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New York Times, Monday, September 26, 1955

53-Across : Dais.

Author:
Helen Fasulo
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,281
Across
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Former star of "Inherit the Wind." : MUNI
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Blood of the Olympians. : ICHOR
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Fish. : SOLE
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Ready for business. : OPEN
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Untaught. : NAIVE
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Arabian VIP. : EMIR
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Bell sound. : BONG
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Poem by Kilmer. : TREES
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___ Lardner. : RING
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Describing holiday traffic. : SNARLED
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Revolves. : ROTATES
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Particles in nuclear experiments. : IONS
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Snare. : TRAP
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Describing certain photos. : CANDID
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"The Flying ___." : DUTCHMAN
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South American tuber. : OCA
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Spanish title. : SENOR
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Formal headdress. : TIARA
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Nickname of Mark Twain character. : HUCK
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Widow's legacy. : DOWER
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Type of glove. : MITT
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Roman rooms. : ATRIA
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Small picture in a larger one. : INSET
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Police cordon. : NET
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Not required. : NEEDLESS
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Voluntarily. : FREELY
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Javanese carriage. : SADO
52
British M. P. : PEER
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Dais. : ROSTRUM
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"___ and Old Lace." : ARSENIC
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North Pacific island. : ATTU
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Scatter a spicy scent. : CENSE
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Wigwag signals. : CODE
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Fraternal organization: Abbr. : IOOF
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Fill with exultation. : ELATE
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Narrated. : TOLD
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Table extension. : LEAF
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Units of electrical force. : DYNES
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___ terrier. : SKYE
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Crowds. : MOBS
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Fix ___ (choose). : UPON
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Baby girl: Span. : NENA
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Mrs. Roberto Rossellini. : INGRID
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Fiancé. : INTENDED
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Nickname of a ball team. : CARDS
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Make haste. : HIE
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Proposals. : OVERTURES
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Vacationers' haunt. : RESORT
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Celestial beings. : SERAPHIM
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Fail to mention. : OMIT
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Stock of goods. : LINE
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Units of energy. : ERGS
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Girl's name. : LOIS
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Talent for diplomacy. : TACT
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Movie role for James Cagney. : COHAN
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Discerning. : ACUTE
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Mother-of-pearl. : NACRE
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Gridiron items. : DOWNS
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Where the Penobscot flows. : MAINE
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Russian cooperative. : ARTEL
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Trimly neat. : NATTY
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In a disagreeable manner. : NOISOMELY
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Juvenile behavior: Slang. : KIDSTUFF
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Football officials. : REFEREES
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Wing-shaped. : ALAR
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Very: French. : TRES
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Brought to light. : EDUCED
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Establishes. : ERECTS
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Dough. : PASTE
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Fence. : RAIL
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Oklahoma Indian. : OTOE
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Greek portico. : STOA
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Sheltered place. : NOOK
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Vainly. : IDLY
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Grant. : CEDE
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Nickname for Miss Fabray. : NAN

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later.

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