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New York Times, Saturday, February 6, 1954

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.49, Missing: { J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,684
Across
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Light low-wheeled carriage. : CALASH
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Channel port. : CALAIS
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Blonde whom gentlemen prefer. : LORELEI
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24,634 sq. mi. of water. : ARALSEA
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Recent bestseller by Robb White. : OURVIRGINISLAND
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Peculiarity. : TRAIT
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Oilstones. : HONES
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Pop. : DAD
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Beach acquisitions. : TANS
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Species of pepper. : BETEL
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Dust particle. : MOTE
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Ingredient of a flip. : EGG
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Composer Franck. : CESAR
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Craze. : FUROR
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Adjective for the Pacific. : DEEPEST
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Ladderlike. : SCALAR
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Worry and hurry. : ADO
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Harriman's nickname. : AVE
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Run away. : DECAMP
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Thwarts. : CROSSES
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First permanent tooth. : MOLAR
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More underdone. : RARER
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Filling for shells. : TNT
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Wellaway! : ALAS
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Philosopher influential in education. : DEWEY
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Moderate. : BATE
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British novelist. : RLS
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Author of "Moll Flanders." : DEFOE
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French pronoun. : NOTRE
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Warren Giles is his president. : NATIONALLEAGUER
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Controversial. : ERISTIC
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Terminates. : EXPIRES
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Design. : SCHEME
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Interviews again. : RESEES
Down
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Mettle. : COURAGE
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Make plans. : ARRANGE
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Kin of dungarees and jeans. : LEVIS
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Got off. : ALIT
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Weight of India. : SER
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Adjective for Tibet. : HIGHEST
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Food processors. : CANNERS
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Caliban's opposite. : ARIEL
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Colleen. : LASS
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Quite. : ALL
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Dancer Duncan. : ISADORA
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He gets $15,000 a year. : SENATOR
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Apportioned. : LOTTED
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Viper. : ADDER
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Particle. : IOTA
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Broom made of twigs. : BESOM
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Lounging slippers. : MULES
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___ waxwing. : CEDAR
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Party trinket. : FAVOR
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Spotted rodents. : PACAS
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Composer of "Sally in Our Alley." : CAREY
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Mrs. Priest's concern. : DOLLARS
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Buoyant. : ELASTIC
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Begin. : PREFACE
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Worker at a loom. : CREELER
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Growth reached. : STATURE
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Dinner courses. : ENTREES
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Tips, sometimes bum. : STEERS
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Chateau-Thierry's river. : MARNE
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M.P.'s concern. : AWOL
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Overalls material. : DENIM
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Lauren's spouse. : BOGIE
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Love too fondly. : DOTE
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Snoozes. : NAPS
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Adjective suffix. : ISH
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River into English Channel. : EXE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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