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New York Times, Monday, March 1, 1954

Author:
Morton Braun
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Morton B. Braun has 13 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,707
Across
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Strip of wood. : SLAT
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German river. : WESER
10
Bar for a barbecue. : SPIT
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Whine. : PULE
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Con ___ (tenderly): Music. : AMORE
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Hindustani dialect. : URDU
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Inter ___. : ALIA
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Flanders battleground. : YPRES
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Poetic contraction. : NEER
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Medieval name for Russia. : RUTHENIA
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Native of Oklahoma. : TULSAN
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Hebrew measure. : OMER
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___ Wars between Rome and Carthage. : PUNIC
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That tired feeling. : ENNUI
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Learning. : ERUDITION
33
Suit accessories. : WAISTS
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Neglect. : OMIT
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Summer: Fr. : ETE
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Italian noble family. : ESTE
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Yawning. : AGAPE
40
Our national theatre group. : ANTA
41
Lighter: Abbr. : LTR
42
At a distance. : AFAR
43
Aid. : SUCCOR
45
Land in Arthurian legend. : LYONNESSE
48
Steak garnish. : CRESS
49
March. : MONTH
50
French composer. : LALO
52
Plenty of room. : LEEWAY
54
Graceful, slow Spanish dance. : SARABAND
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Where Edmonton is: Abbr. : ALTA
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Part of the eye. : PUPIL
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State. : AVER
62
"To love, cherish, and to ___." : OBEY
63
Pointless. : INANE
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Infinitive. : TOBE
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Indian weights. : SERS
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By which people are counted. : NOSES
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The makings of a certain man. : SNOW
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Boom. : SPAR
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Something outstanding: Slang. : LULU
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Perched. : ALIT
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Setting of a Broadway hit. : TEAHOUSE
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A star in 4 Down. : WAYNE
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Recently demolished Broadway landmark. : EMPIRE
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Rail bird. : SORA
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Before. : ERE
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Examines again. : RESTUDIES
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Cheerfully bright. : SUNLIT
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Foreknowledge. : PRESCIENCE
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Thought. : IDEA
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Momentary shock: Colloq. : TURN
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Give out. : EMIT
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Single item. : UNIT
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Stylish shoe. : PUMP
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"Seven Year Itch" star. : EWELL
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Disagreeable. : NASTY
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Measuring apparatus for an element. : NITROMETER
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Crowd noises. : ROARS
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Kahn, Kruger, et al. : OTTOS
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Approaches. : NEARS
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Perennial of the notion counter. : SAFETYPIN
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Cut. : GASH
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Circus performers. : ACROBATS
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Indian coin. : ANNA
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Pacific coast campus. : UCLA
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Not at all. : NOWAYS
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Arthurian maiden. : ELAINE
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City on the Rhone delta. : ARLES
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Part of Indo-China. : LAOS
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German river. : ELBE
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Health resorts. : SPAS
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Bristol's river. : AVON
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Biblical mount. : NEBO
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Sketched. : DREW
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The U. N. in 1945. : UNO

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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