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New York Times, Thursday, December 23, 1954

6-Down : Units of metrical time.

Author:
Anthony Morse
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 2,004
Across
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Hello, amigo! : HOLA
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Character in a Menotti opera. : AMAHL
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Concerning. : ASTO
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In a crowd. : AMID
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Event at Cheyenne. : RODEO
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Social success. : LION
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Be too sentimental. : DOTE
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Outdoor chef's equipment. : GRILL
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___ Elizabeth Alice Louise. : ANNE
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Early American planter. : JOHNNYAPPLESEED
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Troubles. : AILS
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Source of butter in Tibet. : YAK
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Informal. : CASUAL
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Adjuncts of a square rigger. : TOPSAILS
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Friends in France. : AMIES
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Western lake. : TAHOE
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Hemp fiber. : TOW
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Whirring sound. : BIRR
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Lowest deck of a ship. : ORLOP
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Lassen output. : LAVA
39
Dessert. : ICE
40
Grotto temple of antiquity. : SPEOS
41
Industrial city of Italy. : MILAN
42
___ fifty-five. : NINETEEN
44
Hans Brinker's shoes. : SABOTS
45
Pullman. : CAR
46
Feminine suffix. : ETTE
47
Early American event. : PAULREVERESRIDE
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City in India. : AGRA
56
Person of great power. : TITAN
57
___ Deucey, sailor's game. : ACEY
58
Pagliacci's "laugh." : RIDI
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Germanic: Comb. form. : TEUTO
60
Acquire (with "by"). : COME
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Go on the road. : TOUR
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Goodbye, amigo. : ADIOS
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Girl's name. : ENID
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Pilgrimage to Mecca. : HADJ
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Book by Melville. : OMOO
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Stone: Comb. form. : LITH
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Outstanding European. : ADENAUER
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Scottish county or gay sock pattern. : ARGYLL
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Units of metrical time. : MORAS
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Take ___ in the ocean. : ADIP
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Be useful. : HELP
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Confection. : LOLLYPOP
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Where Mt. McKinley is. : ALASKA
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___ qua non (a necessity). : SINE
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Modulation. : TONE
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United. : ONED
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Island near Sumatra. : NIAS
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Relaxation. : EASE
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___ cruiser. : CABIN
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Friends: Latin. : AMICI
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Lorelei. : SIREN
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Claw. : TALON
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Crowing exclamations. : OHOS
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Combining form for a country. : ITALO
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Noted British Commando. : LOVAT
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Symbols of gracefulness. : SWANS
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Tupelo. : TREE
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"Show Boat." : OPERETTA
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TV star. : LIBERACE
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Outstanding person. : STAR
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Household equipment. : MATS
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Something good to eat. : ECLAIR
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Key-pounders. : STENOS
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Muse. : ERATO
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Duty. : PART
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Fee for money exchange. : AGIO
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Language of Pakistan. : URDU
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Competed. : VIED
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Small case. : ETUI
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Religious figure. : ICON
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Half: Prefix. : DEMI
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Stared at. : EYED

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

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