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New York Times, Friday, March 19, 1954

Author:
Martha Brownlee
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,725
Across
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Part of a newspaper. : PAGE
5
1928 animal story. : BAMBI
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Bane of London. : SMOG
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Queen Soraya's land. : IRAN
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Where Betelgeuse is. : ORION
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Saxhorn. : TUBA
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Cantankerous fellow. : CURMUDGEON
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Smallest thing. : ATOM
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Macbeth's nemesis. : AMBITION
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"It isn't the initial cost, it's the ___." : UPKEEP
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Canopy. : TILT
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Only this. : MERE
25
Shrewdly: Slang. : CAGILY
28
Gridiron official. : LINESMAN
32
Assent. : AGREE
33
Courtship gift. : CANDY
34
Poem. : ODE
35
What ungulate animals lack. : TOES
36
Sampler item. : MOTTO
37
Recipient of christening deluge. : PROW
38
Some time since. : ERE
39
Slippers. : MULES
40
Gives attention to. : HEARS
41
Part of a car. : RADIATOR
43
Popular music mixture. : MEDLEY
44
Begin to come to life : STIR
45
Tissue: Anat. : TELA
46
"How are the mighty ___ . . . " : FALLEN
49
Attachment on a gun. : SILENCER
53
Inkling. : IDEA
54
What Holmes said to Watson. : ELEMENTARY
56
Moslem call to prayer. : AZAN
57
Creepy. : EERIE
58
The "gloomy Dean." : INGE
59
Serve. : TEND
60
Pastoral pipes. : REEDS
61
"Bad ___ to you!" : CESS
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Printer's measure. : PICA
2
Calla lily. : ARUM
3
Style of dress. : GARB
4
Strong feelings of hatred. : ENMITIES
5
In the flesh. : BODILY
6
Slang of a class. : ARGOT
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Air. : MIEN
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Hoot. : BOO
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Basis of a smear campaign. : INNUENDO
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Interests in. : STAKES
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Not pronounced. : MUTE
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Modern shawm. : OBOE
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Mrs. Sairey or her umbrella. : GAMP
18
Practical: Obs. : UTILE
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The canary to the cat. : PREY
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After-dinner sweets. : MINTS
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Provide food. : CATER
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Greek market place. : AGORA
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Rapacity. : GREED
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Not just now. : LATER
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Meat of a fable. : MORAL
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Je vous aime, je vous ___. : ADORE
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He sells papers. : NEWSY
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TV magic. : COLOR
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Candidate for a court-martial. : MUTINEER
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Narrow-minded. : PEDANTIC
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Petty officer. : MATE
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She toppled towers and launched ships. : HELEN
42
Christmas or Easter. : ISLAND
43
Rough-and-tumble fights. : MELEES
45
Hesitant. : TIMID
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Decree. : FIAT
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Tool for dressing wood. : ADZE
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Spare. : LEAN
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Dried up: Poet. : SERE
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English version of the hickory stick. : CANE
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Units of energy. : ERGS
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Gypsies. : RYES
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Famous general. : LEE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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