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New York Times, Friday, August 5, 1955

Author:
Sidney Lambert
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
Sidney Lambert has 114 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,229
Across
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Strip of wood or metal. : SLAT
5
Its capital is Shillong. : ASSAM
10
Ambassador Eban. : ABBA
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City near Rangoon. : PEGU
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Scene of "Das Rheingold." : RHINE
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Tie. : DRAW
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Latin Cupid. : AMOR
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Rejected. : TURNEDDOWN
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Gatherings of people. : TURNOUTS
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Fishing lines. : TRAWLS
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Slate cleaners. : ERASERS
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Author O'Flaherty. : LIAM
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Gold: Spanish. : ORO
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Monotonous cadence. : SINGSONG
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Gaint with a hundred eyes. : ARGUS
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Goes after a fly ball, in batting practice. : SHAGS
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Form of criticism. : BOO
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Cause distress. : HURT
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Comes down. : RAINS
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Prong of an antler. : TINE
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Pother. : ADO
39
Morning reception. : LEVEE
40
Nine goddesses. : MUSES
41
Dirtied. : BEGRIMED
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Greatly. : FAR
44
Actor Skinner. : OTIS
45
Where topsides and decks meet. : GUNNELS
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Next to Jupiter. : SATURN
52
Happened along. : TURNEDUP
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Fled from the scene. : TURNEDTAIL
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Czarist parliamentary body. : DUMA
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Dry as dust. : ARID
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Worn away. : EROSE
58
Freezer. : ICER
59
Hiatuses. : GAPS
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Leveled to the ground. : RASED
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English river, into The Wash. : NENE
Down
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Excessive outpouring, as of words. : SPATE
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Animal allied to the monkey. : LEMUR
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Neighbor of a stoa. : AGORA
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Produces. : TURNSOUT
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Toscanini. : ARTURO
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Forbids entrance. : SHUTS
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Knights. : SIRS
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New England cape. : ANN
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Assemblies. : MEETINGS
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Cartoonist of the "Monster" family. : ADDAMS
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Forehead. : BROW
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Loud cry. : BAWL
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Barley bristles. : AWNS
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Passes slowly. : DRAGS
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Poetic contractions. : OERS
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Climbing plant. : LIANE
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Started suddenly. : SHIED
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Broad sashes. : OBIS
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Nary a one. : NONE
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Fares. : GOES
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Moby Dick's enemy. : AHAB
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Unmannerly. : RUDE
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British tar's ration of rum. : GROG
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Builds a nest egg. : SAVES
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Memo of future action. : REMINDER
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Retired for the night. : TURNEDIN
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Metric measure. : LITRE
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Octogenarian author. : MANN
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Divisions of a bout. : ROUNDS
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Rolled tightly. : FURLED
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Aspect. : GUISE
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Elicit. : EDUCE
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Unit of light. : LUMEN
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Fifth tire. : SPARE
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Exclusive soiree. : STAG
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Surrounding atmosphere. : AURA
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Cruise. : TRIP
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Southwestern resort city. : TAOS
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Partner of la. : TRA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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