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New York Times, Tuesday, April 27, 1954

Author:
William F. Bulow
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q V X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 250 (avg 1.34)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
William F. Bulow has 7 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,764
Across
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Headliner on TV. : GLEASON
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Strong man of Egypt. : NASSER
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Delight. : PLEASURE
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Gasoline rating. : OCTANE
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"Johnny Guitar," "High Noon," etc. : WESTERNS
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Sen. Cordon's state. : OREGON
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Mrs. Dick Tracy. : TESS
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Relative of "shoo!" : GIT
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A forbearance. : NONACT
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Mojave, Imperial Valley, etc. : DESERTS
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Curtain-going-up warnings. : SHS
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Pretty good. : NOTBAD
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Danish-American philanthropist. : RIIS
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Constellation. : ORION
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Man's name. : SAM
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Supplemented. : EKED
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Sawbucks. : TENNERS
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Nautical measure. : SEAMILE
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Famous Italian family. : ESTE
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Old French coin. : ECU
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Mr. or Mrs. : TITLE
44
Twirled. : SPUN
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Dog. : SETTER
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Resort. : SPA
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Broadway perennials. : TOPHITS
51
Last place in the League. : CELLAR
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United. : ONE
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Goddess of youth. : HEBE
58
Word on a message. : URGENT
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Speared like shashlik or shish-kebab. : SKEWERED
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Soft, napped fabric. : FLEECE
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Fisheries. : EELERIES
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Rosemary Clooney's married name. : FERRER
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Chuck of baseball. : DRESSEN
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Joy. : GLEE
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Smaller. : LESS
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Picnic provender. : EATS
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Enzyme. : ASE
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Swelled. : SURGED
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Birdlife of a region. : ORNIS
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Birds. : NESTERS
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When the whistle blows. : NOONTIME
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Through. : ACROSS
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Type of World War II gun. : STEN
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Poetic tales. : SAGAS
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Arnold Bennett's first name. : ENOCH
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Lets. : RENTS
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24 grains: Abbr. : PWT
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Zealander. : DANE
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Narrow inlets. : RIAS
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An aid to memory. : NOTE
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Smeltery materials. : ORES
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Color. : TINT
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Clavicle. : BONE
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Throw out. : EMIT
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Eartha ___, singer. : KITT
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French pronoun. : ELLE
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Ruminant. : DEER
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Member of the press. : REPORTER
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Food fish, the porgy. : SCUP
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Roscoe ___, actor. : ATES
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Without nylons. : UNHOSED
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Golf posture. : STANCE
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Addison's partner. : STEELE
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House slipper. : SCUFF
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Mme. Mesta. : PERLE
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Writer of many success stories. : ALGER
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Roller of a printing press. : INKER
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Sly look. : LEER
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Pronoun. : HERS
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Toledo's lake. : ERIE
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"Where have you ___?" : BEEN
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Stanky and others. : EDS
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Catcher Westrum's nickname. : WES

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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