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New York Times, Tuesday, August 30, 1955

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,254
Across
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Corner of a sail. : CLEW
5
Bobbin. : SPOOL
10
Show up. : COME
14
Hindu queen. : RANI
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Hose thread. : LISLE
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Radio-TV character. : AMOS
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Similar. : AKIN
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Ludicrous. : ANTIC
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Arguable. : MOOT
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Dramatic scene in "Lohengrin." : WEDDING
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Play by Ben Jonson. : VOLPONE
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Cover with living grass. : SOD
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Girl of song. : DINAH
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The United States of ___. : INDONESIA
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An aristocrat, in Czarist Russia. : BOYAR
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Forbidding. : DOUR
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Ethiopian title. : RAS
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Like a sea gull. : LARINE
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Common suffixes. : ERS
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Wind harp. : AEOLIAN
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"The stag at ___ . . . " : EVE
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Wait upon. : ATTEND
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Stopping place. : INN
44
Yale and Whitney. : ELIS
45
U. S. flattop. : LEYTE
46
Run away, in Civil War slang. : SKEDADDLE
48
Follow. : ENSUE
50
Insect. : BUG
51
Dullness. : INERTIA
54
Welterweight fighter. : BASILIO
58
Quarter. : COIN
59
Mohammedan devil. : EBLIS
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Advocates of the novel. : NEOS
62
Dance movement. : EDNA
63
Edith in 1955. : GLIDE
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Lollobrigida. : GINA
65
Whirl. : REEL
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Fished. : EELED
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Guy rope. : STAY
Down
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Bird's crop. : CRAW
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Dark-red pigment. : LAKE
3
Novelist Bagnold. : ENID
4
A duke. : WINDSOR
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Maligned. : SLANDERED
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Echoic word for a sound. : PING
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East: German. : OST
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Sebastian's bride. : OLIVIA
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French lesson. : LECON
10
Mothball ingredient. : CAMPHOR
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Book by Melville : OMOO
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Satellite. : MOON
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Italian town or family. : ESTE
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Common noun suffix. : ION
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Father of Leah and Rachel. : LABAN
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Aversion. : DISLIKE
26
High standard. : IDEAL
27
___americano. : NORTE
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Outfielder Rhodes. : DUSTY
29
___ Paulo. : SAO
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Give. : YIELD
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Smith's block. : ANVIL
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Harold Henry of Brooklyn. : REESE
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Describing certain aircraft. : LANDBASED
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In regard to. : ANENT
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Chemical word ending. : INE
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Forever the same. : ETERNAL
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Ruffles, for instance. : EDGINGS
46
Liable to action in court. : SUABLE
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European country: Abbr. : AUS
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Long assault. : SIEGE
51
Squirt gun for cake toppings. : ICER
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Knob. : NODE
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"___ Kleine Nachtmusik." : EINE
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Wait: Archaic. : BIDE
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___ motif. : LEIT
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Hebrides island. : IONA
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Start of an anthem. : OSAY
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Diamond lady. : LIL

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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