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New York Times, Wednesday, September 7, 1955

Author:
Joseph LaFauci
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Joseph LaFauci has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,262
Across
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Originally, a shepherd. : PASTOR
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Form of polite address to a signora. : MADAMA
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Hard to manage. : RESTIVE
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French philosopher. : ABELARD
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Unsuccessful candidate. : ALSORAN
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Country on the Black Sea. : ROMANIA
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Globemaster. : PLANE
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Geraint's spouse. : ENID
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Part of a ship. : MAST
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Cut and dried alfalfa. : HAYED
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Stick. : CANE
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Type of arch. : OGEE
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Venerable. : AGED
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Tending to or causing: Suffix. : SOME
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Sir Anthony and Lady Clarissa. : EDENS
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Make a slip. : ERR
29
Oft-heard word in poker. : ANTE
30
Beverage. : ALE
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Spanish article. : LAS
32
"Little ___." : BOYBLUE
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Extent of rough water. : RIP
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Small number. : FEW
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Tenuous. : RARE
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Rather than. : ERE
40
Strode. : PACED
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Silent star. : BARA
44
Look over. : SCAN
45
Hurt. : ACHE
46
Sound of Big Ben. : BONG
47
Small table. : STAND
48
Salt-water fish, the saurel. : SCAD
49
Lie at anchor. : RIDE
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Obsession. : MANIA
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Territory in French West Africa. : SENEGAL
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Sternly disciplined. : SPARTAN
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Decorate with intaglios. : ENGRAVE
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In good financial condition. : SOLVENT
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Bed canopy. : TESTER
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Certain fishermen. : EELERS
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Disease obviated by niacin. : PELLAGRA
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Analyzers. : ASSAYERS
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Pitted. : STONED
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Exhausted. : TIRED
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Eggs: Latin. : OVA
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President of France. : RENECOTY
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Merchant ___. : MARINE
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Dwelling. : ABODE
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Mr. Butler's party: Abbr. : DEM
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Stylish. : ALAMODE
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Get along. : MANAGE
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Began. : ARISEN
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He painted "The Transfiguration." : RAPHAEL
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Tropical fruits. : DATES
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A product when well advertised. : NAMEBRAND
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Obstruct (with "under"). : SNOW
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Gen. Robert ___. : ELEE
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Resting. : ABED
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Imaginary atmosphere. : AURA
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Generous gifts. : LARGESSE
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Renouncer. : RECANTER
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Pahlevi's subjects. : IRANIANS
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Lavaliere. : PENDANT
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Suppliers of material. : FEEDERS
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Opposite of 10 Down. : PASSE
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Emphasize. : ACCENT
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Dimes and quarters. : CHANGE
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Part of a steam engine. : BOILER
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Famish. : STARVE
46
Milwaukee player. : BRAVE
47
Illiberal. : SMALL
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Narrow ship channel. : GAT
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He wrote "The Bells." : POE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later.

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