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New York Times, Monday, September 5, 1955

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.24, Missing: { B K Q V Y Z }
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
David Steinberg notes:

Uncorrectable grid mistake at 33-Down—entry should be ERST.

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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,260
Across
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Aglaia, Thalia and Euphrosyne. : 3GRACES
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Describing the magic boots of folklore. : 7LEAGUE
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Sandy. : ARENOSE
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Mild disorder. : AILMENT
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Be made up (of). : CONSIST
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Former heavyweight in the ring. : GALENTO
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Bushy clump of ivy. : TOD
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Minor. : LESSER
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Sign of the times. : NEON
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Popular song of the past. : SMILES
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Movable mountain. : OSSA
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Nickname of Lincoln's son. : TAD
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Group of unions. : CIO
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___ blanche. : CARTE
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British C. I. C. in 1915. : HAIG
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Participants in a seaside sport. : SURFRIDERS
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Adds up (to). : AMOUNTS
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Swizzle stick. : MUDDLER
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Contenders for the Davis Cup. : TENNISTEAM
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Ultimate. : LAST
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Home of the Krupps. : ESSEN
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Recognize. : OWN
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Actor Harrison. : REX
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Military assistant. : AIDE
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Scholarly showoff. : PEDANT
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"The Conning Tower" was ___ column. : FPAS
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Steel beam. : GIRDER
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Pinnacle. : TOR
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Resort near San Diego, Calif. : LAJOLLA
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Scholarly. : ERUDITE
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Walking-on-air feeling. : ELATION
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Certain students. : SENIORS
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Suited to the occasion. : APROPOS
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Members of a monastic order. : ESSENES
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Playwright's usual scheme. : 3ACTS
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Make neat or tidy. : GROOM
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Performances. : RENDITIONS
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The solution: Abbr. : ANS
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Tortile. : COILED
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Pronunciation hazards. : ESSES
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Cliques. : SETS
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From the cradle to the grave. : 7AGESOFMAN
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Members of a famous Wisconsin club. : LIARS
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Letter of the alphabet. : ELL
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So be it. : AMEN
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Actor Kelly. : GENE
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Biblical preposition. : UNTO
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___ jacket. : ETON
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Time of day: Fr. : SOIR
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Shallow channel: Var. : LAGUNE
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Chemical compound. : ACID
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Caretakers. : CUSTODIANS
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Mixed up. : ADDLED
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Vacation objective. : RELAXATION
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___ jolie (very pretty): Fr. : TRES
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Formerly: Arch. : ESRT
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Shrink from. : HATE
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Site of Iowa State. : AMES
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Thoroughfares: Abbr. : STS
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Card game: Var. : RUM
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Heroine of "Strange Interlude." : NINA
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Pitcher. : EWER
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What TV viewers see late at night. : RERUNS
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Northern dwelling. : IGLOO
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Fathers of jeune filles. : PERES
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___ Dame. : NOTRE
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Strand of hair. : TRESS
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Chigger. : FLEA
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Feeler. : PALP
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Not in harmony. : AJAR
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Hernando De ___. : SOTO
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Companion of "dem." : DESE
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Edge. : LIP
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Fade away. : DIE

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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