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New York Times, Thursday, October 21, 1954

Author:
S. A. Kay
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
S. A. Kay has 118 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,941
Across
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Christmas-tree ornament. : STAR
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Island about the size of Pennsylvania. : CUBA
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Cold. : GELID
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Stupendous. : HUGE
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Particular things. : ONES
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Popular wall color. : IVORY
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Décor for a cake. : ONECANDLE
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Quay. : LEVEE
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Earn by service. : DESERVE
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Ever-young. : AGELESS
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Actress Gale. : STORM
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Petal of a daisy. : RAY
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Deep-sea: Naut. : DIPSEY
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He was cast by Nebuchadnezzar into a fiery furnace. : ABEDNEGO
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Archangel, "Regent of the Sun." : URIEL
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Composer Handy's forte. : BLUES
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Karel Capek's robot play. : RUR
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Well-disposed. : KIND
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Either side of an army. : FLANK
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Where corn is stored. : CRIB
40
Id ___. : EST
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Earthenware vessel. : CROCK
42
Large ruminant. : MOOSE
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See 29 Across. : SHADRACH
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Deluded. : MISLED
46
Bardic "even." : EEN
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Golden images in Babylon. : IDOLS
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See 29 and 43 Across. : MESHACH
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Prohibited. : ILLEGAL
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Plans of action. : IDEAS
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Mme. Schumann-Heink. : ERNESTINE
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Lou, Eleanor, Bess, ___. : MAMIE
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Droll fellows. : WAGS
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Very black. : EBON
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Eastern nobles. : EMIRS
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Locate. : SPOT
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Snuggeries. : DENS
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Wearing brogues. : SHOD
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Music to the ear. : TUNE
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Lincoln "belongs to the ___." : AGES
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Took time out. : RECESSED
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Battleships, cruisers, corvettes, etc. : CONVOY
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Falling short of. : UNDER
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Temple of ___ in Babylon. : BEL
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Out with the fleet. : ASEA
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Biblical Mount and region. : GILEADS
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Brother of Alec Waugh. : EVELYN
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Term of endearment. : LOVE
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Makes angry. : IRES
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Cochineal and indigo. : DYES
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Russian cooperative. : ARTEL
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Native of Corinth. : GREEK
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Book of the Old Testament. : MALACHI
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Ellington and Snider. : DUKES
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___ Sea, part of the Atlantic. : IRISH
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Caravel of 1492. : PINTA
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Twaddle. : BUNK
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Actor Flynn. : ERROL
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Outward aspect. : GUISE
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Round. : ORBED
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Political group. : BLOC
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European money. : FRANC
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Treated as a pet. : COSSETED
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Folds. : CREASES
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Processing centers for grains. : MILLS
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Depilate. : DEHAIR
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Harass. : MOLEST
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Australian wild dog. : DINGO
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Buffoon. : MIME
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Cheese. : EDAM
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Half: Prefix. : SEMI
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Hacks. : HEWS
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Taunt. : GIBE
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Before long. : ANON
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Monocle. : LENS
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Say sharply (with "out"). : RAP

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 1 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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