser. : AGITATOR
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Thorny flowering shrub or tree. : ACACIA
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Instruction. : LESSON
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Coy. : ARCH
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Cleverness in contrivance. : ART
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Loadstone. : MAGNET
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Sheltered. : ALEE
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Relative of the giraffe. : OKAPI
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Calculator of insurance statistics. : ACTUARY
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Biblical name. : REBA
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Exclamation of surprise. : BOY
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Wrinkle. : RIMPLE
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Brutal. : BESTIAL
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Scolds. : BERATES
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Ruined by overindulgence. : SPOILT
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Young girl entering social life. : BUD
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___ bowl. : DUST
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Pulpit. : ROSTRUM
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Social position. : CASTE
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Catchers' shadows. : UMPS
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One who speaks childishly. : LISPER
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Original inhabitant: Abbr. : NAT
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Barrels. : KEGS
52
___ vitae, tropical tree. : LIGNUM
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Department of a hospital. : CLINIC
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Permit. : TOLERATE
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One who makes amends. : ATONER
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Manager. : OPERATOR
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Rationally. : SANELY
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Item for the nursery. : PEN
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Additional. : MORE
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Thunder sound. : PEAL
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Author of 41 Down. : INGE
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Auspices. : EGIS
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Rests. : SITS
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Volcano in Sicily. : AETNA
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Zodiac sign. : LEO
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Tendency to go astray. : ERRANCY
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Broken. : FRACTURED
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Sumptuous. : RICH
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Greek letter. : ETA
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Tree common in California. : EUCALYPTUS
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French name of Voltaire play. : ZAIRE
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Make proud. : ELATE
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Biblical mother-in-law. : NAOMI
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Soak. : RET
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Prison. : GAOL
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Fleet of warplanes. : ARMADA
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Globes. : ORBS
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Strongest part of a medieval castle. : KEEP
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Engrossment. : ABSORPTION
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Courtyards. : PATIOS
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Melody. : AIR
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Movie from a best seller. : BATTLECRY
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For fear that. : LEST
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Beatrice d'___. : ESTE
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French pronoun. : ILS
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Hit against. : BUMP
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Popular current play. : BUSSTOP
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Equip. : RIG
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Public announcer. : CRIER
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The final Mohican. : UNCAS
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Island in the Mediterranean. : MALTA
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Scott heroine. : ELLEN
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Canal in Gemany. : KIEL
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Metric weight. : GRAM
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Pact of 1949. : NATO
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To use: Lat. : UTOR
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Only. : MERE
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Wind direction. : NNE
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Unclose: Poet. : OPE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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