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New York Times, Saturday, August 13, 1955

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,237
Across
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Summering place. : CAMP
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Outpourings in meter. : POEMS
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Hard hit. : SMIT
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Inter ___. : ALIA
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Relative of an atoll. : ISLET
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Items in Italian treasury. : LIRE
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Embellishment on back of $2 bill. : MONTICELLO
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State: Suffix. : OSIS
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Indians of N. Y. : SENECAS
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Deserver of the fairest. : BRAVEST
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King: Span. : REY
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Overindulge. : PAMPER
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One's wish. : PLEASURE
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State council. : SENATE
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Short letter. : LINE
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Model or pattern. : NORM
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Defiant one. : REBEL
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Nautical letters. : USS
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Ties up. : TETHERS
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The: Spanish. : LAS
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Walk in rain. : SLOSH
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Waist confiner. : SASH
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Famous Cuban first name. : DESI
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Massachusetts leader. : HERTER
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Opponent of the Sadducees. : PHARISEE
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Affectionate gesture. : CARESS
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Mother of the winds. : EOS
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Figure in "Gone With the Wind." : SHERMAN
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Arranged in a pile. : STACKED
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Artesian. : WELL
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Movie scenario. : CONTINUITY
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Well-versed. : ABLE
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Island group E of Fiji. : TONGA
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Zeno's background. : STOA
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___ wishes. : BEST
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Word like "umpteen." : STEEN
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___ for (summon). : SEND
Down
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Pieces of machinery. : CAMS
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Perennial plant. : ALOE
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Where St. Cloud is: Abbr. : MINN
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Saucerlike dishes of anc. Rome. : PATERAE
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Too small for notice. : PICAYUNE
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Chemistry suffixes. : OSES
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Building form. : ELL
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Type of toast. : MELBA
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Weather vagaries. : STORMS
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Balkan native. : SLOVENE
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Subjects of Hugo novel. : MISERABLES
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Electra's daughter. : IRIS
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New driver's ordeal. : TEST
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Frosts. : ICES
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Imitators. : APERS
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Not definitely. : PERHAPS
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Symbol of luxury. : PLUSH
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Hosier's material. : LISLE
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Puts under a spell. : ENSORCELLS
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Spoils. : ROTS
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Importune. : TEASE
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Diminutive of Alice. : ELSIE
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Screen design. : MESH
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Heat: Comb. form. : THERM
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Name of an Alpine range. : RHAETIAN
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Young actress. : STARLET
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Talk about. : DISCUSS
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Shows one's feelings. : REACTS
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Equine color. : ROAN
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Face: Slang. : SNOOT
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Mop up. : SWAB
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Goddess of youth. : HEBE
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Storage: Abbr. : STGE
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Item used in Ben Franklin experiment. : KITE
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King Henry VI's project. : ETON
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Consisting of two. : DYAD
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Wind direction. : NNE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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