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New York Times, Thursday, August 18, 1955

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { J Q U X Z }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
Jack Luzzatto has 292 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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Students & seniors
Across
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Reminiscent meal. : HASH
5
Bitter cries. : SOBS
9
Author of "America the Beautiful." : BATES
14
Spanish jug. : OLLA
15
Defense. : PLEA
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Vital. : ALIVE
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Most addicted to jive. : SLANGIEST
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Made with split rattan. : CANED
20
Newspaper service. : SYNDICATE
21
Whale's stripped carcass. : KRENG
22
Eat. : DINE
23
Table companion. : MESSMATE
25
Balls of tread or yarn. : CLEWS
27
Dogma. : TENET
28
Man of daring. : HERO
29
Embargo. : BAN
30
Rubble. : DEBRIS
35
Turned aside. : AVERTED
37
Well filled. : REPLETE
38
Hooded garments for Aleutian wear. : PARKAS
39
Make imperfect. : MAR
40
Plural suffix, in zoology. : ACEA
41
Car model. : SEDAN
43
Beat it! : SCRAM
44
Home-loving. : DOMESTIC
48
Fraudulent. : FAKE
49
Run away. : ELOPE
50
Trick with a disappearing pea. : SHELLGAME
54
Where Innsbruck is. : TIROL
55
Thought it over. : MEDITATED
56
Baffle pursuit. : EVADE
57
On one's toes. : ATIP
58
___ dive. : NOSE
59
Guided again. : RELED
60
___ go. : LETS
61
Member of the family, for short. : GRAN
Down
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Cowpoke's mount. : HOSS
2
Brother in arms. : ALLY
3
Owner of a bad tongue. : SLANDERER
4
Do-it-yourself production. : HANDIWORK
5
Flavorful part. : SPICE
6
Olive genus. : OLEA
7
The fellows who may win. : BESTMEN
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Lining fabric. : SATEEN
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Retrogression. : BACKSTEP
10
Buzzer of a clock. : ALARM
11
Clothes moth. : TINEA
12
Significant happening. : EVENT
13
Rough grass. : SEDGE
18
Cotton processers. : GINS
24
Passover feast. : SEDER
25
Fellow. : CHAP
26
Bulgarian coins. : LEVA
27
Small child. : TAD
29
Much harried. : BESET
31
Engine-room crew: Slang. : BLACKGANG
32
Reanimator. : RECREATOR
33
Virginia willow. : ITEA
34
Wrinkle. : SEAM
36
Ornamented with fringed knobs. : TASSELED
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Fled. : RAN
39
Jungle knife. : MACHETE
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Gloomy. : DISMAL
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Season to taste. : SALT
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Cause to pause. : DETER
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Color similar to chartreuse. : OLIVE
46
Aesop's point. : MORAL
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Aftersong. : EPODE
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Diver's gyrations. : FLIPS
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Revise. : EDIT
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A remnant of erosion. : MESA
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World of innocence. : EDEN

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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