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New York Times, Friday, February 5, 1954

Author:
Edward Early
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { B F J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 17
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,683
Across
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Card game for three. : SKAT
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Inyuk's home. : IGLOO
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Coast Guard member. : SPAR
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Actress Magnani. : ANNA
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Island in Micronesia. : NAURU
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Reduce. : PARE
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Shoots game for food. : POTS
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Arm of the Pacific. : PUGETSOUND
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Wrapped up in. : SWATHED
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Figures of speech. : SIMILES
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Cogwheels. : GEARS
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Nothing. : NIL
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Utter in unison. : CHORUS
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Dixie vine. : ANGLEPOD
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G.O.P. Chairman Hall's nickname. : LEN
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Soprano Lehmann. : LOTTE
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Fielding slip. : ERROR
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Indigo. : ANIL
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Book of the Old Testament. : NAHUM
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Thin glue. : SIZE
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Extra drawing. : INSET
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Aggregate. : TOTAL
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Miss March. : MEG
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Feather bed. : MATTRESS
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Form again into a group. : REMASS
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Actor Duryea. : DAN
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Furnished part of a shoe. : SOLED
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Adopt. : ESPOUSE
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Chihuahuas, for instance. : TOYDOGS
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Device used in movies. : SLOWMOTION
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Concerning. : INRE
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Right, left, or U. : TURN
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Family member. : UNCLE
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Over again. : ANEW
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Iron and Bronze. : AGES
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Fastened, as a shoe. : LACED
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Hangs unevenly. : SAGS
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Plant fluids. : SAPS
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Have insight. : KNOW
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Opponent. : ANTAGONIST
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Tea expert. : TASTER
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How some screen stars appear. : INPERSON
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Showy ornaments. : GAUDS
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Drag along. : LUG
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Materials for puddling. : ORES
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Pleasure trip. : OUTING
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Plunderers. : SPOILERS
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King in Athens. : PAUL
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Composer of many Shakespeare songs. : ARNE
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Vermilions. : REDS
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Good advice in an old song. : SMILE
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Transport a load. : HAUL
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Title to anything. : CLAIM
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Reddish dye. : HENNA
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Dumas character. : ATHOS
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A gender: Abbr. : NEUT
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Albanese, for instance. : PRIMADONNA
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Seeps. : OOZES
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Worthless residue. : DREGS
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Makes lace. : TATS
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Disappointments: Colloq. : LETDOWNS
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Left to one's fate. : MAROONED
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Dream: German. : TRAUM
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Dutch portrait painter. : LELY
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Animate. : ENSOUL
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In ___ res. : MEDIAS
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Fashionable garment. : STOLE
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Girl's name. : ESTA
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Counterfeit coin. : SLUG
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Interstice. : PORE
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Sicilian landmark. : ETNA
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Actor Peck's nickname. : GREG
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Bastes. : SEWS
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Commerce-regulating agency. : ICC

Answer summary: 17 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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