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New York Times, Monday, October 11, 1954

Author:
Martha Brownlee
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { B Q Z }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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Across
1
Asian archipelago. : JAPAN
6
V.I.P. in Iran. : SHAH
10
Raconteur of the book world. : CERF
14
With mouth wide open. : AGAPE
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Down. : PILE
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Angle between twig and stem. : AXIL
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Significant events. : MILESTONES
19
Diminutive of Margaret. : META
20
Mr. Yale. : ELI
21
Not slack. : TAUT
22
Polar phenomenon. : ICECAP
24
Transmitters. : SENDERS
26
Military insigne. : STAR
27
Excavate. : DIG
28
Designating a clause in present-day contracts. : ESCALATOR
33
Scold. : VIRAGO
36
Place for a toupee. : PATE
37
Ratite bird. : EMU
38
Graven image. : IDOL
39
Weld. : UNITE
41
Wire mesh in an electron tube. : GRID
42
Shade tree. : ELM
43
Bustle. : STIR
44
Pseudo-humorous person. : SMARTY
46
Where Burr and Hamilton fought. : WEEHAWKEN
49
Miss Dodo. : IMA
50
Wings: Lat. : ALAE
51
Enfolded. : ENLACED
55
Old fellow. : CODGER
58
Lime tree. : TEIL
59
Eggs. : OVA
60
Eager. : AGOG
61
Any law no longer enforced. : DEADLETTER
64
He loves Lucy. : DESI
65
Ancestor of the harp. : LYRE
66
___ Dame. : NOTRE
67
Gets the idea. : SEES
68
Four seasons. : YEAR
69
Carts. : DRAYS
Down
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River in Virginia. : JAMES
2
Nimble. : AGILE
3
"Madam" is one. : PALINDROME
4
Imitator. : APE
5
A reserve. : NESTEGG
6
Husband or wife. : SPOUSE
7
Imply. : HINT
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Nut-brown beverage. : ALE
9
Falters. : HESITATES
10
Judge's chamber. : CAMERA
11
Ship's officer: Navy term. : EXEC
12
Name akin to Margaret. : RITA
13
Move up and down. : FLAP
18
Seaman. : TAR
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Cabbage: Var. : CALE
25
Face of a compass. : DIAL
26
Shoo! : SCAT
29
Pointed tower. : SPIRE
30
Reddish-brown hue. : TERRACOTTA
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Leave undone. : OMIT
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Man's nickname. : RUDY
33
Survey. : VIEW
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Unoccupied. : IDLE
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Externally. : OUTWARDLY
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Army's guided missile. : NIKE
41
Vasco da ___. : GAMA
43
Business deal. : SALE
45
Remnant of cloth. : MILLEND
47
Well-known Scottish pudding. : HAGGIS
48
Exigent one. : NEEDER
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Nothing. : NIL
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All. : EVERY
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Acts of defiance. : DARES
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No gentlemen. : CADS
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Pointed arch. : OGEE
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Definite quantity. : DOSE
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Scarlett's home. : TARA
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Calm center of a hurricane. : EYE
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Rocky pinnacle. : TOR

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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