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New York Times, Friday, April 9, 1954

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,746

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Students & seniors
Across
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June 14 is its day. : FLAG
5
Runway. : STRIP
10
Sharp implements. : AWLS
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"Celeste ___." : AIDA
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Buddhist sacred city. : LHASA
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Menu item. : VEAL
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Symbol on new 8-cent stamp. : STATUEOFLIBERTY
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Spigot. : TAP
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Forward. : PERT
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Popular Mr. and Mrs. : NORTH
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Drums, cymbals, bells, etc. : TRAPS
25
Token receptacle. : SLOT
26
Fetters. : CHAINS
28
Popular hats. : STETSONS
32
Loathed. : HATED
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Store away: Slang. : STASH
34
Feign (with "on"). : PUT
35
One-eyed Norse god. : ODIN
36
Jerkins. : COATS
37
Accomplish again. : REDO
38
Chinese diplomat. : KOO
39
"Iphigenia in ___." : AULIS
40
Leopoldville's river. : CONGO
41
Elevated to the peerage. : ENNOBLED
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Awakened. : ROUSED
44
Seance messages. : RAPS
45
Hindu queen. : RANEE
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Blessed: Latin. : BEATA
48
Sharp flavor. : TANG
49
Undermine. : SAP
52
Italian liner. : CONTEBIANCAMANO
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___ to (stopped): Naut. : HOVE
56
Piece of music. : LARGO
57
Man's name. : EMIL
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Miss March and others. : AMYS
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Stage direction. : ENTER
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Swiss sharpshooter. : TELL
Down
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Ahead of time. : FAST
2
Girl's name. : LITA
3
Play from a novel, for instance. : ADAPTATION
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Ship channel. : GAT
5
Last word of "Sweet and Low." : SLEEPS
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Author Heyerdahl and others. : THORS
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Lot: Colloq. : RAFT
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Island: Abbr. : ISL
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Sans trouble. : PAINLESS
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Wards off. : AVERTS
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"Bird thou never ___ . . . " : WERT
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Piece of wood. : LATH
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Cunning. : SLY
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"___ at 'em!" : UPAND
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Founder of Salvation Army. : BOOTH
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Nothing: Fr. : RIEN
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Photo copies: Colloq. : STATS
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Valve of a gasoline engine. : CHOKE
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Wore. : HADON
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Sober. : STAID
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A password. : OPENSESAME
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Elbow. : NUDGE
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Endured. : STOOD
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Parts of shoes. : SOLES
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Blameworthy. : CULPABLE
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Rake. : ROUE
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Diminish. : ABATE
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Cuban dance. : CONGA
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Gives a speech. : ORATES
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Deep-seated enmity. : RANCOR
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Appalachian or Sierra Madre. : RANGE
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Business upturn. : BOOM
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Green-eyed emotion. : ENVY
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Small pie. : TART
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Indigo. : ANIL
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Roper or Gallup activity. : POLL
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Chinese tea. : CHA
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Actor Hunter. : IAN
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Encountered. : MET

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

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