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New York Times, Sunday, May 2, 1954

76-Down : Subject of Gertrude Stein book.

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
Across
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Shaw of music. : ARTIE
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Cold. : GELID
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Muse. : ERATO
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Follower of Hippocrates. : GALEN
21
Senator from Massachusetts. : JOHNKENNEDY
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Cabinet post. : DEFENSESECY
25
Tyros. : ABECEDARIES
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Saturday's comedienne. : IMOGENECOCA
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Artist Guido ___. : RENI
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A kind of profit. : GROSS
29
Tallulah, Schnozzola, etc. : STARS
30
Water purifier. : OZONE
31
Picture: Colloq. : STILL
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A kind of screen. : SMOKE
34
Annoy. : FRET
35
Soldier's billet. : CASERN
38
Light: Fr. : LUMIERE
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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
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European liquors. : RAKIS
90
Harmonize. : BLEND
91
Cookbook direction. : CHILL
92
Befuddle. : ADDLE
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Adjective suffix. : IBLE
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Bay horses. : ROANS
95
Part of Westminster Abbey. : TRANSEPT
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Diminutive suffix. : ULE
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Revile. : BLASPHEME
100
Fertile soil. : LOESS
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Crusader's enemy. : SARACEN
103
Letters. : EES
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I swear: Lat. var. : IURO
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Biting. : CAUSTIC
107
Principles. : TENETS
108
Weeps aloud. : SOBS
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Officiates at a tea party. : POURS
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Landed. : ACRED
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City in Bombay. : POONA
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Business man's organization. : LIONS
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Red Sea peninsula. : SINAI
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Golden Treasury item. : ODES
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Cabinet member. : SUMMERFIELD
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Spanish stew. : OLLAPODRIDA
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Tom Dewey's early role. : CRIMEBUSTER
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C. D. director. : VALPETERSON
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Hinder. : DETER
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Rifle position. : READY
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East ends of churches. : APSES
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Oriental opera. : LAKME
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Not in harmony. : AJAR
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Garment. : ROBE
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Accordingly. : THEN
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Engraved. : INCISED
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Supplement. : EKE
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Twist. : GNARL
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Become a member. : ENROLL
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Frangipani loops. : LEIS
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Roman date. : IDES
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Bad: Prefix. : DYS
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Fourth Estate men. : EDITORS
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Do over. : REMAKE
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Ahead of: Naut. : AFORE
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Young sheep. : TEGS
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"___ Little Word." : ONE
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Queer old fellows. : GEEZERS
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British social event. : ASCOT
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Nicaragua's second city. : LEON
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Behold: Latin. : ECCE
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Youth group. : NYA
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Beading, tatting, etc. : EDGINGS
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Sleep sound. : SNORING
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One of the senses. : SMELL
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___ Rivières, Quebec city. : TROIS
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Mr. Wegg. : SILAS
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House plants. : FERNS
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Bristle. : CHAETA
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Of a main artery. : AORTAL
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Cloud forms. : STRATI
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Ancestor of the Nautilus. : UBOAT
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Convalesced. : MENDED
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Nazi noises. : HEILS
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Light colors. : BEIGES
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London V. I. P. : WINNIE
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Compose. : INDITE
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Concert artist. : SOLOIST
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Walter and others. : BRUNOS
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1837 "Tales." : TWICETOLD
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Category. : GENRE
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Apulia's capital. : BARI
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Serves as evidence. : TESTIFIES
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Popular play (with "The"). : WOMEN
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Part of a type face. : SERIF
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Mops of hair. : MANES
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Lipstick hue. : CORAL
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Mrs. Ezio Pinza. : DORIS
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Rustic lodgings. : TENTS
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Lassoed. : ROPED
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Musical endings. : FINALES
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Quiet. : SERENE
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Draws. : PULLS
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Writer. : SCRIBE
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Fit for farming. : ARABLE
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Subject of Gertrude Stein book. : TOKLAS
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Pride and others. : SINS
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Horrified. : AGHAST
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Rx. for the weighty. : REDUCE
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Gavel. : MALLET
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Glosses. : SHEENS
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Where "the moon shines low." : ALAMO
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Thus: Fr. : AINSI
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Afrikanders. : BOERS
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Salad green. : CRESS
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Betty Smith's subject. : ATREE
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Trouble on the diamond. : RHUBARB
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French city. : TOURS
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Washington. : PATRIOT
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Traveler on Wilderness Road. : PIONEER
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Mechanized chore. : LAUNDRY
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Pyrenees state. : ANDORRA
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Moderated. : COOLED
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Appetizer. : CANAPE
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Amiens' river. : SOMME
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Sacred picture. : PIETA
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Ann, May, etc. : CAPES
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Absolute. : PURE
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Skip. : OMIT
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Scientist Meitner. : LISE
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Hit. : SLAP
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Evils. : ILLS
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Part of a harrow. : DISK
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Ancient country. : EDOM
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Sound. : SANE
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Degree. : SCD
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Lapin. : FUR
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Eggs: Latin. : OVA
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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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