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New York Times, Thursday, August 11, 1955

15-Down : Bon voyage party.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 258 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,235
Across
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Part of the entertainment world. : THEATER
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___ friend. : BOSOM
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Unfriendly. : HOSTILE
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Spanish ladies. : SENORAS
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Spins. : ROTATES
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Howl. : ULULATE
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Russian city. : UFA
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Angles of 45 degrees. : OCTANTS
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Playing card. : TEN
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Bristles. : SETA
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Tobacco containers. : TINS
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U. S. lady in U. N. : LORD
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Italian city on the Adige. : TRENT
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Silk fabric. : REPP
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River through Florence. : ARNO
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Small child. : TAD
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Bird sound. : COO
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French songstress. : PIAF
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Popular ballet for children. : PETERANDTHEWOLF
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Word for the "lost chord." : AMEN
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Duet. : DUO
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Long-tailed monkey. : SAI
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Legal charge on property. : LIEN
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Scraps. : ORTS
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Noble Indian brave, in Cooper. : UNCAS
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"___ Christie." : ANNA
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Square dance groups. : SETS
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Barbarian. : GOTH
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Important import. : TEA
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Terrifying. : AWESOME
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Consumed. : ATE
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Personnel man. : ENGAGER
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Change the price. : REVALUE
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Open country view. : SCENERY
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Silicon, for example. : ELEMENT
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Use one end of a pencil. : ERASE
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Long steps. : STRIDES
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Rocket force. : THRUST
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Professional dancer: Slang. : HOOFER
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Fortune. : ESTATE
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___ standstill. : ATA
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Big man in the Balkans. : TITO
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Choose. : ELECT
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Mix again. : RESTIR
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Region. : BELT
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Load. : ONUS
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Scale syllable. : SOL
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Dramatic musical poem. : ORATORIO
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Motherly. : MATERNAL
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Solar phenomenon. : SUNSPOT
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Bon voyage party. : SENDOFF
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Raconteur's specialty. : ANECDOTES
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TV accessory. : ANTENNA
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Crested plover. : LAPWING
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Sailor. : TAR
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Exclamations of contempt. : POHS
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Pedestal part. : DADO
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Parts of the mouth. : PALATES
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Distinction. : EMINENCE
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Young person. : TEENAGER
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Tree farm. : NURSERY
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___ de Cologne. : EAU
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Stocks. : STORES
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Took on fuel. : COALED
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Bring into harmony. : ATTUNE
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Halloween appurtenances. : SHEETS
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To reduce, as a metal. : SMELT
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Long periods. : AGES
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Existed. : WERE
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Always. : EVER
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Suffix meaning 20 Down. : ANA
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Friend: Fr. : AMI

Answer summary: 7 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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