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New York Times, Friday, April 23, 1954

Author:
Marian Moeser
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.54, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 92, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
Marian Moeser has 22 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,760
Across
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Crossword solver's friend. : ERASER
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Belgian commune. : SPA
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A step. : PAS
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Altered. : REMADE
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Nickname from the 1920's. : SCARFACE
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1934 arrival in Callender. : EMILIE
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Amphitrite's mate. : POSEIDON
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Ballroom dances. : COTILLIONS
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Girl's name. : EDNA
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Threefold. : TRINE
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Squares. : DICE
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Skirt feature. : SLIT
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Douay form of Hosea. : OSEE
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Marcus Aurelius' doctor. : GALEN
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French head. : TETE
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Things: Law. : RES
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Scornful exclamations. : BAHS
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Categories. : GRADES
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TV singing star. : COMO
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Frozen vegetable. : PEAS
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Bobby-soxers' favorite. : DAMONE
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Flippant. : AIRY
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Smoke: Slang. : CIG
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Column note. : ITEM
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Complains: Colloq. : KICKS
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Southern serving. : PONE
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An injury to pride. : SLAP
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Noun suffix. : ENCE
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"Fair, fat, and ___." : FORTY
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Biblical town. : CANA
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Endless times. : ETERNITIES
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Reveals. : UNDRAPES
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Exact satisfaction for. : AVENGE
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Tea brewers. : STEEPERS
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Writer. : PENNER
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Patriotic organization. : SAR
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Bird. : ERN
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Vase occupants. : ASTERS
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Builder. : ERECTOR
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Too-late emotion. : REMORSE
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Friendships. : AMITIES
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Like the ocean. : SALINE
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Roman official. : EDILE
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Dance. : REEL
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Wall bracket for candles. : SCONCE
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Token buyers. : PASSENGERS
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Live. : ARE
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Spanked. : PADDLED
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Monkshood. : ACONITE
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State councils. : SENATES
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Loot. : SPOILS
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Holidays. : FIESTAS
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Where Sun Valley is. : IDAHO
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Poacher's foe. : GAMEKEEPER
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Good: Fr. : BON
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Guitarfish. : RAY
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Be regarded as similar. : COMPARE
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Small-time gambler. : PIKER
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Talk about. : DISCUSS
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Peachtree Street city. : ATLANTA
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Ramble. : MEANDER
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Admittance. : ACCESS
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Name meaning maiden. : CORINNE
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Number. : INTEGER
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Features of Yellowstone. : GEYSERS
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Detain, as ships in port. : INTERN
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Influential. : POTENT
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English game of handball. : FIVES
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California wine city. : NAPA
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J. Fred Muggs of TV. : APE

Answer summary: 11 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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