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New York Times, Monday, January 4, 1954

Author:
M. S. Manning
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Mary S. Manning has 14 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,651
Across
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Edison's middle name. : ALVA
5
Bangkok's river. : MENAM
10
Coaling station of the Middle East. : ADEN
14
Vichyssoise ingredient. : LEEK
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Town in New York. : OWEGO
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Person unaware of new ideas. : DODO
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Against. : ANTI
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Furnish with new workers. : REMAN
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Particular form. : MODE
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City in New Hampshire, pop. 34,669. : NASHUA
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Firsthand. : ORIGINAL
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Ireland is one. : ISLE
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Isolated rock projecting from the sea. : SCAR
27
Peewee Reese and Alvin Dark. : CAPTAINS
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Where the "midnight choo-choo" goes. : ALABAM
35
Fee for money exchange. : AGIO
36
Sea between the Philippines and Borneo. : SULU
38
Girl's nickname. : ELLIE
39
Relative of a hoot or atom. : RAP
40
Bundles of fiber forming rope. : STRANDS
42
Cloak-and-dagger agency. : OSS
43
Foe. : ENEMY
45
Arabian title. : EMIR
46
How to play canfield. : SOLO
47
Hillbilly's food. : TATERS
49
Cattle raisers. : STOCKMEN
51
See 5 Across. : SIAM
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Actress Logan. : ELLA
54
Zealous actions for causes. : CRUSADES
58
Lou of football. : LITTLE
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Piece of foreign currency. : LIRA
63
Indian. : OSAGE
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Waters: French. : EAUX
66
Biblical king. : AGAG
67
Earnings. : WAGES
68
Pagliacci's word. : RIDI
69
Twenty-minute walk. : MILE
70
Valuable thing. : ASSET
71
Necessity for a hobble skirt. : SLIT
Down
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Author Paton. : ALAN
2
2,600-mile river into the Arctic. : LENA
3
Members of the V. F. W. : VETS
4
Royal visitor to U. S. : AKIHITO
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Writer of fables. : MORALIST
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Lamb's mother. : EWE
7
Captain of a fictional submarine. : NEMO
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Seaweed products. : AGARS
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Girl's name. : MONICA
10
Fechteler or McCormick. : ADMIRAL
11
Tam O'Shanter's river. : DOON
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Mussolini's daughter. : EDDA
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Joyeux ___. : NOEL
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O. W. I. magazine of World War II. : USA
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Weather forecast. : GALES
25
Harden. : ENURE
27
Proofreader's mark. : CARET
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Capital of Guam. : AGANA
29
Laboratory tube. : PIPET
30
Shuts with force. : SLAMS
32
Flower. : BLOOM
33
Usher's bailiwick. : AISLE
34
A heavy electron. : MESON
37
Act in concert. : UNITE
40
Republic south of Turkey. : SYRIA
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Funniest. : DROLLEST
44
President's January speech to Congress. : MESSAGE
46
Subject of popular Currier and Ives sports print. : SKATERS
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1866 battle site on Elbe River. : SADOWA
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Year in time of Pius I. : CLI
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Western scenery. : MESAS
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Mollusk. : CLAM
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Mountain near Lake of Lucerne. : RIGI
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European boundary range. : URAL
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Droops. : SAGS
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Large part of a polliwog. : TAIL
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Public games of ancient Rome. : LUDI
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Theater sign. : EXIT
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Letter. : GEE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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