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New York Times, Monday, January 25, 1954

Author:
Willard Jordan
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Willard N. Jordan has 39 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,672
Across
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Full of butter, sugar, cream, etc. : RICH
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Prominent golfer. : BOROS
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Football player. : BACK
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___ fixe. : IDEE
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Wage boost. : RAISE
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Where the fleet is. : ASEA
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Den of the "Golden Bears." : CALIFORNIA
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Force or exertion. : DINT
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Soprano Varnay. : ASTRID
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Gov. Byrnes' U. N. status. : DELEGATE
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She threw an apple. : ERIS
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Latest fashion. : RAGE
26
F. O. A. director and family. : STASSENS
30
Standard. : NORMAL
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Author Fannie. : HURST
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Oh dear! : AHME
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Forefather. : SIRE
38
Immortal Giant. : OTT
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Hollywood landmark. : CIROS
40
Constellation. : ARA
41
Utter defeat. : ROUT
43
Diminutive suffixes. : ULES
44
Holy men of Tibet. : LAMAS
46
Slip-ups. : ERRORS
48
Extremely bad: Colloq. : DEVILISH
50
Goes bad. : ROTS
52
Threshold. : SILL
53
Modern. : UPTODATE
57
Reduced speed. : SLOWED
61
Disrupted. : TORN
62
Historic theory in physics. : RELATIVITY
64
Landed. : ALIT
65
Actress Paget. : DEBRA
66
Actress Best. : EDNA
67
___ sapiens (human being). : HOMO
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Bangs. : SLAMS
69
Decipher. : READ
Down
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Costa ___. : RICA
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Miss Lupino and others. : IDAS
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Breton. : CELT
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Girl with a million dollar future. : HEIRESS
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Holder of East River high jump. : BRODIE
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Scull. : OAR
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Part of a watermelon. : RIND
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Wicker or withe. : OSIER
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Routes for the Queens. : SEALANES
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Wisconsin's football squad. : BADGERS
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Committee for Free ___. : ASIA
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Per ___. : CENT
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She sings "I Hate Men." : KATE
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Adjective for Washington. : FIRST
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Part of the psyche. : EGO
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Slow-mover. : SNAIL
26
She sings torch songs. : SHORE
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Teaching assistant. : TUTOR
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Conductor Rodzinski. : ARTUR
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Small strip. : SHRED
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Orange Bowl's locale. : MIAMI
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Pas-de-Calais city. : ARRAS
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Hold in check. : LEASH
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93-year-old painter. : MOSES
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Pie fillings. : CUSTARDS
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Where the "Maple Leafs" hail from. : TORONTO
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Mrs. Rex Harrison. : LILLI
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Ended. : ALLOVER
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16½ feet. : ROD
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Mental views. : VISTAS
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Material for a rolling mill. : STEEL
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Where the Rainbow Bridge is. : UTAH
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Game played in chukkers. : POLO
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Shipshape. : TRIM
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Napoleon's "Empire," 1814–15. : ELBA
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Extensive. : WIDE
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Lab burner. : ETNA
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Couple or pair. : DYAD
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Branch. : ARM

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later.

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