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New York Times, Tuesday, February 9, 1954

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { F J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Jack Luzzatto has 292 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,687
Across
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Effect thrift. : SAVE
5
Roman highways. : VIAE
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Abruptly: Colloq. : SPANG
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Soundings. : PLUMBINGS
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Royal line including Henry VIII. : TUDOR
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Federations. : ALLIANCES
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Fragrance. : AROMA
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Hand tassel in a car. : TOGGLE
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Be permanent. : LAST
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Actor Bolger. : RAY
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British author and economist. : WARD
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A versatile bean. : SOYA
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Summer places. : INNS
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Initials on food packages. : CARE
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Sir ___ of Britain. : WINSTON
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One: Prefix. : UNI
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A light ring or tinkle. : TING
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The industrialized desert. : ISRAEL
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Bringing to light (with "up"). : SCARING
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Capital of Sicily. : PALERMO
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Part of the Malay Peninsula. : PENANG
39
Western political combine. : NATO
40
Thimayya's title: Abbr. : GEN
41
Vague pronoun. : SOMEONE
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Plain. : MERE
44
First man of Iran. : SHAH
47
Mother of Elizabeth I. : ANNE
48
Warehouse of factory in China. : HONG
49
Crone. : HAG
50
Individuals. : ONES
51
Eileen, for instance. : SISTER
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Sound the tocsin. : ALARM
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Commonwealth border. : STATELINE
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"Almanac" is one. : REVUE
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Consistency. : COHERENCE
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Prink and primp. : PREEN
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Musical work. : OPUS
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Reward. : MEED
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Squabble. : SPAT
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Cash for junior. : ALLOWANCE
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An inelegant upstart. : VULGARIAN
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French refugee. : EMIGRE
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Hollywood and ___. : VINE
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Corporation symbol. : INC
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Interminable. : AGELONG
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Magazine pieces. : ESSAYS
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Photo___: a copy. : STAT
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Cat sound: Var. : PUR
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Grace. : ADORN
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Owner of unowned land. : NOMAN
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Circus horses. : GRAYS
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Smooth of pate. : BALD
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Overfeed. : SATIATE
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Gathering for harmonizers. : SING
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Concerning: Business term. : INRE
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Horn of a new moon. : CUSP
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Flier. : WINGMAN
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The pearl of Norway. : OSLO
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Man's nickname. : TINO
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Native of Rosario. : ARGENTINE
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Outcoming. : EMERGENCE
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Single. : LONE
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Overimpulsive. : RASH
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Window sheet. : PANE
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London-Khartum flight. : NONSTOP
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Noted composer of Rumania. : ENESCO
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Orthodox Mohammedan. : MOSLEM
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Becky. : SHARP
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Healthier. : HALER
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Century plant. : AGAVE
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Yesterday: Fr. : HIER
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A cloud on the horizon. : OMEN
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Saints: Fr. abbr. : STES
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Oboe or bassoon. : REED
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The taste of regret. : RUE
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Gazelle of Central Asia. : AHU

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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