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New York Times, Monday, April 26, 1954

36-Down : He immortalized 3 Down.

Author:
John de Cuevas
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { F Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 1, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
John de Cuevas has 1 pre-Shortz puzzle in our database.
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,763
Across
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New England's pride. : ELMS
5
El ___. : PASO
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Carry: Colloq. : TOTE
13
Symbol of bad table manners. : GOOP
14
Savor. : ODOR
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African antelope. : ELAND
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Mrs. Leonowens. : ANNA
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Diamond fancier. : LORELEILEE
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Goddess: Latin. : DEA
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Shift sail. : JIBE
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Clothe. : INVEST
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Channel. : SLUICE
25
College course. : SCIENCE
26
Close. : STINGY
27
Famous Smith. : KATE
28
Rocky hill. : TOR
29
Caravan stopover. : OASIS
30
Theatrical family. : GABORS
32
Spoiled child. : BRAT
33
Tops. : SUPER
34
Sound. : HALE
38
Upperclassman. : SENIOR
40
Queen Salote, for instance. : RULER
41
100 square meters. : ARE
44
What the egghead has nothing to lose but. : YOLK
45
Adverse critic. : CENSOR
46
Faithful. : SINCERE
48
Vacationer's objective. : SUNTAN
49
Word of honor. : PAROLE
50
Mrs. Zaharias. : BABE
51
Appendage. : TAB
53
A Pauline "peril," for instance. : CLOSESHAVE
55
Green land. : EIRE
56
Sources of power. : ATOMS
57
Mushy ice or snow. : SLOB
58
Put on cargo. : LADE
59
Oklahoma Indians. : OTOS
60
Pie plates. : TINS
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Half hitch. : KNOT
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Old oath. : EGAD
2
Symbol of a state. : LONESTAR
3
Work of art. : MONALISA
4
Hot Springs. : SPA
5
Honesty, for instance. : POLICY
6
Sun-dried brick. : ADOBE
7
Aching. : SORE
8
Swedish coin. : ORE
9
Smaller: Colloq. : TEENIER
10
Evergreen tree of Southern Europe. : OLIVE
11
Gift. : TALENT
12
Composer, conductor and violinist. : ENESCO
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Discourage. : DETER
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Fasces bearer in ancient Rome. : LICTOR
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Lively dances. : JIGS
24
Groups. : UNITS
25
Cavalry arm. : SABER
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Convulsive sigh. : SOB
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Pillow stuffing. : KAPOK
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Cunning. : GUILE
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Sidetrack. : SHUNT
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Night noises. : SNORES
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A variety of police dog. : ALSATIAN
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He immortalized 3 Down. : LEONARDO
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Wander. : ERR
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Unseeing. : EYELESS
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President Coty. : RENE
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Our four-footed friends' friends. : ASPCA
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Theatre district. : RIALTO
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Implant. : ENROOT
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Dried berries used in cigarettes. : CUBEBS
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Mr. Topper. : COSMO
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Soap: Fr. : SAVON
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Java's neighbor. : BALI
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Source of sugar. : BEET
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Presidential initials. : HST
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Leather. : ELK

Answer summary: 7 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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