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New York Times, Thursday, October 14, 1954

Author:
Thomas Meekin
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q V W X }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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Across
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State and county events. : FAIRS
6
Ananias. : LIAR
10
Loafer. : SHOE
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In a collision or a tangle. : AFOUL
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"Three acres ___ cow." : ANDA
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King of Greece since 1947. : PAUL
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Potpourri. : SALMAGUNDI
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Korean apricot. : ANZU
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Faithless ones. : TRAITORS
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Weighted. : LOADED
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Actress Foch. : NINA
24
Crisp candy. : BRITTLE
25
Japanese checkerboard game. : GOBANG
28
Football's Stagg. : ALONZO
29
Lengthwise. : ALONG
30
Disguise. : CLOAK
31
Baseball's Mr. Newhouser. : HAL
34
Cloud under Niagara. : MIST
35
Window lattice. : BLIND
36
Former Queen. : MARY
37
___ roast. : POT
38
Bar BQ, for instance. : BRAND
39
Leopoldville's river. : CONGO
40
Indolent. : OTIOSE
42
Where Hyde Park is. : LONDON
43
Relatives of plantains. : BANANAS
45
Bell sound. : BONG
46
Unmannerly. : UNBRED
47
Periodic. : SEASONAL
51
African antelopes. : GNUS
52
Study of insects. : ENTOMOLOGY
54
Coolidge Dam's river. : GILA
55
Glow tube gas. : NEON
56
Lone Ranger or Tonto. : RIDER
57
Touchdown jubilation. : YELL
58
Extra actor: Colloq. : SUPE
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Cup: French. : TASSE
Down
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Unfading, as colors. : FAST
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At a distance. : AFAR
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City in Kansas. : IOLA
4
Buffalo or camel, for instance. : RUMINANT
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Roofing. : SLATING
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Vera Caspary's heroine. : LAURA
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Taverns. : INNS
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Find a sum. : ADD
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Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe. : RAILROAD
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Former U. S. Air Force Chief of Staff. : SPAATZ
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At close quarters. : HANDTOHAND
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European blackbird. : OUZEL
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Baffle. : ELUDE
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Prize ring adjunct. : GONG
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Sound effect from the pigpen. : OINK
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Flaxen. : BLOND
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Sairey of "Martin Chuzzlewit." : GAMP
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Hodgepodge. : OLIO
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Small dog. : BOSTONBULL
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Girl's name. : ALINE
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Seminar. : CLASS
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Name of an ancient ship. : ARGO
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Actor Ben. : LYON
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Makes wider. : BROADENS
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Land of pastoral nomadism. : MONGOLIA
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Tendril. : BINE
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Status of Duke of Edinburgh. : CONSORT
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Pertaining to the ankle. : TARSAL
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Rich, dark soil. : LOAM
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Country doctor's vehicle. : BUGGY
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Girl in an old song. : ANNIE
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"I'd rather see than ___!" : BEONE
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Sojourn. : STOP
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Drowses. : NODS
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Generations. : AGES
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Homer's legendary instrument. : LYRE
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Recent: Ger. : NEU

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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