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New York Times, Friday, December 10, 1954

Author:
Diana Sessions
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.40, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
Diana R. Sessions has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,991

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Across
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Companion of "starts." : FITS
5
Puppet maker, original designer of parade balloons. : SARG
9
A form of polite address. : MADAM
14
Thin wings on seeds. : ALAE
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Single. : UNAL
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Narrow ridge. : ARETE
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Midwestern capital. : LINCOLNNEBRASKA
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Site of Presidential cottage. : AUGUSTAGEORGIA
21
Human being. : MORTAL
22
Muse of history. : CLIO
23
Poetic contraction. : EEN
24
Senator from Louisiana. : ELLENDER
28
College subject: Abbr. : PHILOS
31
Man's nickname. : RUSS
32
Outside: Prefix. : EXO
33
Actor Calhoun. : RORY
34
Hair-do. : BOB
35
Error. : FLAW
36
Bureau of the Forties. : OPA
37
They handle mail for G. I.'s. : APOS
39
Runs away: Slang. : SCRAMS
41
Pay out. : DISBURSE
43
Indignation. : IRE
44
Old English money of account. : ORAS
45
Type of building wing. : LEANTO
48
City on the Salt River. : PHOENIXARIZONA
52
City between Blue Ridge and Allegheny Mts. : ROANOKEVIRGINIA
53
Gazelle of Asia. : ARIEL
54
Peninsula of Egypt: Var. : SINA
55
Biblical kingdom. : EDOM
56
In itself. : PERSE
57
Low shoes. : TIES
58
Tutors at Oxford. : DONS
Down
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Well-known Scottie. : FALA
2
Ancient city. : ILIUM
3
Dance. : TANGO
4
Safely. : SECURELY
5
Padishahs. : SULTANS
6
Record of a single event. : ANNAL
7
Sounded. : RANG
8
Group of singers. : GLEECLUB
9
Espouses. : MARRIES
10
Ferdinand's kingdom. : ARAGON
11
Lucy's husband. : DESI
12
Island, east of Attu. : ATKA
13
"Oh give ___ home . . . " : MEA
18
Bone: Comb. form. : OSTEO
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Flax pods. : BOLLS
24
Eaten away. : EROSE
25
Mazo ___ Roche. : DELA
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Quiz. : EXAM
27
Squabbles. : ROWS
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Incite. : PROD
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Pueblo dweller. : HOPI
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One of Cleo's maids. : IRAS
34
Most dictatorial: Colloq. : BOSSIEST
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What finance was in the 1900's. : FRENZIED
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Halo. : AUREOLE
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Sportive action. : PRANK
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Western mountain ranges. : SIERRAS
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Newswoman on a TV program. : CRAIG
42
Daniel and family. : BOONES
45
Singer Frankie. : LAINE
46
Sculptured medallion, in Italian art. : TONDO
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Ingredient of O'Brien potatoes. : ONION
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Gaze intently. : PORE
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The makings of a shirt. : HAIR
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Louis ___. : XVII
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Old Dutch and German measures. : AAMS
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Blame: Slang. : RAP

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 12 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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