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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
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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
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Phrase used in reckoning dates. : ANNODOMINI
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Judicial writ. : HABEASCORPUS
27
Talks for two. : TETEATETES
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Time periods: Abbr. : YRS
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Singer to harp music. : BARD
30
Wireless signal word. : OVER
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Airwomen. : WAAFS
33
Deux. : TWO
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Half. : SEMI
35
Native of Candia. : CRETAN
37
Is: German. : IST
38
Ornery. : MEAN
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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
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Wildebeests. : GNUS
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Timetable abbreviation. : EST
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Voter for the President. : ELECTOR
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Pennon bearer. : LANCE
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Ollas. : POTS
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Hubbub. : STIR
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Coop dweller. : HEN
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Behaves rudely: Rare. : MISDEMEANS
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Canyon. : GORGE
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Hangar. : SHED
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Stumper. : POSER
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Fee-faw-fum. : OGRE
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Napery. : LINENS
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Innuendo. : SLUR
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___ Paese cheese. : BEL
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Gentleman from Italy. : SIGNOR
107
What tholes are for. : OARS
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H. S. T.'s friend. : AES
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Worn out. : ALLIN
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He played "The Guardsman." : LUNT
112
Relative of Connie. : EDNA
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___ Roy. : ROB
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Aftermath of a sneeze. : GESUNDHEIT
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Policy of noninterference. : LAISSEZFAIRE
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Forerunners. : AVANTGARDE
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Psellisms. : LISPS
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On the sea. : AFLOAT
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Tyrants. : NEROS
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Chow ___. : MEIN
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Israeli girl's name. : YETTA
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Wooden bench. : SETTLE
Down
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Cinereous. : ASHY
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Epithet of Richard III. : BOAR
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Baby's aprons. : BIBS
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Previous to. : ERE
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Navy men. : SEABEES
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Plant yielding oil. : SESAME
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Earth. : CLOD
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Pronoun. : HER
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Rubber and tin. : IMPORTS
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Parvenu. : NOUVEAURICHE
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Attack. : ONSET
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Modeled. : SAT
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Perceived. : KNEW
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Involves. : ENTAILS
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Be lenient. : GOEASY
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Negatives. : NOTS
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Soul: French. : AME
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Acrimonious. : BITTER
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Kind of street. : ONEWAY
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Oxlike quadruped. : BISON
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Pixilated. : DAFT
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Dernier ___. : CRI
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Bursts of artillery fire. : RAFALES
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Normandy town. : STLO
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Malacca. : CANE
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A record of impressions. : NOTES
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Stopover. : MOTEL
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Lewis Carroll word. : TOVE
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Grandiose. : EPIC
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Know-how. : SAVOIRFAIRE
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Sundered. : TORE
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Article: Fr. : LES
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Agrees: Colloq. : JIBES
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Fine coating fabric. : CAMELSHAIR
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English philosopher. : LOCKE
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Sets of type. : FONTS
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Accoutrement. : GARB
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Means of clearing problems. : RESOLVENTS
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Justification. : RAISONDETRE
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Having clusters. : TUFTED
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Town in Umbria. : ASSISI
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Inspected. : SEEN
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Quays. : DOCKS
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Plateaux. : MESAS
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Pick-me-up: Slang. : STIM
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White. : SNOWY
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Character in "Tannhäuser." : VENUS
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Signor Siepi. : CESARE
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___ cracker. : ANIMAL
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Geneva conference subject. : ATOMS
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Foot-soldier: Latin. : PEDES
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Danish weight. : ALEN
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Pocketbook. : PORTEMONNAIE
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Namesakes of Miss Gardner. : AVAS
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Breed of cattle. : DEVON
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Talk affectedly. : MINCE
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Son of Troy's founder. : ILUS
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Glutted. : SATED
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Part of a grapevine. : TENDRIL
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Yearner. : ACHER
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Situations. : CASES
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Hepcat's word. : GONE
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Emblem. : SIGN
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Exceedingly: French. : TRES
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Fleur de ___. : LIS
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Young fish. : PARR
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Members of S. A. R. : SONS
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Jean Baptiste Poquelin. : MOLIERE
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Self praiser. : EGOTIST
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Zoo attraction. : GIRAFFE
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Garment part. : SLEEVE
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Cavalryman. : HUSSAR
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Author Wodehouse. : PELHAM
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Singer Mario and family. : LANZAS
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"Bonjour Tristesse" author. : SAGAN
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Edifice: Abbr. : BLDG
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Narrow ravine. : GULLY
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Poem. : ODE
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Formicary dwellers. : ANTS
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Nests. : NIDI
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She: Italian. : ESSA
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Tow-row. : RIOT
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Of speech. : ORAL
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___ noire. : BETE
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One: Italian. : UNO
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Dix. : TEN
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Le Havre: Abbr. : SPT
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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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