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New York Times, Tuesday, October 12, 1954

Author:
Alice Cook
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Alice H. Cook has 25 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,932
Across
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Playwright, director, producer. : LOGAN
6
Symbol designating the second of a series. : BETA
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A dance step. : SHAG
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Love, in Hawaii. : ALOHA
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Author Ambler. : ERIC
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Amount caught at one time, as in a net. : HAUL
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Exclude from. : DEBAR
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Money. : CASH
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Hence. : ERGO
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A leader in present-day Japan. : YOSHIDA
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Mythical flyer. : ICARUS
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Great-grand-mother's fancy work. : SAMPLER
27
Time measures: Abbr. : YRS
28
Well-known name in Independence. : BESS
32
Term of endearment. : BELOVED
34
Thespian. : ACTOR
36
Cup-shaped flowers. : ANEMONES
40
A recent popular film. : THELIVINGDESERT
43
A must for a whodunit. : HOMICIDE
44
Author Lagerlof. : SELMA
45
Merit. : DESERVE
48
Smelting refuse. : SLAG
49
"Israfel" author. : POE
52
Meat pastry roll fried in deep fat. : RISSOLE
54
Under the most favorable conditions. : ATBEST
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Sir ___ Jebb. : GLADWYN
61
Mother of Zeus. : RHEA
62
Where Hickam Field is. : OAHU
65
Lake on Nevada's border. : TAHOE
66
Star of "All Summer Long." : KERR
67
Leader in Korea. : RHEE
68
Turn inside out. : EVERT
69
Fine ___. : ARTS
70
Proverbs. : SAWS
71
Pleven and Mayer. : RENES
Down
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British title. : LADY
2
A cooking fat. : OLEO
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Chunks. : GOBS
4
Repeated admonition. : AHAH
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Nostril. : NARIS
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Grew to be. : BECAME
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Period. : ERA
8
Common contraction. : TIS
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Gained. : ACHIEVED
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African tree yielding butter. : SHEA
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See 28 Across. : HARRY
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Foretell. : AUGUR
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Polish. : GLOSS
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Flatfish. : DAB
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Liqueurs. : CREMES
25
Carpenters' power machines. : PLANERS
26
Senator from Louisiana. : LONG
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City on the Avon. : BATH
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Repetition of sound. : ECHO
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Slow down, in skiing. : STEM
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Well-established. : SOLID
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Measured quantities. : DOSES
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Kitchen gadgets. : RICERS
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Kit Nubbles' friend. : NELL
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Girl's name. : ERMA
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___ party. : STAG
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Callers. : VISITORS
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Roman date. : IDES
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Fashions. : VOGUES
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House addition. : ELL
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Long woolen shirt with a hood. : PARKA
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Different. : OTHER
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First President of Germany. : EBERT
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Restaurant patron. : EATER
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Wheat heads. : EARS
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Mr. Dubinsky. : DAVE
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How soon? : WHEN
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In time long past. : YORE
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Catches. : NETS
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Exclamation of triumph. : AHA
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Chop. : HEW

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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