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LEXICOGRAPHY

New York Times, Sunday, January 3, 1954

Author:
Roberta Morse
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 144, Blocks: 65, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 528 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 128, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
Roberta H. Morse has 64 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,650
Across
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Product of Formosa. : OOLONG
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Slips by. : ELAPSES
14
Large, whale-like mammal. : DUGONG
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Skulls. : CRANIA
21
Part time athlete's status. : SEMIPRO
22
Highest point. : APOGEE
23
Troubled state. : UNREST
24
Money-maker in movies. : POPCORN
25
Garb of a court jester. : MOTLEY
26
Scout. : LAD
27
German Mr. : HERR
29
Pennsylvania coal city. : SCRANTON
31
Newspaper issues: Abbr. : EDS
32
Egyptian symbol. : ATEN
34
Bathing necessity. : SUIT
36
Brazen: Rare. : AENEAN
37
Fillet on a shaft. : ORLE
38
Repeat the race. : RERUN
40
Position. : STAND
42
Pink elephants, and so on. : DTS
43
Hamelin's river. : WESER
44
Well supplied. : RICH
46
Loveliest of the Pleiades. : MAIA
48
Chariot of early Britain. : ESSED
50
Part of a pizza. : PASTA
52
Kind of milk. : SPILLED
54
Region and chief port of Israel. : HAIFAS
58
Tinker Bell's friend. : PETERPAN
60
French cop. : FLIC
61
Way of one ready to fight. : WARPATH
62
High note. : ELA
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___ Downs. : EPSOM
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Sea between China and Korea. : YELLOW
67
Poetic "till." : UNTO
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Locations. : SITES
70
Wooed. : SUED
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Of ships: Abbr. : NAUT
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Up and about. : ASTIR
74
Old French coins. : ECUS
75
Mint plant. : CATNIP
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Arabian tambourines. : TAARS
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Am, is, ___. : ARE
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Land of the Golden Horde. : TARTARY
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Eastern ketch. : SAIC
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Not in an entente. : UNALLIED
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Where 51 Down ruled, 1923–38. : ANKARA
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Large farms. : RANCHES
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Chills. : COOLS
90
Slight trace. : TINGE
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Kind of test. : ACID
93
Military cap. : KEPI
94
Had social engagements with. : DATED
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An ocean: Abbr. : ATL
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___-Saxon. : ANGLO
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Thomas Mann's daughter. : ERIKA
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Extinct wild ox. : URUS
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Popular fictional form. : SERIAL
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Quick: Dial. : YARE
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Danish weights. : ESER
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Misses' objective. : MRS
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The lost continent. : ATLANTIS
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What commercials aim to do. : SELL
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Not sweet. : SEC
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Very brief 34 Across. : BIKINI
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Insensitive. : CALLOUS
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Fisherman's paradise in the Bahamas. : BIMINI
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Titania's spouse. : OBERON
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Word in motto of France, 1789. : EGALITE
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President Cortines' predecessor. : ALEMAN
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Malay garment. : SARONG
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Yearnings. : DESIRES
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Good-bye. : SOLONG
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By eyesight. : OCULAR
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Fancy. : ORNATE
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Provisions. : LARDER
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Undivided. : ONE
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City near Belgrade. : NISH
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Winner at Saratoga, 1777. : GATES
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Lively intelligence. : ESPRIT
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Where Regulus shines. : LEO
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Electrical units: Abbr. : AMPS
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Haymarket to Hyde Park Corner. : PICCADILLY
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Fern seed. : SPORE
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Commission. : ERRAND
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Wrote poems. : SONNETED
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Famous friend. : DAMON
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Set ___ (assail). : UPON
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Arrived at. : GOT
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Eyers. : OGLERS
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Pointer. : NEEDLE
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Spectacle of Yellowstone. : GEYSER
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College scrimmage. : RUSH
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Controversial news agency. : TASS
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Visiting ___. : NURSE
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Pound lightly. : TAMP
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Role for Laurence Olivier. : OEDIPUS
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Treats with an acid. : NITRES
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Childlike. : NAIF
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Last. : WEAR
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Limner of hillbillies. : CAPP
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Outsider. : ALIEN
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Creator of Marchbanks. : SHAW
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Symbol on seal of Louisiana. : PELICAN
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Mustafa Kemal. : ATATURK
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Muzzle. : SNOUT
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Brilliancy. : ECLAT
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Kind of boat design. : FANTAIL
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Dresses. : ATTIRES
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Propped up. : SHORED
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A tip in Madrid. : PESETA
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Analyze ore. : ASSAY
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Role in "The Ring." : WOTAN
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Eucharistic table. : MENSA
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Hawaiian feasts. : LUAUS
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Country places. : ESTATES
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Goddess of Ephesus. : DIANA
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Angle of a ski jump. : ASLOPE
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British weight for herring. : CRAN
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Relish. : PICCALILLI
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Futurity. : RACE
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Jejune. : ARID
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Feature of Uncle Sam. : CHIN
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Tours' river. : LOIRE
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Went back. : RETRACED
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Irritable. : EDGY
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Kilt wearer. : GAEL
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Persephone, in Attica. : KORE
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Seaplanes for rescue work. : DUMBOS
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Upstairs: Sp. : ARRIBA
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Elephant. : TUSKER
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Measure of printed matter. : LINAGE
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Girls. : LASSES
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Superlative suffix for a general. : ISSIMO
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Actor Wynn. : KEENAN
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Forming a curved line. : ARCING
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Hurt. : STING
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Mercator's symbol. : ATLAS
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Places of exile. : ELBAS
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Straightway. : ANON
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Evening in Paris. : SOIR
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Star in "Can-Can." : LILO
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Tax department: Abbr. : IRO
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Indian. : UTE
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Broadcaster Allen. : MEL

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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