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New York Times, Wednesday, October 27, 1954

Author:
W. E. Jones
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
W. E. Jones has 95 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,947
Across
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Relative of a colophon. : TRADEMARK
10
Vermont's Allen. : ETHAN
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"Indian Love Call" musical. : ROSEMARIE
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Former name of Connie Mack's park. : SHIBE
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Making use of. : EMPLOYING
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Publisher Curtis. : CYRUS
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Born: Fr. : NEE
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Gossip. : TALK
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Unbound book pages. : SHEETS
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Northern part of Vietnam. : TONKIN
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One of the mob: Theat. slang. : SUPE
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Part of a plane. : NOSE
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Makes obeisance. : KOWTOWS
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A second time. : AGAIN
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Parsimonious. : NEAR
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Relative of the bassoon. : OBOE
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Bell's sound effect. : BONG
40
Stop: Naut. : AVAST
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Dream: Fr. : REVE
42
Hot springs city in England. : BATH
43
Coins of Italy. : LIRE
44
Author of "The Royal Box." : KEYES
45
English movie-making center. : ELSTREE
47
Sail upward. : SOAR
49
Nimbus. : AURA
51
Mining excavations. : STOPES
55
___ de corps. : ESPRIT
59
Occupant of Elysée palace. : COTY
61
Where Gadsden is: Abbr. : ALA
62
Author of best sellers. : SHEEN
63
Midget car racer, for instance. : DAREDEVIL
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River bordering Argonne Forest. : AISNE
66
Spiritless. : INANIMATE
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___ den Linden. : UNTER
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Desert phenomena. : SANDDUNES
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Nottingham's river. : TRENT
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One of the Montagues. : ROMEO
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Tremulous. : ASPEN
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Gov. Boggs' state: Abbr. : DEL
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Strong feeling. : EMOTION
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Yucatan Indians. : MAYANS
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Seed covering. : ARIL
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Where curling is played. : RINKS
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100 lbs. of nails. : KEG
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Shun. : ESCHEW
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Sen. Humphrey's colleague. : THYE
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Amount paid for services. : HIRE
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Adjoin. : ABUT
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Headland. : NESS
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Squash. : SPORT
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Governor of California. : KNIGHT
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Official decrees. : UKASES
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Covetous person. : ENVIER
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Arena performer in Spain. : TORERO
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Execute orders. : OBEY
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Made cloth. : WOVE
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Beholds. : SEES
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Constantin's title. : ABBE
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Place kicker's objective. : GOAL
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Symbols of industry. : ANTS
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Cereal spike. : EAR
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Native of Unalaska. : ALEUT
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Musical insect. : KATYDID
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Oscar winner, 1936. : RAINER
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Belgian watering place. : OSTEND
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West Indian timber tree. : ACANA
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Old, stately dance. : PAVAN
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The socially elect. : ELITE
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Saint Francis of ___. : SALES
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Jacob's twin. : ESAU
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Climb. : SHIN
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Annoying person. : PEST
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First name of 59 Across. : RENE
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Algerian seaport. : ORAN
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Negative prefix. : DIS
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6-ft.-high bird. : EMU

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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