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New York Times, Friday, April 16, 1954

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 29, Avg Word Len: 5.44, Missing: { F Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 302 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 92, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,753
Across
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TV actor-producer. : JACKWEBB
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Chisel used by stonemasons. : TOOLER
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Country of East Africa. : ETHIOPIA
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Military command. : ATEASE
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Sturdy. : STALWART
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Alcoholic liquor made from cherries. : KIRSCH
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Deflect. : TURN
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Mrs. Luce and others. : CLARES
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Alas!: Latin. : VAE
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European country: Abbr. : ENG
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Man's name. : STEVEN
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Mazo ___ Roche. : DELA
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Long and slender. : REEDY
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Fade. : DIE
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Sweetness. : SUGAR
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Of long standing. : OLD
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Star of "Saskatchewan." : ALANLADD
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Hall in London, noted for classic plays. : OLDVIC
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Married person. : SPOUSE
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She wrote "Orchids and Salami." : EVAGABOR
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Child. : TOT
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Number. : SEVEN
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Sheltered side. : LEE
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National League players. : PHILS
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Three: Spanish. : TRES
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Majestic. : KINGLY
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Proverb. : SAW
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Governor of Kansas. : ARN
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Summer hat. : PANAMA
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Worked out. : DONE
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Early Governor of Massachusetts. : DUDLEY
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Where most of the Gobi Desert is. : MONGOLIA
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Salt of a certain acid. : OLEATE
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Produce. : ENGENDER
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Twilled worsted fabrics. : SERGES
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Casey and family. : STENGELS
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Wearer of motley. : JESTER
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Make melodious. : ATTUNE
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Allegation. : CHARGE
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Heated chamber. : KILN
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Sensational hit: Slang. : WOW
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Moon's age at the beginning of the year. : EPACT
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Spun, as a coin. : BIRLED
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City now called Jakarta. : BATAVIA
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Captured. : TAKEN
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Miss Skinner's father. : OTIS
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Poetic contraction. : OER
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"Glitter Gulch." : LASVEGAS
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Mount by means of ladders. : ESCALADE
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Listened again. : REHEARD
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Whirls. : REELS
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Forestlike. : SYLVAN
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City on Lake Superior. : DULUTH
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Artifices. : DODGES
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Prying. : SNOOPY
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Drop bait gently in water. : DIB
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Dexterous. : APT
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Decide against. : OVERRULE
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Fragrant plant. : LAVENDER
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Hero Kelly. : COLIN
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___ Unidos. : ESTADOS
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Gives a new title to. : RENAMES
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Drama by Goethe. : EGMONT
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Wagner role. : ISOLDE
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French statesman. : LANIEL
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Pledges solemnly. : SWEARS
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Danny and Sammy. : KAYES
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Norwegian peace prize winner, 1921. : LANGE
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Man's nickname. : PETE
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Bell sound. : DONG
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Linger. : LAG
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Army officer: Abbr. : GEN

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 11 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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