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GET-TOGETHER

New York Times, Sunday, September 18, 1955

Author:
Helen Bernard
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 76, Avg Word Len: 5.39, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 674 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 152, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 24
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,273
Across
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Taste. : PALATE
7
Reveals. : BARES
12
Printer's term. : STET
16
Moslem judge. : HAKIM
21
One of the Muses. : URANIA
22
Laughing. : RIANT
23
Theatre seat. : LOGE
24
Tilled land of southwest U. S. : ARADO
25
Old-fashioned bee. : SEWINGCIRCLE
27
Widely planted African tree. : AKEE
28
Long-term prisoner. : LIFER
29
Tributary of the Yangtze. : HAN
30
Mucilage. : GLUE
31
Bridge social. : CARDPARTY
34
At a distance. : AFAR
35
Wes Santee. : MILER
37
Horn. : CORNU
38
Phenomenon of Gulliver's fourth voyage. : YAHOO
40
Actor Wallach. : ELI
41
Long-legged bird. : AVOCET
43
Offspring. : PROGENY
45
Attire for a hostess: 2 wds. : NEWDRESS
47
Was hesitant. : HAWED
48
Piggish. : SUINE
49
100 lbs. of nails. : KEG
51
Well-groomed. : SLEEK
52
Author Waugh. : ALEC
53
After: Fr. : APRES
54
Prejudiced person. : BIGOT
56
German prison camp. : STALAG
59
Luncheon pastries. : BERRYPIES
61
Pressed linens. : MANGLED
63
Great ___ Lake. : SLAVE
64
Dinner guest. : EATER
65
Famous puppeteer. : SARG
66
Perform a Tuesday chore. : IRON
68
8-lb. machine gun. : STEN
69
Faithful friend. : ACHATES
72
Sharpness. : BARB
73
Carved gems. : CAMEOS
75
Portuguese gentleman: Abbr. : SNR
76
Lodger. : ROOMER
77
Table doilies. : PLACEMATS
79
Deliver. : RESCUE
81
The immortal Gehrig. : LOU
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Redeemer. : SAVIOR
84
Pocket money. : CASH
85
Envelops. : SWATHES
86
Different. : ELSE
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Licks up. : LAPS
89
Air. : TUNE
90
Party instrument. : PIANO
91
Desiderata. : NEEDS
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Tenants. : LESSEES
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An aid for a busy hostess. : LAZYSUSAN
99
Namesakes of Mr. Drood. : EDWINS
101
Lists. : ROTAS
102
Tunney and Tierney. : GENES
103
City near Moscow. : TULA
104
Array. : ALINE
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Mothers. : MAS
107
Trade mark. : BRAND
108
Belief. : TENET
109
Andirons. : FIREDOGS
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Objurgate. : REPROVE
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Excerpt from the New Testament. : GOSPEL
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Gypsy man or boy. : ROM
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Work unit. : ERGON
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Something found. : TROVE
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Winter visitor. : SANTA
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Of certain poetry. : ODIC
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Kind of golf match. : THREESOME
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Aspirations. : AIMS
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Difficulty. : RUB
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Clementine's father. : MINER
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Ghostly. : EERY
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Cleaning up aid after parties. : SILENTBUTLER
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Scheme so as to get something. : ANGLE
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Author Johnston. : ALVA
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Projects. : IDEAS
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Player at Memorial Stadium. : ORIOLE
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Retreats. : NESTS
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Hennas. : DYES
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Earth: Lat. : TERRA
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Glanced roguishly. : LEERED
Down
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Promote the sale of. : PUSH
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Space. : AREA
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Gardener's equipment. : LAWNMOWER
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Cuckoo. : ANI
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Prickled. : TINGLED
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Young bird. : EAGLET
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Canapé spread. : BRIE
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Soprano part. : AIR
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Animals in great current demand. : RACCOONS
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Magnify. : ENLARGE
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Creator of Uncle Toby. : STERNE
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Rebuff. : SLAP
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Sweet grape. : TOKAY
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Brownish mineral. : EGERAN
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Develops incisors. : TEETHES
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TV actor ___ March. : HAL
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Solo. : ARIA
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Informal social. : KAFFEEKLATSCH
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Principles. : IDEALS
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Kind of chair. : MORRIS
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Mongrel. : CUR
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Bad manners at a party. : DUNKING
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Cries mournfully. : YOWLS
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Dessert treat. : ICECREAM
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Slogans. : CRIES
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Author of "The Flowering Peach." : ODETS
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Character in "Moby Dick." : AHAB
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Latin salutation. : VALE
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More refined. : PURER
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Burglar: Slang. : YEGG
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Former Spanish coins. : REALS
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Northern ___ (apples). : SPIES
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Famous Philistine. : GOLIATH
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Wingless. : APTERAL
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Patio parties. : BARBECUES
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Phrases. : TERMS
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Park or Madison. : AVENUE
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Art styles. : GENRES
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The Dixon-___ contracts. : YATES
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Friend of Caesar. : MARC
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Deer. : DOE
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European industrial section. : SAAR
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___ people spend kroner. : NORWAYS
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Miss Francis of TV. : ARLENE
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Air-conditioned. : COOLED
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Parties for new neighbors. : HOUSEWARMINGS
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Burgeon. : BLOSSOM
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Situation. : CASE
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O'Casey and O'Kelly. : SEANS
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Pibroch player. : PIPER
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Strengthens. : MANS
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Most brave. : STOUTEST
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Mr. Peterson of Civil Defense. : VAL
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Formed an opinion (with "up"). : SIZED
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Roman VIP. : EDILE
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Necessities for certain parties. : TEASETS
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Plushy fabric. : PANNE
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Tricky: Slang. : SNIDE
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Play the lead. : STAR
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Go home. : LEAVE
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Solarium. : SUNPARLOR
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Nautical term. : ALEE
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Federal: Abbr. : NATL
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Derisive sound. : SNORT
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Toady. : GROVELER
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Visionary: Slang. : EGGHEAD
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Cliché. : BROMIDE
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Haircut. : TONSURE
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Singer Jane. : FROMAN
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Medicine chest necessity. : IODINE
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Extremely. : SORELY
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Relative of skoal. : PROSIT
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Frolic. : GAMBOL
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Courage. : NERVE
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Be located. : SIT
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Ancient Briton. : CELT
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Nestling. : EYAS
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Handle. : ANSA
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700-mi. river of the Congo. : UELE
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Trained. : BRED
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Home: Abbr. : RES
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Cup handle. : EAR
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Foulard. : TIE

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 16 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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