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New York Times, Saturday, August 27, 1955

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 30, Avg Word Len: 5.42, Missing: { F J Q X }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
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Across
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Sirius. : DOGSTAR
8
Hitler's favorite province. : BAVARIA
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Lacking vitality. : UNALIVE
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Kansas city, pop. 5,775. : ABILENE
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Process of permeation. : OSMOSIS
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Demander. : CLAIMER
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Pace. : STEP
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Tent peg. : STAKE
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Fellow: Slang. : BOZO
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Villain. : SCOUNDREL
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Nebraskan rail center. : OMAHA
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For: Span. : POR
30
Haunts. : NESTS
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Right-hand man. : SECOND
36
Chits of debt. : IOUS
38
Abraham's nephew. : LOT
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Rosy plank in a candidate's platform. : CAMPAIGNPROMISE
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Summer drink. : ADE
43
Patch. : SPOT
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Shade of meaning. : NUANCE
45
Had a new session. : RESAT
47
Wartime symbol. : VEE
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Within the law. : LEGAL
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Needing irrigation. : WATERLESS
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Alberta: Abbr. : ALTA
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Crime of fire. : ARSON
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Two-wheeled carriage with springs. : TRAP
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Plague: Archaic. : MURRAIN
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Italian innkeeper. : PADRONE
65
Pain reliever. : ANODYNE
66
Reverberant. : ECHOING
67
Bumpkin. : HAYSEED
68
Card games like faro. : STUSSES
Down
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Couples. : DUOS
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Once: Dial. : ONST
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Plucky. : GAME
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Cheap clothing store. : SLOPSHOP
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Common contraction. : TIS
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Dispatch boat. : AVISO
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What to do after a vacation. : RESTUP
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Theatrical painting. : BACKDROP
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More efficient. : ABLER
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By way of. : VIA
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Nourishing. : ALIBLE
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San ___, Italian resort. : REMO
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Señorita's name. : INEZ
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Any aircraft. : AERO
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Oilers. : ANOINTERS
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Popular card game. : CANASTA
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Imbues with life. : ENSOULS
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Celluloid glory. : OSCAR
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Union general at Gettysburg. : MEADE
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Highest points. : ACMES
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Throw. : SLING
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Operatic role. : TOSCA
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Iron transformed. : STEEL
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Short swim. : DIP
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Coffee dispenser. : URN
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Held in check. : GOVERNED
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Toscanini and Beecham. : MAESTROS
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Fellowships. : AWARDS
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Runs away. : ELOPES
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Noted French critic. : TAINE
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Ordain. : ENACT
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Oriental nurse. : AMAH
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The moon. : LUNA
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City on the Hudson. : TROY
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Kins: Fr. : ROIS
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Actress Baxter. : ANNE
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Fixes the price. : PEGS
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Sailor's response. : AYE
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Roderick ___, Scott's outlaw. : DHU

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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