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New York Times, Friday, February 19, 1954

Author:
Jules Arensberg
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
Jules Arensberg has 95 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,697

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Alpha Delta Phi, for instance. : FRAT
5
Needle: Latin. : ACUS
9
Lapsus. : ERROR
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Energetic. : LIVE
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Star of "Oh, Men, Oh, Women!" : TONE
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Duplicity. : GUILE
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Cruising. : ASEA
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Ashtabula's lake. : ERIE
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Demon of magic. : GENIE
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Trading vessel. : MERCHANTMAN
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Object of worship. : GOD
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Becomes all steamed up. : ENTHUSES
25
Amount out of pocket. : LOSS
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Tributary of the Elbe. : EGER
28
Took aim. : SIGHTED
31
Oyster product. : NACRE
34
"Piccolo ___." : PETE
36
Airport near Paris. : ORLY
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Amo, ___, amat. : AMAS
38
Discovered accidentally. : LITON
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Dodge. : RUSE
40
Small dog: Slang. : PURP
41
Ever and ___. : ANON
42
Lieu. : STEAD
43
Fixes the attention of. : ARRESTS
45
Writer Ambler. : ERIC
47
Oklahoma redskin. : OTOE
48
Covers over thickly, as with onions. : SMOTHERS
52
Piece of legislation. : ACT
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World-applauded. : NOTED
58
Senator from South Dakota. : CASE
59
Captain of the Nautilus. : NEMO
60
Slipknot. : NOOSE
61
Cherub. : AMOR
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Growl. : GNAR
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Ashake. : ASPEN
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Force. : DINT
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A slave of puzzles. : ESNE
Down
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Sweetheart, often "old." : FLAME
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Up. : RISEN
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Head off. : AVERT
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"Apple polisher." : TEACHERSPET
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Military command. : ATEASE
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7 and 10 in bowling. : CORNERPINS
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The "U" in B. T. U. : UNITS
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Be apparently true. : SEEM
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Christmas drink. : EGGNOG
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Any street in Paris. : RUE
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Sounds genuine. : RINGSTRUE
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Rumble-bumble. : OLIO
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Warren's colleague. : REED
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Brobdingnagian. : HUGE
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Subject of the McCarran Act. : ALIEN
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Cheat. : SHORTCHANGE
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Trowelman. : STONEMASON
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Princess of Brabant. : ELSA
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Hennaed. : DYED
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City N. of Oakland, Calif. : NAPA
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Asian river. : AMUR
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Lucille Ball is one. : CARROTTOP
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Where Shaef operated. : ETO
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Afterwards. : LATER
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Spot for building. : SITE
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Soaked. : SODDEN
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Gov. Meyner of N. J. : ROBERT
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Hindu title. : SWAMI
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Anthony and Clarissa. : EDENS
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Kind of nose. : ROMAN
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Make zzz's. : SNORE
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Mrs. Leonowens. : ANNA
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Whispers sweet nothings. : COOS
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School: Abbr. : ACAD
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Noun suffix. : ESE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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