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New York Times, Monday, January 18, 1954

Author:
Louise Rabb
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 299 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
Louise Rabb has 14 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,665
Across
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Symbols of R. N. achievement. : CAPS
5
Chart. : MAP
8
Statuette awards. : OSCARS
14
Molding. : OGEE
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Single point. : ACE
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Paving for an airport apron. : TARMAC
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French prize for literature. : GONCOURT
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Russian vehicle drawn by three horses. : TROIKA
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Fence crossing. : STILE
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Noted Canadian physician. : OSLER
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201. : CCI
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"Hilda ___," by Arnold Bennett. : LESSWAYS
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Tap dancer: Slang. : HOOFER
30
African nut tree. : COLA
31
Evian or Aix-les-Bains. : SPA
34
Of an armbone. : ULNAR
35
Dirges played on bagpipes. : CORONACHS
37
Escaped. : FLED
38
TV headliner. : BERLE
39
Man's name: Abbr. : CHAS
40
Person who stirs up strife. : FIREBRAND
42
Use a divining rod. : DOWSE
43
French pronoun. : SES
44
Facility. : EASE
45
Lifework. : CAREER
46
His prize play, "Both Your Houses." : ANDERSON
48
Noun suffix. : IST
49
Coaxial ___. : CABLE
52
Skoal! : TOAST
54
U. S. prize winner in drama. : ONEILL
56
Prize awarded since 1917. : PULITZER
59
Hard. : STEELY
60
Presidential nickname. : IKE
61
Flying craft. : AERO
62
Hoad's forte. : TENNIS
63
Run with almost soundless step. : PAD
64
City of 226,000 in Austria. : GRAZ
Down
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Minor part of a machine. : COG
2
In the past. : AGO
3
Retired workers. : PENSIONERS
4
Denomination. : SECT
5
Wrestler: Slang. : MAULER
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Suitor of Lydia Languish. : ACRES
7
Fit of temper. : PET
8
Mel of baseball. : OTT
9
Writer who refused a prize in 1940. : SAROYAN
10
Victoria ___. : CROSS
11
Plant yielding yellow dye. : AMIL
12
Slant, as a ship's funnels. : RAKE
13
Relic of battle. : SCAR
18
Engineer's helper. : OILER
22
Sounds of a starting locomotive. : CHUFFS
23
Lassie. : COLLIE
25
Disdainful one. : SCORNER
26
The earth. : WORLD
27
Lily plant. : ALOE
29
Lose freshness. : FADE
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Missionary of international reputation. : SCHWEITZER
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Planetary variations. : PHASES
33
Claim and defend. : ASSERT
35
Discontinue. : CEASE
36
Acidity. : ACOR
38
Thin wire nail. : BRAD
41
Italian dramatist, author of "The Jest." : BENELLI
42
Classical name for the Greeks. : DANAI
45
Became less sociable. : COOLED
46
One required to register. : ALIEN
47
German dive bomber. : STUKA
49
Sacrifice. : COST
50
Part of the pot. : ANTE
51
Auxiliary verb. : BEEN
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Deer. : STAG
55
River in France and Belgium. : LYS
56
Hero of "Great Expectations." : PIP
57
Epoch. : ERA
58
Miss Russell of "Wonderful Town." : ROZ

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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