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New York Times, Monday, May 10, 1954

Author:
Albert Blum
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { B J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 247 (avg 1.32)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Albert V. Blum has 17 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,777
Across
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Things for sale. : WARES
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Hardy cabbage. : KALE
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Gardening accessory. : HOSE
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"Go it ___." : ALONE
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Spice. : ODOR
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Revise. : EDIT
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Critical judgment. : TASTE
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Profanation. : SACRILEGE
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Walks. : TREADS
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Important church work. : MISSIONS
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Clouds of vapor. : MISTS
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Members of the family. : SONS
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Silica. : OPAL
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Fond. : AMOROUS
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Preference in steak. : RARE
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Misplace once more. : RELOSE
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Excavated. : DUG
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Very eager. : AVID
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Corrupt. : TAINT
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Carte. : MENU
40
Actor Cobb. : LEE
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Black-spotted tawny wildcat. : SERVAL
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___ boy! : ATTA
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Sign on some dwellings. : FORSALE
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Cabin. : ROOM
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Shady walk. : MALL
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Remove surface water. : DRAIN
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French airmail. : PARAVION
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Governing body. : SENATE
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Difficult ballet step. : ENTRECHAT
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Sylvan deity. : SATYR
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Chill. : AGUE
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River of France. : OISE
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Siouan Indians. : OTOES
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U. S. woman in the U. N. : LORD
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Distinction. : NOTE
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By itself: Lat. phrase. : PERSE
Down
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Scottish inventor (1736–1819). : WATT
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Having wings. : ALAR
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Role for Ann Blyth. : ROSEMARIE
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Imposed as necessary. : ENTAILED
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Ranks for competition, in sports. : SEEDS
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Arena decisions. : KOS
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Biblical name. : ADAM
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Places. : LOCI
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Blunders. : ERRS
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Greek sun god. : HELIOS
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Ancient Greek theater. : ODEON
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Crossroads phenomena. : SIGNS
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Vous ___ (you are): Fr. : ETES
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Matter in dispute. : ISSUE
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Automobile necessity. : STARTER
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Mudslingings. : SMEARS
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Type of examination. : ORAL
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Cover thickly. : PAVE
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Mr. Dionne. : OLIVA
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Actor Colman. : RONALD
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Stablemen: Var. : OSTLERS
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Percussion cap. : DETONATOR
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Poetic preposition. : UNTO
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Largest of the Marianas. : GUAM
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Steep in brine. : MARINATE
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Make clear. : SOLVE
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Became angry (with "up"). : FLARED
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Tropical fruit. : MANGO
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Pianist Rubinstein. : ARTUR
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Earliest fabulist. : AESOP
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Ring. : PEAL
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Image. : ICON
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Louisville's river. : OHIO
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Former cartoonist. : NAST
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Nautical chains. : TYES
55
Gaelic. : ERSE
57
Quoits mark. : TEE

Answer summary: 6 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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