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New York Times, Tuesday, January 5, 1954

Author:
Ralph Anderson
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Ralph Anderson has 19 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,652
Across
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Restaurant order. : JAVA
5
Salad ingredient. : SLAW
9
Grifter's speech. : SPIEL
14
Entertainer in Valhalla. : ODIN
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Connoisseurs of cheese. : MICE
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Solo. : ALONE
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Captain Cook's discovery. : SANDWICHISLANDS
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Honored faculty members, retired. : EMERITI
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Ropes for Spanish cowboys. : REATAS
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___ Burgess, creator of the goops. : GELETT
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Uncle: Dial. : EME
25
Icebox incursions. : RAIDS
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Front de Boeuf, Ivanhoe's challenger. : REGINALD
31
Rich river-valley land in Scotland. : CARSE
32
Palm tree. : DATE
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Incite. : SPUR
34
Part of speech: Abbr. : ADJ
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Free-for-all on the diamond. : RHUBARB
38
School group: Abbr. : PTA
39
Part of French Indo-China. : LAOS
41
Makes a little go a long way. : EKES
42
Young bird. : OWLET
44
Austrian violinist. : KREISLER
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Piggeries. : STIES
47
Civil War general. : LEE
48
Giants. : TITANS
50
Spinach, lettuce, etc. : GREENS
53
Dishes named for their original time of sale. : SUNDAES
56
Legendary place on the island of Bimini. : FOUNTAINOFYOUTH
58
School subject: Abbr. : ARITH
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Dogie. : CALF
60
Francis Willard's organization, 1879. : WCTU
61
Perfect or pluperfect. : TENSE
62
___ Gen. Brownell. : ATTY
63
Ornamental stamp. : SEAL
Down
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Actor Ferrer. : JOSE
2
Father of Enoch. : ADAM
3
General Stilwell. : VINEGARJOE
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Gromyko and Vishinsky. : ANDREIS
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Hits hard. : SMITES
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Permitted. : LICIT
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Alas: German. : ACH
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River dam. : WEIR
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Meat for a "dagwood" sandwich. : SALAMI
10
Typewriter parts. : PLATENS
11
Hebrides island. : IONA
12
Boundaries. : ENDS
13
French article. : LES
18
He wrote "Our Town." : WILDER
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He wrote "I Have a Rendezvous With Death." : SEEGER
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Top name in tennis. : TRABERT
25
Detecting device. : RADAR
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Greek letters. : ETAS
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Hokum. : APPLESAUCE
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Early forms of the guitar. : LUTES
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Mild oath. : DRAT
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Make watertight with oakum. : CALK
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Home of the Blue Devils. : DUKE
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Gov. Aronson's capital. : HELENA
37
Science of plant life. : BOTANY
40
Old movies. : SILENTS
43
Casements. : WINDOWS
45
Boil. : SEETHE
46
Old fogyish. : STUFFY
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Tennyson heroine. : ISOLT
50
Triangular piece of cloth. : GORE
51
Wreck. : RUIN
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Italian movie director De ___. : SICA
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Girl's nickname. : ETTA
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Synagogue: Jewish. : SHUL
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Richly rewarding, as a job or a part. : FAT
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Man's nickname. : NAT

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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