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New York Times, Friday, January 8, 1954

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { F J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 257 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,655
Across
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Crusader's enemy. : SARACEN
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First, second, high. : SPEEDS
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Interpretation of the Scriptures. : ANAGOGE
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A mineral. : URALITE
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Important North American waterway. : STLAWRENCERIVER
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Have: Scot. : HAE
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Chooses. : SELECTS
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Common contraction. : IVE
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Silkworm. : ERI
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City dating from 2800 B.C. : TYRE
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Month: Abbr. : DEC
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Painter of ballet dancers. : DEGAS
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V.F.W. member. : VET
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"In God We Trust" is on it. : CENT
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He wrote "In the Wet." : SHUTE
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Eight Kings of England. : EDWARDS
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Duration. : TERM
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Respectful title in Africa. : SIDI
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Keeps in stock. : CARRIES
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Greek letter. : GAMMA
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Die-hard. : TORY
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Canary fancier. : CAT
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Humane feeling. : HEART
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Rodent. : RAT
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Praise highly: Colloq. : TOUT
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Aunt: Spanish. : TIA
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American ship: Abbr. : USS
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Ancient Italians. : SABINES
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Plural suffixes. : IES
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They are not "rugged individualists." : STATESOCIALISTS
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Supporting column in form of a man's figure. : TELAMON
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Major seaport of the Adriatic. : TRIESTE
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Historic horseman. : REVERE
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Take from law court records. : ESTREAT
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Most windows are. : SASHED
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Large red star. : ANTARES
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Governor Umstead's capital. : RALEIGH
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Turkish title. : AGA
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Suppliers to the food industry. : COWS
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White plume. : EGRET
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Senator Kilgore's colleague. : NEELY
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Follows. : SUCCEEDS
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Past tense: Abbr. : PRET
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" . . . lend me your ___." : EARS
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New Haven student. : ELI
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Shared. : DIVIDED
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The Met's Carmen. : STEVENS
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Upright. : ERECT
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Coolness in danger. : NERVE
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Idol of screen and TV. : AUTRY
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Noun suffix. : STER
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Part of a tree. : TWIG
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Mickey Spillane's subject. : CRIME
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Composer Coates. : ERIC
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Lamech's wife. : ADAH
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Something for soup making. : MEATBONE
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Amusement railway, roller ___. : COASTER
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Event at a gallery. : ARTSALE
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Impassive person. : STOIC
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French painter and sculptor. : MATISSE
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Short song. : ARIETTA
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Faith. : TRUST
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Steel armor splint: Var. : TASSET
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Bring together. : UNITE
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Briny drops. : TEARS
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Dotted, as with stars: Heraldry. : SEME
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Ancient instrument. : ASOR
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Pocket opening. : SLIT
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Hebrew letter. : TAV
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Noun suffix. : IER

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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