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New York Times, Wednesday, November 10, 1954

Author:
S. A. Kay
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
S. A. Kay has 118 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,961
Across
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___ Charta. : MAGNA
6
Small difference. : SHADE
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"No man is an ___ ... " : ISLAND
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"Star of Africa." : DIAMOND
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Dink ___, Owen Johnson hero. : STOVER
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Legendary island. : ATLANTIS
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To what effect. : HOW
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"The little man who ___ there." : WASNT
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Brooklyn's singer. : HORNE
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Unproductive. : ARID
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Presager. : BODER
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Fad. : RAGE
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Part of the "forest primeval." : PINES
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Lenore of the stage. : ULRIC
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Religieuse. : NUN
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Shake up. : AGITATE
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Parts of a shutter. : SLATS
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Noted stage name. : GISH
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Utter sarcastic remarks. : JEER
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Proclamation of intended marriage. : BANNS
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False statements. : CANARDS
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Member of the household. : SON
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Range of the Rockies. : TETON
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Boreas' realm. : NORTH
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Successful songs. : HITS
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Tear into small pieces. : SHRED
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Things for sale. : WARE
53
Assumed name. : ALIAS
55
Come after. : ENSUE
57
Small compact mass. : WAD
58
Creator of Captain Ahab. : MELVILLE
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Material for garment edging. : FACING
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Scene inside an Easter egg. : DIORAMA
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Décor for a surrey. : FRINGE
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Asiatic palm. : ARECA
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Theatre stalls. : LOGES
Down
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Bad luck. : MISHAP
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City in Oregon. : ASTORIA
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Incandescent. : GLOWING
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Of ships: Abbr. : NAV
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Over again. : ANEW
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Model. : SITTER
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Man's nickname. : HAL
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Eastern nurse. : AMAH
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Liberal one. : DONOR
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New member. : ENTRANT
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Part of O.D. : DRAB
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Treat with fondness, as a child. : DANDLE
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What-you-may-call-it. : DINGUS
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Beheld. : SEEN
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Part of the U. S. : SOUTH
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Vouchsafe. : DEIGN
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Up. : RISEN
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Task assigned. : STINT
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Free from error. : CLEAN
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Quadrupeds. : ASSES
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Directional sign. : ARROW
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Wyman and Froman. : JANES
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Cooked. : BOILED
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Imaginary archipelago near 16 Across. : ANTILIA
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Part of the eye. : CORNEA
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Picture. : DRAWING
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Extraordinary. : STRANGE
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Ornamental cover. : SHAM
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Miss Ritter of the movies. : THELMA
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Privets. : HEDGES
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Distinctive quality. : SAVOR
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Senator from the Keystone State. : DUFF
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King. : SIRE
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Chief Justice Warren. : EARL
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Fond du ___, Wisconsin. : LAC
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Labor group. : CIO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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