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New York Times, Monday, February 15, 1954

Author:
Sidney Lambert
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 311 (avg 1.66)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 0, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Sidney Lambert has 114 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,693
Across
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Time of day. : MORN
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Sustenance. : BREAD
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Naval vessel. : LST
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Design. : IDEA
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Cuban dance. : RUMBA
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In proximity. : NEAR
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Diamond wear. : MITT
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Landmark of Westminster. : ABBEY
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Formerly. : ONCE
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Wrote. : INSCRIBED
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Perfidious. : SNAKY
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Washed down. : HOSED
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Popular dessert. : ICE
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Medal. : DSC
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Prefix used with flop or plunk. : KER
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French horns. : BRASSES
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Javanese tree with poisonous sap. : UPAS
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Unexpected blow. : SNEAKPUNCH
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Breakfast luxury. : SIRUP
38
Audience. : EAR
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French school. : ECOLE
40
Negotiated. : TRANSACTED
43
Tennis whiz of Australia. : HOAD
44
Skyscraper must. : SETBACK
45
Owned. : HAD
47
Liquid measures: Abbr. : PTS
48
Diminutive suffix. : ULE
49
Kind. : GENUS
51
Migratory multitude. : SWARM
54
"Darning needle." : DRAGONFLY
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Admonish. : WARN
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Lee's rival at Gettysburg. : MEADE
60
Away from the wind. : ALEE
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Gift to the poor. : ALMS
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Blacksnake. : RACER
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Ember. : COAL
64
Do work with. : PLY
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Vehicles at Thule. : SLEDS
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Coarse brown seaweed. : KELP
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Paris flower girl. : MIMI
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Frigg's husband. : ODIN
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Dampens or soaks. : RETS
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Bobbysoxer's favorite word. : NATCH
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Cooks. : BRAISES
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Highly curious sightseer. : RUBBERNECK
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Set solidly. : EMBED
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Not up yet. : ABED
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Last name of a famous "Father." : DAY
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Yakutsk's river. : LENA
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Base. : SACK
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Card. : TREY
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Something without parallel. : NONESUCH
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Soldier of Seoul. : ROK
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Shaft of a column. : SCAPE
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Annoy. : IRK
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Cleans house. : DUSTS
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Pointed tower. : SPIRE
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3.17 grains. : CARAT
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Uncovered. : BAREHEADED
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Word for a private eye. : SNOOP
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Renown. : ECLAT
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Large, barnlike structures. : SHEDS
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Tans. : SUNBURNS
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Dine. : EAT
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Sacred poem. : PSALM
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Partner of 12 Down. : ACE
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Thin ice, sharp curves, etc. : DANGERS
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Two performers. : DUO
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Clemency. : GRACE
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Bite. : SNACK
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Small boy's business transaction. : SWAP
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Well-known street. : WALL
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Robert Stevens' concern. : ARMY
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Fir or pine board. : DEAL
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Outsize "ice cube." : FLOE
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True: Scot. : LEAL
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Short, sharp cry. : YELP
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Mamie, for instance. : MRS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later.

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