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New York Times, Saturday, May 22, 1954

Author:
Jules Arensberg
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 30, Avg Word Len: 5.42, Missing: { Q U V X }, Scrabble score: 318 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 85, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 19
Jules Arensberg has 95 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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Vetoes. : NOES
5
Lancet. : FLEAM
10
Shellfish. : CRAB
14
Girl's name. : ETTA
15
R. L. Blackmore heroine. : LORNA
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Wing: French. : AILE
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Ready. : JOHNNYONTHESPOT
20
Skills that are no longer lively. : DEADARTS
21
Capital of Vera Cruz, Mexico. : JALAPA
22
Spanish children. : NINOS
23
Major-___. : DOMO
24
Rub the wrong way. : OFFEND
26
Quality of sheer nylons. : FINENESS
30
Abounding in masses of ice. : BERGY
31
June 14th exhibits. : FLAGS
32
Chop. : HEW
33
Herman Melville novel. : OMOO
34
Gay time. : FLING
35
Excited exclamation. : WHEE
36
Author Kimbrough, familiarly. : EMM
37
List of candidates. : SLATE
38
Climbing plant. : LIANA
39
What comic-strip characters often do. : SEESTARS
41
Reflect. : MIRROR
42
Part of a library. : TOME
43
Certain fisherman. : EELER
44
Sodium bicarbonate, for instance. : ALKALI
47
Verb used in Nazi ideology. : ARYANIZE
50
George M. Cohan. : SONGANDDANCEMAN
52
Manitoba Indian. : CREE
53
Tomnoddies. : GEESE
54
Require. : WANT
55
Take warning. : HEED
56
Landlord. : OWNER
57
Cut. : SNEE
Down
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Large state of Saudi Arabia. : NEJD
2
Oklahoma Indian. : OTOE
3
Novel by Edith Wharton. : ETHANFROME
4
West coast naval base. : SANDIEGO
5
Fishing pole. : FLYROD
6
Burglarizes. : LOOTS
7
White-tailed birds. : ERNS
8
Insect. : ANT
9
Tile game. : MAHJONGG
10
Old Style type face. : CASLON
11
River bank. : RIPA
12
Not symmetrical. : ALOP
13
Greek letter. : BETA
18
She goat. : NANNY
19
American soprano of the Gay Nineties. : EAMES
23
Girl's name. : DIANE
24
Wind instruments. : OBOES
25
Cherchez la ___. : FEMME
26
Moves fitfully. : FLITS
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Railroad magnate of the 19th century. : EHHARRIMAN
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Hear no evil, ___ evil, etc. : SEENO
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Make a solemn promise. : SWEAR
31
Become suddenly angry (with "up"). : FLARE
34
Florida bird. : FLAMINGO
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A service to the press. : WIRENEWS
37
Garment of a Roman matron. : STOLA
38
New Hampshire state flower. : LILAC
40
Exhibited. : STAGED
41
New Jersey's governor. : MEYNER
43
Wipe off. : ERASE
44
Noted Hebrew author. : ASCH
45
Erudition. : LORE
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Genuflect. : KNEE
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British crown colony. : ADEN
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Author Grey. : ZANE
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Heraldic term. : ENTE
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Moisture. : DEW

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 14 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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