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New York Times, Monday, March 15, 1954

Author:
Sidney Lambert
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { F Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
Sidney Lambert has 114 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,721
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Combination of cards. : MELD
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Beethoven's "___ Solemnis." : MISSA
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Science degrees. : BSCS
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Mountain range in Kirghiz. : ALAI
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Up and about. : ASTIR
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Western university. : UCLA
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Thoroughly dazed: Colloq. : PUNCHDRUNK
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London streetcar. : TRAM
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Put on a list. : SLATED
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Interim. : MEANTIME
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Son of Zeus. : ARES
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Pry. : SNOOP
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Called Mr. : MISTERED
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Miami color effect. : SUNTAN
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Bacchanal cries. : EVOES
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New front-row theatre seat. : DIVAN
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Indian. : UTE
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Well-known name in Denver. : DOUD
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Tenor Melton. : JAMES
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Edge of a cliff. : BROW
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Lord Boyd ___, Peace Prize winner, 1949. : ORR
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Pleven and Mayer. : RENES
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Tropical vine. : LIANE
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Young swan. : CYGNET
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Gocart. : STROLLER
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Rough files. : RASPS
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Ground. : SOIL
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Imitates a wrestler. : GRAPPLES
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Begins. : ARISES
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Comedian born in England. : HOPE
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Clearly. : APPARENTLY
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Heroine of Irish legend. : EMER
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Anne to Margaret Rose. : NIECE
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Secluded valley. : GLEN
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Unhurried. : EASY
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Cafeteria customer. : EATER
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Remarkable: Colloq. : SOME
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Guide-book inserts. : MAPS
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Jewish month. : ELUL
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Actress Turner. : LANA
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Commanded expressly. : DICTATED
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Bright red. : MADDER
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Levantine land: Abbr. : ISR
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Unfermented grape juice. : STUM
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Mathematical ratios. : SINES
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Gov. Cherry's state. : ARKANSAS
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Lapel ornament. : BUTTON
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Biblical. : SCRIPTURAL
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Chowder ingredient. : CLAM
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Corresponding. : SAME
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Toast's beginning. : HERES
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Part of speech. : NOUN
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Model in an auto show. : SEDAN
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Red wine of France. : MEDOC
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Creamy white. : IVORY
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Things despised because out of reach. : SOURGRAPES
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Small change. : DIMES
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Make up for. : ATONE
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Fresher. : NEWER
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Relatives of hug-me-tights. : VESTS
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Modern transportation. : JETPLANE
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Montana city on Yellowstone River. : BILLINGS
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In the order named: Abbr. : RESP
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Orleans' river. : LOIRE
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Household linen. : NAPERY
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Bellower. : ROARER
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Brown color. : SEPIA
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Liquid butter from buffalo milk. : GHEE
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Italian liner. : ROMA
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Small European fish. : SPET
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Normandy town. : STLO
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Chemical substance: Abbr. : ELEM
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Last word of New Year's toast. : SYNE
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Single point. : ACE

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

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