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New York Times, Monday, October 4, 1954

Author:
Isaac Kert
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Isaac Kert has 30 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,924
Across
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Wingless insect. : FLEA
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Cut on the ___. : BIAS
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Silas Marner's foster daughter. : EPPIE
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Well-known name on Broadway. : LUNT
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Relative of a saga. : EDDA
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Salt-water fish with sound effect. : GRUNT
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One of the Waughs. : ALEC
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Historic town in New Mexico. : ALAMOGORDO
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A set-up : PUSHOVER
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Actress Baxter and namesakes. : ANNES
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N. Y. gubernatorial aspirant. : IVES
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6,080 feet. : KNOT
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Puzzling problem. : TEASER
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Something remaining from an earlier time. : HANGOVER
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Where grapes grow. : ARBOR
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Fills to the brim. : SATES
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Note in old music. : ELA
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Meager. : LEAN
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French meat patties. : PATES
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Where the figurehead rides. : PROW
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Three hundred. : CCC
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Where Paleolithic art is found. : CAVES
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Scenic Quebec peninsula. : GASPE
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Interruption in a journey. : STOPOVER
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A sticker. : PASTER
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Persian name. : OMAR
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Takes to court. : SUES
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Hero Kelly. : COLIN
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Sweater. : PULLOVER
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A bobby's whistle toot. : POLICECALL
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Hollywood and ___. : VINE
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Italian girl's name. : EDITA
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Custom. : RULE
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Cry of ancient toper. : EVOE
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Group of speakers. : PANEL
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Strip of wood. : SLAT
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What Lloyd's takes. : RISK
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Pocket cover. : FLAP
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Beaut. : LULU
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Chemistry suffixes. : ENES
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Kansas port on the Missouri. : ATCHISON
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Symbol of Oregon. : BEAVER
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Loafs. : IDLES
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Jewish month. : ADAR
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Well-known Uncle. : SAM
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Holiday potations. : EGGNOGS
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Instanter. : PRONTO
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Absolute. : PURE
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Certain voters: Abbr. : INDS
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World War II theatre. : ETO
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Babylonian deity. : OANNES
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Upside down. : OVER
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Miss Hardcastle and others. : KATES
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Dusting powder. : TALCS
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Construct. : ERECT
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One of the Bahamas, Great or Little. : ABACO
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Misanthropic person. : HATER
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In Russia, about 2/3 mile. : VERST
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Slip away. : ELOPE
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Colder and damper. : RAWER
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Disciple of "Poor Richard." : SAVER
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Music for a stately dance. : PAVANE
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April 18–25, 1954. : PASSOVER
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Droll. : COMICAL
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Tartan wearer. : GAEL
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Cultured. : POLITE
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Young hen. : PULLET
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Roman dictator, 82 B. C. : SULLA
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Final passage in music. : CODA
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Sen. Johnson of S. C. : OLIN
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Revere. : PAUL
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Alive: Comb. form. : VIVI
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Long-lived grandson of Adam. : ENOS
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Smack of distinctly. : REEK
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Live wire's attribute. : PEP
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Credits: Abbr. : CRS

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