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New York Times, Saturday, November 6, 1954

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 314 (avg 1.66)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,957
Across
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Cyclist's leg clasp. : CLIP
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Cordial. : WARM
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River in central Italy. : TIBER
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Actress Gam. : RITA
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Product of reflection. : IDEA
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Choleric. : IRATE
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Macmillan's predecessor as British Defense Minister. : ALEXANDER
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Retiring Prime Minister. : MALAN
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Part of a rec center. : GYM
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Pamper. : MOLLYCODDLE
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Radius. : BONE
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Bored into. : ATE
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Alfred Stieglitz used it. : CAMERA
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Viet ___, party in Indochina. : MINH
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A school: Abbr. : SEM
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Friendship. : AMITY
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Do-it-yourself man. : HANDYANDY
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Auction. : SALE
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Finger. : PINKY
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Challenge. : GAGE
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Backwoodsman. : HILLBILLY
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West African port. : DAKAR
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One or another. : ANY
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Badly. : ILLY
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Automatic recorders. : METERS
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Ingredient of wassail. : ALE
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Ocean route. : LANE
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They work under water. : PEARLDIVERS
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Have. : OWN
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Foil the dragnet. : ELUDE
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Gun named for Frau Krupp. : BIGBERTHA
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Winter weather. : SLEET
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Island republic: Abbr. : ICEL
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One of Max Planck's interests. : ATOM
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Mountain lakes. : TARNS
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Disastrous. : DIRE
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Jabberwocky word. : MOME
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Projecting rock. : CRAG
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Symbolic flower. : LILY
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Columnist's titbit. : ITEM
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Roman Irene. : PAX
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College city in Minnesota. : WINONA
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Confuse. : ADDLE
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Whirl. : REEL
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One of Queen Elizabeth's names. : MARY
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Herd's-grass. : TIMOTHY
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Sultan's edict. : IRADE
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Unqualified. : BALD
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And others: Latin abbr. : ETAL
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President Coty. : RENE
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He wrote "The Last Resorts." : AMORY
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Penuche. : CANDY
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Tropical palm tree. : BETEL
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Soft cloth of wool and cashmere. : CASHA
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Forcefully: Poet. : AMAIN
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Girl's nickname. : MILLY
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Brave. : MANLY
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Black. : INKY
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Anaconda. : SNAKE
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Mystery writer's "Oscar." : EDGAR
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American historian. : MYERS
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Senator from Alabama. : HILL
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Size of type. : AGATE
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Stacked. : PILED
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Positions or jobs. : BILLETS
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Thickheaded. : DENSE
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She wrote "The Road to Wimbledon." : MARBLE
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Tennyson hero. : ARDEN
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Light: Fr. : LEGER
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Gnat or rat. : PEST
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Diminutive suffix. : ELLA
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Actor Mischa. : AUER
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Footnote word. : IBID
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Third word of a B. C. message. : VICI
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Graham of the Browns. : OTTO
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Oft-neglected pronoun. : WHOM
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Title. : NAME
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Bellwether. : RAM

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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