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New York Times, Saturday, May 8, 1954

Author:
Cora Goodman
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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Mackintosh. : COAT
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Mountain gaps. : GATES
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Sinclair Lewis hero. : CASS
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Asian river. : AMUR
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Nautical cry. : AVAST
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Tropical plant. : ALOE
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Curative fluids. : SERA
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Great name in literature. : DANTE
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Account. : TALE
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Richard Strauss' "Death and ___." : TRANSFIGURATION
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Market. : SELL
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Grandma Moses' first name. : ANNA
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Controversial farm issue. : PARITY
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Had faith in. : CREDITED
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Goes off. : EXITS
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But: French. : MAIS
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Pompeii's nemesis. : LAVA
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Where Black Rock Desert is: Abbr. : NEV
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Sign for an insert. : CARET
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Man's nickname. : LEW
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Role for Vivien Leigh. : CLEO
40
Insects. : ANTS
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Popular veteran actor. : STONE
43
Alienate. : ESTRANGE
45
Pogo and his friends. : BEASTS
46
Bluefin. : TUNA
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Of an age. : ERAL
48
Attraction on a midway. : SHOOTINGGALLERY
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Pour forth. : WELL
56
Milwaukee products. : BEERS
57
Monday's adjective. : BLUE
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Flat surface. : AREA
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Symbols of obstinacy. : ASSES
60
Plant with pods. : OKRA
61
Satellite. : MOON
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Girl in a once-popular song. : LETTY
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Pronoun. : YOUR
Down
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Players. : CAST
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Hebrew measure. : OMER
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Emanation. : AURA
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Carriage. : TRANSIT
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Annoying insect. : GADFLY
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Use. : AVAIL
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Sharp flavor. : TANG
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Arms of the sea. : ESTUARIES
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Harshest. : STERNEST
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Tall marsh plant. : CATTAIL
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Turkish regiment. : ALAI
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Aria. : SOLO
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Interviewed. : SEEN
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Select groups. : SETS
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Conjunction. : AND
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Part of l.s.d. : PENCE
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Industrialist Wenner-Gren and others. : AXELS
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Metal pin. : RIVET
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Bill of fare. : CARTE
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Mythical man of brass. : TALOS
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Outcome. : EVENT
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Coolidge's V.P. : DAWES
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Metal important to steel industry. : MANGANESE
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Anthropophagite. : CANNIBAL
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Bunting or bobolink. : ORTOLAN
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Fasten securely. : SEAL
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Chest of drawers. : TALLBOY
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Self: Comb. form. : AUT
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Cheap and showy. : BRASSY
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Large bird. : EGRET
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Overflowed. : SWAM
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Claudio's affianced. : HERO
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Grocery item. : OLEO
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An exploit. : GEST
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City in Nevada. : ELKO
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A bird, the morepork. : RURU
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88 days for Mercury. : YEAR

Answer summary: 7 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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