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SAMPLER

New York Times, Sunday, May 2, 1954

Author: Claire Hunter
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 164, Blocks: 76, Avg Word Len: 5.52, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 658 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 161, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 29
Claire Hunter has 1 pre-Shortz puzzle in our database.
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,769
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1. Shaw of music. : ARTIE
6. Cold. : GELID
11. Muse. : ERATO
16. Follower of Hippocrates. : GALEN
21. Senator from Massachusetts. : JOHNKENNEDY
23. Cabinet post. : DEFENSESECY
25. Tyros. : ABECEDARIES
26. Saturday's comedienne. : IMOGENECOCA
27. Artist Guido ___. : RENI
28. A kind of profit. : GROSS
29. Tallulah, Schnozzola, etc. : STARS
30. Water purifier. : OZONE
31. Picture: Colloq. : STILL
33. A kind of screen. : SMOKE
34. Annoy. : FRET
35. Soldier's billet. : CASERN
38. Light: Fr. : LUMIERE
41. Synonym for son. : HEIR
42. Where Tobago is: Abbr. : BWI
45. Tasty bleachers' fare. : HOTDOGS
47. Poe poem (with "The"). : BELLS
48. Scorer of "Wonderful Town." : BERNSTEIN
50. Timetable abbreviation. : ARR
51. Having equal angles. : ISOGONAL
53. Make happen. : BRING
54. Boreas. : WIND
55. Les ___ Unis. : ETATS
57. Sticks of graphite. : LEADS
58. Howls. : WAULS
59. Hoc ___ est. : SIGNI
60. Famous London art gallery. : TATE
61. ___ Cassino. : MONTE
62. Pickles in brine. : CORNS
63. Hocus pocus. : DECEIT
64. M. C. Cooke. : ALISTAIR
66. Twin in "Comedy of Errors." : DROMIO
68. Anticipate. : FORESEE
69. Future and perfect. : TENSES
71. Cinnabar. : ORE
72. Courage. : SPIRIT
74. Cotton-wool cloth. : SATINET
77. Spain: Span. : ESPANA
80. Government issue items. : UNIFORMS
84. Small farms in England. : CROFTS
85. Shelley, to his friends. : ARIEL
86. Festivals. : GALAS
88. Rachel's sister. : LEAH
89. European liquors. : RAKIS
90. Harmonize. : BLEND
91. Cookbook direction. : CHILL
92. Befuddle. : ADDLE
93. Adjective suffix. : IBLE
94. Bay horses. : ROANS
95. Part of Westminster Abbey. : TRANSEPT
97. Diminutive suffix. : ULE
98. Revile. : BLASPHEME
100. Fertile soil. : LOESS
101. Crusader's enemy. : SARACEN
103. Letters. : EES
104. I swear: Lat. var. : IURO
105. Biting. : CAUSTIC
107. Principles. : TENETS
108. Weeps aloud. : SOBS
109. Officiates at a tea party. : POURS
110. Landed. : ACRED
112. City in Bombay. : POONA
114. Business man's organization. : LIONS
115. Red Sea peninsula. : SINAI
117. Golden Treasury item. : ODES
121. Cabinet member. : SUMMERFIELD
123. Spanish stew. : OLLAPODRIDA
125. Tom Dewey's early role. : CRIMEBUSTER
126. C. D. director. : VALPETERSON
127. Hinder. : DETER
128. Rifle position. : READY
129. East ends of churches. : APSES
130. Oriental opera. : LAKME
1. Not in harmony. : AJAR
2. Garment. : ROBE
3. Accordingly. : THEN
4. Engraved. : INCISED
5. Supplement. : EKE
6. Twist. : GNARL
7. Become a member. : ENROLL
8. Frangipani loops. : LEIS
9. Roman date. : IDES
10. Bad: Prefix. : DYS
11. Fourth Estate men. : EDITORS
12. Do over. : REMAKE
13. Ahead of: Naut. : AFORE
14. Young sheep. : TEGS
15. "___ Little Word." : ONE
16. Queer old fellows. : GEEZERS
17. British social event. : ASCOT
18. Nicaragua's second city. : LEON
19. Behold: Latin. : ECCE
20. Youth group. : NYA
22. Beading, tatting, etc. : EDGINGS
24. Sleep sound. : SNORING
29. One of the senses. : SMELL
32. ___ Rivières, Quebec city. : TROIS
33. Mr. Wegg. : SILAS
34. House plants. : FERNS
35. Bristle. : CHAETA
36. Of a main artery. : AORTAL
37. Cloud forms. : STRATI
39. Ancestor of the Nautilus. : UBOAT
40. Convalesced. : MENDED
41. Nazi noises. : HEILS
42. Light colors. : BEIGES
43. London V. I. P. : WINNIE
44. Compose. : INDITE
46. Concert artist. : SOLOIST
48. Walter and others. : BRUNOS
49. 1837 "Tales." : TWICETOLD
52. Category. : GENRE
53. Apulia's capital. : BARI
56. Serves as evidence. : TESTIFIES
58. Popular play (with "The"). : WOMEN
59. Part of a type face. : SERIF
61. Mops of hair. : MANES
62. Lipstick hue. : CORAL
63. Mrs. Ezio Pinza. : DORIS
65. Rustic lodgings. : TENTS
67. Lassoed. : ROPED
68. Musical endings. : FINALES
70. Quiet. : SERENE
73. Draws. : PULLS
74. Writer. : SCRIBE
75. Fit for farming. : ARABLE
76. Subject of Gertrude Stein book. : TOKLAS
78. Pride and others. : SINS
79. Horrified. : AGHAST
81. Rx. for the weighty. : REDUCE
82. Gavel. : MALLET
83. Glosses. : SHEENS
85. Where "the moon shines low." : ALAMO
87. Thus: Fr. : AINSI
90. Afrikanders. : BOERS
91. Salad green. : CRESS
92. Betty Smith's subject. : ATREE
94. Trouble on the diamond. : RHUBARB
95. French city. : TOURS
96. Washington. : PATRIOT
99. Traveler on Wilderness Road. : PIONEER
100. Mechanized chore. : LAUNDRY
102. Pyrenees state. : ANDORRA
105. Moderated. : COOLED
106. Appetizer. : CANAPE
108. Amiens' river. : SOMME
109. Sacred picture. : PIETA
111. Ann, May, etc. : CAPES
112. Absolute. : PURE
113. Skip. : OMIT
114. Scientist Meitner. : LISE
115. Hit. : SLAP
116. Evils. : ILLS
118. Part of a harrow. : DISK
119. Ancient country. : EDOM
120. Sound. : SANE
121. Degree. : SCD
122. Lapin. : FUR
123. Eggs: Latin. : OVA
124. Gov. Boggs' state: Abbr. : DEL

Answer summary: 12 unique to this puzzle, 17 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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