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New York Times, Wednesday, April 14, 1954

Author:
Harold Rein
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { F J Q X }, Scrabble score: 303 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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Across
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Fashion. : MODE
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Question from the barber. : SHAVE
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Seaweed base for bacterial cultures. : AGAR
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Man's name. : ADAM
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Term of endearment. : HONEY
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Torrid or Frigid. : ZONE
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Lucille Ball, for instance. : COMEDIENNE
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River near Hathaway cottage. : AVON
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Birthstone for May. : EMERALD
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"The Man from ___." : ABILENE
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Indisposed. : ILL
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Purple seaweed. : LAVER
25
Arm of the Arctic Ocean. : WHITESEA
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Simple camping shelter. : LEANTO
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Organic part of soil. : HUMUS
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Glass containers for liquids. : VIALS
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Calendar abbreviation. : MON
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Devil's offspring. : IMPS
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Public promenades. : MALLS
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Hundredth part. : CENT
40
Card game. : LOO
41
Moved carefully. : EASED
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Part of a poem. : CANTO
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___ boy. : ERRAND
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It prevents slamming. : DOORSTOP
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Readies sails. : TRIMS
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Educational institution at Cambridge. : MIT
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Unrestrained freedom of activity. : ABANDON
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Otherwise. : BESIDES
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Mother's admonition. : NONO
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Winnie's latest plum. : NOBELPRIZE
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Business abbreviation. : ENCL
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Wear away. : ERODE
61
Gumbo. : OKRA
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Dandelion. : WEED
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Missing ingredient in unleavened bread. : YEAST
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Tidy. : NEAT
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A spice. : MACE
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Famous flier. : ODOM
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Lady. : DAME
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Retired professor. : EMERITUS
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Stooges for sidewalk hawkers. : SHILLS
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Weeded. : HOED
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Gloucester's cape. : ANN
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Capable of being corrupted for a price. : VENAL
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Containers for pupils, irises, etc. : EYEBALLS
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Flowering shrub. : AZALEA
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World ___. : GOVERNMENT
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Shortly. : ANON
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Monsieur Coty. : RENE
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Small valleys. : DALES
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Sen. Lehman's colleague. : IVES
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During. : WHILE
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Stock in trade of 17 Across. : HUMOR
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Consequence. : IMPORTANCE
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Miss St. Clare and others. : EVAS
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Troubled. : AILED
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Lone Ranger's friend. : TONTO
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Riding high. : ONTOP
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Mr. Ray of "Miss Sadie Thompson." : ALDO
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Modern emergency fund: Slang. : MADMONEY
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Symbol of hardness. : CASTIRON
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Girl's name. : ENID
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Bracing. : CRISP
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Air Force Chief, 1941–46. : ARNOLD
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Spanish ___. : OMELET
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Audible sleep. : SNORE
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Over again. : ANEW
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Humerus. : BONE
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Strata. : BEDS
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Flood controller. : DIKE
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Sec. Benson. : EZRA
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Scarce item for hit play. : SEAT
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Scarf of fur or feathers. : BOA

Answer summary: 9 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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