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New York Times, Thursday, November 4, 1954

Author:
E. E. Smith
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { C J Q }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Evelyn E. Smith has 8 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,955
Across
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Postpone discussion of. : TABLE
6
Hair nets. : SNOODS
12
Ambassadress to Switzerland. : WILLIS
13
Hollywood hopeful. : STARLET
14
"Rodeo," "Fall River Legend," etc. : BALLETS
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Thoughtful. : PENSIVE
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Permit. : ALLOW
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Greek market place. : AGORA
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Pledge. : VOW
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Part of a jalousie. : SLAT
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Romantic poet. : BYRON
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Snack. : BITE
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Small cask. : KEG
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Where yachts are moored. : BASIN
25
Less constrained. : FREER
26
Discourage. : DETER
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Regrets. : DEPLORES
30
Full of years. : AGED
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___-in-the-Face. : RAIN
33
Where Varna is. : BULGARIA
37
Where Beaumont is. : TEXAS
40
Cousin of Eskimo. : ALEUT
41
Diligent worker. : PLIER
43
Tool for planting. : DIB
45
Embraces. : HUGS
46
Wing lengths. : SPANS
47
Large package. : BALE
48
___ carte. : ALA
49
Youthful age. : TEENS
50
Sickly one. : AILER
51
More adult. : MATURER
53
Conqueror of Mt. Everest. : TENZING
55
Penitents. : ATONERS
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Space of margin. : INDENT
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Four straight. : SERIES
58
Philippine island. : LEYTE
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Cultivation of land. : TILLAGE
2
Distribute. : ALLOT
3
What Hazel did. : BLEW
4
Ignited. : LIT
5
Works of Hazlitt. : ESSAYS
6
Nobel Prize physicist. : STERN
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Zola heroine. : NANA
8
Conjunctions. : ORS
9
Knightly film star. : OLIVIER
10
Zealot. : DEVOTEE
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Worriers: Colloq. : STEWERS
12
Immured. : WALLED
13
He gave his name to a transposition of sounds. : SPOONER
14
Luxuriate in sunshine. : BASK
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Plate in a storage battery. : GRID
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Emptier. : BARER
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Where Yankee Stadium is. : BRONX
24
Biblical word. : BEGAT
25
Jetman. : FLIER
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Lisbon's river. : TAGUS
29
Canape spreads. : PATES
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Big and Little. : DIPPERS
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Where Nassau is. : BAHAMAS
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Howl. : ULULATE
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Testator. : LEGATOR
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Large dog. : ALAN
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Girl's name. : ADALINE
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Omitting mention. : SILENT
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Impart gradually: Var. : INSTIL
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Television writer and actress. : BERG
46
Prophets. : SEERS
47
Composer Georges. : BIZET
49
Dryad's home. : TREE
50
Man's nickname. : ANDY
52
One: Comb. form. : UNI
54
Compass point. : ENE

Answer summary: 8 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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