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New York Times, Wednesday, April 28, 1954

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { H J Q Y }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,765
Across
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Set the speed. : PACED
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Nuisance. : PEST
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Becky. : REBA
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Choleric. : IRATE
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Once more. : OVER
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Girl's name. : ALIX
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Beast of burden. : CAMEL
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Product of the Empire State. : WINE
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Liquid measure. : GILL
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Decline. : EBB
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Biblical name. : ABEL
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Foil or underling. : STOOGE
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Crew man. : ROWER
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Sent forth a flow of words. : SPOUTED
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Helical. : SPIRAL
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Aspidistra. : PLANT
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Sea duck. : EIDER
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Understands. : SEES
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Foot covering. : SOCK
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Wooden pin. : PEG
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Nagako. : EMPRESS
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Flowed. : RAN
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Ailanthus. : TREE
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Cozy spot. : NOOK
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Two-below-par golf score. : EAGLE
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Severe. : STERN
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Decanter. : CARAFE
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Solitaire or Scrabble. : PASTIME
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City in Poland. : POSEN
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Outstanding jockey. : ARCARO
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Jason's ship. : ARGO
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Wrath. : IRE
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Meat ___. : LOAF
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Fascist. : NAZI
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Head wind: Colloq. : NOSER
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Thrall. : ESNE
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Japanese names. : ITOS
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Matriculate. : ENTER
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Stone paving block. : SETT
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Prehistoric dwelling. : CAVE
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Where to find pigeonholes. : DESKS
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Small coin of India. : PICE
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Breed of horse. : ARAB
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City on the Charles River. : CAMBRIDGE
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It follows printemps. : ETE
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The Diamond State. : DELAWARE
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Star of "John Brown's Body." : POWER
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Wrongdoing. : EVIL
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Member of Congress: Abbr. : SEN
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Intrude offensively. : TRESPASS
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Stews. : RAGOUTS
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T. S. ___. : ELIOT
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Part of a ship's hull. : BILGE
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Having a spindle. : AXLED
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Barbara ___ Geddes. : BEL
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A ___ of bricks. : TON
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Hematite. : ORE
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Smooth. : SLEEK
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Clan. : SEPT
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Landing place. : PIER
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Argentina's dictator. : PERON
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Fern seed. : SPORE
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Musicians. : ORGANISTS
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Farm animal. : CALF
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Joint. : KNEE
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Helping the memory. : MNEMONIC
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Prepared lumber for use. : SEASONED
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Courier on horseback: Var. : ESTAFET
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Common verb. : ARE
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Shooting range: Fr. : TIR
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A wheel with teeth. : COG
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Stakes. : PALES
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Stood. : AROSE
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Not enough. : SCANT
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Dislodge with a lever. : PRISE
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Arm of the Black Sea. : AZOV
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Give off smoke. : REEK
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Does wrong. : ERRS
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One ___ time. : ATA
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Any person. : ONE

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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