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New York Times, Tuesday, October 19, 1954

Author:
Sidney Lambert
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 318 (avg 1.66)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
Sidney Lambert has 114 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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Across
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Do needle work. : KNIT
5
Bodice. : WAIST
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Irritate. : FRET
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Hebrides island. : IONA
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Concede. : ALLOW
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"___ Camera." : IAMA
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Crumbly soil. : MARL
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Community of feeling. : FELLOWSHIP
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Protects. : SHELTERS
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Part of a ship, in sailors' lingo. : FOCSLE
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Species. : SORT
24
Theda the vamp. : BARA
25
Restaurant servings. : DISHES
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Irresponsible. : FECKLESS
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Opponents. : ANTIS
33
Regal titles. : SIRES
34
Snaffle. : BIT
35
Hamlet. : DORP
36
Use up. : SPEND
37
Actress Montez. : LOLA
38
Babylonian sky god. : ANU
39
Accessory to a fence. : STILE
40
Ingredient of zabaglione. : YOLKS
41
Passed a season. : SUMMERED
43
Showy. : GARISH
44
Cousin of 28 Down. : OVAL
45
Minstrel. : BARD
46
Went separate ways. : PARTED
49
Unit of local government. : TOWNSHIP
53
International Airport at Baltimore. : FRIENDSHIP
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Keep secret. : HIDE
56
350. : CCCL
57
Let fly. : LOOSE
58
Man's name. : IVOR
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24 and 37 Across. : SHES
60
Man with a problem. : EXRED
61
Rush or hurry. : PELT
Down
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O'Hara and others. : KIMS
2
Biblical name. : NOAH
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Business phrase: Latin. : INRE
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"A ___ and a star to steer her by." : TALLSHIP
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Crisp biscuits. : WAFERS
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On the qui vive. : ALERT
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Aches and pains. : ILLS
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Impresario Hurok. : SOL
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Deceitful. : TWOFACED
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Financial. : FISCAL
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Sounds from 28 Down. : RAHS
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Man's name. : EMIL
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Miler's goal. : TAPE
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Moving parts of a mechanism. : WORKS
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Parts of hose. : TOES
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Capital city. : BERNE
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Baby talk. : DADAS
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Former President of Turkey. : INONU
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Play a musical instrument. : STRUM
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Scene of football game. : FIELD
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Scene of Levi book. : EBOLI
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Jockeys' colors. : SILKS
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Put away: Slang. : STASH
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Talk endlessly: Slang. : SPIEL
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Equivocal position: Colloq. : STRADDLE
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Domain. : LORDSHIP
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The football line. : SEVEN
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Tall story. : YARN
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Oases for tourists. : MOTELS
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Stared: Dial. : GAWPED
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Capital city. : BOISE
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Army men. : PFCS
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Type of monument. : ARCH
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Pudding ingredient. : RICE
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Norse god. : THOR
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Insects' dwelling. : HIVE
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Admired one. : IDOL
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Saucy. : PERT
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Red ___. : SOX

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 11 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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