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MIXED DOUBLES

New York Times, Sunday, January 17, 1954

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 134, Blocks: 66, Avg Word Len: 5.60, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 540 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 143, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 29
Jack Luzzatto has 292 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

Original 101-Down clue had "Altdorfis"; corrected this to "Altdorf is."

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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,664
Across
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The world of research. : SCIENCE
8
Herd fright. : PANIC
13
Made to work as a group. : TEAMED
19
Mortarboard decorations. : TASSELS
20
Fallacies in logic. : IDOLA
21
Kettledrums. : TIMPANI
22
Mexican police. : RURALES
23
A "dead duck." : GONER
24
Large orange butterfly. : EMPEROR
25
Man's palindromic name. : ASA
26
Sport shoes. : LOAFERS
28
Ensnare. : INNET
30
Cry of belittlement. : TUT
31
News morsel. : ITEM
33
It's made from coal, water and air. : NYLON
34
Guten ___ (good evening): Ger. : ABEND
35
Wine: Comb. form. : VINI
36
McKinley's birthplace. : NILES
38
Scots name. : IAN
39
The Blue Nile in Ethiopia. : ABBAI
40
"___ over lightly." : ONCE
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Persons of superficial learning. : SCIOLISTS
43
Cattle pests in South Africa. : TSETSEFLIES
46
Needs. : WANTS
47
___ Sarasin, Thai Ambassador. : POTE
48
Relative of smaze. : SMOG
49
Lemuel Shepherd's men. : MARINES
52
Celebrity. : FAME
53
Dwellers in Sandusky. : OHIOANS
56
Government man. : AGENT
57
Upholstery trimming. : PIPINGCORD
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Useful Latin abbreviation. : ETC
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Spruce. : TRIG
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Political districts. : PREFECTURES
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Tea plant. : THEA
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A sheep in its second year. : TEG
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Wife of Pluto. : PROSERPINA
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Savage eel. : MORAY
68
Coat crisply. : ENCRUST
70
Bird calls. : COOS
71
Shaving lotions. : BAYRUMS
73
Officer's man. : AIDE
74
Nest lining. : DOWN
75
U. S. jet. : SABRE
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Feature of Florida or California. : ORANGEGROVE
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Bit part. : MINORROLE
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Silent star Negri. : POLA
85
Pointer. : AIMER
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Naturally packaged food. : EGG
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Nonedible baloney. : HOKUM
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Actor Jannings. : EMIL
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State of peace and serenity. : ORDER
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Wild rose. : BRIAR
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Noodlehead: Slang. : SIMP
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Coursed. : RAN
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Vacation cowboys. : DUDES
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Rehearsed. : DRILLED
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Nothing. : NIL
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Make cartoons move. : ANIMATE
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City on the Po. : TURIN
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Relative of marjoram. : OREGANO
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Warren, Burton, Minton, et al. : NINEMEN
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Persian: Comb. form. : IRANO
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Fugitive from home. : RUNAWAY
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Macbeth's "fatal vision." : DAGGER
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Mentions for bravery. : CITES
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Closes in. : ENSEALS
Down
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Passages of music. : STRAINS
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Satirical. : CAUSTIC
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Constituent of Sharett. : ISRAELI
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Economic agency. : ESA
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Curiosity Shop girl. : NELL
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Athenian demagogue who fought Sparta, 425 B. C. : CLEON
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Bacon and Montaigne. : ESSAYISTS
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Birds that "talk." : PIGEONS
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Embellish. : ADORN
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Negative prefixes. : NONS
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___ de France. : ILE
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Indian of Central America. : CARIBBEE
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Clocked. : TIMED
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Pre-___ (appropriate). : EMPT
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Do likewise. : APE
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Cocktail. : MARTINI
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State publicly. : ENOUNCE
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Smirches. : DIRTIES
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Court wear. : TENNISSHOE
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Stylish shoes, sans heels. : FLATS
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Well organized. : NEAT
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Caterwauling. : MEOWING
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Self-restraint. : ABSTENTION
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Astrakhan's river. : VOLGA
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Bias: Colloq. : SLANT
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Replacement for electricity? : ATOMICPOWER
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Chemical suffix. : INE
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Afghan chiefs. : EMIRS
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FAO gift. : FOOD
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Type of book. : PAPERCOVER
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Nickname for Ridgway. : MATT
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Concur. : AGREE
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Victoria's sixty-four years. : REIGN
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"Spirit of '76" music-maker. : FIFE
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Gumbo: Var. : OCRA
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Leader of India. : NEHRU
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Replacement of sailing vessels. : STEAM
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Nuisance. : PEST
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Replacements of bows and arrows. : GUNS
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Small isles of the West Indies. : CAYS
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Inhibited person. : PRUDE
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Where American Beauties grow. : ROSEGARDEN
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Bullfighters on foot. : TOREROS
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A very prim person. : PRIG
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Gift of the Magi. : MYRRH
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Welland ___. : CANAL
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Capital of Mysore. : BANGALORE
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Turku port, Finland. : ABO
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Home-grown. : DOMESTIC
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Seal or signet. : SIGIL
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Factor on which a math example is performed. : OPERAND
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Where Ploesti is. : ROMANIA
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Trueing. : ALINING
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Carrousel or roller coaster: Colloq. : RIDE
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Givers of fine wool. : MERINOS
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Scene of the "Teahouse" play. : OKINAWA
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Of a light unit. : LUMINAL
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Makes use of. : EMPLOYS
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External. : OUTER
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Pickle. : BRINE
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Second showing. : RERUN
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Ellen Terry's title. : DAME
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Mild expletive. : DRAT
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Private nooks. : DENS
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Sister to Amy and Jo. : MEG
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Where Altdorf is. : URI
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Go: Scot. : GAE

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 19 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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