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New York Times, Friday, December 24, 1954

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 27, Avg Word Len: 5.66, Missing: { F Q X }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 104, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 2,005

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Across
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Excludes from consciousness. : REPRESSES
10
Cheeks. : JOWLS
15
A Rose Bowl team. : OHIOSTATE
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One-way sign. : ARROW
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His election was the key one. : NEUBERGER
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Pant for breath. : HEAVE
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Famous actress. : DUSE
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More solvable. : EASIER
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Size of coal. : PEA
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Apparent. : SEEMING
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City in Ontario. : GALT
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Rogue. : IMP
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Zeno's classroom. : STOA
30
Looks daggers. : GLARES
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Disfigure. : MAR
33
Italian steel town. : TERNI
35
Quicksilver. : AZOTH
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Forearm. : PREPARE
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Family's prize possession. : NEWAUTO
40
Money in the bank. : ASSET
41
Describing soap. : SUDSY
43
Knot in wool staple. : NEP
44
Six-line stanza. : SESTET
46
Prominent feature. : NOSE
47
Medical men. : DRS
48
First requirement for a new house. : SITE
49
Revilers. : RAILERS
52
___ de la Cité, Paris center. : ILE
53
Tree with heart-shaped leaves. : LINDEN
54
City of northern France. : CAEN
58
Dashing young man. : BLADE
60
Describing a king-size meal. : TENCOURSE
62
Flavoring agent. : LEMON
63
Point of vantage at the track. : RACESTAND
64
Curves. : ESSES
65
Pub signs. : ALESTAKES
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Plump: French. : ROND
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Alas: Latin. : EHEU
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Eugenio Pacelli. : PIUS
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Cloaks of office. : ROBES
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Ethnologic suffix. : ESE
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He wrote "Father of the Bride." : STREETER
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Chiefs in the wigwam. : SAGAMORES
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Periodical, as winds. : ETESIAN
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Finch. : SERIN
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Year: German. : JAHR
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Refinery intake. : ORE
12
Fashionable kind of windshield. : WRAPAROUND
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One of Phyllis McGinley's poems. : LOVELETTER
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Obsolete workrooms. : SWEATSHOPS
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Nature's perfect package. : EGG
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Property. : ESTATE
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Ancient city of the Philistines. : GAZA
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Stolid. : IMPASSIBLE
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Scene of "Fanny." : MARSEILLES
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Groups of journalists. : PRESSTEAMS
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Principal profession of politicians. : LAWYER
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Slothfulness. : INDOLENCE
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Nickname in an expression. : PETE
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Perfumes. : ESSENCES
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Less than perfect. : UNIDEAL
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Numerical prefix. : TRI
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Sinuses. : ANTRA
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Shields of Roman legions. : SCUTA
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Camera part. : LENS
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East Indian drink: Var. : ARAK
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Serf. : ESNE
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Old Uncle and others. : NEDS
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Forest denizen. : DOE
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East: German. : OST

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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