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New York Times, Tuesday, August 9, 1955

Author:
Fletcher Coates
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Fletcher Coates has 5 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,233
Across
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Sotto ___. : VOCE
5
Check. : STOP
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Flowerless plant seed. : SPORE
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Sacred picture. : ICON
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Japanese aborigine. : AINU
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Equipment for a panzer division. : ARMOR
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Impression. : DENT
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Drawbacks. : DETRIMENTS
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Listens in. : EAVESDROPS
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Order. : FIAT
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Less than a couple. : ONE
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Giant catcher's nickname. : WES
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Greek mountain. : OSSA
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Akin. : NEAR
29
Completely loyal person. : TRUEBLUE
33
Foyer. : ENTRY
35
Anthem. : MOTET
36
Moreover. : AND
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Brace. : PAIR
38
Land ___! : SAKES
39
Surrounded. : AMID
40
Japanese name. : ITO
41
Violin. : STRAD
42
Little Margaret. : GRETA
43
Obstinate. : CONTRARY
45
Rounded hammer head. : PEEN
46
French roast. : ROTI
47
Sea inlet. : ARM
48
Poetic contraction. : TIS
51
Pause. : STAY
54
Kipling's comment on Asia. : EASTISEAST
57
Stateroom occupants. : PASSENGERS
59
Skilled. : ABLE
60
Skips. : OMITS
61
Whitney and Yale. : ELIS
62
Corner of a sail. : CLEW
63
Rag, so to speak. : TEASE
64
Destroy. : SLAY
65
World War II defector. : HESS
Down
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Broadcasting medium. : VIDEO
2
The Arctic is one. : OCEAN
3
1956 highlight. : CONVENTION
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Grafted: Heraldry. : ENTE
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Less gleeful. : SADDER
6
Layers. : TIERS
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Atop. : ONTO
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Signified. : PURPORTED
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An Uncle. : SAM
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Kind of house. : PREFAB
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All: Comb. form. : OMNI
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Roster. : ROTA
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Formerly: Arch. : ERST
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Disputed matters. : ISSUES
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Dance movement. : SWAY
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Coterie. : SET
28
Wander. : ERR
29
Sweet wine. : TOKAY
30
Deplorable. : LAMENTABLE
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One. : UNIT
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Icelandic tales. : EDDA
33
Great book. : EPIC
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One facet of the Geneva discussions. : NATO
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Society page news. : MARRIAGES
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___ Island, part of N. Y. C. : STATEN
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Live. : ARE
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Full house sign. : SRO
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Garnets or topazes. : GEMS
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Appointments. : TRYSTS
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Fussy. : PRISSY
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Roman entrance halls. : ATRIA
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Alderney, Jersey, Guernsey. : ISLES
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Muddles. : STEWS
51
Kind of news. : SPOT
52
Insipid. : TAME
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Laos is part of it. : ASIA
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Deal in. : SELL
56
Apiece. : EACH
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Direction. : ESE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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