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FOREIGN EXCHANGE

New York Times, Sunday, September 4, 1955

Author:
Jules Arensberg
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 172, Blocks: 79, Avg Word Len: 5.23, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 673 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 140, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 27
Jules Arensberg has 95 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,259
Across
1. Head nun. : ABBESS
7. Combining form for a country. : CHINO
12. Part of a ship's keel. : SKEG
16. Croesus. : NABOB
21. Evening affair. : SOIREE
22. ___ squash. : LEMON
23. Phrase used in reckoning dates. : ANNODOMINI
25. Judicial writ. : HABEASCORPUS
27. Talks for two. : TETEATETES
28. Time periods: Abbr. : YRS
29. Singer to harp music. : BARD
30. Wireless signal word. : OVER
32. Airwomen. : WAAFS
33. Deux. : TWO
34. Half. : SEMI
35. Native of Candia. : CRETAN
37. Is: German. : IST
38. Ornery. : MEAN
39. Exam taker. : TESTEE
42. Form of farewell. : TATA
43. Want of good sense. : FOLLY
45. Victor of the movies. : JORY
46. Birthstones. : OPALS
47. Foreign service offices. : CONSULATES
49. Conniption. : FIT
50. Lively: Ital. : VIVO
51. R. R. station in Paris. : GARE
52. Assumed parts. : ROLES
53. Musical of 1933. : ROBERTA
57. Habitat: Comb. form. : ECO
58. Corresponding. : SAME
59. Cuts up. : DICES
60. King of Sparta. : MENELAUS
61. Ship that brought the Statue of Liberty. : ISERE
63. Hose. : SOCKS
64. Gilets. : VESTS
65. Suppositions. : IFS
66. Full authority. : CARTEBLANCHE
69. Money in the banco. : PESOS
70. ___ spumante. : ASTI
71. Finally: Fr. : ENFIN
72. Tend a fire. : STOKE
73. Punitive. : PENAL
74. Medicinal leaves. : ALOES
75. Name on a 1-baht stamp. : SIAM
76. Arabian sailboats. : DHOWS
77. Patchwork agreement. : MODUSVIVENDI
79. Freund. : AMI
80. The ___ side. : SEAMY
81. White walls. : TIRES
82. Relative of the kudu. : ELAND
83. No-hit game, for example. : RARAAVIS
85. Lincoln heads. : CENTS
86. Wildebeests. : GNUS
87. Timetable abbreviation. : EST
90. Voter for the President. : ELECTOR
91. Pennon bearer. : LANCE
92. Ollas. : POTS
93. Hubbub. : STIR
94. Coop dweller. : HEN
95. Behaves rudely: Rare. : MISDEMEANS
97. Canyon. : GORGE
98. Hangar. : SHED
100. Stumper. : POSER
101. Fee-faw-fum. : OGRE
102. Napery. : LINENS
103. Innuendo. : SLUR
104. ___ Paese cheese. : BEL
105. Gentleman from Italy. : SIGNOR
107. What tholes are for. : OARS
108. H. S. T.'s friend. : AES
109. Worn out. : ALLIN
111. He played "The Guardsman." : LUNT
112. Relative of Connie. : EDNA
113. ___ Roy. : ROB
116. Aftermath of a sneeze. : GESUNDHEIT
119. Policy of noninterference. : LAISSEZFAIRE
122. Forerunners. : AVANTGARDE
123. Psellisms. : LISPS
124. On the sea. : AFLOAT
125. Tyrants. : NEROS
126. Chow ___. : MEIN
127. Israeli girl's name. : YETTA
128. Wooden bench. : SETTLE
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1. Cinereous. : ASHY
2. Epithet of Richard III. : BOAR
3. Baby's aprons. : BIBS
4. Previous to. : ERE
5. Navy men. : SEABEES
6. Plant yielding oil. : SESAME
7. Earth. : CLOD
8. Pronoun. : HER
9. Rubber and tin. : IMPORTS
10. Parvenu. : NOUVEAURICHE
11. Attack. : ONSET
12. Modeled. : SAT
13. Perceived. : KNEW
14. Involves. : ENTAILS
15. Be lenient. : GOEASY
16. Negatives. : NOTS
17. Soul: French. : AME
18. Acrimonious. : BITTER
19. Kind of street. : ONEWAY
20. Oxlike quadruped. : BISON
24. Pixilated. : DAFT
26. Dernier ___. : CRI
31. Bursts of artillery fire. : RAFALES
34. Normandy town. : STLO
35. Malacca. : CANE
36. A record of impressions. : NOTES
38. Stopover. : MOTEL
39. Lewis Carroll word. : TOVE
40. Grandiose. : EPIC
41. Know-how. : SAVOIRFAIRE
42. Sundered. : TORE
44. Article: Fr. : LES
45. Agrees: Colloq. : JIBES
47. Fine coating fabric. : CAMELSHAIR
48. English philosopher. : LOCKE
49. Sets of type. : FONTS
51. Accoutrement. : GARB
53. Means of clearing problems. : RESOLVENTS
54. Justification. : RAISONDETRE
55. Having clusters. : TUFTED
56. Town in Umbria. : ASSISI
58. Inspected. : SEEN
59. Quays. : DOCKS
60. Plateaux. : MESAS
62. Pick-me-up: Slang. : STIM
63. White. : SNOWY
64. Character in "Tannhäuser." : VENUS
66. Signor Siepi. : CESARE
67. ___ cracker. : ANIMAL
68. Geneva conference subject. : ATOMS
69. Foot-soldier: Latin. : PEDES
70. Danish weight. : ALEN
73. Pocketbook. : PORTEMONNAIE
74. Namesakes of Miss Gardner. : AVAS
76. Breed of cattle. : DEVON
77. Talk affectedly. : MINCE
78. Son of Troy's founder. : ILUS
80. Glutted. : SATED
81. Part of a grapevine. : TENDRIL
84. Yearner. : ACHER
85. Situations. : CASES
86. Hepcat's word. : GONE
88. Emblem. : SIGN
89. Exceedingly: French. : TRES
91. Fleur de ___. : LIS
92. Young fish. : PARR
93. Members of S. A. R. : SONS
95. Jean Baptiste Poquelin. : MOLIERE
96. Self praiser. : EGOTIST
97. Zoo attraction. : GIRAFFE
98. Garment part. : SLEEVE
99. Cavalryman. : HUSSAR
100. Author Wodehouse. : PELHAM
102. Singer Mario and family. : LANZAS
103. "Bonjour Tristesse" author. : SAGAN
104. Edifice: Abbr. : BLDG
106. Narrow ravine. : GULLY
107. Poem. : ODE
109. Formicary dwellers. : ANTS
110. Nests. : NIDI
112. She: Italian. : ESSA
113. Tow-row. : RIOT
114. Of speech. : ORAL
115. ___ noire. : BETE
117. One: Italian. : UNO
118. Dix. : TEN
120. Le Havre: Abbr. : SPT
121. Old: German. : ALT

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 20 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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