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New York Times, Thursday, January 14, 1954

Author:
Louise Rabb
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F J Q X Y }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,661

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Across
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Centers of certain systems. : SUNS
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Users of prayer wheels. : LAMAS
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Winner of 3 Down in 1925. : SHAW
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Enough: Poetic. : ENOW
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Suppose: Humorous. : OPINE
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Major port of Honshu. : KOBE
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Brass-wind instrument. : TUBA
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Art gallery in Florence. : PITTI
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Concerning. : INRE
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Fish dish. : SMELTS
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1921 Nobel prize winner. : EINSTEIN
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1930 prize winner. : LEWIS
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Spanish muralist. : SERT
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On deck. : TOPSIDE
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Old-time sentimental novel by Augusta Jane Evans. : STELMO
33
Make a mistake. : ERR
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Molars, bicuspids, etc. : TEETH
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Maurois' biography of Shelley. : ARIEL
38
Shield. : EGIS
40
Emulate Peter Ibbetson. : DREAM
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"The ___ at eve . . . " : STAG
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Members of the Third Reich. : NAZIS
45
Glacial phenomenon. : SERAC
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Girl's name. : EDA
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Fisherman's lines. : SNELLS
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Forward course: French. : PROGRES
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Animal's hideaway. : LAIR
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Port of Rome. : OSTIA
55
Instruments like xylophones. : MARIMBAS
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Half of a "hurried and confused" word. : HELTER
62
Man's nickname. : ABIE
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Thomas Mann's daughter. : ERIKA
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City fellow, in the West. : DUDE
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Author known for 1925 book. : LOOS
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Make merry. : REVEL
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Opera star Berger. : ERNA
69
Famous fictional lawyer. : TUTT
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Large baglike fishing net. : TRAWL
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Business event. : DEAL
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Figures in a square dance. : SETS
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E pluribus ___. : UNUM
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Headline event in Stockholm or Oslo. : NOBELPRIZE
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Hollows in wet, marshy ground. : SWALES
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Not symmetrical. : LOPSIDED
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High mountain in the Himalayas, 23,400 ft. : API
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Small creature. : MITE
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They vote no. : ANTIS
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Relatives of 70 Across. : SEINES
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Moves along quickly. : SKITTERS
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Sharpen. : HONE
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Shelter or dugout: French. : ABRI
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Suppose: Archaic. : WEEN
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Upbraid. : TWIT
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Senhorita: Abbr. : SRTA
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They know the future. : SEERS
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Bobby soxer's years. : TEENS
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Musical instrument. : ORGAN
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Churchill's prize, 1953. : LITERATURE
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Winner at Gettysburg, 1863. : MEADE
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Miss Nethersole and others. : OLGAS
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Where a foursome foregathers. : TEE
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Arthur Marx. : HARPO
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Most foolish. : SILLIEST
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1953 prize winner. : MARSHALL
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Not a compliment. : SLAM
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Shelter for birds. : COTE
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Willa Cather's middle name. : SIBERT
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Tinged with gold. : GILDED
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Of thinner texture. : RARER
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Ingredient of ale. : MALT
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Eastern name. : ABOU
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Relative of 67 Across. : RIOT
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Hindu deity with four arms. : SIVA
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Actress Best. : EDNA
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What life is. : REAL
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Suburb of London with famous botanical garden. : KEW

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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