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New York Times, Monday, April 12, 1954

Author:
Cora Goodman
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F J Q W X }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,749
Across
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Secure with rope. : LASH
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Middle name of a Cabinet member. : CULP
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Noise-maker. : HORN
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Valletta is its capital. : MALTA
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Seething caldron of the globe. : ASIA
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Large bird. : EMEU
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A fragrant volatile oil. : ATTAR
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Root ___. : BEER
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Contraction accepted by some authorities. : AINT
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Beauty shop items. : SHAMPOOS
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Human trunks. : TORSOS
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The Devil, in Genesis. : SERPENT
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Slight indications. : HINTS
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Common verb form. : ARE
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Variety of summer squash. : ZUCCHINI
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Vessels of the Levant. : SAICS
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Margrave or Marquis. : TITLE
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Protective covering. : BIB
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Liquid measure. : PINT
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Fictional Philo. : VANCE
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Writer Chase. : ILKA
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Total. : ADD
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Fresh-water fish. : PERCH
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Slick up one's appearance. : PREEN
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Italian man's name. : RAIMONDO
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Rocky pinnacle. : TOR
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Jelly beans. : CANDY
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Resembling. : SIMILAR
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Rio ___. : GRANDE
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Undeveloped. : IMMATURE
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Baltic native. : LETT
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Current. : TIDE
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Stunned. : DAZED
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Biblical name. : ABEL
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Exaggerated: Colloq. : TALL
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Short jackets. : ETONS
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Miami's county. : DADE
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Dill. : ANET
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Consigned. : SENT
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A machine. : LATHE
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Place of worship. : ALTAR
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Famous legislation, passed 1765, repealed 1766. : STAMPACT
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___ Ferry. : HARPERS
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Middle name of U. S. representative to U. N. : CABOT
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Purposes. : USES
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Norwegian statesman. : LIE
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Speck. : PARTICLE
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Synonymous with "home." : HEARTH
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That may be left out. : OMISSIBLE
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Western city, pop. 32,497. : RENO
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McAuliffe's memorable message. : NUTS
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Larger part. : MASS
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Pronoun. : ONE
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A single time. : ONCE
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Rabbit's home. : HUTCH
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A metal: Comb. form. : ZINCO
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Army's guided missile. : NIKE
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Sea Dyak of Borneo. : IBAN
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Part of a ship's rigging. : SPAR
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Operatic slave. : AIDA
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Showed. : INDICATED
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Belated. : TARDY
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Feud. : VENDETTA
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Annoy. : IRRITATE
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Ducks' swimming place. : POND
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Ointments. : POMADES
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Yankee star. : MANTLE
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Dickens' character. : TIM
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Silvery fish. : SMELT
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Where Quezon City is. : LUZON
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Verbal contraction. : ARENT
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Cincinnati's team. : REDS
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A flower: Colloq. : GLAD
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Girl's name. : REBA
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Pointless. : IDLE
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Scotsman's name. : IAN

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

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